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Dec. 10: MS Boys Basketball @ Geneva, 4:30 p.m. | Dec. 10: JV/V Girls Basketball vs. Bristol, 5:30 p.m. | Dec. 11: JV/V Boys Basketball @ Cuy. Hts., 5:30 p.m. | Dec. 11: JES PTO Meeting, 6:00 p.m. | Dec. 11: CMS Choir Concert, 7:00 p.m. | Dec. 12: Early Release Day | Dec. 12: MS Wrestling (HOME), 4:00 p.m. | Dec. 12: BOE Meeting, 4:30 p.m. | Dec. 12: HS Winter Concert, 7:00 p.m. | Dec. 13: MS Boys Basketball @ West G, 4:00 p.m. | Dec. 13: JV/V Girls Basketball @ Py Valley, 5:30 p.m. | Dec. 14: JV/V Boys Basketball vs. Fairport, 5:30 p.m. | Dec. 14: 7/8 Winter Formal, 6:00 p.m. | Dec. 15: 9th Boys Basketball @ Cuy. Hts., 11:30 a.m. | Dec. 15: JV/V Girls Basketball @ Kirtland, 1:00 p.m.

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NEW! BOE MEETING: The Cardinal Board of Education meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, 2018 has been changed to begin at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will beheld in the BOE office. The BOE meeting set for Wednesday, December 26, 2018 has been cancelled. The board will meet again Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.


NEW! FINANCE COMMITTEE: The Cardinal Board of Education is looking for 2 or 3 community members and business owners to join the District’s Finance Advisory Committee.  This committee is to meet up to six times throughout the year to review and discuss the various financial aspects of the District, such as monthly and yearly financial reports, the five-year forecast, the permanent appropriations and levy issues.  The goal is to learn and understand the issues that are impacting the Cardinal Local School District and help to educate the Community on those issues. If you are interested in joining the Committee please send a letter of interest to Merry Lou Knuckles, Treasurer at PO Box 188, Middlefield, OH 44062 by December 21, 2018.


NEW! CAVS TICKETS: The CHS Marching Band will be performing at a Cleveland Cavaliers game on Friday, January 4, 2019. Special, discounted tickets are available for purchase!  |  BUY NOW!


GPD WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION: Friday, December 21 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at The West Woods  |  DETAILS


 SNOW LINE:  As the winter weather season gears up, don’t forget you can call our Snow Line for closing information. The snow line number is: 440-632-0261, option 9. The message on the line is usually updated by 6:15 a.m. if a closing has been issued. Parents – if school has not been cancelled due to inclement weather, you can choose to keep your child home if you feel it is best. Please call them off to the respective building secretary, as usual, and we will excuse the absence.  |  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


 VISION & HEARING SCREENINGS: District health administrators will be conducting vision and hearing screenings throughout the year for new students, Kindergarteners, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th graders. Notifications will be sent home only if your child needs additional screenings. Contact the school health nurse for questions.


AWARD WINNERS:  Congratulations to JES, CMS and CHS – Gold, Silver, and Bronze PBIS Award Winners for the 2017-18 school year!


P2P FEES REDUCED: At their August 8, 2018 regular meeting, members of the Cardinal Local School District Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a reduced pay to participate fee schedule. The reduced fees come after a generous donation from the Joe Peters Memorial Pig Roast and Car Raffle. The reduced fees are as follows: 

  • High school sports: $180
  • Middle school sports: $90
  • Music activities: $45

Deadlines for full payments are unchanged and can be found here HERE


FINAL FORMS: The district is now partnering with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service, for our athletic/activity participation information.   |  DETAILS


FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS:  Through our partnership with University Hospitals, we are able to provide FREE sports physicals to our students. Click the links for additional information. |  LETTER TO FAMILIES   |  PHYSICIAN LIST  |   MEDICAL FORMS


BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL CARE: The YMCA is offering a before and after school care program for the 2018-19 school year at Jordak Elementary School.  |   DETAILS   |   REGISTER NOW


FAMILY PASS: Purchase your Huskie Pride Family Pass today!  |  BUY NOW


CHS BRONZE RANKING: Cardinal High School has earned a National Ranking of Bronze from the U.S. News & World Report in the Best High Schools rankings.  | READ MORE  |  RANKING


RUMOR HAS IT: We all know how quickly rumors can spread and grow – have you heard something about the Cardinal Local School District that you’d like more information about? Share it with us!  |  READ MORE


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NEW! CAVS TICKETS: The CHS Marching Band will be performing at a Cleveland Cavaliers game on Friday, January 4, 2019. Special, discounted tickets are available for purchase!  |  BUY NOW!


SNOW LINE:  As the winter weather season gears up, don’t forget you can call our Snow Line for closing information. The snow line number is: 440-632-0261, option 9. The message on the line is usually updated by 6:15 a.m. if a closing has been issued. Parents – if school has not been cancelled due to inclement weather, you can choose to keep your child home if you feel it is best. Please call them off to the respective building secretary, as usual, and we will excuse the absence.  |  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


TESTING: This year students will be participating in various classroom, district, and state-level assessments.  |  Letter to Parents


VISION & HEARING SCREENINGS: District health administrators will be conducting vision and hearing screenings throughout the year for new students, Kindergarteners, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th graders. Notifications will be sent home only if your child needs additional screenings. Contact the school health nurse for questions.


P2P FEES REDUCED: At their August 8, 2018 regular meeting, members of the Cardinal Local School District Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a reduced pay to participate fee schedule. The reduced fees come after a generous donation from the Joe Peters Memorial Pig Roast and Car Raffle. The reduced fees are as follows: 

  • High school sports: $180
  • Middle school sports: $90
  • Music activities: $45

Deadlines for full payments are unchanged and can be found here HERE


FINAL FORMS: The district is now partnering with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service, for our athletic/activity participation information.   |  DETAILS


FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS:  Through our partnership with University Hospitals, we are able to provide FREE sports physicals to our students. Click the links for additional information. |  LETTER TO FAMILIES   |  PHYSICIAN LIST  |   MEDICAL FORMS


FAMILY PASS: Purchase your Huskie Pride Family Pass today!  |  BUY NOW


RUMOR HAS IT: We all know how quickly rumors can spread and grow – have you heard something about the Cardinal Local School District that you’d like more information about? Share it with us!  |  READ MORE


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2017-18 PBIS Bronze Award

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Tired of all that running around, trying to find the perfect gift,

only to find out they don’t like it?

We can help ~ gift cards are a one-size-fits-all gift!

Order before December 7th and we’ll get them to you the week of December 17th.

Support CMS PTO while knocking off some of that holiday shopping.

PTO Gift Card Fundraiser


Know what’s better than a DQ treat? 

A DQ treat that also gives 20% of the sale to CMS Band or Choir!

After enjoying some great holiday music at our concerts this December 10th (Band) & 11th (Choir), head on over to Middlefield DQ Grill & Chill.  Present the appropriate flyer to receive your discount ~ discounts available all day.  It’s a win-win!    |  Band  |  Choir


NEW! CAVS TICKETS: The CHS Marching Band will be performing at a Cleveland Cavaliers game on Friday, January 4, 2019. Special, discounted tickets are available for purchase!  |  BUY NOW!


SNOW LINE:  As the winter weather season gears up, don’t forget you can call our Snow Line for closing information. The snow line number is: 440-632-0261, option 9. The message on the line is usually updated by 6:15 a.m. if a closing has been issued. Parents – if school has not been cancelled due to inclement weather, you can choose to keep your child home if you feel it is best. Please call them off to the respective building secretary, as usual, and we will excuse the absence.  |  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


VISION & HEARING SCREENINGS: District health administrators will be conducting vision and hearing screenings throughout the year for new students, Kindergarteners, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th graders. Notifications will be sent home only if your child needs additional screenings. Contact the school health nurse for questions.


FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM:  Cardinal Local Schools knows that a healthy meal helps fuel students for better learning opportunities.  Applications for Free/Reduced meals may be completed at any time throughout the school year.  A new application is required every year.  Please direct your application request to the CMS office at 440/632-0261 ext. 4001  Mrs. Tally Hostetler.

Eligibility Guidelines 2018-2019


P2P FEES REDUCED: At their August 8, 2018 regular meeting, members of the Cardinal Local School District Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a reduced pay to participate fee schedule. The reduced fees come after a generous donation from the Joe Peters Memorial Pig Roast and Car Raffle. The reduced fees are as follows: 

  • High school sports: $180
  • Middle school sports: $90
  • Music activities: $45

Deadlines for full payments are unchanged and can be found here HERE


BUS ROUTES: Bus Routes for the 2018-19 school year have been posted.  |  VIEW ROUTES


FINAL FORMS: The district is now partnering with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service, for our athletic/activity participation information.   |  DETAILS


FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS:  Through our partnership with University Hospitals, we are able to provide FREE sports physicals to our students. Click the links for additional information. |  LETTER TO FAMILIES   |  PHYSICIAN LIST  |   MEDICAL FORMS


Parents’ Guide to Student Success:  5th Grade  |  6th Grade  |  7th Grade  |  8th Grade


Not sure when the next PTO meeting is?  Can’t remember when report cards are available?  Look here any time during the school year – we are continuously updating as events are added.  |  CMS Calendar Dates 2018-2019


PBIS AWARD WINNER: Cardinal Middle School has received a Silver Award from the state for its positive behavior implementation during the 2017-18 school year!


RUMOR HAS IT: We all know how quickly rumors can spread and grow – have you heard something about the Cardinal Local School District that you’d like more information about? Share it with us!  |  READ MORE


STUDENT FEES:  Student fees can be paid online through your IC Parent Portal account. Don’t have an account? Click here to sign up!


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2016-17 PBIS Bronze Award

2017-18 PBIS Silver Award

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NEW! CAVS TICKETS: The CHS Marching Band will be performing at a Cleveland Cavaliers game on Friday, January 4, 2019. Special, discounted tickets are available for purchase!  |  BUY NOW!


SNOW LINE:As the winter weather season gears up, don’t forget you can call our Snow Line for closing information. The snow line number is: 440-632-0261, option 9. The message on the line is usually updated by 6:15 a.m. if a closing has been issued. Parents – if school has not been cancelled due to inclement weather, you can choose to keep your child home if you feel it is best. Please call them off to the respective building secretary, as usual, and we will excuse the absence.  |  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ACADEMIC RALLIES: Congratulations to our third and fourth grade students who were recognized for their academic achievements in the first quarter!  |   3rd Grade Winners  |    4th Grade Winners


NEWSLETTER: Read the latest news from Jordak in our monthly newsletter! November’s news is now available!  |  READ IT!


VISION & HEARING SCREENINGS: District health administrators will be conducting vision and hearing screenings throughout the year for new students, Kindergarteners, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, and 11th graders. Notifications will be sent home only if your child needs additional screenings. Contact the school health nurse for questions.


PBIS AWARD WINNERS: Jordak Elementary has received a Gold award from the state for positive behavior interventions during the 2017-18 school year!


BUS ROUTES: Bus Routes for the 2018-19 school year have been posted.  |  VIEW ROUTES


BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL CARE: The YMCA is offering a before and after school care program for the 2018-19 school year at Jordak Elementary School.  |   DETAILS   |   REGISTER NOW


JES CAFE RECEIVES STATE RECOGNITION:  JES Cafe named “the place to be” by the Ohio Department of Education Office of Child Nutrition!  |  READ MORE!


RUMOR HAS IT: We all know how quickly rumors can spread and grow – have you heard something about the Cardinal Local School District that you’d like more information about? Share it with us!  |  READ MORE


“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


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:  All families need to sign up for an Infinite Campus Parent Portal account.  Interim and quarterly report cards will be posted here and not sent home.

 

2016-17 PBIS Bronze Award

2016-17 PBIS Silver Award

2017-18 PBIS Gold Award

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