Stories tagged with: Zanesville City Schools

May 8, 2010 - 7:45pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

The Zanesville Community is bidding farewell to one of its schools, but former students will not soon forget all the memories each one has taken with them from Wilson Elementary School.

"Yes, these walls do talk of all these things and more! Not just of phantom inhabitants, in a fog of fantasy, but of real and bones...minds, bodies, and spirits. "

That's an excerpt from a poem written by former student Kay Denbow. She read it at the school's closing event...

May 8, 2010 - 7:39pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

10 individuals are joining the Zanesville City School's Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony was held tonight at Roosevelt Middle School. It was a special night that each inductee got to share with family and friends.

"Their accomplishments are just amazing, and it all started here in Zanesville, " says Hall of Fame Committee Chairman Brian Kaufman.

"I am a product of Zanesville and all the people that shared their lives with me, " says 2010 Inductee...

March 29, 2010 - 8:13pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

While one Zanesville City Schools school board member was absent for the last six months, he was able to coordinate goodwill from the Zanesville City School District all the way to Afghanistan.

Brian Swope, the vice president of the school board recently returned from a stint in Afghanistan, working with the US Army's Corps of Engineers. Swope oversaw construction, including the construction of a new high school for eight thousand students.

He says because of their crude...

March 29, 2010 - 8:07pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

The Zanesville City Schools are well on their way to completion.

At tonight's Zanesville City Schools School Board Meeting, the board was given an update on the construction of South Elementary, North Elementary and the new Zanesville High School.

The elementary schools windows are being installed and some preliminary furniture is set in place.

The construction company building the schools--Quandel--discussed the color palate for the high school. The interior will be done...

March 29, 2010 - 4:38pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

Zanesville parents, it's time to register your child for kindergarten.

You can do so tomorrow through Thursday at the Zanesville City Schools building on 4th Street from three to seven p.m.

The district wants to get an idea on how many children to expect for next year.

"It helps us prepare all the classrooms. How many classrooms do we need here? How many classrooms do we need in the south? It'll just help us, " says Kevin Appleman of Zanesville City Schools.

February 9, 2010 - 5:44pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

The Zanesville City School district is out of calamity days, which means students and faculty will have to make-up any additional days that are called off.

The first make-up day will be taken off spring break, April 7th, and work its way toward April 5th. Then if those days are used, the district will add the rest to the end of the school year.

"The school calendar is put out in the beginning of the year. So, everybody knows up-front which days are going to be made up,...

February 5, 2010 - 5:10pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

It is not often a school district cancels school before a single snowflake hits the ground.

But Zanesville City Schools Superintendent, Terry Martin, says when there is a significant amount of snow on its way, sometimes it is necessary. The school does not have an early dismissal policy and Martin says he did not want the parents or school busses to get stuck in the snow Friday afternoon. Zanesville City Schools still has three calamity days left to use. Martin says...

February 1, 2010 - 7:12pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

The Educational Choice Scholarship Pilot Program is opening enrollment, and it could offer a great learning opportunity to about 90 thousand students across the state of Ohio.

In order to be considered, your school has to be under academic watch or academic emergency.

"Parents of students in the building that qualify can pull their kid to a community school or charter school, " says Zanesville City Schools' Anthony Reese.

Two Zanesville city schools' buildings...

January 15, 2010 - 5:24pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

Officials at Zanesville City Schools are instituting stronger stipulations after a man working on the new high school is being indicted on statutory rape.

Phoenix Masonry was contracted by Zanesville City Schools to assist in building the high school in 2008. The Superintendent of Zanesville City Schools, Terry Martin, says one of Phoenix Masonry's owners, Genero Rosas, is being indicted for statutory rape in Columbus.  Rosas has reportedly fled to Mexico.

"As soon as...

December 8, 2009 - 4:09pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

One local club is helping spread holiday cheer to some Zanesville students.

The Noon Zanesville Rotary Club held it's annual Children's Christmas Party. More than 50 students were invited to Adornetto's Pizzeria this afternoon for food, entertainment, and a special surprise.

"It's like extended family. We see some of the same children every year, and it's great to see them, even if it's only once a year. It's just good to see them and how excited they are-the look on their...

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