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Apr. 17: Prom Tickets on Sale During CHS Lunch | Apr. 17: HS Track @ Bedford, 4:00 p.m. | Apr. 17: MS Track @ Independence, 4:00 p.m. | Apr. 17: Softball vs. Wickliffe, 4:30 p.m. | Apr. 18: CHS Blood Drive, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Apr. 18: V Baseball vs. Kirtland, 4:30 p.m. | Apr. 18: JV Baseball @ Kirtland, 4:30 p.m. | Apr. 19: No School - Good Friday | Apr. 20: V Softball @ Newton Falls, 1:00 p.m. (DH)



6th Grade CMS students and PTO will be hosting a student developed and run carnival. Funds raised will be used to support their physics field trip to Cedar Point.  Help our 6th graders learn about economics while they earn money for their trip.

Join us on Friday, April 5  from 6-8pm in the CMS gym.  Kiwanis is hosting a fish fry that evening, so come eat & play!

NEW!  CMS will be hosting its Daddy-Daughter Dance on Friday, April 12 from 6:00-7:30 pm.  This event, sponsored by Student Council, is for CMS 5th & 6th grade girls and dad (or a “dad-like” figure of their choosing).  Cost is $5.00 at the door for students ~ dads are FREE.  Please join us!

NEW! STATE OF THE SCHOOLS: Tuesday, April 16 in the CMS Cafe. Students will be showcasing their work to the community beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the address to begin at 6:00! We hope you’ll join us to celebrate our successes and take pride in our future!

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!  CMS PTO is in need of new board members for the 2019-2020 school year.  If no new members are elected, there will no longer be a PTO for the middle school.  Please contact Tracy Layman @ cardinalmiddleschoolpto@gmail.com if you are interested.  The last meeting for this school year is Wednesday, April 24 @ 6:30pm.  Thank you for all of your support!

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

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


  • 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!

Infinite Campus: Mobile App District Code – LBTSFC

2016-17 PBIS Bronze Award

2017-18 PBIS Silver Award