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Celebrating National Library Week!

Celebrating National Library Week!

Juliana Gunvalsen, Editor April 26, 2023

This week - April 23-29 - is National Library Week! This is a week to not only encourage reading, but to also appreciate the roles of libraries and librarians in our society. Throughout the years, libraries...

Today, April 14, is the annual Day of Silence as sponsored by GLSEN

GLSEN Day of Silence

Drew Parker, Contributor April 14, 2023

This morning, you may have noticed that some people are unusually quiet. Maybe you're a bit weirded out by it, even. This is part of a nationwide demonstration in schools that happens annually and is organized...

Fire And Police Training: Making A Safer Mentor

Fire And Police Training: Making A Safer Mentor

Megan Meeker , Contributor April 13, 2023

There is an unsettling reality that hangs over all school districts - a threat of attack that leaves unrest in everyone’s stomach.  That is where Fire and Police Departments help. Over spring break...

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...

Happy Presidents Day from Cardinal Nation! What is this day all about?

Why Do We Celebrate President’s Day?

Evelyn Megery, Editor February 18, 2023
President's Day has changed quite a bit since it started in the 1880s.
National Human Trafficking Day

National Human Trafficking Day

Sabine Marovic, Contributor January 11, 2023

January 11th is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day (#WearBlueDay), which aims at raising awareness on Human Trafficking around the nation. This event was organized by the Blue Campaign, a national...

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...

Veterans Day 2022

Mr. Steve Couch, Advisor November 10, 2022

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

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...

Exclusive Interview with MHS Alumni Tony Gonzalez and Jim Cooney

Exclusive Interview with MHS Alumni Tony Gonzalez and Jim Cooney

Doug Slovenkay, Contributor March 22, 2022

    Here in Mentor, we are fortunate to not only have the facilities to allow for the seeds of an excellent performing arts program to be planted but also to have a culture that has turned those seeds...

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