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2023 State of the Schools Community Update 2023 State of the Schools Presentation Cover Slide
Preschool and Kindergarten Registration for 2023-24 School Year 2023-2024  Preschool and Kindergarten Registration Checklist

Parents and Guardians can register their child online through the Final Forms online portal. Visit the link below to learn more about required documents and step by step directions.  

Watch New Video Spotlight of the Brooklyn City Schools Brooklyn Schools Video Spotlight Screenshot

Click below to watch a new video spotlighting the Tradition, Pride, and Excellence of the Brooklyn City Schools! 

Celebrating the Class of 2023 Class of 2023 graduates

On behalf of the Brooklyn City Schools, congratulations, and best wishes to the Brooklyn High School Class of 2023!

Walk and Bike to School with a Hero Superintendent Caleris with members of the Brooklyn Police Department, students, and family members at Marquardt Park

The Brooklyn City Schools celebrated our Brooklyn Safety Forces with its annual springtime Walk & Bike with a Hero event on Thursday, May 18, 2023. 

Standout Hurricane Student-Athletes Make College Decisions BHS student athletes and Class of 2023 members sign letters of intent

Congratulations to C.J. Watkins, Jaiden Basinger, Shariah Gailes, Anthony Starr, and Rameir Cogburn who have signed national letters of intent to further their academic and athletic careers.  

Financial Literacy Program Simulates Real Life Decision Making BCS Board President Rocky Neale with a student at the financial literacy simulation

Eighth grade students participated in a fun and interactive week-long financial literacy program sponsored by The Ohio State University Extension and supported by the Office of Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague during the week of March 8-12. 

Brooklyn Youth Sports Camps Info Brooklyn Youth Basketball Camp 2023

Visit the link below for information on upcoming youth sports camps. 

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony NHS Class of 2023 inductees at Brooklyn High School

Visit the link below to see the full list of our newest NHS inductees from Brooklyn High School. 

Brooklyn High School Celebrates Student Artistry Brooklyn Show Choir members perform onstage

Annual "An Evening With..." event included artwork by National Art Honor Society (NAHS) members, performances by the Brooklyn Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Show Choir, as well as delicious food prepared by students enrolled in the culinary program at Polaris. 

Delaney David Signs with Notre Dame College Delaney David smiles while sitting at table for signing ceremony

Congratulations to Senior soccer standout Delaney David as she has decided to continue her academic and athletic careers at Notre Dame College.  

Suzy Marquis Recognized as 2024 Ohio Teacher of the Year Nominee Suzy Marquis photo

Congratulations to Brooklyn City Schools teacher Suzy Marquis on being named a nominee for the 2024 Ohio Teacher of the Year program! 

Brooklyn Students Participate in Unified Sports Day Event Brooklyn students with a Hawken student at Unified Sports Day

Students in Mrs. Kelly Marsico’s class at Brooklyn High School recently had the exciting opportunity to participate in a variety of fun sports activities and make new friends at an event hosted at Hawken Upper School. 

Brooklyn Artists Recognized at State and Regional Exhibitions Brooklyn School students hold award winning artwork.

Student work displayed at The King Arts Complex in Columbus, Ohio in March of 2023 as part of Youth Art Month. 

Riley Wilson Finishes First in Statewide Business Professionals of America Competition Riley Wilson standing next to Brooklyn Hurricane logo

Congratulations to Brooklyn senior Riley Wilson on earning a statewide first place finish in the personal financial management category.

Brooklyn City Schools Release 2022 Quality Profile Brooklyn City Schools 2022 Quality Profile Cover

A community-oriented companion to the State’s Local District Report Card, the Quality Profile provides a detailed overview of the diverse, high-quality educational programs and initiatives provided by the Brooklyn City Schools. 

Robotics Team Delivers Strong Performance at Polaris Competition Brooklyn 8th graders hold up their robot

The 8th Grade Robotics Team had an excellent showing at the 2023 Polaris Palooza Robotics Competition held at Strongsville Middle School on Thursday, March 16th.

Newly Launched Career Connections Academy Helps Students Develop Post-Secondary Pathways BCCA students work on their chromebooks in the classroom

Designed to help qualifying seniors develop their post-secondary goals and help them achieve their career aspirations through real-world work experiences and academic development.

Brooklyn Arts and Innovation Academy Provides Expanded Gifted Education Kathleen Mack with Gifted education students

Newly launched initiative provides gifted students educational services and supports appropriate to their grade level, while expanding for all students the academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular opportunities available in the areas of performing arts, visual art, music, writing, and student-internships.

District Hosts First Annual College and Career Resource Fair Members of the BCS community talk with a representative at the College and Career Resource Fair.

Event featured approximately forty participating businesses, organizations, and colleges.

Brooklyn Bowling Team Celebrates Successful Season BHS Bowling Team holds the Warfield Trophy

Since returning as an official varsity sport in the fall of 2022, the Brooklyn Bowling team has experienced both team and individual successes this season. 

Hurricane Heritage Week Concludes with Exciting Student Parade Brooklyn High School students lead the Hurricane Heritage Week Parade in the Auditorium

Each day of Hurricane Heritage Week featured a different theme for students to participate in, during which students brought in various articles of clothing, musical instruments, artwork, and other items belonging to their own unique culture heritage. 

Milestone Performances by Brooklyn Basketball Players Recognized Brooklyn Hurricane Logo

Congratulations to Brooklyn student-athletes Jaiden Basinger and Shariah Gailes who were spotlighted by the Chagrin Valley Conference for achieving personal and school milestones on the basketball court.

Math and Magic Combine at Family Math Night A Brooklyn School parent and student play a math game together

Brooklyn families joined together for a celebration of math fluency and vocabulary along with some magic at the annual Family Math Night event on Monday, January 23, 2023. 

District Prepares for Launch of Innovation Center Brooklyn School Media Specialist Wendy Smith Demonstrates a Makerspace station for 2nd Grade Teacher Sue Grodek

Students in grades K-7 will now have expanded opportunities to engage in creative, hands-on, STEM-based learning experiences with the launch of the Innovation Center featuring a makerspace. 

Brooklyn Hockey and Cleveland Monsters Team Up Cleveland Monsters Hockey Team mascot Sully with Brooklyn Staff Member at Hurricane Hockey Game

As part of the Cleveland Monsters High School Hockey Hometown Series, the Monsters' very own mascot, Sully, greeted Brooklyn fans at the Varsity Ice Hockey Game on Thursday, January 12th. Thank you to all students, staff, families, and community members for supporting this special night of Hurricanes Hockey!

District Joins with Greater Community to Help Local Families This Holiday Season Brooklyn Cares volunteers smile for a photo while delivering donated food and gifts.

Approximately seventy families were served with donations of food and personal care items, as well as gifts that were unique to each family’s situation near the side door of the Brooklyn Board of Education offices on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. 

District and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Host Inaugural Business Advisory Breakfast Brooklyn business owners listen to a presentation at the 2022 Business Advisory Breakfast

On Tuesday, November 15th, the Brooklyn City Schools, and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored its first Business Advisory Breakfast at the Brooklyn Senior Center. 

Bowling Returns as Official High School Varsity Sport at Brooklyn Brooklyn Varsity Bowling Team members pose in front of the lanes after earning their first victory of the season over Garfield Heights HS

For the first time since 2016, Brooklyn High School will offer bowling as an official varsity sport!

Senior Delaney David Named 2nd Team All-Ohio in Women’s Soccer BHS senior Delaney David with Head Soccer Coach

Congratulations to Senior Delaney David for being selected 2nd Team All-Ohio in Women's Soccer! 

Fall Edition of Hurricane Watch Newsletter Now Available for Viewing Online Cover of Fall 2022 Edition of Hurricane Watch newsletter

Latest edition features highlights from the Hurricane Marching Band’s performance at The Ohio State University, a spotlight of our senior fall sports student-athletes, and an update on the district’s ongoing capital improvements campaign. 

BHS Students Give Back to Community with Leaf Raking Project Brooklyn High School students pose for a picture after raking the leaves at Brooklyn residents' homes.

A group of thirty-three Brooklyn High School students took the opportunity to give back to the community by raking leaves at the homes of seventeen Brooklyn residents on Tuesday, November 8th

Brooklyn School Honors All Who Served at Veterans Day Assembly Brooklyn School students hold the flag of the US Marine Corp during a Veterans Day 2022 celebration

Brooklyn School proudly recognized the bravery, honor, and sacrifice of all United States military veterans during a special Veterans Day assembly in the Brooklyn Auditorium on Friday, November 11, 2022.

Brooklyn Students Find Inspiration with Trip to Cleveland Museum of Art National Junior Honor Society at Cleveland Museum of Art

Students from Brooklyn High School and Brooklyn School developed a stronger appreciation and knowledge for various artwork, as well as inspiration for their own artistic pursuits during a recent trip to the Cleveland Museum of Art on Tuesday, October 4th

Brooklyn City Schools Continues to Move Forward with Capital Improvement Initiatives New classroom desks and furniture in a Brooklyn classroom

Over the past calendar year, the Brooklyn City Schools has continued an ongoing capital improvements initiative dedicated to ensuring the longevity and effective use of existing facilities while maximizing opportunities for students to learn and achieve success.

Brooklyn HS Science Classes Explore Big Creek Reservation BHS students study macro-invertebrates at the Big Creek Reservation with a staff member from the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District

Approximately thirty Brooklyn High School students from BHS Science teacher Catherine Woodruff’s Physics and Earth Science classes participated in an immersive, hands-on learning experience near the Big Creek Reservation’s Memphis Picnic area. 

Walk to School Day Celebrates Brooklyn Safety Forces Brooklyn safety forces standing with Brooklyn School students outside of the rear entrance during Walk to School with a Local Hero Day

Students, teachers, staff, and families celebrated hometown heroes from the Brooklyn Fire and Police Departments during a special Walk with Our Local Heroes community walk on Wednesday, October 5th

Brooklyn Preschool and High School Receive Bronze PBIS Award Brooklyn Hurricane Logo

Congratulations to Brooklyn Preschool and High School on being recognized with the 2021-2022 Bronze Award for Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) by the Ohio PBIS Network and the State Support Team Region 3. 

Hurricane Pride on Display During Homecoming Week 2022 2022 BHS Homecoming King and Queen

Congratulations to all Brooklyn High School students for a successful and Hurricane Pride filled Homecoming Week!

Message from Superintendent Caleris - 2022 Ohio State Report Card Results Brooklyn Hurricane Logo

An important update from Superintendent Caleris highlighting the 2022 State Report Card Results for the Brooklyn City Schools. 

Brooklyn City Schools Welcomes Students Back for 2022-23 School Year Two Brooklyn School students during arrival on the first day of school.

The Brooklyn City Schools officially welcomed students back for the 2022-23 school year with excitement and enthusiasm on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. 

Brooklyn City Schools Joins Ohio Check Book Platform Brooklyn Hurricane Logo

Visit the link below to read a press release from the Office of Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague regarding Brooklyn City Schools joining the Ohio Check Book online platform. 

Brooklyn City Schools Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Brooklyn Hurricane Logo

Congratulations to John Logan (1974), Brian Trocano (1975), Steve Turchyn (1985), and Cory Neale (2007) on their induction into the Brooklyn City Schools Hall of Fame!