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Mentor School Board at the start of the March board meeting.

National Debate Plays Out in Mentor

Juliana Gunvalsen and Sarah Blakemore March 27, 2023

For the second time in six months, the Mentor Local Schools have found themselves profiled nationally as a result of debates at the school board level. Fox News reported on proposed pronoun policies...

Delegates from the Chicago International Model U.N. Conference - including Juliana Gunvalsen - check out the newsroom

Meet Vincent Floress: Assignment Editor at CBS Chicago

Juliana Gunvalsen, Contributor March 6, 2023

During Mentor Mode U,N,'s recent trip to Chicago, students in the International Press Delegation (IPD) were given the chance to take a tour of the newsroom for the CBS TV affiliate in Chicago. This station...

MHS Athletic Hall of Fame 2023: Mitchell Trubisky

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor February 10, 2023

Advisor's Note: After two years of not being able to hold a Mentor High School Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony, two classes of athletes will be inducted on Saturday, March 25 at 6 p.m. in the Mentor...

Superintendent Craig Heath delivered his State of the Schools Address in Paradigm, January 24

Cardinal Nation Exclusive: State of the Schools Address

On Tuesday, at 11:30 a.m. in Mentor Schools' Paradigm building, the Mentor Chamber of Commerce hosted city government officials, parents, board members, and more to hear Superintendent Craig Heath’s...

A New Speaking Policy for Mentor School Board Meetings was adopted. Why?

Cardinal Nation Exclusive: Mentor School Board Issues Statement on New Policy Regarding Public Participation at School Board Meetings

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor January 23, 2023

After months of vehement debate, Mentor's school board has updated its current policy regarding public speaking at meetings. On December 9, 2022, parents and guardians of Mentor Schools students received...

Election time is already underway in Ohio and across the nation.

Voter’s Guide 2022: Ohio Midterm Elections

Juliana Gunvalsen, Contributor November 1, 2022

Let's face it: most people find it overwhelming to research every issue and find a candidate that they feel most represents their views. That's why we're here to make it easy. Here you will find a little...

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Christopher Columbus, surrounded by a crowd of people, is about to embark on his ship, August 1492.
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Happy Columbus Day?

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor October 9, 2022

First celebrated at Tammany Hall (New York) in 1892, Christopher Columbus finds his way onto our calendar every year. This year being celebrated on October 10. While this used to be just another day for...

Meet the keynote speaker at Mentor Model U.N.s next home conference!

Meet Shqipe Mjekiqi: Mentor MUN VI’s Keynote Speaker and Kosovo Politician

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor September 27, 2022

On September 16, Cardinal Nation spoke virtually with Shqipe Mjekiqi, a politician in the government of Kosovo in southern Europe, to learn more about her life and work as Mentor Model U.N. anticipates...

Who decides what a student gets to put on this name tag?

Mentor Responds: What’s in a pronoun?

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor September 13, 2022

Recent discussions within Mentor Schools and our surrounding communities have revolved around the role of student pronoun preference in our classes and parental rights to know about it. This was described...

Trans March On D.C. The LGBTQ community has had to be more assertive lately.

What’s in a pronoun? Depends on who you ask – and how

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor September 12, 2022

The Controversy The Mentor Schools made headlines on the Fox News website this week over a proposed new policy on student pronoun preferences. That discussion has been going on for weeks, but it became...

Superintendent Craig Heath sits down with Juliana Gunvalsen, a Cardinal Nation editor, for a welcome interview.

Meet Our New Superintendent: Mr. Craig Heath

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor September 11, 2022

On August 1, Mr. Craig Heath officially took over as superintendent of Mentor Public Schools. On Friday, September 9, Mr. Heath sat down exclusively with Cardinal Nation to learn a little bit more about...

Make the Most of Summer 22

Make the Most of Summer ’22

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor July 15, 2022

Another school year has come and gone and Mentor High School students are left with a summer full of potential. To ease the fear of missing out, Cardinal Nation has compiled some of the best activities...

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