Zanesville High School

Zanesville High School


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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.

Cross Country a great athletics option

The ZHS and ZMS cross country teams welcome all interested athletes seeking a sport where you always get to participate. High school runners compete at 3.1 miles (5 kilometers) and middle school runners compete at 2 miles. For more information and to get your name on the 2020 roster, send an e-mail to Head Coach Jerry Farber.

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).

Devilettes, Color Guard planning for next season

Do you like to dance or twirl?  The ZHS Devilettes and the ZHS Color Guard are starting to organize for their 2020-21 season. If you enjoy being active and part of a group, why not consider becoming part of one of these organizations for this school year? If you are interested in finding out what it takes to be a Devilette, please contact Mr. Carpenter at 740-452-1813 or 740-607-2319. Potential Color Guard members should contact Mrs. Robinson at 740-819-7068 or Mr. Ryan at 740-588-4029. Please leave your name, your grade this fall, and your telephone number.  Your leader will get back to you with the organizational details.

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

Pennington selects school for ROTC program

Jonus Pennington, a member of the Class of 2020, has chosen to attend Ohio State University and participate in OSU's Army ROTC program. Pennington was Cadet Major in JROTC's Blue Devil Battalion at ZHS, and served as Battalion Commander. He was also offered scholarships to join the ROTC programs at Ohio University and Capital University. Jonus was awarded the school's Land Grant Opportunity Scholarship, one of 176 awarded statewide, and the Army ROTC 3-Year Advanced Designee Scholarship – a total of $372,920. After successful completion of the ROTC program, he will be commissioned as a U.S. Army Second Lieutenant in either the Regular Army, Army National Guard, or United States Army Reserves. Jonus plans to major in biology/pre-med with intentions of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.

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.

Prepare for a trip to Japan!

Mr. Miller is coordinating another trip to Japan through Explorica, and you're invited to come along. The dates are June 8-17, 2021. For more information, go to the Explorica website for this trip. You may also get more information by viewing the attached slide show (click "MORE+"). More +

Board policy regarding early dismissal of a student

The Zanesville City Schools Board of Education has established a policy regarding the early dismissal of any student. Click here to read that policy, and to learn the avenues for arranging an early dismissal.

Job shadowing helps define career choices

Job shadowing is a great way to help you determine you career path and goals. Click here to learn more about it, and for a form to request a job shadowing experience.

for Zanesville High School
Class of 2020!
The faculty and staff have contributed to a FlipGrid created by Mrs. W. Jackson that offers final messages to the Class of 2020. Follow the link here, then click the blue icon in the top right corner to play them all in order!
The yearbook staff is looking for photos from your quarantine life.
Click here to learn more! 
ZTV will be back soon!

(Click name for e-mail)
Ms. Laura Tompkins
Mr. Nate Seekatz
  Assistant Principal
Mr. Chad Grandstaff
  Assistant Principal
Mr. Roger Cook
  Attendance Officer
Mrs. Colby Schmitt
  Counselor Supervisor
Mrs. WillaMarie Jackson
  School Counselor (10 & 11)
Mrs. Betty Caw
  School Counselor (9 & 12)
Mr. Scott Aronhalt
  Director of Athletics
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Zanesville, OH 43701
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