District News

CARDINGTON-LINCOLN SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED BEGINNING, MONDAY, MARCH 16TH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER

MARCH 25th UPDATE

Children are still allowed to pick up meals at the High School loading dock.  There have been some concerns that the state’s new “Stay at Home” order meant they could no longer go to obtain food. This program falls under one of the identified reasons you are ALLOWED to leave your home. We encourage you to follow social distancing guidelines and stay at least six feet away from others who are on site. We have been averaging over 300 students served both breakfast and lunch each day starting at 10:30 and ending at 12:30pm.  If you have not yet taken advantage of this for your family, we are able to make more.  Please come!

MARCH 18th 10:30 am UPDATE

District Update for March 18th, 2020

STUDENTS LAST DAY BEFOR THE CLOSURE WILL BE FRIDAY, MARCH 13TH, 2020

3:00 PM UPDATE March 13th

Thank you to our families, staff, and students for their efforts and understanding during this challenging time.

In his address on March 13th, Governor DeWine shared that the Federal Government has approved a waiver to allow for meals to be served off site by our Food Service Program.  We will thus be providing meals to all Cardington-Lincoln District children ages 1-18 (as well as all High School Students regardless of age).  Please see the following document for further information.

EMERGENCY MEAL PROGRAM

9:00 PM UPDATE March 12th

DISTRICT COMMUNICATION

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Update from Superintendent Petrie – March 18, 2020


IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION PLEASE READ:

The District will be providing lunch and a snack for ALL CARDINGTON children ages 1-18 (including all High School students regardless of age) during our extended absence. Please click here for more information.


Letter from Superintendent Petrie Regarding the Governor’s Executive Order and School Closure


Please read the this message from Superintendent Petrie

 


2020-2021 Cardington-Lincoln Elementary Kindergarten Registration and Screenings 

The Cardington-Lincoln Elementary School is now making appointments for Kindergarten screenings and registration for students that will enter kindergarten in the 20-21 school year.  Appointments will be held Tuesday, April 21st and Thursday, April 23rd from 9am -5pm. Please call the Elementary office to schedule an appointment.

Kindergarten Admission Requirements and Required Documents At Time of Screening:

  • Your child must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2020
  • Custodial parent/guardian MUST be present at registration/screening
  • Custodial parent/guardian government issued photo ID
  • Your child’s original birth certificate must be presented at time of screening
  • Court or custody documents (if applicable) must be presented at time of screening
  • State immunization requirements must be completed and documentation (shot record)
  • Proof of residency; mortgage/rental statement, utility bill (not a cable or cell phone bill) 
  • Completed registration forms and emergency medical forms, a packet will be MAILED to you after an appointment has been scheduled

All needed documentation and forms must be presented at your scheduled screening time, if not presented you will need to reschedule your appointment.

Should you have any questions or to schedule your appointment please call the Elementary at 419-864-6692 between the hours of 8am and 3pm.


The senior cap and gown picture and meeting will be at 7:45 on Friday,
April 24th in the high school gym.  All students should bring their
cap and gown for the photo.  We’ll be discussing graduation, senior
night, and the Cedar Point trip


2020 Scholarship Application for graduating seniors

Over $100,000 in local scholarships are available for graduating seniors who wish to attend a two or four year college.  Click the link below to download the local scholarship application.  There are over 14 scholarships to apply for in this single application.

2020 Scholarship Application


2020-2021 PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Cardington-Lincoln Schools are now enrolling preschool students for the 2020-21 school year. If your child will be at least 3 years old by August 1st, 2020, you live in the Cardington-Lincoln Local School District, and you are interested in sending your child to preschool, please call the elementary school office at 419-864-6692 to set up a screening appointment.

Screenings are currently being scheduled for March 20th and April 17th. Please bring your child’s birth certificate, shot records, parent/guardian photo ID, custody documents and proof of residence (must be utility bill (not cable or cell phone), mortgage, or lease).

Appointments will take approximately thirty minutes, and will allow you to learn about preschool options. Preschool is Monday-Thursday, either morning or afternoon. Priority for enrollment is given to students who are age 4 by August 1, 2020. We look forward to meeting you soon!


2020-2021 CALENDAR HEARING

The Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education will hold a calendar hearing on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 6pm in the Meeting Room of The Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education at 121 Nichols St., Cardington, Ohio.  The regular Board of Education meeting will immediately follow.


Save a Life and Donate Blood!
Cardington-Lincoln High School is hosting a blood drive Friday, February 14th in the lobby of the high school from 8am to 1pm. To schedule an appointment contact the the Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org
sponsor code: CardingtonHS.

For more information see the attached flyer


The 2019 Girls Softball State Runner-Up Team to be Recognized

On Tuesday, January 21 the 2019 Lady Pirates Softball Team will be recognized during halftime of the Varsity Boys Basketball game against Highland for their State Runner-Up accomplishments. The new banner will be unveiled. Come and celebrate the success of our girls!

Pictured are:
Front Row L -R: Abbi Hardwick, Jill Bertke, Haille Edgell, Riley Burchett, Kiersen George, Taiyor Hubley, Heather Sparkman, Chelsey Miller, Emily Pearl
Second Row L – R: Asst. Coach Katie Scott, Reanna Roth, Emalee Artz, Baylee Adams, Paige Artz, Lexie Mellenger, Amanda Pearl, Mikayla Linkous
Back Row L-R: Asst. Coach Allen Adams, Cameron Kinsey, Dana Bertke, Sara Stepp, Paige Clinger, Casey Bertke, Ashlee Tharp, Liz Horton, Kayleigh Ufferman, Head Coach Tod Brininger, Asst. Coach Joel Partlow


Congratulations To Our Grades 4-8 Top Spellers!

Our top spellers for the night were AJ Brehm and runner up Ky Barlow. The top ten spellers will go on to complete at the Morrow County Spelling Bee at Northmor High School on January 23rd at 7pm.
The top ten spellers are pictured below;
Back row left to right: Blake Ludwig, Sarah Greenawalt, Lilly Melvin, AJ Brehm, Lane Hughes and Kayla Hughes
Front row left to right: Keely Pearl, Jaxon Ongalbang, Ky Barlow, Caden Frazier and Cohen Johnson

Winter Sports Night Friday, January 10th!

Come cheer on the Cardington Pirates as they take on the Mount Gilead Indians on Friday, January 10th! The JV game begins at 6pm with the Varsity game to follow.

The Court will be announced before the beginning of the Varsity game and a dance sponsored by the Spirit Club for students will follow immediately after the game and end at 11:30pm

Pictured below is the 2020 Winter Sports Night Court

Back Row: Senior Cody Hiett, Freshman Ella Struck, Sophomore Dana Bertke, Junior Caitlyn Sherman, Senior Joshua Shook, and Senior Garrett Linkous
Front Row: Senior Maddie Sites, Senior Emily Benson, and Senior Liz Horton

First grade attendants are left to right McKinlee Holt, Jase Barlow and Phoebe Phelps .


Thank you to all that supported the Middle School Washington D.C. Fundraiser! Winners are listed here


** Please note the change of  date from December 12 to December 9th**

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS MANDATORY MEETING

The Cardington-Lincoln High School Guidance Department
will hold a mandatory College Credit Plus meeting on December 9th at 6 PM in the high school auditorium.

Any students in grades 7-12 that are considering CCP classes next school year must attend this meeting with their parent/guardian.

If you have any questions, please call the guidance office at 419-864-4527


Backpacks From Costco!!

For the second year in a row Costco Wholesale Club, through its Fresh Start Backpack Program will provide backpacks for students in grades Pre-K through fourth grade!  That means EVERY student at Cardington Elementary in grades Pre-K through fourth grade will receive a FREE backpack for the coming school year!  Students can receive their backpacks at Open House on August 22 or the first day of class.  For complete school supply lists click on the appropriate grade level:

Elementary Supply List

5th Grade Supply List

6th Grade Supply List


Pirate Youth Football Camp

JOIN US FOR SKILLS TRAINING AND PIRATE PRIDE DEVELOPMENT!!

WHEN: JULY 22ND-24TH (6-8PM) with 5 PM WALK-UP REGISTRATION

WHERE: HIGH SCHOOL PRACTICE FIELD

WHO: ALL 3RD-8TH GRADE PLAYERS FOR UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR

COST: $35 DOLLARS FOR PRE-REGISTRATION AND $40 DOLLARS FOR WALK-UP.

THIS INCLUDES A CAMP SHIRT, SKILLS TRAINING, AND COMPETITIVE GAMES.

Registration Form

PLEASE MAIL BY JUNE 30TH TO:

ATTN: TIM PLUMLEY

121 NICHOLS STREET

CARDINGTON, OH 43315


The 1979 State Championship Baseball Team will host an

“Open House”

The 1979 State Championship Baseball Team will host an “Open House” Alumni Weekend, Saturday, May 25th from 2 to 4 PM at the high school near the baseball field. There will be a tent set up with light refreshments, displays of photos and other memorabilia. All team members, families and fans are welcome to attend to celebrate and reminisce!


18-19 SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM INFORMATION

The Summer Meals Program will begin June 10th and run through August 16th from 11:30-12:15 Monday through Friday, (except July 4th and August 1st).  There will be a site a the Cardington Pool and the Mount Gilead Pool.
Children up to age 18 may get a free meal each day of the program. Individuals with disabilities under the age of 22 also qualify.
Please know that Federal Rules dictate that meals must be eaten on site (within eyesight of the picnic tables).
Menus will be provided once they have been finalized.

PROPOSED 2019-2020 DISTRICT CALENDAR


Cardington Girls Advance to the District Final!

The Lady Pirates advance to the District final against Amanda-Clearcreek Friday, March 1st at Ohio Dominican. Game time is 8:30 pm. Pre-Sale tickets can be purchased at the High School office during school hours (7:15am-2:30pm) Wed. Thur. and Friday. Cost is $7.00 per ticket, Cardington schools retain $2 of every ticket sale, so please help the athletic department by purchasing your ticket through the school!

Directions to Ohio Dominican


Cardington Boys Basketball Sectional Information and Bracket

The Varsity Boys (13 seed) will play Ridgedale (5 seed) in their first sectional game on February 26th at Ridgedale
Game time is 7pm
Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for students, only Central District passes will be accepted.


Cardington Girls Basketball Sectional Information and Bracket

The Lady Pirates (3 seed) will play the winner of the North Union (20 seed) Bishop Ready (8 seed) game in their first sectional game at home on Saturday, February 23 at 1pm. (Please note that the time listed on the bracket is incorrect)
Admission is $6 for Adults and $5 for Students, only Central District passes will be accepted.


District Plan For “Make Up Days”

Dear Cardington-Lincoln Parents and Guardians,

The combination of weather and bad luck with our water main break in October has put the district in the unfortunate position of looking at “make up” days for this school year. Grades 7-12 must attend a minimum of 1001 hours during a school year, and Grades K-6 must attend 910 hours by law. To begin the school year, we were able to miss the equivalent of 11 school days in grades 7-12, and as of February 1st, we have now used 10 days. Please remember that two hour delays now count against our total hours attended. (Click Here to Continue Reading)


2019-2020 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION AND SCREENING
Registration and screenings for kindergarten students entering school for the 2019-2020 school year will take place April 23 and April 25 9am-5pm by appointment only. Please contact the Elementary office at 419-864-6692 to schedule your appointment.

Kindergarten admission requirements and documents to bring to registration:
Must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2019
Custodial parent or legal guardian must be present at registration/screening
Original birth certificate must be presented at registration along with any appropriate court or custody documents
Parent or legal guardian should bring their current drivers license and or government issued ID
State immunization requirements must be completed and documentation (shot record) is required
Bring completed registration, emergency medical and all other required forms (these will be mailed to the parent once an appointment has been scheduled)
Proof of residency: a utility bill such as water or electric (not a cable or cell phone bill), lease agreement or mortgage statement

All required documents must be presented at time of the appointment, if not provided we are unable to screen your child and you will be rescheduled for another date.


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FAFSA Night November 27th

The High School Guidance Department will host a FAFSA Night on November 27th in the high school computer lab (room 106) starting at 6:00 p.m.   Computers and staff will be available to help parents and students to begin the college financial aid process.
Items that you will need to bring: Please refer to the financial aid link under Department of School Counseling page of the High School Website

College Credit Plus Night Information for the 2019-2020 School Year to be held December 4th in the High School Auditorium

CCP Night will be held on December 4th in the high school auditorium starting at 6 p.m.
This is a mandatory meeting for students (and their parent/guardian) that have not taken a college course in the past and are planning on taking CCP classes in the future. Both parent/guardian and student need to attend.

Open House Dates and Times

Cardington teachers and staff are excited to start a new school year and look forward to seeing students at open house on Thursday, August 23rd.  Open house will times will be as follows:

Elementary: 5-7pm

Middle School 1-3pm and 5-7pm

High School 5-7pm


Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education to hold Special Meeting on July 18th at 6 pm in the Board Room at Board of Education Office

The Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting in Accordance with Ohio Revised Code 121.22 (F) and Board Policy 0164 and 0165.2 on July 18th at 6:00 PM at the Board Room at the Board of Education Office located at 121 Nichols St. Cardington, Ohio 43315.

The purpose of the meeting will be to approve salary schedules for administrative employees and exempt non-certified employees, approve placement of administrative and exempt non-certified employees on the approved salary schedules, and to consider/approve recommendations for employment of supplemental, pupil activity, and administrative contracts.

Any individual who wishes to obtain a copy of the agenda in advance shall notify the Board Office in writing, or by email at info@cardington.k12.oh.us


LADY PIRATES SOFTBALL IS STATE FINAL FOUR BOUND ONCE AGAIN

With their 8-2 defeat of Pemberville Eastwood, the Lady Pirates booked their second straight trip to Akron’s Firestone Stadium.  They will face off again Lore City Buckeye Trail on Friday, June 1st at 5:30 pm.  Tickets are available for $8.00 at the Stadium. THERE ARE NO PRE-SALE TICKETS AVAILABLE. Students who wish to ride our spirit bus to Friday’s game should click here for the permission slip. It is due by Thursday at 4pm.

SPIRIT BUS DETAILS

Name of Event: State Softball Tournament Semi-Final

Destination: Akron Firestone Stadium

Designated Supervisor of Activity: Mr. Byerly

Date and Time of Departure: Friday, June 1st, 2018, 2:30 pm departure time

Date and Anticipated Time of Return: 10:00 pm

Method of Transportation: School Bus

Student Cost: There are no pre-sale tickets, cost of admission is $8 students must show proof of funds before being admitted onto the bus.

Meals: Students are responsible for purchasing food at the Stadium. No food consumption is permitted on the bus by law. There will not be a meal stop.

Parents of students may ride as chaperones

Permission Form


CARDINGTON NAMES NEW FOOTBALL COACH

Cardington-Lincoln High School is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Tim Plumley as the new head varsity football coach. We are pleased to welcome Coach Plumley and wife, Amy, to the football community. They have two sons, Logan, who is currently a graduate student at Miami University, and Bailey, who is a sophomore at Ohio University.

Mr. Plumley is a graduate of The Ohio State University where he attended the School of Allied Medical Professions. Mr. Plumley is owner/partner of Mohican Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation specializing in Physical and Occupational Therapy.

He comes with an extensive coaching background that has prepared him for his new role as head football coach at Cardington. Coach Plumley has spent the last several years serving as the Defensive Coordinator, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Special Teams Coordinator, and Assistant/Positions Coach for the football teams at Bucyrus High School.

Coach Plumley stated, “My ultimate goal is to have a program held in high esteem for its on-field success, and just as importantly, for developing our players into outstanding young men. I’m looking forward to the coming season.”


2018-2019 School Calendar


Cardington-Lincoln Local Schools Open Enrollment Period Opens April 2, 2018 And Will Close September 28, 2018

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018 and continuing through 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018, completed Open Enrollment applications  will be accepted at the office of the superintendent located at 121 Nichols Street, Cardington, Ohio.

The priority by which applications will be approved for acceptance will be based upon the date of receipt and then by the time of receipt. The Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education through its policy has established grade level, school building and educational program capacities. The final number of applicants approved for enrollment will be based upon those established capacities.

Once accepted for open enrollment placement in the Cardington District, a student will not be displaced in future years, but you must complete a new application for each new year.  Applications can be found here and in each of the District offices.


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Small Changes Big Differences

A four part parenting series offered by Syntero and Nationwide Children’s Hospital will be held for parents and caregivers for children under 7 years of age at the Whetstone Center, 406 Bank Street, Mount Gilead in the Ballroom on the following dates:  March 13, 20, 27 and April 3 from 6p.m. to 8 p.m.  Dinner and childcare will be provided at no cost, RSVP at 740- 428- 0428 or email dcombs@syntero.org for childcare and click here for more information.


Information and Directions for the

Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament Game March 2, 2018

 

The Cardington-Lincoln Varsity Boys travel to Fairfield Christian on Friday, March 2nd.  Game time is 7pm admission is $7

Directions to Fairfield Christian

Boys Tournament Brack


Follow-up Letter From Superintendent Petrie Regarding Todays (2/23/18) OneCall to Parents


2017-2018 Cardington-Lincoln High School Yearbook Information


2018-2019 Preschool Registration and Screening

Cardington-Lincoln Schools are now scheduling appointments for Preschool enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year.  If your child will be 3 years old by August 1, 2018 and you are interested in sending your child to preschool please call the Elementary office at 419-864-6692 to schedule a screening appointment.  Currently appointments are being scheduled for March 2 and March 16, appointments will take approximately thirty minutes, please bring the following to your scheduled appointment: Childs Original Birth Certificate, Proof of Residency (lease agreement or mortgage statement, a utility bill such as water or electric bill; not a cable or cell phone bill), Shot Record,  Photo ID, and any current Custody Documents that are applicable.  Preschool is Monday through Thursday from 9am to 11:30am or 12:30pm to 3pm.


2018-2019 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION AND SCREENING

Registration and screenings for kindergarten students entering school for the 2018-2019 school year will take place April 17 and April 19 by appointment only.  Please contact the Elementary office at 419-864-6692 to schedule your appointment.

Kindergarten admission requirements and documents to bring to registration:

  1. Must be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2018
  2. Custodial parent or legal guardian must be present at registration/screening
  3. Original birth certificate must be presented at registration along with any appropriate court or custody documents
  4. Parent or legal guardian should bring their current drivers license and or government issued ID
  5. State immunization requirements must be completed and documentation (shot record) is required
  6. Bring completed registration, emergency medical and all other required forms (these will be mailed to the parent once an appointment has been scheduled)
  7. Proof of residency: a utility bill such as water or electric (not a cable or cell phone bill), lease agreement or mortgage statement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         All required documents must be presented at time of the appointment, if not provided we are unable to screen your child and you will be rescheduled for another date.

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Levy Renewal Officially Passes with Certification in Morrow and Marion Counties

On November 28th, the Marion County Board of Elections made the November 7th election official.  The Cardington-Lincoln Local Schools passed a 5-year earned income tax renewal.  This follows the certification on November 27th by Morrow County.  The renewal will start on January 1st, 2019 and run through December 31st, 2024.


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EARNED INCOME TAX RENEWAL INFORMATION


Cardington-Lincoln Homecoming Court Announced!

Senior Queen candidates left to right are:
Aleigha Parsons, Sydney Vaught and Katelyn Denney
Attendants (back row) left to right:
Isabelle Crum (freshman), Kiersen George (sophomore) and Madisin Thompson (junior).
 
King candidates left to right are:
Daniel Kill, Garrett Wagner and Tyler Villella
 
The Homecoming ceremony will take place Friday, September 29th at 6:30pm before the start of the football game with a dance to follow.
 
 GO PIRATES!

Thanks to generous donations from our Supply Sponsors, the following grades do not need to purchase following items:

Grade 1:
Large Pink Erasers
Pencil Box
Scissors
Zippered Pencil Pouch
Grade 2:
Large Pink Erasers
Pencil Box
Scissors
Grade 3:
Large Pink Erasers
Pencil Box
Scissors
Grade 4:
Pencil Top Erasers
Scissors
Zippered Pencil Pouch
Grade 5:
Pencil Top Erasers
Zippered Pencil Pouch
Scissors
Grade 6:
Zippered Pencil Pouch
Scissors

 The Sponsors are:  St. John Lutheran Church, American Legion Women’s Auxiliary, Cardington Rotary Club


Open House Dates And Times For The 17-18 School Year

Cardington Elementary:                                           August 10th from 5pm to 7pm

Cardington Intermediate and Junior High:        August 10th from 1pm to 3pm and 5pm to 7pm

Cardington High School:                                         August 10th  7pm to 9pm

August 10th Freshmen Orientation 6pm

High School Student may pay their school fees and pick up their schedules beginning on August 1st from 8am to 3pm in the High School office ( the office will be closed noon to 1pm daily and will be closed the entire day on August 4th).


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CARDINGTON-LINCOLN PRESCHOOL EARNS 5-STAR RATING

Congratulations to the Cardington-Lincoln Preschool for earning the highest level possible, 5 Stars, in the STEP UP TO QUALITY RATING

For more information about step up to quality, please visit: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Step-Up-To-Quality-SUTQ


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