Skull & Crossbones

An Update from Cardington-Lincoln High School - 11/11/22

Piracy News and Reminders

The Searchlight's October 28th edition features articles highlighting our new teachers and other student interest news. Click here for the website.

December Retesting - Students who haven't met the testing requirements will be retested between December 12 - December 20th. Remediation opportunities are being provided during a corresponding course, before school, and during study hall. The computer lab is available every morning at 7:15am for those that need extra help preparing.

Cardington PNN YouTube - Check PNN's 4th episode: The Halloween Episode. There's talk about AP Exams, new Greenhands, and the Fall Play..... and we mix in a little SPOOKY..... (or... something).

If you didn't see the previous edition of the Skull & Crossbones follow this link for news and information from 10/24/22.

OhioMeansJobs-Marion County Center are the one-stop resource for both job seekers and employers. Please visit their website for helpful information.

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Veterans Day Video

PNN has created another awesome Veterans Day video that honors those who have served and recognizes service members from our community. Follow this link.

Fall Play - November 10, 11, & 12

Get Smart to be Performed by Cardington-Lincoln High School's Drama Troupe
The Cardington-Lincoln High School Drama Troupe 4813 is pleased to present the comedy Get Smart by Christopher Sergel on November 10, 11, 12 at 7.30pm each evening. Doors will open at 7:00pm and the admission is $8.00 dollars for adults and $5.00 for students. The comedy is based on the popular television series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry and features agents 86, 99, 44, and 13 as well as the other members of CONTROL such as the Chief and Miss Finch as they seek to protect the world from the evil Mr. Big, Garth and other KAOS agents (and you never know who they may be). The cast and crew totals nearly 40 high school students who are proud to offer you the opportunity to bring your sense of humor and laughter to the Patrick J. Drouhard auditorium; do not miss this opportunity to support the cast and crew which includes over 10 senior performers and crew members in their final fall production.

Important Dates and Actions

11/10-11/12 Fall Play - Get Smart

11/11/22 Veterans Day

11/11/22 1st Quarter Grade Cards available through the parent PowerSchool portal

11/14/22 District Leadership Team Meeting

11/15/22 School Board Meeting (Tuesday)

11/16/22 Two-Hour Delay for PD - 2-Hour Delay Schedule

11/20/22 Fall Athletic Banquet, 6:30pm

11/23-11/25 Thanksgiving

11/29/22 TRIO sponsored BGSU campus visit

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Athletic Campaign

Fall sports have officially ended and Winter sports are quickly approaching.

  • The Cross Country team capped off a successful season with two runners at the OHSAA state championships. Loey and Magi Hallabrin qualified for the state meet. Aiden Reitmire missed qualifying for the state meet by one place.

  • The volleyball team finished their season by winning their second consecutive Central District Championship before falling to Versailles in the regional semi-final. Jadine Mills, Cadie Long and Audrey Brininger were named 1st Team Central district. Audrey was also named Central District Player of the Year and 1st Team All-Ohio.

We would like to thank all of our Fall student athletes for a fun and memorable season.

  • The Winter sports season tips off on November 18th when the girl's basketball team host the North Union Wildcats. The Boys will open up on the road November 29th at Ridgedale High School.

  • Boys and Girls Bowling will start their season in the Rockets Baker Bash on November 19th at Copper's bowl in Marion.

  • The wrestling team will hit the mats on December 3rd in the Tom Ellis Classic at Mansfield Madison High School.

You can get information on all your favorite athletic teams at or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

ALL Ohio Awards


  • Audrey Brininger was named to the 2022 Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association All Ohio Division III First Team.
  • Coach Ryan Treese received the Division III Coaches Achievement Award.

Central District Award Winners for Fall

Boys Cross Country - 1st Team - Aidan Reitmire

Girls Cross Country - 1st Team - Loey Hallabrin

Girls Cross Country - 1st Team - Magi Hallabrin

Football - 1st Team - Colin McAvoy

Football - Honorable Mention - Kaiden Beach

Football - Honorable Mention - Wyatt Denney

Football - Honorable Mention - Dillon Minturn

Football - Honorable Mention - Ashton Plowman

Volleyball - 1st Team - Audrey Brininger - Player of the Year - All Star Game 11/13/22

Volleyball - 1st Team - Cadie Long - All Star Game 11/13/22

Volleyball - 1st Team - Jadine Mills - All Star Game 11/13/22

Volleyball - Honorable Mention - Izzy Wickline

KMAC Announces All League Award Winners for Fall Sports

Winners from Cardington-Lincoln High School:

Boys Cross Country - 1st Team - Aidan Reitmire

Boys Cross Country - All Academic - Ryan Clinger
Boys Cross Country - Regional Qualifier - Aidan Reitmire
Girls Cross Country -1st Team - Loey Hallabrin
Girls Cross Country -1st Team - Magi Hallabrin
Girls Cross Country - 2nd Team - Morgan White
Girls Cross Country - All Academic - Loey Hallabrin
Girls Cross Country - Regional and State Qualifier - Loey Hallabrin
Girls Cross Country - Regional and State Qualifier - Magi Hallabrin
Football - 1st Team - Colin McAvoy
Football - 2nd Team - Kaiden Beach
Football - 2nd Team - Ashton Plowman
Football - 2nd Team - Ayden Plowman
Football - Honorable Mention - Wyatt Denney
Boys Golf - Honorable Mention - Bradley West
Boys Golf - Honorable Mention - Silas Horton
Volleyball - League Champion - Cardington-Lincoln
Volleyball - Coach of the Year - Ryan Treese
Volleyball - Player of the Year - Audrey Brininger
Volleyball - 1st Team - Cadie Long
Volleyball - 1st Team - Jadine Mills
Volleyball - 2nd Team - Madison Linkous
Volleyball - 2nd Team - Izzy Wickline
Volleyball - Honorable Mention - Peyton Goodman
Volleyball - All Academic - Alexis Crone
Volleyball - Sectional and District Champions

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our Cardington-Lincoln athletes!!!!

Band and Choir Christmas Concert

For your holiday season plans:

Grades 5-12 will be performing on December 19th, 7pm in the Patrick J. Drouhard auditorium

Guidance News

Exploring Career Days is Tuesday, November 15th for 10th graders (and 9th graders for the Career Trades Academy only) interested in Tri-Rivers (TRCC) as an option for the 2023-24 school year.

TRCC will host another day for those that cannot attend, date and time TBD.

Applications for students wanting to attend TRCC will open on November 15th. Decisions will be made sometime in March 2023.

Last day to drop a full-term MTC course with a penalty (receive a "W" on your transcript and potentially having to pay for all costs associated with the course) is Monday, November 21st by 5p.

Don't forget to file your FAFSA as college priority deadlines for applications are approaching and you'll want to make sure they have all documents necessary to see if you qualify for scholarships and/or institutional financial aid.

Please make sure to keep updated on student grades through the PowerSchool Parent Portal.

Character Spotlight: TEAMWORK

Pirate Expectation: Honor and Respect Others!

Teamwork is being loyal, a team player, and group responsibility.

From the Quarterdeck

  • Check out Parent Resources located on our district website by following this link.

  • Communication is important for a successful school year. Please make sure to update your contact information through the PowerSchool Parent Portal if there have been changes. Contact the high school office if you are having trouble with your account. Fees may hinder your ability to access PowerSchool.

  • Did you know that parents can get access to each of their students' Google Classrooms? Please contact each teacher for this important information.
  • The Ohio Department of Education website for graduation requirements is a great source of information for parents and students.