Stories tagged with: Zanesville High School

September 14, 2010 - 3:58pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Zanesville High School students and faculty have officially spent a week in the new building. While some odds and ends remain incomplete, the general consensus is a positive one.

The new school is undergoing some minor tweaking. Principal Mark Ulbrich says the public address system needs a little work as well as the heating and cooling system. However, everyone seems to be adjusting well, as students have a new environment to foster learning.

"They really like the openness...

September 6, 2010 - 4:42pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

When the high school students sit in their seats Tuesday morning, they will notice something different about the classrooms.

Instead of having a green chalk board in front of them, they will be faced with top-of-the-line technology. Each classroom will be equipped with surround sound, a CD/DVD/VCR player, and a Smartboard.

"It allows students to actually interact with the teacher, with the board, and it gets them up out of their seats. That's very helpful," says teacher...

August 17, 2010 - 8:55pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

It's eye candy from the outside. But this evening I got a chance to take an exclusive behind the scenes look into the new Zanesville High School.

Desks are empty now and construction still ongoing but in three short weeks these empty halls will be full.

"Although the other building was very long this building is very big," explained Darrell Lear Zanesville School District's new construction liaison. "We'll have all the rooms tabled, but it's going to take some time...

July 16, 2010 - 4:26pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

Soon you'll be able to see a new high school off of Blue Avenue.

Within the next couple of weeks the old Zanesville High School will be completely knocked down.

"It'll be down probably by the third week of August. Now it wont be hauled away by then, but hopefully they have it all on the ground by then," Darell Lear said.

It will take a couple of months until it's totally gone. The goal is to have it cleared away by November.

"Usually the last day you...

July 10, 2010 - 5:35pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

A Zanesville coaching legend celebrates his 90th birthday.

Former Zanesville High School coach and teacher Don Stahl was surrounded by family, friends, and former players today.

"Well I tell ya, it's a feeling you just don't get very often. And I'll never forget this. It's, I was just so surprised when I drove in here," says Coach Don Stahl.

Coach Stahl began his coaching career in 1945 and finished in 1972. In 27 years he never had a losing season...

July 3, 2010 - 8:54pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is calling a fire at the old Zanesville High School suspicious.

It happened around 8:15 p.m.

Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Thomas says his crew could see the flames from Interstate 70.

"When we came, we found a pile of debris that the demolition crew had taken out of the building. It appears someone had set it on fire up against the part of the building here, " says Thomas.

Thomas says it was a decent size fire that had flames...

July 1, 2010 - 4:16pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

This is the last weekend for Zanesville High School.

Starting Monday they will start tearing down the music and gym wing of the school. Zanesville City Schools' Darrell Lear says some will be sad to see it go.

"Some of them are going to be sad because they are going to see a building coming down thats been here all their lives if they live in Zanesville and have went to school there as well as myself," Lear said.

Lear said during the...

June 10, 2010 - 4:15pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

The big rain and thunderstorm last Friday left some problems behind for Zanesville High School's football stadium.

Due to the construction on the new high school, there is a significant amount of loose dirt, and when mixed with heavy rain, the runoff flowed into the stadium causing many problems.

"Unfortunately, we had about five inches of rain in about an hour or two last Friday and the runoff from our new construction from the hillside, the barriers were not able to...

May 24, 2010 - 4:23pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

If you are hoping to get some memorabilia from Zanesville High School, you're going to have to wait a little longer.

The auction that was supposed to be held at the high school on June 5 is being pushed back to June 26.

Construction Liason, Darrell Lear explains, "Change in [the] auction date at the high school, we moved it back to the 26th because we want to make sure that everything is in line."

The new date will allow more time to get everything in order for...

May 21, 2010 - 4:37pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Tomorrow marks a big day for Zanesville City High School.

The school is preparing for the big open house. During the event, the school will showcase each class that has graduated from the school during it's more than 50 years.

"This afternoon we've been setting up the auditorium and the gym for the festivities that begin at noon tomorrow," said Wayne Carpenter of the school. "We're getting the tables organized with each class' number on them so when people start...

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