Stories tagged with: Zanesville High School

February 27, 2013 - 4:12pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

AT&T, AAA and the Ohio State Highway Patrol demonstrated during a school assembly that text messages should wait until after driving.

The assembly for 10th, 11th and 12th graders featured presentations and the screening of a ten-minute documentary called "The Last Text" . It shares real stories about lives altered or ended by the decision to text and drive. Then, students participated in a distracted driving simulator, providing actual in-vehicle experience of the dangers...

February 24, 2013 - 7:23pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The Zanesville High School hosted the 5th annual Y-Bridge Cheerleading Classic Sunday afternoon. "Winland" gym was packed with over 700 cheerleaders and spectators. Teams from all over Ohio came together to compete against one another with the goal of advancing on to the next level.

"This is our fifth annual Y-Bridge Classic. Americheer is the company that hosts it and we're the host high school, so all of the planning and organizing, and setting up and all of that is on...

July 19, 2012 - 6:05pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

Trees purchased at Zanesville High School will go to help the newest alumni.

Thursday in the courtyard at ZHS plaques were unveiled in front of 15 trees purchased by former graduating classes.

The proceeds go toward the Zanesville Alumni Association scholarship fund. This year $1,000 scholarships were awarded to three graduates of the class of 2012- Caitlin Coulson, Payton Norris and Justine Stewart.

The group is hoping to complete a second phase of tree sales this...

May 14, 2012 - 11:49am
3 years 15 weeks ago

Zanesville High School seniors were given tips on how to succeed in college and successfully enter the workforce.

Mind Your Own Business CEO Cassandra McDonald spoke about encouraging children to make goals, believe in themselves to succeed as they move on past high school.

"Every decision that you make impacts your life,what we really emphasized today were that words have power," said McDonald.

McDonald offers CASS-MIND Academy, a year round program to get...

May 3, 2012 - 9:02pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

Thursday the National Day of Prayer was celebrated in Muskingum County at an event at Zanesville High School.

This year's theme is, "Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord." Prayers were said for teachers, law enforcement, firefighters, military and business people who make Muskingum County a safe and productive place to live.

Several performances were also put on by the Zanesville High School Choir.

May 1, 2012 - 4:22pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

Thursday marks the 61st annual National Day of Prayer, and Zanesville High School will once again host the event.

The National Day of Prayer was established in 1952 by Congress.

Pastor Joe DiViencenzo of New Hope Church on the East Pike will be leading the service, and said now more than ever, America needs prayer.

"Since 9-11 everything has been kind of unnerving around here. So we're calling for believers to come, we...

May 1, 2012 - 12:44pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

A real life lesson took place in Zanesville -- but it was not real... it was a mock accident at Zanesville High School on Tuesday that killed one and injured five others.

The screams real. The emotion genuine. As students looked on they watched their friends, their classmates being pulled from the wreckage of a two vehicle head on collision, loaded onto ambulances, into a Medflight helicopter and one into a hearse, pronounced dead, the victim to a teen drunk driver...

April 5, 2012 - 4:40pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

Current 8th and 9th grade students are being recruited for a new opportunity at Zanesville High School.

Muskingum Valley New Tech Academy is a program designed to prepare students for college and the workforce.  Principal Jocelyn Cosgrave said it will be part of the existing Zanesville High School, and the courses will be taught by a cohort of Zanesville teachers.

"Our students will still be Zanesville students," said Cosgrave.  "They will participate in...

March 21, 2012 - 3:52pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is warning students and parents about the consequences of underage drinking.

Last weekend ten Zanesville High School athletes were caught drinking at parties, and Director of Student Services Kevin Appleman said the students were suspended from their sports for 20 to 50 percent of their games.  Police Chief Eric Lambes said the juveniles are responsible for their behavior, but parents should be aware of what can happen if their child throws a house...

March 20, 2012 - 8:19pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville City School District is once again dealing with student athletes caught at underage drinking parties. The latest episodes happened this past weekend.

Zanesville City Schools Director of Student Services Kevin Appleman says seven male and three female student athletes have been suspended from their sports for 20 to 50 percent of their games. Appleman says according to the district's extracurricular code of conduct, first time offenders get 20 percent...

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