Stories tagged with: John McIntire Elementary School

February 12, 2016 - 5:33pm
15 weeks 4 days ago

A John McIntire kindergarten student is receiving a lot of recognition Friday.

Dairrick Jordan is not your average 5 year old. He's a gifted student who reads at a 6th grade level. His teacher Mrs. Mclain, wanted to challenge Jordan. His assignment was to interview someone and he picked the Zanesville Fire Department. After the interview Jordan wrote and illustrated a book about firemen.

"I took all that information and made a book," said Jordan.

"His book...

July 6, 2015 - 4:16pm
47 weeks 1 day ago

A McIntire Elementary student is heading to Milwaukee this weekend to compete in a national speech competition.

Zanesville's very own, Caroline Pinson, advanced to the national competition, after taking the first-place title at local, zone and state levels. Pinson's required to write and present a three-minute speech on the topic, "God, Flag and Country" and she chose to write about her grandfather, an army veteran.

"He is really important and special to me,...

September 19, 2014 - 10:36am
1 year 36 weeks ago

Students at one Zanesville City School have a new award to put in their trophy case.

As part of this summer's reading program, through the Muskingum County Library System, a goal was set to have more kids in the Zanesville City Schools reading.

They challenged the buildings and the winner for the most percentage of students in the program would get a trophy.

Friday, that trophy was presented to John McIntire Elementary with 26.5 percent of their students taking part in the...

March 11, 2013 - 2:16pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Americorps Boxes could be found for weeks around Zanesville that were collecting books to donate to local schools and non profit organizations.

The book drive turned out better than the Americorps College Completion Coaches anticipated, collecting more than 2,000 books.

Gretchen Newsom, Americorps College Completion Coach said, "It was wonderful, it was way more than we expected, definitely. The community, it was outpouring how many different books we received; 2030 is way...

March 9, 2013 - 7:21pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

Earlier today, hundreds of people stopped by the John McIntire Library to learn and tell their family stories about the 1913 flood. There were photographs, newspapers, a panel discussion and movie in remembrance of the tragic event.

"We're delighted that over 200 people have come already and just such great comments and feedback. Connecting to resources that in the future we'll be able to catalog. So when people are researching or have stories, we'll be able to connect all of...

February 7, 2013 - 12:11pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

From miles away a gift makes its way to students in Zanesville.

As a class project the kindergarten and first grade students at John McIntire Elementary sent letters to soldiers as part of a lesson on how to write a letter.  Each student had their own solider to write to.

"Several asked if they were married. Do they have children? And we have several students in our class that actually their parents or brother or sisters are soldiers, so we talked about how it was...

May 11, 2011 - 5:40pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

Some local students are leaving the classroom to explore the outdoors.

Students from John McIntire Elementary School spent their Wednesday at Zane State College's Natural Resource Center. The Nature Interpretation class hosted the event.

"Kids learn better if they're doing some kinds of hands on type of activities and by getting them outdoors, you're encouraging them to play outside, exposing them to things they can see and do outside and it's just a really good way for them...

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