Stories tagged with: Schools

October 27, 2014 - 11:29am
44 weeks 4 days ago
The Morgan Local School District is releasing students from classes at the South Elementary school building. Officials say the reason is a water outage. The students will be let out around noon today.
August 20, 2013 - 7:14pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

Provost Academy Ohio had a presentation at John McIntire Library for parents and students who are curious about alternative schooling and why it might be right for them.

"Students who have been unsuccessful in the traditional school. That means we have students from a variety of backgrounds, a variety of settings. We have students who have been athletes and artists," said Executive Director of Provost Academy Ohio, Naim Sanders. "We have students who have overachieved in...

February 25, 2011 - 6:33pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools Superintendent Terry Martin had the unfortunate task of announcing Friday afternoon that severe budget cuts will be made due to the faltering economy.

"Everything from top to bottom, you begin to look at what you can compress, how much you can save in virtually every area," said Superintendent Terry Martin.

Martin said some of the students will be relocated: sixth graders will remain in their current elementary schools, all seventh and...

December 6, 2010 - 9:39pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

The wintry weather is here and so are the snow days. Several area school districts called off classes on Monday due to the weather.

Kevin Appleman Coordinator of Student Services for the City of Zanesville said that safety is of the utmost importance when determining whether or not schools will have a snow day. He said they try to notify students, faculty, and parents will in advance.

"Our Transportation Director Brian Carling and Matt Hiddle our Maintenance Director, they...

October 20, 2010 - 12:28pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

While technology can enhance the classroom, it can also provide problems among students in the form of bullying. We found out how schools are handling and working to prevent bullying.

"This is a different age and a lot of the issues we're addressing with bullying are new to us," says Philo High School principal, Troy Dawson.

Bullying has taken on a new form. It can be done without making physical contact with another person. It's known as cyber bullying.


May 5, 2010 - 5:26pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

Schools across the country are recognizing their teachers this week for the hard work they do every day.

McIntire Munson Elementary School in Zanesville treated teachers to a luncheon this afternoon, and the school's PTO has been passing out special goodies with thoughtful messages.

"A lot of times, it's one of those thankless jobs, but again, they're almost surrogate parents in the classroom. They show kids they can, and on a daily basis, they get involved in their lives,...

February 8, 2010 - 6:18pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

Most area students are enjoying a nice day off from school, but the number of calamity days local school districts are using is rising.

Winter has brought some consistent snowfalls, with the biggest of the season arriving last Friday.

Coshocton Schools have the lowest number of calamity days used at one. New Lexington Schools and Newark City Schools are tied at two days a piece. Zanesville City Schools' and Morgan Local Schools' students and staff have had four days off. Lastly,...

January 11, 2010 - 6:29pm
5 years 33 weeks ago

Ask any student what their favorite subject in school is and the answer probably isn't math.

But starting with the class of 2014 -- that's this year's eighth graders -- students across Ohio will face more math and science requirements for high school graduation.

"We are having higher expectations for all students," said Linda Phillips, Curriculum Director at Zanesville High School. "We've been working for the past three years, looking at our...

December 11, 2009 - 6:41pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

Superintendents for Coshocton, Morgan and Muskingum County schools need the publics help to avert a financial disaster.

Friday afternoon 12 superintendents gathered to discuss the $851 million shortfall in revenue to education,  from the absence of money from gambling video terminals. Without the $851 million there will be almost no federal money granted to public schools in Ohio. Meaning Coschocton, Morgan and Muskingum County Schools could have a...

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