NEW! FREE MEALS FOR ENTIRE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR: We are pleased to share with you that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has now extended its summer meal program through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. This extension will allow the Cardinal Local School District to provide FREE breakfast and lunch to each student during school days. The meals are free regardless of financial status. | INFORMATIONAL LETTER
The free meals are also allowing the district to provide meals to families for weekends too. We will be rolling out a pilot breakfast meal program at CMS only this Friday, October 23. If the pilot program goes well we will look at expanding it into our other buildings soon. | CMS PILOT BREAKFAST MEAL PROGRAM DETAILS
NEW! Picture Retakes — Friday, November 13, 2020 has been designated for picture retakes for all CMS students who missed out on the original date in September. This includes our remote learners. Details will be posted soon.
Welcome 5th Graders! – a quick walk through for our incoming 5th graders with Mr. Cardinal!
CMS Map – here is a map of the building, labeled with each teacher’s room.
BACK TO SCHOOL INFORMATION – Please visit this link often this week for information regarding the return to school on August 24. (UPDATED 8/19/20)
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 CMS
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
IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION: All immunization records were due by Friday, September 20, 2019. 7th grade students must have a TDAP and meningococcal vaccination and 12th graders must have a second meningococcal booster. The Geauga County Health Department offers clinics in Middlefield and surrounding areas for those who may need it.
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.
FINAL FORMS: The district is now partnering with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service, for our athletic/activity participation information. | DETAILS
PBIS AWARD WINNER: Cardinal Middle School has received a Silver Award from the state for its positive behavior implementation during the 2018-19 school year!
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