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Mar. 15 & 16: Spring Musical, 7:30 pm. at CMS | Mar. 17: Spring Musical, 3:00 p.m. at CMS | Mar. 18-22: K Registration, by appointment only | Mar. 18: Softball @ Lakeside, 4:30 p.m. | Mar. 19: JES Family Math/Reading Night, 5:30 p.m. | Mar. 20: Early Release Day | Mar. 20: JES Report Cards home | Mar. 20: CMS Family Math/Reading Night, 6:00 p.m. | Mar. 20: CMS PTO Meeting, 6:30 p.m. | Mar. 21: Music Booster Meeting, 6:00 p.m. | Mar. 23: Softball @ Lakeside, 11:00 a.m. | Mar. 26-29: No School - SPRING BREAK

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Announcements

NEW! DISTRICT CALENDAR: The calendar for the 2019-2020 school year is available. Please note, that early release dates and end of quarter dates have yet to be determined and will be added soon. All other dates (including start, end, and breaks) are final.  |  VIEW CALENDAR


NEW!   Didn’t get your order in yet for your CMS yearbook?  Well, you’re in luck!  The deadline has been extended until March 6, 2019.  Order forms are available in the office — pick one up during conferences.  Orders may also be placed online at YBPay.lifetouch.com  (enter ID code 12446319) or use this link: CMS Yearbook Order


CONSOLIDATION SURVEY RESULTS: 74.1% support remaining the Cardinal Huskies, based on responses received from our one-question survey.  |  SURVEY RESULTS


Section 504 Training – March 5th at the Middlefield Library (6-8pm)  |  DETAILS


SPRING MUSICAL TICKETS: Tickets for Bye, Bye Birdie are on sale now!  | PURCHASE


NEW! FAMILY GAME NIGHT: Join us for a Literacy & Math Family Game night on Wednesday, March 20 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.  |  DETAILS


Students from Cardinal Middle School have created a student leadership group that is part of a Youth Led movement throughout Ohio.  These youth leaders are asking for all students in the school to participate in a confidential & voluntary survey. |  Read more here: Youth Led Prevention – Jan 2019


SNOW LINE:  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:

  • 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


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!


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2016-17 PBIS Bronze Award

2017-18 PBIS Silver Award

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NEW! LEGAL NOTICE: The Cardinal Local School District is hereby giving notice that sealed bids for Cardinal High School RTU Replacement at 14785 N. Thompson Ave., Middlefield, OH 44062, will be accepted until 12:00 P.M. (noon) on April 10, 2019 at Cardinal Local District Board of Education Building, 15982 E. High St., PO Box 188, Middlefield, OH 44062, attention Merry Lou Knuckles.  |  BID DETAILS


CONSOLIDATION SURVEY RESULTS: 74.1% support remaining the Cardinal Huskies, based on responses received from our one-question survey.  |  SURVEY RESULTS


CONSOLIDATION DISCUSSION AND FACTS: Recently the Mayor of Middlefield Village has presented publicly that the Cardinal Local School District should be taking the proper measures to consolidate with the Berkshire Local Schools. It is important to understand some FACTS that have not been presented that represent why the Cardinal Local Board of Education and administration are NOT seeking to consolidate at this point in time.  | GET THE FACTS


SPRING MUSICAL TICKETS: Tickets for Bye, Bye Birdie are on sale now!  | PURCHASE


KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held Monday, March 18-Friday, March 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at JES. All registrations will be done by appointment only – please call 440-632-0261 x2000 to schedule.  |  DETAILS   |   ENROLLMENT PACKET


NEW! DISTRICT CALENDAR: The calendar for the 2019-2020 school year is available. Please note, that early release dates and end of quarter dates have yet to be determined and will be added soon. All other dates (including start, end, and breaks) are final.  |  VIEW CALENDAR


NEW! 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!


SNOW LINE:   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.


AWARD WINNERS:  Congratulations to JES, CMS and CHS – Gold, Silver, and Bronze PBIS Award Winners for the 2017-18 school year!


P2P FEES:

  • High school sports: $180
  • Middle school sports: $90
  • Music activities: $45

Deadlines for full payments are unchanged and can be found here HERE


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


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


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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