Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Schools

July 30, 2015 - 9:59am
2 days 4 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 - 4:42pm
9 weeks 4 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 - 4:29am
13 weeks 2 days 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 - 4:27am
14 weeks 4 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 - 8:36am
21 weeks 5 days ago

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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 28, 2015 - 12:59am
26 weeks 4 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,...

January 12, 2015 - 5:48pm
28 weeks 6 days 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'...

September 26, 2014 - 5:37pm
44 weeks 2 days ago

 A legendary former coach and teacher at Zanesville City Schools has passed away.

Don Stahl died late Thursday night at Morrison House at the age of 94. He was inducted into the Zanesville City Schools Hall of Fame in 2009 and had served as president of the ZHS Tip Off Club for many years.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, September 29 at the Bryan and Hardwick Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the First Christian Church on Military...

August 19, 2014 - 4:03pm
49 weeks 5 days ago

Students at Zanesville City Schools are still enjoying their summer break Tuesday, but come Thursday, they'll be headed back to the classroom.

Administrators with the school district want to make sure you have all the information you need to make that first day of school run as smoothly as possible.

"If there are any questions about bus routes, you can of course go to our website and we have those listed as well as the number for transportation," said Director of Title...

August 18, 2014 - 10:57am
49 weeks 6 days 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...

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