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MHS Speech and Debate Wants You

Casey Gray, Contributor September 22, 2023

Want to be an actor, public speaker, or lawyer? What about if you're a part of Mentor Theatre, Model U.N., or Mock Trial? Then, there is another club for you to consider - Mentor Speech and Debate. If...

Club Participation: How To Make A Difference Here At Mentor High

Club Participation: How To Make A Difference Here At Mentor High

Casey Gray, Contributor May 25, 2023

Advisor’s Note: This article was written by an AP Seminar student as part of a “Make a Difference” project. For the AP Seminar Performance Tasks that are scored by College Board, students spend...

Mannheim Orchestra at Youngstown University

The Mentor Orchestra Concert Season in Review

Casey Gray, Contributor May 10, 2023

Before the school year started, individuals of Mannheim Orchestra went down to Youngstown University for a week. During this week, every day there were eight to ten hours of rehearsal along with team bonding. The...

From Left to Right. Doug Slovensky, David Kovitch, Quinn Fuerst, and Caitlin Wong.

Mentor Goes To The Ohio Speech and Debate State Tournament

Casey Gray, Contributor March 14, 2023

On March 3rd and 4th, members of Mentor's Speech and Debate team went to the Ohio Speech and Debate Association State Tournament. These individuals qualified through multiple methods, either as Congress...

How can students tell the difference between the alphabet soup of different academic programs?

AP vs CCP vs CTE: What to Choose from the Academic Alphabet Soup?

Casey Gray, Contributor January 11, 2023

Sooner or later we all have to make a decision on what we want to do with our lives, and one of the first steps is trying to figure out what we want to do as our job. While that is a daunting task to...

Official ConLang Flag: Symbolises the Tower of Babel

Come Join ConLang Club

Casey Gray, Contributor November 29, 2022

Recently, Cardinal Nation spoke to the leader of the MHS ConLang Club, Zahran Shams, to learn more about the group. This is what we learned: Cardinal Nation: What is a conlang? Zahran Shams: A conlang,...

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Red Ribbon Week – How Drug Abuse Has Affected Our Community

Casey Gray, Contributor October 26, 2022

Cardinal Nation has already shown you how drug abuse is horrible for your health, but how much of an issue is it in Lake County currently? So far in 2022, there has been 50 deaths related towards overdoses....

Human brain clipart, Halloween cartoon illustration. Free public domain CC0 image.

Why is Red Ribbon Week Important?

Casey Gray, Contributor October 25, 2022

Red Ribbon Week began yesterday, and Cardinal Nation profiled its history. But why is it important? Substance abuse can lead to a myriad of issues, including increases in risky behaviors, heart disease,...

A Logo for Red Ribbon Week


What is Red Ribbon Week?

Casey Gray, Contributor October 24, 2022

Starting on October 23rd and ending on October 31st is Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is about drug use prevention. The week started in 1985 after the loss of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena, in which...

Mentor High Mascot

Mentor Cardinals Vs Football North Highlights 9/9/22

Casey Gray, Contributor September 10, 2022

On September 9, 2022, Mentor Cardinals faced off against Football North, a Canadian team from Ontario. The theme for the audience was red, white and blue. Many students were showing pride for not only...

The Mentor High School orchestra program features a number of different ensembles.

Mentor High School Orchestra End-of-Year Concert

Casey Gray, Contributor May 26, 2022

On May 9th, Mentor High's very own orchestra had their last concert of the year. At this concert every orchestra and quartet played. At Mentor High we have four separate orchestras: Concert, Sinfonia,...

This image was taken before our team went to states. The people who made the state team were Caitlin Wong, Ishani Zimmerman, Caden Coleman, and Doug Slovenkay. Doug Slovenkay is also an alternate for the national team.

Mentor Speech and Debate co-captains head to national competition

Casey Gray, Contributor May 6, 2022

On June 12, our Mentor Speech and Debate team is going to the National Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky where they will be competing with people from all over the country. Team captains, Ishani Zimmerman...

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