Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Schools

January 27, 2015 - 11:59pm
1 year 2 weeks 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 - 4:48pm
1 year 4 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'...

September 26, 2014 - 4:37pm
1 year 19 weeks 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 - 3:03pm
1 year 25 weeks 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 - 9:57am
1 year 25 weeks 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...

July 24, 2014 - 3:23am
1 year 29 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools adds two new principals to its roster as the school year approaches.

The Zanesville City School Board named Garry Young as their next principal at Zanesville High School. Young comes from Union High School and is a graduate of Chillicothe High School and Ohio University. He also served as a band director and music teacher at East Knox prior to his work at Union Local.

Young replaces Mark Ulbrich who left Zanesville High School after six years to take a...

April 23, 2014 - 7:14pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

Students at Zanesville Community High School are being investigated following an assault at Woodlawn Cemetery.

According to Zanesville City Schools student service director, Kevin Appleman, several classes from Z.C.H.S. were on a field-trip taking walks through the cemetery on Tuesday when an assault occurred. Appleman and Z.C.H.S. Principal Jeff Moore are working together with the Zanesville Police Department on the investigation. Appleman says no punishment will be given to the...

April 9, 2014 - 3:01pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

All students in Zanesville City Schools could be receiving free lunches this upcoming 2014-2015 school year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers a 'Community Eligibility Program' for school districts with 40% of their students directly certified and receiving assistance through programs like WIC and SNAP. Over 64% of students in Zanesville City Schools are directly certified.

"Everything is school family partnership. If anything is...

April 1, 2014 - 3:55pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

It's that time of year again, Zanesville City Schools are registering Kindergarten students.

Children who will be 5 years old before August 1st 2014 are eligible to register. Registration is currently underway at the Central Office located at 160 N. 4th street.

"We encourage parents to come out now because we have to schedule them for kindergarten screening that we do in May.When they come in here and fill out all the registration, we will schedule that appointment...

August 22, 2013 - 3:34pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

The new grading system replaces the former grading scale which gave schools written grades. The schools are now given letter grades different categories including achievement, progress, gap closing, graduation rate, literacy and preparedness. According to the Ohio Department of Education's website, the Zanesville City School District received an "F" in the standards met category, a "D" in value-added and an "F" in gap-closing. Linda Phillips, the director...

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