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News from Zanesville City Schools

Summer lunch program begins June 8th!

Our summer lunch program begins Monday, June 8th, with meals served at various sites around the school district. The program runs Monday through Friday for eight weeks, ending on Friday, July 31st. For more information about the program, including a listing of sites, the schedule of meal deliveries to each one, and daily menus, please visit our Summer Lunch Program website. Please also keep in mind that we will be maintaining COVID-19 social distancing requirements at each site, which means participants do not have to remain at the site to consume their meals.

FinalForms open for 2019-20

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.

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer available in Ohio

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Ohio to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) to households with children eligible for free or reduced-price meals as a result of the ordered school building closures. Please read this flyer regarding the program (Español aqui).

2020-21 Cheer tryouts are here!

Cheerleading tryouts for both ZMS and ZHS have been announced:
n Tryout clinics are June 9, 10 and 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ZHS Cafetorium.
n Final tryouts are Friday, June 12, starting at 1 p.m. Participants need to wear a white shirt and either black or blue shorts.
n In an effort to create groups of 10 participants or fewer, participants need to register for the tryouts at this link.
n Due to the late notice, tryout material will be posted to the cheerleaders' YouTube page. Also, private tryouts are permitted as long as the participant is registered to this link

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.



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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.
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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