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Zanesville City Schools are CLOSED per the Governor's order.
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District News

News from Zanesville City Schools

UPDATED! COVID-19 PLANS (03/26/20)

UPDATE! 3/26/20
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.
  • All students are encouraged to turn in completed lessons, and can do so at any meal site. Graduating seniors may also drop off completed applications for the Zanesville Alumni Association Scholarship at this time.
  • 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.
We hope everyone is doing well, and practicing safe physical distancing procedures. Like all of you, we anxiously await reaching the other side of this crisis and resuming normal operations.
Click the photo of Mr. Foreman's latest release above to download a PDF version.

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.

Hall of Fame inductions postponed

The induction dinner for the 2020 class of the Zanesville City Schools Hall of Fame, scheduled for Saturday, April 4th,  has been postponed. A new date will be announced, but not likely before the end of summer or early fall, according to the committee. Selected for induction are Mr. Donald Cain (Class of 1949), Mr. Lee Eppley (Class of 1957), Mr. Ted Hannahs (Class of 1975), Dr. Bob Haynes (Class of 1964), Mr. Eric Land (Class of 1969), Mr. Anthony Tabler (Class of 1975), and Eric Zurbrugg, M.D. (Class of 1961).



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Board of Education Meeting

Thu Apr 16 2020

Class of 2020 Commencement

Sat May 16 2020

4th Grading Period Ends

Thu May 21 2020

Board of Education Meeting

Thu May 21 2020

LAST DAY for Students

Thu May 21 2020
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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