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Apr. 29: Interim Grades Posted | Apr. 29: JV/Varsity Baseball @ Hawken, 4:30 p.m. | Apr. 29: JV Softball @ Garfield, CANCELLED | Apr. 30: MS Track @ Painesville Heritage (CVC Meet), 9:00 a.m. | Apr. 30: Varsity Baseball @ Grand Valley, 1:00 p.m. | Apr. 30: JV Baseball @ Grand Valley, 11:00 a.m. | Apr. 30: Varsity Softball vs. Grand Valley, 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | May 2: Open Enrollment Begins | May 3: One School, One Book Roll-out

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Superintendent Dr. Scott J. Hunt Renews Contract: On behalf of the Cardinal Board of Education, the Cardinal Local School District is pleased to announce that Superintendent, Dr. Scott J. Hunt has signed a new three-year contract, keeping him in the critical leadership role until 2019.  |  OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE


Open EnrollmentThe Open Enrollment period for the 2016-17 school year will begin on Monday, May 2  and run through Monday, August 1, 2016. Open enrollment is for students who live outside of the Cardinal Local School District and do not currently attend our schools. Applications can be picked up in the Board Office starting at 8:00 a.m. May 2. Enrollment is not guaranteed; acceptance is dependent on class size and done on a first come, first served basis. For additional information please contact Kristie Steyer at the Board Office at 632-0261 x1000.


OH Dept. of Edu. to Change Jordak Grade on State Report Card: The State Department of Education has admitted to an error in calculating the JES Performance Indicator Score and will be raising it from an ‘F’ to an ‘A.’ The update should be indicated in the online report card on Friday, April 22, 2016.  |  OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE  |  Report Card Presentation


Mattress Sale Fundraiser: The Cardinal Athletic Department will be hosting its 3rd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the high school gym. Mattresses of all brands, styles and sizes are available at up to 50% off store prices. Mattresses are delivered within a week and they have a lifetime warranty! Proceeds from the fundraiser go to support middle and high school athletics and also help to reduce pay-to-participate costs in the district. Be sure to print and bring this referral flyer with you!


Hall of Fame Nominations: We are currently accepting nominations for the Cardinal High School Athletic Hall of Fame and  the Cardinal Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame classes of 2016.  Nominations are due to Andy Cardinal at andy.cardinal@cardinalschools.org by Monday, May 2, 2016.  Inductees will be chosen in May and inducted on Saturday, October 1.  Nomination forms are available here.


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Vaccination Update: There are new vaccination requirements for students entering 7th and 12th grades for the 2016-17 school year. Please visit our Health Information page for the important updates. A vaccination summary for the upcoming school year can be found there as well.


Ohio School Report Cards: On February 25, the Ohio Department of Education will release the second portion of the 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. To help prepare for the release, here is a Guide to 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. It provides an overview and explanation of all six components and other key elements of Ohio’s testing system.


Statement on Lead Levels in Water: The water provided in our District’s schools comes from a facility maintained, monitored, and serviced by the Village of Middlefield’s Water Department. Our own Maintenance department has been in contact with the Village regarding the Water Department’s lead testing and monitoring practices and the district can report, with confidence, that the drinking water is safe and meets all EPA standards. Detailed information on the Village’s testing process and results can be found here.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Board Office at 632-0261.

Read the official District press release.


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Vaccination Update: There are new vaccination requirements for students entering 7th and 12th grades for the 2016-17 school year. Please visit our Health Information page for the important updates. A vaccination summary for the upcoming school year can be found there as well.


Senior End of Year Schedule: Graduation is right around the corner! Please review the list of important dates and events for the seniors by clicking on the link. This is the same list that was distributed in the beginning of the year.


                             order forms are still available in the CHS office!



All tickets are $40 (except Cardinal Seniors).  Cardinal Seniors – ONLY- pay $20.00.  Tickets will be on sale at Lunch in the cafeteria.

You may also purchase them before and after school with Mrs. C. Peters Rm. 8.

ALL TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY APRIL 27, 2016 AT 2:45 PM.


**JUNIORS**

Voting for Prom Court will be the week of April 25th.  

Voting for Prom King and Queen will begin the week of May 2nd.

Watch your email for further information.


Table sign-ups will begin on April 13.  Sign-up sheets will be on the office window.  All table sign-ups must be completed by APRIL 29th, 2016  *No more than 10 at a table please.  *DO NOT erase anyone’s name from a table.


Gentlemen:  Still need a tux? The Magic Shop in Middlefield is a Ritondaro’s Representative and rents tuxes.  You can pick your tux up in Middlefield and not have to drop it off until Monday, May 9th in  MIDDLEFIELD.  It saves you time and money!


**Still need to order flowers?  A.H. Christiansons, in Burton, makes beautiful Boutonnieres and corsages to match.  See Tom or Nancy for your one of a kind Prom flowers.**

**We also have a new flower shop in Middlefield.  Flowers by Emily is also available to create your Prom Flowers.**


*If you are inviting a non-Cardinal guest to Prom, be sure to pick up a guest form at the front of the office.  Front and back must be signed and a picture ID must accompany the form.  All forms must be in by April 29th.


 

All students and guest who wish to participate in the CHS 2016 S.A.F.E After-Prom at the Cardinal Middle School on Saturday, May 7, 2016, (11:30 pm-4:00 am) MUST complete and return the after prom form located in the office by Thursday, April 28, 2016

CHS Junior and Seniors do not have to attend Prom to participate in After-Prom; but must attend Prom in order to bring a guest to After-Prom.

All participating students must arrive at Cardinal Middle School between 11:30 pm and 12:00 am.
Permission to Participate in After-Prom forms are available in the office or the cafeteria when you purchase your prom tickets.


 

 

 

Bio Class 1    CHS Bio Class 2

Today we divided the students into three learning teams. Each team is spending a day learning a different task over the next few trips. One group was learning how to mix organic growth media which includes organic fertilizers. Another group was planting seeds in growth media and the final group was learning how to properly collect and catalog data to share back with Great Lakes Growers.


Ohio School Report Cards: On February 25, the Ohio Department of Education will release the second portion of the 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. To help prepare for the release, here is a Guide to 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. It provides an overview and explanation of all six components and other key elements of Ohio’s testing system.


CHS MONTHLY E-NEWSLETTER: The Cardinal High School Administration is excited to share monthly e-newsletters with the community to outline important dates and highlight exciting news!  Please visit the Newsletter Page for monthly e-newsletters.


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     Can you say “Good Sport”???

Dr. Sabol graciously took a pie (or two!) in the face at the “Hoops for Huskies” fundraiser.  Also, CMS students took on CMS Teachers and the Middlefield Police Department in a friendly game of basketball.  This inaugural event was well-attended by many CMS students, families & community members.            We hope to make it an annual event.


Mattress Sale Fundraiser: The Cardinal Athletic Department will be hosting its 3rd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the high school gym. Mattresses of all brands, styles and sizes are available at up to 50% off store prices. Mattresses are delivered within a week and they have a lifetime warranty! Proceeds from the fundraiser go to support middle and high school athletics and also help to reduce pay-to-participate costs in the district. Be sure to print and bring this referral flyer with you!


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Starting with the school year 2016-17, students entering 7th grade will need to have one dose of meningococcal vaccine as well as the Tdap booster. See below for the new requirements. For your convenience, we have included the immunization clinic schedule. Please visit our Health Information page for additional details.

Tdap letter for incoming 7th graders  |  2016 Immunization Clinics


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Ohio College Credit Plus


Ohio School Report Cards: On February 25, the Ohio Department of Education will release the second portion of the 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. To help prepare for the release, here is a Guide to 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. It provides an overview and explanation of all six components and other key elements of Ohio’s testing system.


CMS Monthly Parent Newsletters – The May Newsletter is now available!


Attention 7th grade girls & their parents:

The College of Wooster in an educational partnership the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation and ABSMaterials, Inc. is again sponsoring the B-WISER Science Camp,  a team-taught, hands-on, week long residential experience in a state-of-the art science facility.  The camp will be held June 5 – 10, 2016 and is open to girls who are completing the seventh grade this school year.  Dedicated to promoting the interest of young women in science and engineering, teachers provide each girl with a full laboratory experience. There will be no textbooks or tests. During the day, students take a full curriculum with classes in chemistry, engineering, physics, life science, robotics and earth science. In the evening, prominent scientists share their enthusiasm in areas such as laser techniques, boomerangs, physics, and energy conservation. More information, including the application, is available on the website: http://bwiser.spaces.wooster.edu

There are a limited number of scholarships available through the support of the Noble Foundation, ABSMaterials, Inc., Dr. Lois Cook, and the American Chemical Society, Section 223 for girls who receive free or reduced lunches. Details are provided on the application.


Now you can find us on Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/CardinalMiddleSchoolPTSA


CMS PTSA has teamed up with Shoparoo to help us raise funds for our school.   Download this free app and then take pictures of your shopping receipts.  It’s that simple!  Help support our kids by starting today.

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Recognizing the symptoms of stress & depression – 7th grade program:

UROK Middle School Program


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OH Dept. of Edu. to Change Jordak Grade on State Report Card: The State Department of Education has admitted to an error in calculating the JES Performance Indicator Score and will be raising it from an ‘F’ to an ‘A.’ The update should be indicated in the online report card on Friday, April 22, 2016.  |  OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE  |  Report Card Presentation


Vaccination Update:  Please visit our Health Information page to view the updated vaccination summary for the 2016-17 school year.


Mattress Sale Fundraiser: The Cardinal Athletic Department will be hosting its 3rd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the high school gym. Mattresses of all brands, styles and sizes are available at up to 50% off store prices. Mattresses are delivered within a week and they have a lifetime warranty! Proceeds from the fundraiser go to support middle and high school athletics and also help to reduce pay-to-participate costs in the district. Be sure to print and bring this referral flyer with you!


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“Reading ‘Round the Clock” videos: Reading can happen anytime, anywhere! You and your children can explore the joy of reading together with this series of “Reading ‘Round the Clock” videos that give easy tips for working reading practice into everyday activities! The videos give great tips on keeping your family reading and preparing your children for Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee. Click the links to view the videos!   Reading on the Go  |  Reading for a Purpose  |  Reading on the Screen


Ohio School Report Cards: On February 25, the Ohio Department of Education will release the second portion of the 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. To help prepare for the release, here is a Guide to 2015 Ohio School Report Cards. It provides an overview and explanation of all six components and other key elements of Ohio’s testing system.


PK-3 Parenting Series: So You’re Parenting a PK, K, 1, 2, 3rd Grader?! This series, offered through the Ohio Department of Education, gives parents activity ideas and tips to prepare their children for Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee. The tips are easy for parents to work into their activities as they work around the house or run errands. There are a set of tips for each grade from PK-3, click here to get started today!


Giant Eagle Apple for the Students: Click here to learn how to join the program and support our schools!


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Parent Portal: This school year we are requesting that all families sign up for an Infinite Campus Parent Portal account.  Interim and quarterly report cards will be posted here and not sent home.

 

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