Stories tagged with: Snow Days

January 12, 2015 - 5:48pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Zanesville city schools called off their 5th day of school today, but the days no longer matter.

As of last year, there has been a change in Ohio law regarding snow days, Ohio schools must now count the number of hours missed instead of the number of days missed. This afternoon we spoke with the Coordinator of Operations of Zanesville City Schools, Kevin Appleman, who says students will now have assignments to complete at home in the event of another snow day.

"But what we'...

February 21, 2013 - 5:40pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

Most area schools are dealing with a shortage of snow days thanks to the snow filled winter. Zanesville City Schools are among the many distircts dealing with the problem.

They have one calamity day left for this year before they have to begin making up days. Due to a water main break, Zane Grey Elementary has already reached it's quota of five days. The Ohio Department of Education requires days be made up in accordance with the district calendar.

"We have three...

February 23, 2011 - 1:20pm
5 years 22 weeks ago

A senate panel gives its approval to a bill that would allow schools to miss five days each year for bad weather and other emergencies.

The bill now goes to the full senate and if approved would move to the Ohio House. Zanesville City Schools just missed their fifth day Tuesday.

"Around here nobody has really been upset we went from 5 to 3," said Coordinator of Operations and Student Services Kevin Appleman. "It's just the way it is and we just deal with it. If...

December 6, 2010 - 9:39pm
5 years 33 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...

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