CLMS Family Update

August 19, 2022

From CLMS Principal, Mr. Eric Pettit

Good Afternoon CLMS Families!

Whether you have students entering their first or final year at CLMS, or somewhere in between, I am excited to welcome you back for the 2022/23 school year! We have missed our students dearly and cannot wait to see everyone again on September 6th!

Thank you for taking the time to read this important, back to school update! I hope that many answers to questions you may have are found in the rest of this newsletter. If any questions remain, please do not hesitate to reach out to the middle school office!

As always, Go Pirates!

Eric Pettit

Principal, Cardington-Lincoln Middle School

(419) 864-0609

Enrollment Paperwork

If you have not completed your online enrollment for the 2022/23 school year, please do so as soon as possible. Computers will be available at open house for any family that may need assistance completing these forms. This must be done prior to students receiving their schedules. Should you have any questions, please reach out to the middle school office by calling (419) 864-0609 or by emailing Ms. Billie Swain at

Middle School Student Day

As a reminder, our first day of school is Tuesday, September 6th. Please note the change in start time for this year. The student day will be from 8:30am-3:32pm. Doors will open at 8:15am for students, which is also when breakfast will be served. Students should not be dropped off prior to 8am. Students will be considered tardy at 8:30am and will be dismissed at 3:32pm.

Student Lunch Information

Please note that the program allowing all students to receive free breakfast and lunch from the USDA has expired. Lunch, without any "extras" will cost $3.05 and breakfast will be $1.50. Families are encouraged to complete the "Free/Reduced Meal" application below to see if they qualify for this program. Cafeteria staff will accept cash, or money can be added to a student's lunch account by going to The lunch menu for September thru December is below!

7th Grade Immunization Information

2022/23 District Calendar

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Open House Thursday, August 25th

CLMS will host an open house on Thursday, August 25th from 1-3pm and again from 5-7pm. During this time, students will receive their schedules, walk the hallways, and meet their new teachers! Students are also welcome to bring in any school supplies they may have.

Also, students will have their school pictures taken during this time (information below). Students who are unable to attend will receive their schedules on the first day of school and have their picture taken during the school day later in the year.

Student Drop Off/Pick Up Information

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Students that wish to lock their belongings this year in their lockers are encouraged to bring their own lock from home and provide their combination to their homeroom teacher. Pictured is the style of lock that works best for student lockers. Locks will not be available from the office for this school year.

Information for Varsity Football Game Tonight

Are you coming out to support the Pirates tonight at the first varsity game of the year tonight as we take on Fairbanks?! While we are excited for the completion of the new stadium lights for the second home game this year, please be advised that construction is ongoing and families should be prepared for slight changes for this first game. Please tell your students to avoid the areas pictured below to ensure everyone's safety!
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