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Aug. 6: Virtual Community Forum to discuss back-to-school, 6:00 p.m. via Zoom | All district buildings are closed; the BOE is open for summer hours, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Enroll now for Fall! | Aug. 7: Deadline to enroll for at-home learning for the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year


NEW! BOE MEETING: The Cardinal BOE will meet at 5:00 p.m. with an Executive Session for the purpose of consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee, or official. The regular meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. Should the executive session go beyond 6:00 p.m., the meeting will start as soon as the Executive Session is over.  |  AGENDA  |  Change Notice  |  Meeting Link ZOOM Meeting Id # 931 0221 5386  |  Password: Cardinal

Community Forum Meeting  |  Building Photos


Re-Opening Plans 2020-2021 (Updated 7/3/2020 with state guidance)

UH School Restart Playbook

NEW! TRANSPORTATION OPT OUT: Parents who wish to transport their child(ren) to school this year in lieu of riding the bus should complete this transportation opt-out form. Students riding the bus will sit two to a seat and be required to wear masks at all times. We can fit a maximum of 44 students on each bus.  You can opt back in for transportation after opting out, however, this form should only be used by those who plan to transport their child(ren) the majority of the time; this is NOT to be used for daily change requests.  |  OPT-OUT FORM

RE-OPENING PLANS Q & A – Please take a moment to read through the plans carefully. We have done our best to answer as many questions as we could at this point. Not all details are finalized currently and we appreciate your patience as we continue to work through the challenges. Please also note that this is a working document and the plans could change depending on mandates, recommendations, and the current pandemic situation.  The deadline to enroll in at-home learning has also been extended to August 7. Thank you!

ENROLL FOR AT HOME LEARNING: We are asking families who wish to have their child participate in remote learning in lieu of coming into the buildings during the 2020-2021 school year to sign up for the program by Monday, August 10, 2020. This decision will be for the first semester only and remain in effect for the entire first semester. Remote learning classes will be taught by Cardinal teachers during regular school hours, attendance will be taken, students will be expected to sign in during their class time. Additional information will be forthcoming once plans are finalized following the sign up period. Thank you for your continued patience as we all work to provide the safest environment possible for our Huskies!  |  ENROLL in REMOTE LEARNING

Governor Mike DeWine announces schools can reopen in the fall with precautions. Guidelines include assessing for symptoms, hand washing, sanitation and deep cleaning, social distancing, face coverings: mandatory for staff, strongly recommended for students in grades 3-12.  |  STATE GUIDELINES

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:  JESCMS |CHS

Sign up now for 2020-21 Sports/Activities:  Sports/Activities Registration |  2020-21 P2P Fees (approved 6/10/20)

HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS:  Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2020 Hall of Fame class. Please complete one of the appropriate applications by June 8, 2020.  |  Athletic Hall of Fame  |  Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

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


REFUND INFORMATION  |  SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM   |   Student Work Permit Information  |  COVID Information and Tips  |  Previous Updates

ENROLL IN THE IMAGINATION LIBRARY: State officials are teaming up with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to provide every child from birth up to age five a new book each month.  |  DETAILS  |    ENROLL

CENSUS WORKERS NEEDED: Earn up to $17.00/hour by becoming a Census Taker! (Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.)  |  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

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

CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT: Doe v. Ohio Department of Education Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement

CARDINAL CCP: Discover more about our College Credit Plus (CCP) classes being taught right here at Cardinal High School by Cardinal teachers! Thanks to our advanced communications students for putting this together!  |  WATCH!

AWARD WINNERS:  Congratulations to JES, CMS and CHS – Gold, Silver, and Bronze PBIS Award Winners for the 2018-19 school year! The district as a whole was also recognized as one of just five in the region to implement PBIS across all buildings!

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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