Stories tagged with: Zanesville High School

November 15, 2011 - 7:18pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Students at Zanesville High School are learning more about promising careers in math and science.

Interactive science presenter Darryl Baynes put on shows throughout the day focusing on cryogenics - the study of very low temperature.  GEAR UP Advisor Amber Dozer said the school received a $2,500 grant from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio to fund the program.

"He blows things up and freezes things," said Dozer.  "The kids get to eat frozen...

October 2, 2011 - 5:21pm
4 years 30 weeks 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...

September 28, 2011 - 11:50am
4 years 31 weeks ago

The new Zanesville High School will be opening its doors to the community this weekend for a dedication ceremony.

The Board of Education and Zanesville Alumni Association are teaming up to sponsor the ceremony. Board of Education member Janet Stewart says the entire staff and student body will be involved in this special day.

"It's been a long time coming and we are so excited to be able to show off to the community and to give to the community...our beautiful new high...

September 26, 2011 - 12:00pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

One woman's story is impacting kids around the United States. It's the story of Johanna Orozco; a victim caught in an abusive relationship.

Raised in Cleveland, Johanna met Juan Ruiz Junior as a child. In 10th grade, they would go on their first date. After two years of being in an abusive relationship, Johanna officially left Juan. Johanna says after the break-up Juan raped her and two weeks later...shot her in the face. Now years later, she continues to tell her story to teenagers...

August 20, 2011 - 2:33pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

Alumni of the Zanesville High School Dance Team chasse their way back in time.

More than 200 'Devilettes' from throughout the country gathered to rehearse for their upcoming reunion performance. The founder of the 'Devilettes' Wayne Carpenter began the dance team back in 1966. And said the reunions truly are a time to reminisce.

"The girls all commented about, the neat thing about our reunion from different class reunions, they get to see all the gals they hung out with in...

August 20, 2011 - 2:29pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

Hope for those half way around the world- the mission that is making strides.

Director of Hope- The Haitian Orphanage that Provides and Educates- Tim Banks is originally from Mansfield, Ohio. Alongside his wife he has lived the past 7 years in Haiti, raising 20 orphaned girls as their own.

"So they can stay in Haiti and help Haiti," explained Banks. "We want to make a change there."

Member of Faith United Methodist Church in Zanesville Mike...

August 13, 2011 - 2:27pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

A musical past-time for one local man will find a new tune in the hands of a young musician.

A trombone that has been halfway around the world and back brought-out many memories for Zanesville Resident Roger Eppley. The gift of music came from his father when Eppley first joined the Zanesville High School Band...more than 60 years ago. Unknowingly, that gift of music would carry Eppley through a war and home again.

"We thought we'd play in the band that's a lot easier than...

July 20, 2011 - 4:42pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

The community said a final goodbye today to a 14-year-old Zanesville boy.

The funeral of Grant Hickman took place Wednesday morning. Family, friends and community members gathered Downtown at Saint Thomas church for the service. They then proceeded to Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery to say their final fairwells. Good friend Khloe Stiverson shared her memories.

"He always had a smile on his face," said Stiverson. "He was just a great person all together...

July 19, 2011 - 5:40pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Hundreds lined up outside Hillis and Hardwick Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon to offer prayers and condolences after the tragic death of 14 year-old Grant Hickman of Zaneville.

Three close friends of Hickman shared their story of what his life meant to them.... Trenton Dodson will be a Sophomore at Tri Valley High School. He said their group of friends all played a variety of sports -- Hickman football-- but it was skate boarding that truly brought the group together.


July 18, 2011 - 5:17pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Detectives with the Zanesville Police Department continue to investigate the death of an incoming Zanesville High School Freshman.

Detective Sergeant Rick Roush said 14 year-old Grant Hickman was found dead early Saturday morning at a home in the 300 block of Taylor Street in Zanesville. A resident of 364 Taylor Street confirmed the incident did happen at that location, but did not care to comment further.

School Officials said alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in...

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