District News

District Explores Partnership with the Tomorrow Center

The Cardington-Lincoln Local School District is currently exploring a partnership with the Tomorrow Center School which is currently sponsored by the Mount Gilead Exempted Village Schools and located at the former Edison School.  The Tomorrow Center operates as a community conversion school with a primary focus on educating students who have excessive barriers to learning and are at-risk of not graduating.

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INFORMATION ON NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE CREDIT
Starting with the 2015-2016 College Credit Plus (CCP) will replace the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO) and the Dual-Enrollment Program in the District.  As with PSEO and Dual Enrollment, CCP still allows qualified students to earn college and high school credit while enrolled as high school students.  Nearly all courses taken through colleges and universities, thus known as Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) will be offered tuition free to students  who meet admission standards. While students make take courses from any public IHE and any participating IHE, certain college courses will be offered at Cardington-Lincoln High School. To learn more, download this information sheet and visit this link from ODE.   


Kindergarten Round-Up

Kindergarten Round-Up will be held at the Cardington-Lincoln Elementary School on April 21, and April 23 from 9am to 5pm.  If you have a child that will be five years old on or before August 1, 2015 please contact the Elementary office at 416-864-6692 to make an appointment.

Basketball Schedule Change and Tournament Information

The Girls Basketball Game originally scheduled for Tuesday, 2/17/15 at River Valley has been rescheduled for Monday, 2/23/15
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The Girls Basketball Game at Fredericktown has been rescheduled for Thursday, 2/19/15.

The Boys Basketball Game, originally scheduled for 2/28/15 (Saturday) at Centerburg has been moved to 2/27/15 (Friday).

Tournaments:
The Varsity Girls Basketball Team will host Madison Plains in the second round of the Division III Girls Basketball Tournament on February 26th at 7:00 p.m. No league or senior passes are permitted in accordance with OHSAA rules.
Link to Central District Bracket

The Varsity Boys Basketball Team will host the winner of the first round game between Centerburg v. Elgin on March 7th at 7:00 p.m. No league or senior passes are permitted in accordance with OHSAA rules.

Link to Central District Bracket

Public Input for 2015-2016 Calendar

The Board of Education is seeking input for the 2015-2016 school calendar.  Public input is encouraged until March 6th.  The Board will vote next year's calendar at its March 9th regular meeting.  Here are the three calendar options:
(all three options DO NOT have student days during Fair Week August 31-September 7) Read more...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SYMPTOMS OF ILLNESS AND SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

In light of recent developments about various communicable diseases including enterovirus (EV-D68), measles, mumps, and Ebola, it is important that parents understand our district’s regular policies and protocols that are in place to assist us in maintaining a safe and healthy school environment.

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letter to parents communicable disease.pdf
INCOMING 9th GRADERS TO HAVE NEW GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
The Governor's approval of House Bill 487 will change graduation requirements for the class of 2018. One major change includes the elimination of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) by a new series of End-of-Course Exams.  For more information from the Ohio Department of Education, read here.


INFORMATION ABOUT SCHOOL DISTRICT INCOME TAX PAYMENTS
In November 2013, voters in the Cardington-Lincoln Local School District approved a three-quarters percent (0.75%) EARNED INCOME TAX.  The tax is in effect beginning January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2018. The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions answered by the Ohio Department of Taxation: Read more...

Cardington-Lincoln Elementary named "School of Honor" for high performance for the second straight year.
State Superintendent of Schools, Dick Ross, announced in October that the Cardington-Lincoln Elementary School was named a "School of Honor" for High Performance. Read more...
SOH Cardington Lincoln ES_004879.pdf
Cardington-Lincoln High School named "School of Promise" for closing the performance gap for the second straight year.
State Superintendent of Schools, Dick Ross, announced in October that the Cardington-Lincoln High School was named a "School of Promise" for closing the performance gap between groups of students. Read more...
SOP Cardington Lincoln HS_004861.pdf
ALUMNI IN THE NEWS....

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 5
8th grade parent meeting Washington D.C. Trip 6:45 in the H.S. Cafeteria
Parent Teacher Conf. Grades 5-12 Rescheduled from Feb 19
Monday, March 9
Board of Education Regular Meeting
7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting @ HS Library
Mon, Mar 30 - Fri, Apr 3
No School - Spring Break
Monday, April 13
Board of Education Regular Meeting
7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting @ HS Library

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