District News

District News

News from Zanesville City Schools

UPDATED! COVID-19 PLANS (04/01/20)

UPDATE! 4/1/20
Reminders for Friday:
  • Meal distribution begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.
  • Meals are available at all six of our school buildings, as well as at War Veterans Park, next to VFW Post 1058 in Putnam. Please be patient at these sites, and also mindful of other traffic and possible pedestrians.
  • ZMHA will distribute meals in their neighborhoods that lie within our district.
  • Principals will be sending OneCalls specific to each building outlining the process for for turning in the initial package of assignments and picking up the next set of assignments for the extended break. Expect those either Wednesday or Thursday. 
  • Please remember that we prefer drive-ups, but walkers will not be excluded.
  • All students – especially those who attend ZHS – are highly encouraged to regularly check their school email and Google Classrooms (or similar) for important messages and information.
Also, please remember that all District buildings are CLOSED. Please utilize email for contact purposes.
Hang in there, Blue Devil Nation .... we will get through this!
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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:

Spectrum offering free Wi-Fi

Charter Communications, parent company of Spectrum, is offering free access to broadband and Wi-Fi for 60 days for new K-12 and college student households. For more information, click here.

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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Board of Education Meeting

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Class of 2020 Commencement

Sat May 16 2020

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Thu May 21 2020

Board of Education Meeting

Thu May 21 2020

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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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