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| Aug. 8: Athletic Booster Meeting, 6:00pm | Aug. 10: BOE Meeting, 6:30 p.m. | Aug. 11: MS 5th Grade Orientation, 5:00 p.m. | Aug. 15: Kindergarten Orientation, 9:00 a.m. (Last Name: A-M) | Aug. 15: Kindergarten Orientation, 1:00 p.m. (Last Name: N-Z) | Aug. 15: Music Booster Meeting, 6:00pm | Aug. 16: CMS Open House/Locker Set-Up, 4:00-6:00 p.m. | Aug. 17: All Staff Opening Day | Aug. 17: Jordak Open House 6-8 pm | Aug. 18: First Day of School (Grades 1-12) | Aug. 24: First Day of Kindergarten | Aug. 24: BOE Work Session/Meeting | Aug. 26: Varsity Football @ Home - Hall of Fame Night

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Announcements


A Message From the Principal:

Dear Cardinal family,
I would like to welcome you all to the new school year at Cardinal High School.  The staff looks forward to meeting and working with each and every student and their families as we partner to help all achieve their academic goals and to continue to develop the proud culture of the Cardinal Local School District.  We are all Huskies and we will continue to “chase excellence” each and every day!
Cardinal High School welcomes all families and school-community organizations to our building.  As stated above, we want to partner with all of you to provide the best educational experiences for our students in a safe and inviting atmosphere.  Please reach out to us at any time to begin those conversations and the collaborative process that will help all reach the intended goal.  
There will be some exciting and significant changes this school year at Cardinal High School.  First of all, our summer work crews have done a fantastic job getting the building ready for the school year.  Also, we have transitioned from a block bell schedule to a traditional bell schedule that will better align with our middle school bell schedule.  The bell schedule is posted on our webpage.  Moreover, early release Wednesdays have been removed from the district calendar and professional development days for the district will be communicated with all very soon.  Finally, we will be using a new mathematics resource for Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II called CPM. A link for this resource is posted on our webpage as well.  
Cardinal High School is a special place.  We are all responsible for developing, practicing, and maintaining the strong culture and pride that is representative of the Cardinal School Community.  Go Huskies!
I look forward to working with all of you very soon.
Take care,
Michael Hall
Cardinal High School Principal

NEW!!! ATTENTION PARENTS & STUDENTS:
We are still in the process of finishing some details in the transition from a block schedule to a traditional schedule for the 2022-2023 school year.  Those details will be finished shortly and student schedules will be available in IC soon.  We apologize for the delay.  Additional information will be updated on the high school webpage.

 

2022-2023 ACTIVITIES SIGN UP (Final Forms): Sign up now for athletics and activities for the 2022-2023 school year!  |  SIGN UP

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STUDENT WITHDRAWALS:Families who need to withdraw their student from school, may now submit their form electronically. Verification of enrollment into the new school must be provided within 10 SCHOOL DAYS.  |  WITHDRAW FROM CHS


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


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!


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


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


INFINITE CAMPUS: Mobile App District Code – LBTSFC

 

2017-18, 18-19, 19-20 PBIS Bronze Award

 

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Back to School Bash Chromebook Sale

The district has cleaned and refurbished over 60 Chromebooks this summer and will be offering them to our families and community members beginning this Saturday at the Back to School Bash.  Each device will cost $20 and will come with a charger.  Purchased devices do not come with any type of warranty and will be the sole responsibility of the purchaser.  Ideal for browsing the internet and/or social media.

District Summer Update for August 10, 2022

Welcome Cardinal students and families to the final week of summer break!  I hope that you have had time to relax, enjoy your time off and are rejuvenated to return for the 2022-23 school year.  I am your new Superintendent, Jack Cunningham and I am excited to begin this chapter of my career here at Cardinal Local.  I look forward to meeting each of you throughout the beginning of the school year and I am anxious to get to know the community and traditions of both Cardinal Local and Middlefield!!

I wanted to communicate a few items today to make sure that everyone is aware of a couple of events or changes for the 2022-23 school year.

  1.  The district is no longer engaged in the “Early Release Wednesdays” each week.  Buildings will be on regular schedule all week when school is in session.  The district will add a monthly professional development day throughout the year where students will not attend school in the building but will have assignments/learning through Google Classroom and/or “blizzard bags” assignments.  The district will communicate those dates the first couple weeks of the school year.  Those PD days will not begin until the month of October.
  2.  Cardinal High School has now revamped the day schedule back to a traditional 7 period day and moved away from the “block” schedule from the past couple of years.  I am sure that there will be some transitions for both staff and students…Please don’t hesitate to communicate with our administration and staff along the way.
  3.   I hope that you are available to visit the “Back to School Bash” this Saturday from 11:00 to 2:00 at the HS stadium.  Please look over the attached flyer and contact your building or the Board office for questions.

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Here are the most recent guidelines as issued by the Lake/Geauga health districts:

COVID School Guidance 08.08.22


 

OPEN ENROLLMENT: Open enrollment applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available electronically beginning May 1, 2022. 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.   |  DETAILS  |  APPLICATION


ENROLL NOW FOR 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR: Registration for the 2022-2023 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, 2022 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


2022-2023 ACTIVITIES SIGN UP: FINAL FORMSSign up now for athletics and activities for the 2022-2023 school year!  |  SIGN UP


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION!  Welcome Class of  2035!

Please contact Mrs. Leichtman 440-632-0261 x1000 at the Board of Education to make your appointment.

 


 

COVID Procedure/Contact Tracing Update11/1/21 –

We have received new information from the Health Department regarding exposure recommendations, contact tracing and monitoring. The links are included here.  |  Recommendations 10.22.21   Quarantine Protocol 10.22.21

Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program 

SAFE RETURN TO IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION AND CONTINUITY OF SERVICE PLAN (2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR)  |   LOCAL USE SUMMARY   |  SUBMIT INPUT  

 

 


 

RETURN TO SCHOOL COVID GUIDELINES:  2021-2022 School opening COVID guideline information. Please click to see  more details.  | FLOWCHART

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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:  JESCMS |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


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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