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June 19: Band Car Wash, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. @ Ace Hardware | June 21: Music Booster Meeting, 6:00 p.m. @ Concession Stand | June 27: Youth Football Sign Ups, 3:00 p.m. @ CMS | June 30: BOE Work Session/Meeting, 6:00 p.m.


NEW! YEAR END AWARDS: Congratulations to all of our students who were recognized for their academic efforts this year!  |  RECIPIENTS

NEW! ACCLERATION MEETING: A mandatory acceleration meeting for 7th & 8th grade students taking accelerated courses next year, and their parents, will be held on Thursday, August 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the CMS Cafeteria  |  7th Grade Letter  |   8th Grade Letter

ART SHOW: Art teacher Miss Dibble has taken photos of various student art projects throughout the year and put them together in a slideshow here.  Enjoy the great work!  |  ART SHOW

2021-2022 ACTIVITIES SIGN UP: Sign up now for athletics and activities for the 2021-2022 school year!  |  SIGN UP

GIRLS BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP: The Girls Basketball Team and Coaches will be hosting a summer basketball camp for girls entering 2nd – 8th grade. Camp will be held in the CHS gym from 5:00-7:00 p.m. June 10 & 11. Cost is $25.00/child and includes a t-shirt.  |  REGISTRATION FORM

Summer Camp & Enrichment Programs 

  • Applications are now being accepted for Geauga JFS’s 2021 Summer Camp & Enrichment Program.
  • This program assists parents with the fee for their child to attend camp or another enrichment activity. This program is funded solely through donations.
  • Children whose families are low income are eligible to apply. Verification will be required.

Please contact Sara Shininger, Geauga County JFS @ 440/285-9141, ext. 1263 for more information.

CCP INFORMATIONAL MEETING: For those students and parents unable to attend the information session on January 28 we have provided a link to the presentation and the slide show here. CCP is for students currently in grades 6-11 that are interested in taking classes on campus, online or at the high school. Intent forms are due by April 1st for anyone taking CCP classes for the 2021-2022 school year. |  ZOOM VIDEO  |  PRESENTATION

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

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.

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

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.

Meal Program Letter – August 2020  |  Income Eligibility Guidelines  |  School Meals Family Application 2020-2021  |  Healthy Start Healthy Families  |  Meal Charging Policies

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

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

PHabLab Video

2016-17 PBIS Bronze Award

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