BCSD News & Information

June 2020

Community Conversation

On Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m., the district is hosting a Community Conversation. We’ve been collecting your questions and remote learning survey responses to help us prepare for the 2020-21 school year. You can join the conversation through the YouTube livestream and submit additional questions during the event using this Google form (the form will open once the event begins).

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Summer Feeding Program

This is the final week of our 2-day Grab & Go Meals program (ending Thursday, June 4th). Starting next week, our summer feeding program will begin.


Starting June 10, 2020 through August 26, 2020, Berea City School District will be providing a week worth of free meals every Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. to children ages 1-18. Pick up locations are listed below. Each bag will contain 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 10 milks.

All meals will be distributed from our school buses outside the elementary schools listed below and from the school doors at the middle school.

ALLERGIES: Please be aware that most meals will be the same and we cannot avoid all allergens. A common, well-liked item for our students is the PB&J Uncrustable sandwiches, so we plan to serve these. If your child has a severe peanut allergy, PLEASE, let Briana Cates, Supervisor of Nutrition Services know by emailing her at bcates@bereaschools.org. We want to ensure we are keeping our students as safe as possible during this time.

FOOD SAFETY: Please note that there will be perishable items in the Grab & Go Meal Bags that will need to be refrigerated.


Brook Park Memorial Elementary School

16900 Holland Road, Brook Park

Big Creek Elementary School

7247 Big Creek Parkway, Middleburg Heights

Grindstone Elementary School

191 Race Street, Berea

Berea-Midpark Middle School

7000 Paula Drive, Middleburg Heights


Contact Briana Cates, Supervisor of Nutrition Services



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Rosen Ohio School Librarian of the Month

The Ohio Educational Library Media Association, Ohio’s preeminent professional association for highly effective school librarians and libraries, is pleased to announce that Katina Anagnostou, Library Media Specialist at Berea-Midpark Middle School is the recipient of the Rosen Publishing Ohio School Librarian of the Month Award.

The Rosen Publishing Ohio School Librarian of the Month recognizes one school librarian a month who designs, develops, and implements a collaborative lesson plan and/or programming that empowers student learning. This award spotlights the importance of both the school library community and librarian and the pivotal role each plays in transforming learning throughout students’ K-12 education.

Katina Anagnostou, as the recipient of this award, will have the opportunity to select and receive a free set of books for the school library from Rosen Publishing Company.

Katina Anagnostou will be recognized at the 2020 OELMA Conference.

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Preschool & Kindergarten Registration

If you need assistance in the registration process, please call 216-898-8300.

New Kindergarten Resources and Information

Visit our new Kindergarten Information Website for resources, printables, videos, supply lists and more!

Virtual Kindergarten Information Presentation

Due to being unable to hold our scheduled Kindergarten Information Nights, the district has created an online video presentation of the information that is typically shared during the event. A folder of information normally provided at the event will be mailed to your home once you have completed registration.

Kindergarten Information Video 2020

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Berea-Mipdark High School 7th Commencement Ceremony

Berea-Midpark High School 7th Commencement Ceremony | May 28, 2020

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Berea-Midpark High School Farewell Walk-through

The original gathering and closing ceremony of Berea-Midpark High School planned for Sunday, June 7, 2020 has been revised. Instead of a formal ceremony, the district will host a community walk-through on Sunday, June 7, 2020 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The following guidelines will be in place for the June 7, 2020 Berea-Midpark High School Walk-through.

  1. All visitors will follow social distancing.
  2. All staff and visitors will wear a mask or face covering.
  3. The will be one designated entrance (West Entrance: Middle Doors) and two designated exits.
  4. All visitors will follow a marked one-way path through the building.
  5. All classrooms and offices will be locked and not all areas of the building will be accessible or viewable.
  6. Attendees will be admitted in groups, not to exceed 4, and the total building limit of 125 inside at one time.
  7. No wandering or congregating will be permitted.
  8. Handicap/wheelchair access will be the Main Gym Entrance, in front of the building.

For those unable to attend the walk-through for various reasons, the district recently filmed a short documentary featuring former longtime teacher, Mr. Gary Croy. This documentary will be available to view online in the coming weeks.

PLEASE NOTE: You DO NOT have to RSVP to attend this event.