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.

Mandatory Preseason Parent Meeting

A MANDATORY Preseason Parent Meeting For ALL SPRING Athletes will be held on Monday, February 25th in the Auditorium for High School and Jr. High athletes and their parent/guardian at 6pm.


The Lady Pirates have moved on to the State Softball Championships with their 4-0 win over Eastwood on Saturday May 27.  The number 4 Lady Pirates (25-4) will play on Friday, June 2, at 10am in the Firestone Stadium against against number 1 Wheelersburg (24-2).  Admission is $8.00 directions to the stadium can be found here.  You can find more State Tournament information including broadcast information here and at:

Softball moves on to the Regional Final!

The Lady Pirates beat Coldwater 8-4 to move on to the Regional Final on Saturday, May 27th. Game time is noon at Findlay High School where they will take on Eastwood. Admission is $7.00 directions can found here

Baccalaureate and Graduation Ceremonies May 20th and 21st

The Cardington Lincoln Class of 2017 will hold a Baccalaureate ceremony Saturday May 20th at 7pm in the Patrick J. Drouhard Auditorium.  Pastor Paul Turner is the Baccalaureate speaker and Father Ryan Schmit will give the Invocation and Benediction to the 121st graduating class.  Superintendent Brian Petrie will announce scholarship awards and the Board of Education will serve light refreshments following the ceremony.

Commencement ceremonies will take place on Sunday May 21, 2017 at 1:30pm in the Dr. Lowell Murphy Gymnasium.

Free Sports Physicals

Free Sports Physicals are available to any Morrow County Jr. High or High School student (grades 7-12 for the 2017 – 2018 school year) who will be participating in any sport/activity during the 17-18 school year.  These will be the only dates FREE physicals will be offered by Morrow County Hospital. Click here for the form and schedule.

Thursday, May 18: MCH Primary Care Northfield 4-7pm

Tuesday, May 23: MCH Primary Care Mount Gilead 4-7pm

Wednesday, May 24: MCH Primary Care Cardinal Center 4-7pm


Come out for an evening or afternoon of entertainment and fun! The Cardington-Lincoln Drama Department will perform “Singin in the Rain Jr.” on the evenings of Friday March 4th, Saturday March 5th and the afternoon of Sunday March 6th.  Evening performances are at 7:30pm and the afternoon performance is at 2:30pm.  Tickets sales at the door are $5.00 per person.

Internet Safety for Parents

On May 9th nationally recognized Internet Safety presenter Jesse Weinberger will speak to parents, educators, law enforcement and other community members about Internet Safety at the Mount Gilead High School at 7pm.  The  presentation is for parents of children of ALL ages, topics include:  Understanding Social Media & Media Literacy, Cyberbullying, Sexting and Sexual Predation.  This is an adult only presentation, no children will be admitted.  Click here for more information.

17-18 Cardington-Lincoln Education Foundation School Supplies Project, supply list and order form


Call the Elementary Office 419-864-6692 to schedule an appointment for kindergarten registration.  Registration appointments are available on May 2nd and 4th between 9am and 5pm.

Please bring the following admission requirements to your appointment:

  1. Must have birth certificate and any custody documents (Must be 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2017)
  2. Immunization record (must meet state requirements)
  3. Proof of residency (lease/mortgage agreement or utility bill no cell phone bills)
  4. All required documents must be presented at time of screening

Preschool Screenings For the 2017-2018 School year

Cardington-Lincoln Schools are now enrolling preschool students for the 2017-18 school year.  If your child will be ages 3-5 by August 1, 2017, and you are interested in sending your child to preschool, please call the Elementary office at 419-864-6692 to set up a screening appointment.  Screenings are currently being scheduled for March 17th and April 7th.  Appointments will take approximately thirty minutes. 


End Of The Year Senior Class Information


On Tuesday March 7th the Cardington-Lincoln Elementary will host a Community & Health Fair in the Elementary Gym and Cafeteria from 4:40-6:30pm.  Come out and learn how staying healthy is like finding a treasure chest full of gold!  Many local businesses, representatives from community service organizations and school groups will be present with information.  Door prizes will be given away every half an hour, demonstrations in the cafeteria and babysitting is available.  The Cardington-Lincoln Local School District would like to thank the following for their support and contributions:

4-H Extension Office       Best Buddies International       Cardington Public Library      Cardington Village Police Dept.          Cardington Schools Food Service       Cardington Guidance Team       Chester Arbor        Children’s Hunger Alliance       COSTCO      Gleaner Life Insurance     Happy Wonderers     Hospice of Morrow County     Kids on the Block     Lutheran Memorial Camp                  Mind Body and Spirit       Morrow County Community Center       Morrow County Health Department          Morrow County Hospital  Morrow County Job and Family Services        Morrow County Sheriff’s Office       Morrow County Health Center        MCTC                            Vicki Kerman      Norwex       Ohio Heartland Community Action        OHOAC Head Start           Cardington Family Dental             Cardington Schools Athletic Boosters       Family and Children First Council     Kroger     Right Way Foods     Suz-E-Q’s    National Honor Society     Essentially Yours     United Way of Morrow County

High School Yearbooks Now Available To Order

High School yearbooks are available for order for $60 February 18th through April 14th.  Yearbooks can be ordered at  using order number 12133 or contact Mrs. Conley.

Proposed 2017-2018 School Calendar

The Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education will hear input from the community on February 13th at the regular Board of Education meeting held at 6pm in the High School Library in regard to the proposed 17-18 school calendar. 

powerschool-icon-min ATTENTION PARENTS:


Please find the new link for viewing student grades and progress here.

Teacher access to PowerTeacher can be found here.

Junior High Newsletter available (updated 10/6/16) here

Creating Lasting Family Connections Training to be offered at Elementary

As a part of the district’s Federal Elementary Guidance Grant, families will be offered free training sessions.  Space is limited. Please select this link to read more.

8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip Information

For the latest information about the 8th Grade’s annual trip to the nation’s capital, click here.

 Girls Basketball

District Final Information

The Lady Pirates will take on Columbus Africentric Friday March 3rd at Ohio Dominican University  6pm in the District final.  Pre-sale tickets will be available for $7 in the High School Office Thursday during the regular school day, Thursday evening during the High School boys basketball game and Friday morning until noon.  For each pre-sale ticket sold $1.50 goes back to the district.  No passes will be accepted for admission.


On Friday, February 17th the Cardington Improv team will present “Mission Improvable”. Show time is 7:30 pm in the Cardington High School Auditorium admission is $3 at the door. Come out and support the team and have some laughs while you do!

Jim “Basketball” Jones is coming on January 17th to Cardington Elementary at 6:30 for a Free Show!!!

Jim “Basketball” Jones has an energy packed, positive message that focuses around making good choices, respecting others, being responsible, and being safe. It is our hope that students return home excited about their school presentation and bring their families to join in the fun for Jim’s engaging parent talk at 6:30!

For more information, please feel free to contact a member of the school’s guidance team, or visit Jim’s website at:

We hope you can attend!

Washington DC Raffle to Begin on November 18th

Cardington 7th and 8th grade students will begin selling raffle tickets on November 18th through December 9th.  Students will earn 100% profit for each booklet sold in their name.  For more information and a list of raffle prizes  see the letter from Mrs. Kill.


Winter Sports Night will be on Friday, January 13. The ceremony to crown a new king and queen will take place between the JV and Varsity boys basketball game against Elgin. Admission is $4 for students and $6 for adults.
There will be a dance after the boys basketball game in the cafeteria. Dance is for Cardington students in grades 9-12 and admission is $3 a student. Those who wish to bring a guest, need to contact Miss Ebert to get a guest form.
L to R: Freshman-Emily Benson, Sophomore-Kynlee Edwards, Junior-Abby Hickman, Senior Queen Candidates-Adrean Mathews, Libby McConnell, Markayla Sites, and Senior King Candidates-Luke McCarrell, Skyler Bowling, and Clayton Clark.

Game Notes and “Super News”

Week 7 – October 7 Homecoming Addition

Week 6 – September 30

Week 5 – September 23

Week 4 – September 16

Week 3 – September 9

Week 2 – September 2

Week 1 – August 26


Cardington “In the Know Team” to be featured on WOSU TV on Monday, September 19th at 7:00 p.m.

Watch your Cardington “In the Know” Academic Challenge Team take on Tippecanoe.  Please check your TV provider for the exact channel.

New Student Pick Up Procedures for Elementary and Intermediate Students

In order to alleviate congestion on the roads surrounding the schools at dismissal times there will be significant changes to student pick up for parents.  Please refer to the maps linked below to see those changes.

Intermediate Pick Up

Elementary Pick Up