Stories tagged with: Zanesville High School

July 25, 2016 - 5:52pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – At the Zanesville County Club Blue Devils squared off against Bishops on the golf course.

‘The Battle of the B’s Golf Challenge’ is a Ryder Cup style tournament that pits Zanesville High School alums versus Bishop Rosecrans’ alumni with proceeds raised from a silent auction going towards both school’s golf programs. Club pro Mike Durant said each team had 20 participants and that they hope to raise $1,000 for each...

June 4, 2016 - 4:08pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Hundreds of area runners and walkers took part in the 5th Annual 'Run 4 Grant' 5K, Saturday morning.

'Run 4 Grant' was created in honor of Grant Hickman who lost his life unexplained 5 years ago Grant's mother Beth Hickman says the 5k is a fundraiser for the Grant Hickman Foundation to raise scholarship money for local deserving students.

"When Grant passed I was just really afraid that people would forget about him and a friend suggested lets do a little run and this...

May 17, 2016 - 8:13pm
14 weeks 6 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is a group that attempts to help young students learn reading skills by paring them with older students. On Tuesday, three Zanesville High School students received awards from the Foundation for their work as mentors.

Representatives from the Barbara Bush Foundation were on hand to present awards to ZHS students Lonnie Chason, Alex Ribble, and Kassandra Settles. The mentors meet twice a week, for one...

May 5, 2016 - 8:39pm
14 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Thursday was the annual National Day of Prayer across the county and dozens of citizens met at Zanesville High School to celebrate. The day is set-aside for believers to pray for the nation and to seek guidance. For Pastor Joseph DiVincenzo he hopes that days like today will help spread the message.

“The greatest weapon to us is prayer,” said Pastor DiVincenzo. “So we’re hoping that through God we will start to move on his...

April 22, 2016 - 4:28pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Muskingum County is now home to some new published authors.

Zanesville High School students have authored and published a book titled Pictures of the Past. This book is a collection of nonfiction narratives based on interviews.

"I think that it's just a really cool opportunity to be part of this," said Tyler Tompkins, "And it's something cool to say you're a published author as a high schooler. It's just something cool."

"There were certain moments...

January 11, 2016 - 7:08pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

A new program called Teen Trend-Setters is now taking place at Zanesville City schools. The program is an initiative of the already established Barbara Bush Foundation. The program involves high school students being mentors for kids in local elementary schools. This is the first year that the program is in full effect.

Steven Foreman, Director of Title 1 & Special Services at Zanesville City schools said that the students have been receiving training in being mentors to the...

December 29, 2015 - 7:38pm
34 weeks 19 hours ago

There is still a lot of activity at Zanesville High School, even during winter break.

Today ZHS held it's 1st ever wrestling tournament. Head Coach, Pat Lawson said he envisions having a great tournament this year and wants to continue having it for more years to come.

"I'd like to see a full squad. Get everybody out. Fill all the weight classes. Show how much wrestling does it for not only one sport but both sports wrestling and football. Out of all of Coach Urban Meyer's...

December 17, 2015 - 11:04pm
35 weeks 5 days ago

Several Zanesville students, staff and members of the community gathered together tonight to remember a former student.

Zanesville High School hosted a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Arron Brocklehurst tonight in front of the school's flag. Brocklehurst passed away on Thanksgiving Day this year after a battle with cancer. This gathering was organized by a former Zanesville High School student, Dakota Lickliter, who was also a classmate of Brocklehurst. She told us she feels the...

November 26, 2015 - 12:47am
38 weeks 6 days ago

The Muskingum County Courthouse shines blue and white to show support for the Zanesville Blue Devil football team.  Zanesville will travel to Paul Brown Tiger Stadium on Friday to take on Archbishop Hoban for a final four matchup with the winner advancing to the state finals.

You can catch all the live action of the game beginning at 7:15 p.m. on Friday on WHIZ AM 1240 and right here on whiznews.com

October 15, 2015 - 5:13pm
44 weeks 5 days ago

NASA (National Aeronautics Space Administration) made a stop at the home of the Blue Devils to inspire science and engineering students.

Leader of Advanced Fuels Bryan Palaszewski spoke to students about NASA's history as well as it's fast growing future including our move toward life on mars. He said he hopes that presentations like this one lead to new faces in math and science fields but most importantly, fields that help the world.

"A lot of young people need to be...

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