Monday was the first day of classes for some area schools including Bishop Rosecrans and Bishop Fenwick and students will notice a few changes.
The schools implemented a new program this year that could diversify the student population.
Mrs.Sagan and I have been working the last year to build a K-12 system for the Catholic schools of Zanesville. This year we have been able to add a special population department to work with our students with special learning needs," said...
Tents are being set up for the annual festival that starts Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. with "Teen Night," and is open only to middle and high school aged kids on Wednesday. The $6 admission for teens will get you pizza, popcorn and pop.
The official opening day for the festival is Thursday at 5:00 p.m. and is free and open to everyone. There will be live bands, children's games, gambling, a beer tent and food booths featuring brats, pizza, sloppy joes, sloppy chicken and funnel...
Kids in our area help kids left victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Monday at, Bishop Fenwick Middle School, a check of $2,100 was presented to students who helped make and sell noodles to raise money for those left in the wake of the hurricane. The money goes to Kids in Distressed Situations, based in New York City. They organization will take the money and turn it into $21,000 in product.
"They get donations from Sketchers, from Graco, they donate shoes, clothing, books and toys,...
It's back to the books for students at Bishop Fenwick.
267 students were in class Monday starting a new year of learning.
"It's the excitement in their faces and their just excited to start something new," said Bishop Fenwick Principal Kelly Sagan. "The smiles of seeing each other back for the first time. Some of them haven't seen each other all summer and I think just the joy and anticipating of what the year's going to be for them."
This year's St. Nicholas Festival proved to be another successful year.
The festival kicked off Wednesday and ended Saturday night. Exact numbers have not yet been figured out but, Former Chair Bill Kohler estimates money raised to be around $40,000 - All of which will go on to benefit the education and subsidize tuition for Bishop Fenwick students.
"We try and touch every student that goes to and is enrolled at Bishop Fenwick," said Kohler. "It...
A local school celebrates a super end to a week honoring Catholic education.
Bishop Fenwick students spent the day dressed as their favorite super heroes. Ending Catholic Schools Week which focused on celebrating the parish, the community, the parents and of course the students.
"It makes them part owners in their school how important is to be here," Bishop Fenwick Principal Kelly Sagan. "They're here to live their mission as a Catholic to celebrate them and let...