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Aug 17: CHS Open House, 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Aug. 17: JV/V Football vs. Crestwood, 5:00 p.m. (Scrimmage) | Aug. 18: 9/JV/V Volleyball @ West Geauga, 10:00 a.m.


NEW! 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

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

CLASS SCHEDULES: Schedules will be posted to Infinite Campus on August 1. 

 2018-19 P2P FEES: We recommend only paying the deposit until the total fee has been adjusted. All adjustments will be final by August 10. Fees can be paid at the building your student attends. | FEES & DEADLINES

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

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


  • July 30: Fall Sports Deposits Due
  • August 1 – Schedules available in IC
  • August 6 – Fall Sports Pictures @ CHS
  • August 9 – Open building from 3:30-5:30 p.m.; students may come in to set up lockers and find classrooms. Please bring your schedule with you (a computer will be available if you’re having trouble)
  • August 13 – Open House from 5:00-6:00 p.m.
  • August 13 – Parent Meeting from 6:00-6:30; mandatory for parents who have students taking accelerated classes in 2018-19
  • August 14 – First day of school
  • Student fees: $60.00 per student (can be sent in or paid online after August 13 through your IC Parent Portal.) Past due fees can be paid anytime this summer in the Board Office or online.

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

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.


PBIS AWARD WINNER: Cardinal Middle School has received a Bronze Award from the state for its positive behavior implementation!  |  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

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

Shoparoo: CMS PTO has teamed up with Shoparoo to help 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. |  GET CODE

Infinite Campus: Mobile App District Code – LBTSFC


2016-17 PBIS Bronze Award