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Watch New Video Spotlight of the Brooklyn City Schools Brooklyn Hurricane Logo

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

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. 

Hurricane Heritage Week to Celebrate District's Cultural Diversity 2023 Hurricane Heritage Week flyer

To celebrate the rich cultural diversity of our community, Brooklyn City Schools will be hosting Hurricane Heritage Week from January 30th – February 3rd. Special thank you to the City of Brooklyn and Brooklyn Library for their participation in this exciting cultural celebration! 

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!

Online Only Athletic Event Ticket Sales for 2022-23 School Year Brooklyn Hurricane Logo

Beginning in the Fall of 2022, tickets to all Brooklyn Hurricanes sporting events will be available ONLINE ONLY! There will be NO cash sales at the gate. 

Jenna Young Crowned 2022 State of Ohio Division II Girls High Jump State Champion! Jenna Young is the 2022 Division II Girls High Jump Ohio State Champion

Jenna jumped an impressive 5 feet 7inches which propelled her to the state championship.  

Brooklyn High School Celebrates Memory of Former Student with Memorial Bench Dedication Haile Bean and Frank Filippou sitting on bench dedicated to the memory of Thanasi Filippou

Memorial bench dedicated to the memory of former student Thanasi Filippou. 

Mock Board Meeting Provides Real World Learning Experience Group photo of Brooklyn High School students with teachers, staff, and Board Members after the completion of the mock  Board Meeting

Brooklyn City Schools Board of Education Vice President Rocky Neale and Member Rob Slattery, along with District Treasurer Colleen Aholt participated in the mock Board Meeting which provided students a real world learning activity.  

Davion Gonzalez Receives Excellence in Education Award Davion Gonzalez is a recipient of the 2022 Excellence in Education Awards

Davion was awarded the Outstanding Peer Achievement Award which is given to students without disabilities who have served as an outstanding role model by establishing positive relationships with and assisting other students with special needs. 

Annual Bike Rodeo Features Strong Turnout Brooklyn Police Officer with young Brooklyn School student

A strong turnout of Brooklyn students and families attended the district’s annual Bike Rodeo & Touch-a-Truck event at Brooklyn School on Saturday, May 14, 2022. 

One Author, One School Kicks Off at Brooklyn School Brooklyn School students holding up copies of the book titled The One and Only Ivan

The entire Brooklyn City Schools community, including students, teachers, staff, and families will be reading books written by author Katherine Applegate.

Brooklyn Students Support Local Heroes During Walk to School Day Brooklyn students with Brooklyn Fire and Police Department members in front of an Ambulance during Walk to School with a Hero Day on May 11, 2022.

Students, family members, and district staff were joined by members from the Brooklyn Fire and Police Departments as they walked to school on Wednesday, May 11th.