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Pack the Cardinal Closet!

Pack the Cardinal Closet!

Sarah Blakemore, Contributor March 11, 2023

All over the school district, many families are in need of supplies such as hygiene products, clothes, food, and much more. These families had nowhere to turn to for help until the Cardinal Closet...

Want to Go Behind The Scenes Of Lawnfield?

Want to Go Behind The Scenes Of Lawnfield?

Loren Wandersleben, Contributor March 9, 2023

Were you an APUSH student who enjoyed the tour that your class took back in January, or maybe someone who never got a chance to visit the National Historic Site right here in Mentor? Well now you can -...

MHS Kindness Week 2023!

Mr. Steve Couch, Advisor February 11, 2023

MHS Kindness Spirit Week is being celebrated at the building February 13-17 in anticipation of Random Acts of Kindness Day on Friday, February 17! Check out how you can contribute with some ideas from...

Mentor graduate Bob Hallen, a football and NFL team veteran, talks to Cardinal Nation

MHS Athletic Hall of Fame 2023: Bob Hallen

Maddie Grice, Contributor February 9, 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...

Photo from Lake Shore Compacts website

Mentor Fire EMT Academy Featured on Spectrum News

Evelyn Megery, Editor January 31, 2023
In a time where the Mentor Fire Department is struggling to find new recruits and motivated learners, this CTE program allows students to invest time in learning skills that could not only shape their careers, but help save lives in the future as well.
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...

The History of Thanksgiving Foods

The History of Thanksgiving Foods

Quinn Fuerst, Cardinal Nation contributor November 22, 2022

Were your favorite Thanksgiving foods eaten at the first Thanksgiving?  The year 1621 was a crazy time with vastly different resources than we have now. So the question is - do we eat like the pilgrims...

The Red Cross Blood Drive is Back!

The Red Cross Blood Drive is Back!

Teresa Morek, Contributor November 16, 2022

The Red Cross blood drive, hosted by Student Government, is back at Mentor! Anyone over 16 is able to donate and can sign up before school or during their lunch mods at the table by the hub entrance. The...

Veterans Day 2022

Mr. Steve Couch, Advisor November 10, 2022

Read about the 2022 MHS Veterans Day program here! History of Veterans Day

Photo By - Kevin_Snyman

The World is On Fire

Loren Wandersleben, Contributor November 7, 2022

But What Is Mentor Schools Doing About It? Let's start with carbon emissions, carbon emissions are the leading cause of climate change, they stem from the burning of fossil fuels, the creation of cement,...

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...

Image courtesy of Matt Popovich

Celebrating Spirit Day 2022!

October 20, 2022

What is Spirit Day and why is it important? Established by Brittany McMillan in 2010, Spirit Day was created to bring awareness to the bullying so many LGBTQ+ students face in their lives and attempts...

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