District News

District News

 

OFFICIAL PLANS

(as adopted by the Board of Education on August 5, 2020)

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 VIRTUAL SCHOOL APPLICATION!
Are you interested in placing your student(s) in an online learning program this fall? Click the link below to register.
Be sure to fully read the disclaimer at the top of the form.
Thank you!
(Deadline is Thursday, August 13, 2020) 

News from Zanesville City Schools

SCHOOL SUPPLIES LISTS

Click here to access the school supplies lists!

UPDATED 7/30/20: LATEST PLANS FOR REOPENING / RESTARTING

Please click here to read Superintendent Dr. Doug Baker's message regarding the UPDATED reopen / restart plans for the 2020-21 school year.

OHIO SALES TAX HOLIDAY IS AUG. 7-9

Ohio's annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for Friday, August 7th, through Sunday, August 9th. For more information on everything covered by this break in paying sales taxes, click this link.

COACH CANDIDATES SOUGHT

We are seeking candidates to fill the following coaching positions:
  • Middle School Volleyball (2)
Application Deadline is Friday, August 14th
 
 

NO SEASON TICKET, SPORTS PASS SALES THIS FALL

Due to COVID-19, and with the restrictions and social distancing guidelines currently in place, we will not sell fall sports passes nor football season tickets this year. The athletic department is hopeful for a full fall season, but we know that event attendance will be severely limited. We will announce updated ticket policies for all fall sports events as soon as they can be determined.

STUDENT ACCIDENT INSURANCE PLAN INFORMATION

Click here to review the 2020-21 Student Accident Insurance Plan information.

PARTICIPATION WAIVER FORMS

Due to COVID-19, the following waiver forms are required for use by both student participants and staff / volunteers. Both forms are PDFs and can be filled out on-screen. Please complete the form, print it, and then sign it before turning it in. Athletics forms should be turned in to the Athletics Department, and forms for non-athletics activities should be submitted to the respective building principal.

SALES OF RESERVED SEAT TICKETS FOR FOOTBALL DELAYED

For those who wish to renew or purchase reserved-seat tickets for the 2020 Blue Devils football season, be aware that we are awaiting decisions about sports being played this fall – and if spectators would be permitted – before we begin ticket sales. We will make further announcements as necessary.

FINALFORMS OPEN FOR 2020-21

FinalForms is open for the 2020-21 school year! All student-athletes entering grades 7-12 — new or returning — must have FinalForms information fully completed before they may participate (fall athletes must complete their files before August 1st). Click here to access our FinalForms information page. Also take note of expiration dates for physicals and plan accordingly.

IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

Students in crisis, or needing immediate assistance for physical or mental health needs, should contact 9-1-1.
Additional mental health resources for those in need include:
  • AllWell Crisis Hotline: 740-453-5818 or 1-800-344-5818
  • Nationwide Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Hotline: Text HELP to 741741
In non-emergency situations, students receiving counseling services through our partnership with AllWell at the high school, and who would like to get in contact with the counselor, should call the ZHS Main Office at 740-453-0335 for contact information.
Additionally, students can dial 2-1-1 or call 1-800-544-1601 for various resources, including housing and food needs, in Muskingum County.
Other helpful resources:

WHAT TO DO ABOUT COVID-19

Please read the following information from the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department regarding COVID-19. You can also access information by going to the ZMCHD website.

STUDENT REGISTRATION

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DISTRICT EVENTS

Aug
20

Board of Education Meeting

Thu Aug 20 2020
Aug
24

FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS

Mon Aug 24 2020
Sep
17

Board of Education Meeting

Thu Sep 17 2020
Oct
15

Board of Education Meeting

Thu Oct 15 2020
OUR VISION ...
Zanesville City Schools is the premier district in southeastern Ohio providing innovative and progressive educational experiences, where culturally diverse students are engaged in learning and supported by our caring staff in safe and state-of-the-art facilities.
... and OUR MISSION
Zanesville City Schools provides all students the opportunity to reach their full potential and ultimately become responsible, productive, life-long learners, and contributing citizens of the United States of America in a global society.
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