NEW! ONLINE PAYMENTS NOW AVAILABLE: The migration of our online payment system to a new vendor has been completed and online payments are available again in IC. You are now able to make payments via credit/debit cards as you have in the past. If you had card or recurring payment information saved in IC you will need to enter that information in again through your portal account. If you have any questions or issues, please don’t hesitate to contact the Board Office at 440-632-0261.
NEW! BOE MEETING DATE CHANGE: The Cardinal Board of Education Meeting/Work Session scheduled for June 23, 2021 has been moved to Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Board of Education Office and via Zoom.
NEW! SPRING SPORTS AWARDS: Congratulations to our spring sports athletes! | AWARDS
OPEN ENROLLMENT: Open enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be available electronically beginning May 1, 2021. Open enrollment is for students who do not live in the Cardinal Local School District but would like to attend our schools for the upcoming school year. Applications will be available at the Board of Education Office located at 15982 E. High St. starting Monday, May 3 | DETAILS | APPLICATION
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE JOB FAIR: The Middlefield Chamber of Commerce is hosting a job fair on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Cardinal Middle School. More than 30 employers will be on hand to discuss opportunities! | DETAILS
2021-2022 ACTIVITIES SIGN UP: Sign up now for athletics and activities for the 2021-2022 school year! | SIGN UP
ONLINE PAYMENT CHANGES COMING: Infinite Campus has announced it is changing payment processors for all online payment functions in the Parent Portal. This should have a minimal impact on you, however there are some important things to note. | DETAILS
ENROLL NOW FOR 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR: Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will be held by appointment only. Students who live within the district may enroll for the upcoming school year at any time. Incoming Kindergarten students must be 5 on or before August 1, 2021 to enroll. Call 440-632-0261 x1000 to schedule. Families who live outside the district and wish to open enroll may do so starting May 1 (see above). | ENROLLMENT PACKET
GIRLS BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP: The Girls Basketball Team and Coaches will be hosting a summer basketball camp for girls entering 2nd – 8th grade. Camp will be held in the CHS gym from 5:00-7:00 p.m. June 10 & 11. Cost is $25.00/child and includes a t-shirt. | REGISTRATION FORM
JFS SUMMER CAMP & ENRICHMENT PROGRAM: Applications are now being accepted for Geauga JFS’s 2021 Summer Camp and Enrichment program. | DETAILS
SUBSTITUTES NEEDED: The District is looking to hire non-teaching substitutes for all positions (cafeteria cook & cashier, custodial, maintenance, paraprofessional, secretarial, transportation aides & drivers.) Apply at the BOE. | DETAILS
DISTRICT WITHDRAWALS: Families who need to withdraw their students from the district may now submit their withdrawal form electronically. Please submit one form per student. Please note, if verification of enrollment into the new school is not received within 10 SCHOOL DAYS, the district is required to notify the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the Geauga County Juvenile Judge. (Ohio Revised Code 3321.13(B)). To withdraw, select the building of attendance: JES | CMS |CHS
PANDEMIC ELECTRONIC BENEFITS TRANSFER (P-EBT) UPDATE: Ohio has been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT). Administered by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, the P-EBT program provides additional monetary assistance to households with children eligible for free or reduced-price meals dealing with school closures. | FLYER
HUSKIE PANTRY: Help us fill our Huskie Pantry! Donation bins are available in all school offices and the BOE. Bins will also be out at all school-sponsored events. | HUSKIE PANTRY
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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