Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Schools

July 18, 2012 - 6:04pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

Zanesville City School officials are offering a cash reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who are targeting the district.

Student Services Director Kevin Appleman said over the last month, two windows at Zanesville Middle School and three truck windows at a maintenance building were smashed.

In addition, a Coca-Cola vending machine was defaced and an athletic department golf cart was also stolen.

Appleman said a rock was used to shatter a window at the...

May 29, 2012 - 11:33am
3 years 19 weeks ago

Zanesville City Schools are once again operating their summer lunch program.

Lunch will be available at no cost each weekday beginning Monday, June 11th, through August 10th. Except Wednesday, July 4th and Thursday, July 5th.

For students and families the need for this program is great.

"I think the kids are hungry, I think with the economy the way it is and families don't have the jobs that they've had before and I think there's no other out for them," said...

March 27, 2012 - 7:03pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

We're nearing the end of March, but some are already thinking ahead to the next school year...

Zanesville City Schools is holding kindergarten registration this week for 2012-2013. Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman said from now through Thursday, parents can register their kids between the hours of 4 and 7:30 p.m.

"We encourage the parents to please come in and get registered now. That saves time instead of at the first of the year. If you have any questions,...

February 27, 2012 - 3:56pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

The school shooting in Chardon brings up the question of how schools prepare in the event of such a tragedy...It's rare but it does happen.

Locally, schools have lock down or evacuation drills each year, to prepare students for instances such as this. Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman said that Zanesville City Schools do have a plan in place, in case they face a similar situation like Chardon High School did on Monday.

"Practice those and just make sure that...

February 8, 2012 - 12:13pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

Winter weather slows down the morning commute.

Snow started falling around Southeastern Ohio around 6:30a.m. Wednesday morning, causing cars to slip and slide along the roadways. Since the winter system hit later in the morning many school buses were already out on the roadways.

"We didn't have any problems whatsoever," said Coordinator of Operations Kevin Appleman. "Sometimes when it snows or rains hard people panic a little bit, but we're not going to put anyone...

January 10, 2012 - 7:37pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

The Zanesville City School's Board of Education held their first organizational and special sessions of 2012 today.

The Board nominated and elected Brian Swope as the new President and Scott Bunting as the new Vice President.  Swope replaces outgoing board President Lee Eppley, and saids despite the change at the top, he doesn't expect much to change.

"A lot of the changes we've already incorporated in previous years, and a lot of things depend of what our...

December 9, 2011 - 1:35pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Parents of Zane Grey Elementary Students will receive a letter from the school.

Zanesville City Schools Student Service Coordinator Kevin Appleman said a rumor has been circulating about a gas leak at the school. He said while there is an odor at the building it is not a safety concern. He said the school has been working with the health department, fire department and gas company to determine the source of the smell.

In a letter sent home on Friday the Superintendent...

November 6, 2011 - 9:34pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

To see the full story, click under "Video" on the left side of your screen. 

After a fight on the playground, four Zanesville students are now suspended from Zane Grey Elementary School for beating up a 4th grade boy. But the mother of the boy said the school handled the situation wrong.

10-year-old Peyton Woosley shows bruises that remain from Wednesday's fight on the playground.

"This is where they threw me down, and my arm hit the bench,"...

November 2, 2011 - 10:58am
3 years 49 weeks ago

Going on when the going gets tough is the message sent to students in the Zanesville City School System.

Ron Derry leads the G.O.O.D. program for fifth graders. G.O.O.D. stands for going on or defeated. Derry is a former educator who went blind eighteen years ago. He's a living example of how to keep going.

"There's a lot of children out there that don't have hope that their future is bright and we want every child to believe that despite the problems they encompass in life...

October 2, 2011 - 5:21pm
4 years 1 week ago

A decade of planning, labor and dedication was celebrated Sunday afternoon with the official dedication of Zanesville High School.

The completion of Zanesville High School marks the last phase of Zanesville City Schools $92-million Facilities Project. The project was made possible by the bond levy in 2002 along with 67% of matching funds. The support came at a time when Superintendent Terry Martin said the local economy needed a boost, as well as community pride. Principal Mark...

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