Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Schools

October 6, 2015 - 5:24pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded $126,999 to Zanesville City Schools.

This grant award is part of more than $4 million in grants awarded Tuesday to approximately 870 schools, nonprofits and organizations throughout the 43 states Dollar General serves.

“We are extremely fortunate to have a partner in literacy like Dollar General," said Steven Foreman, Director of Title I and Special Programs. "This award will enable us to revamp our...

September 16, 2015 - 4:41pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

Dollar General is granting the Muskingum County Library system nearly $120,000 to invest in three new programs for local students.

The three programs focus primarily on the literacy of local fifth graders and high school students and these initiatives include '21st Century Learners', 'Limitless Libraries', and 'Battle of the books'.

Assistant Director of Muskingum County Library System says:

"21st Century Learners is an exciting initiative where we will provide iPad...

August 11, 2015 - 3:19pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

It's the time of year where school busses start to hit the road to take kids to school to begin the year.  

The first day for Zanesville City Schools is still two weeks away on August 25. However, the district's director of operations, Kevin Appleman, said he believes the students are ready to get back into the swing of things. 

"All of our buildings are ready," he said. "Custodians, maintenance did a great job over the summer. They just look great. Kids...

August 6, 2015 - 11:23pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

The OHSAA board of directors voted on Thursday to remove students who attend community schools and STEM schools from their local public schools enrollment numbers. That means the Zanesville Community School's enrollment numbers will no longer be counted towards the Blue Devils total enrollment. This change could also affect the division allignments that will be used for the upcoming fall sports season.


July 30, 2015 - 8:59am
17 weeks 21 hours ago

UPDATE: Zanesville Middle School will see a familiar face in the Principal's seat this fall.

Former Assistant Principal Jason Taylor will step up to the position beginning in the next academic year. Superintendent of Zanesville City Schools Doug Baker said it's Taylor's passion for the job and community that made him the right person for the job.

"That's what came through in the interview process, was that commitment to that school, the commitment to the students and...

May 27, 2015 - 3:42pm
26 weeks 2 days ago

Many schools are now out for the summer. This year, Zanesville City Schools is once again offering its summer lunch program.

Zanesville City Schools has been doing this for the youth in the community for about 9 years now which is federally funded by the USDA Program. We had the chance to speak to Vicki Wheeler, Food Service Supervisor for the school district who told us more about the healthy lunch options.

"Sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, we do the fresh vegetables, fresh...

May 1, 2015 - 3:29am
30 weeks 1 day ago

Top stories for Friday, May 1, 2015.

Buckeye Lake Repairs May Come Sooner Than Planned

BUCKEYE LAKE, OHIO (WHIZ) - ODNR Director, Jim Zehringer told members of the Ohio House Buckeye Lake Caucus that repairs on the dam could begin about a year ahead of previous estimates. The design for the reconstructed dam will begin this summer and be finished by spring, with construction planned for next summer.

Zanesville Farmers Market


April 22, 2015 - 3:27am
31 weeks 3 days ago

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Frazeysburg Robbery Suspects

FRAZEYSBURG, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to authorities on April 9th Johnston's Pharmacy in Frazeysburg was broken into and a large quantity of narcotics was taken. If you have any information on the suspects contact the Frazeysburg Police Department.

Pot Poll Results

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - A new poll shows that 53% of Americans feel that marijuana should be...

March 3, 2015 - 7:36am
38 weeks 4 days ago

Top stories for Tuesday, March 3, 2015:

Red Cross Flood Warning

According to the Red Cross anyone in low lying areas or in a flood plain is being encouraged to stay on alert for rising water in the next few days. If you ever feel that you are in danger from quickly rising water, the best choice is to call 911.

Book Renewal Limit Increased

Assistant Director of the Muskingum County Library System, Blair Tom, announced Monday that...

January 27, 2015 - 11:59pm
43 weeks 3 days ago

A meeting was held at Zanesville City Hall Tuesday evening to discuss the Safe Routes To School Program.

This is a federally funded program managed by ODOT that helps children get to school safely. According to Project Manager Mark Nolt, it provides funding for both infrastructure and non infrastructure improvements. Nolt told us more about how the project is funded.

"The cost varies based on the types of recommendations that come out of the school travel plan. Basically,...

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