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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.

Announcements

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!


Infinite Campus: Mobile App District Code – LBTSFC

2016-17 PBIS Bronze Award

2017-18 PBIS Silver Award