ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Once the school year comes to an end in June, many students miss out on the one meal they are provided during school hours. Zanesville City Schools in trying to make sure that doesn’t happened.
Monday began their annual free summer lunch program. The school district has four food trucks and distribute to 19 parks in Zanesville. The food is free and available to all children ages one through 18.
The Blue Box is a community engagement initiative that seeks to involve the community in our areas schools. Every Wednesday at noon, a clue is posted on the Zanesville City Schools Facebook and Twitter page on the location of the next blue box.
The first person to find the box at the community sponsor gets the prize inside of the box. Each week a different unknown prize is put into the box.
Steve Foreman, Director Title 1 & Special Services for Zanesville...
Reaction from Zanesville City Schools following the release of the state report card Thursday.
Area schools received grades based on performance and achievement. Superintendent of Zanesville City Schools Dr. Doug Baker said the district will focus on improving the areas that received the low scores.
"Timing is a big part of the report. Which the scores coming out so late and the new testing actually a month and half two months from now it doesn't really just you a big chance...
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...
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...
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.
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...