August 24, 2016 - 7:13pm
23 hours 49 min ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Wednesday was the first day of school for students at John McIntire Elementary.

With children going back to school Sgt. Todd Henry with the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol was on hand to talk with parents after school about driving safety tips for back-to-school time.

“For passing a stopped school bus, that can carry a $150 fine here in Muskingum County and a court appearance. An officer does not have to witness a...

May 29, 2015 - 5:57pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

 'The Boss' couldn't make it for Bruce Springsteen Day at John Mcintire Elementary.

But two cover bands did perform for the school to celebrate their last day of the academic year. Principal Kacey Cottrill said that he brought in the bands to spread awareness about art programs in schools.

"The kids don't necessarily know who Bruce Springsteen is but I wanted to bring the music in," said Cottrill. "We're trying to build up the arts program and talk about how...

March 12, 2015 - 9:27pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

 Judging by Thursday's warm temperatures, it's clear that spring is in the air, and at John McIntire Elementary, they celebrated with a Spring Festival.

Students of all ages attended the first annual Spring Festival where they could purchase tickets to participate in over 20 spring themed activities.

"They will see face painting, balloon animals, there is a dunk tank outside. We have t-shirts sales, there is a bouncy house, we've got all kinds of games I think there's...

March 3, 2015 - 5:34pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Flipping open a book doesn't always have to be about school. First grade teacher, Marla Walker said it can also be fun.

"Just trying to have fun and inspiring the children to want to read everyday."

This week is the Read Across America Week, and students at John McIntire Elementary are celebrating by reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books. When reading, Walker said her students think reading time is about fun.

Walker comments that, "They don't realize that...

February 12, 2014 - 7:02pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

It was a debate over Rainbow Loom bracelets at John McIntire Elementary Wednesday afternoon.

After hearing over the announcements that Loom bracelets were banned by Principal Kacey Cottrill, fourth graders Josie Van Kirk, Allie Walker and Morgan Smith, wrote letters to Principal Cottrill explaining why their favorite accessory should be allowed in school.

"I disallowed the Rainbow Looms in the school and students got together and came up with some good, persuasive letters to...

January 22, 2014 - 7:05pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

On Wednesday the Future Educators at OUZ distributed school supplies and winter weather accessories for students and teachers at John McIntire Elementary. Megan Moore, a student in the organization, says they've been collecting donations from both students and faculty, and from area businesses.

"They're gonna go through the stuff themselves and pass them out to the teachers who need new markers that are dried out by now. It's the second half of the year so a lot of things are...

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