Stories tagged with: Kevin Appleman

August 18, 2014 - 10:57am
45 weeks 1 day ago

While some schools headed back to the classrooms Monday, Zanesville City Schools won't welcome students back until Thursday.

Teachers in the district took part in the citywide workshop Thursday where they combined work and play. They held a contest for best group theme and loudest before getting down to business watching educational videos and listening to a guest speaker.

"They get back to see each other," said Operations Coordinator for Zanesville City Schools Kevin...

February 3, 2014 - 6:39pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The Zanesville City School District received a grant from the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission for MARCS radios, a security technology used in the event of a school shooting, bomb threat or other emergencies. Operations coordinator for the school district, Kevin Appleman, says there will be a radio placed in an undisclosed location in each of the district's six buildings.

"It's just a button that's pushed. When you push that button it goes out to those local...

January 8, 2014 - 6:33pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

Area schools are without calamity days after the tough winter weather.  Zanesville City School officials are weighing their options after using all five of their state allotted calamity days for the year.

It's only January, but due to the inclement weather the school district has exhausted their days off. Kevin Appleman is the Coordinator of Operations for the school district and says that safety of students is of foremost concern.

"The reason we call off school and not...

August 12, 2013 - 11:09am
1 year 46 weeks ago

The countdown is on to the start of a new school year for Zanesville City Schools.

Beginning this week buildings in the district will begin holding back to school orientations and open house events.

The first is scheduled for Zanesville High School and the New Tech students. It will take place on Wednesday evening.

The even gives the students a chance to find their lockers and walk through their schedules. For elementary students it's a little different.

"It...

May 28, 2013 - 4:40pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools are wrapping up the 2012-2013 school year this week by cleaning classrooms, returning text books, participating in field days or taking finals,

This Friday is the last day of classes for all schools, with the exception of Zane Grey Elementary, which will continue until next Tuesday due to a water main break the school had this year.

"So other than that, it has been a great, great year we are preparing for next year,” Coordinator of Operations...

March 13, 2013 - 11:34am
2 years 15 weeks ago

We're not through this school year, but already the next generation of students are getting ready to go off to class.

Starting next week Zanesville City Schools will host kindergarten registration at the administrative office.

Children qualified for kindergarten must be five-years-old by August 1. Parents also must bring their child's birth certificate, social security card, immunization record and proof of address.

Administrators said this day is very important.

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October 17, 2012 - 12:34pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

A routine drug search takes place at Zanesville City Schools.

Wednesday, the Zanesville Police and Muskingum County Sheriff's Office took part in a search of lockers and cars at Zanesville High and Middle Schools. Three K-9's swept the building and parking lot for any traces of drugs.

"The dogs did hit on a couple of cars," explained Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman. "We did find a little bit of residue, but nothing to alarm anyone about."

The...

March 27, 2012 - 7:03pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

We're nearing the end of March, but some are already thinking ahead to the next school year...

Zanesville City Schools is holding kindergarten registration this week for 2012-2013. Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman said from now through Thursday, parents can register their kids between the hours of 4 and 7:30 p.m.

"We encourage the parents to please come in and get registered now. That saves time instead of at the first of the year. If you have any questions,...

February 27, 2012 - 3:56pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

The school shooting in Chardon brings up the question of how schools prepare in the event of such a tragedy...It's rare but it does happen.

Locally, schools have lock down or evacuation drills each year, to prepare students for instances such as this. Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman said that Zanesville City Schools do have a plan in place, in case they face a similar situation like Chardon High School did on Monday.

"Practice those and just make sure that...

February 8, 2012 - 12:13pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

Winter weather slows down the morning commute.

Snow started falling around Southeastern Ohio around 6:30a.m. Wednesday morning, causing cars to slip and slide along the roadways. Since the winter system hit later in the morning many school buses were already out on the roadways.

"We didn't have any problems whatsoever," said Coordinator of Operations Kevin Appleman. "Sometimes when it snows or rains hard people panic a little bit, but we're not going to put anyone...

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