Stories tagged with: Zanesville High School

July 19, 2011 - 5:40pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Hundreds lined up outside Hillis and Hardwick Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon to offer prayers and condolences after the tragic death of 14 year-old Grant Hickman of Zaneville.

Three close friends of Hickman shared their story of what his life meant to them.... Trenton Dodson will be a Sophomore at Tri Valley High School. He said their group of friends all played a variety of sports -- Hickman football-- but it was skate boarding that truly brought the group together.

"I...

July 18, 2011 - 5:17pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Detectives with the Zanesville Police Department continue to investigate the death of an incoming Zanesville High School Freshman.

Detective Sergeant Rick Roush said 14 year-old Grant Hickman was found dead early Saturday morning at a home in the 300 block of Taylor Street in Zanesville. A resident of 364 Taylor Street confirmed the incident did happen at that location, but did not care to comment further.

School Officials said alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in...

July 17, 2011 - 5:59pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

The community  mourns the loss of an incoming Zanesville High School freshman.

School Officials say 14 year-old Grant Hickman died early Saturday morning at a home on Taylor street. The teen is suspected to have died of alcohol use but Zanesville Police have not yet released details. Zanesville High School Principle Mark Ulbrich said a candle light vigil was held by students Saturday night to remember grant.

"This is a very, very difficult lesson, a...

July 16, 2011 - 11:38pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

The community is mourning the loss of an incoming Zanesville High School freshman who is believed to have reportedly died of alcohol use early Saturday morning, according to school officials.

Zanesville High School Head Football Coach Chad Gandstaff tells WHIZ Grant Hickman, who would have been a running back and a part of the defensive secondary for the football team, will be greatly missed and that his thoughts and prayers go out to the Hickman family.

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December 13, 2010 - 7:06pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

The Zanesville High School Boys Basketball Team kicks off their home opener tomorrow night.

With the Blue Devils first home game approaching, Coach Scott Aronhalt wants to make sure people are aware of the current parking situation.  Police officers will be at various parking locations assisting the public.  Aronhalt says that there are still a lot of parking options despite the current construction.  Church parking, general parking, "...

September 23, 2010 - 11:45am
3 years 48 weeks ago

One local road will soon be easier to travel on during school rush hour.

Crews at the new Zanesville High School are working to get the parking lot finished before Thanksgiving. Construction Liaison Darrell Lear said when it's finished it should alleviate some of the traffic on Blue Avenue at the start and end of the school day.

"Parents are going to go up the drive as we're standing here and go up this way they'll come out another entrance down there it's...

September 14, 2010 - 4:58pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

Zanesville High School students and faculty have officially spent a week in the new building. While some odds and ends remain incomplete, the general consensus is a positive one.

The new school is undergoing some minor tweaking. Principal Mark Ulbrich says the public address system needs a little work as well as the heating and cooling system. However, everyone seems to be adjusting well, as students have a new environment to foster learning.

"They really like the openness...

September 6, 2010 - 5:42pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

When the high school students sit in their seats Tuesday morning, they will notice something different about the classrooms.

Instead of having a green chalk board in front of them, they will be faced with top-of-the-line technology. Each classroom will be equipped with surround sound, a CD/DVD/VCR player, and a Smartboard.

"It allows students to actually interact with the teacher, with the board, and it gets them up out of their seats. That's very helpful," says teacher...

August 17, 2010 - 9:55pm
4 years 1 week ago

It's eye candy from the outside. But this evening I got a chance to take an exclusive behind the scenes look into the new Zanesville High School.

Desks are empty now and construction still ongoing but in three short weeks these empty halls will be full.

"Although the other building was very long this building is very big," explained Darrell Lear Zanesville School District's new construction liaison. "We'll have all the rooms tabled, but it's going to take some time...

July 16, 2010 - 5:26pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

Soon you'll be able to see a new high school off of Blue Avenue.

Within the next couple of weeks the old Zanesville High School will be completely knocked down.

"It'll be down probably by the third week of August. Now it wont be hauled away by then, but hopefully they have it all on the ground by then," Darell Lear said.

It will take a couple of months until it's totally gone. The goal is to have it cleared away by November.

"Usually the last day you...

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