The Brooklyn Buzz

March 7, 2020


  • Kindergarten Registration is now open
  • See what's happening in our school
  • Yearbook Sale
  • Counseling Corner
  • Outdoor Recess Guidelines
  • Medical restrictions for outdoor recess
  • Medicine administered by the nurse
  • Parent Partnership
  • PTA Updates
  • Important Dates
  • Contacting Brooklyn School


Will your child be 5 by September 30, 2020? If yes, it’s time to register for Kindergarten.

Starting March 1, 2020 log onto our district website; and click on the New Student Registration tab. Click on the link Follow the simple instructions.

After completing the online portion of the registration, you must schedule an appointment to complete the registration process by calling 216-485-8112.

Bring the required documentation not previously uploaded during the online registration:

Student Records – Original Birth Certificate, Immunization Records, Physical Forms and Guardianship Papers if applicable.

Proof of Residency – Deed/Truth-in-Lending or Rental Agreement/Lease, 2 current utility bills, Notarized Residency/Custody Affidavit, Renters Form (if applicable).

Parent/Guardian Photo ID – Driver’s license, state ID

Brooklyn City School District, 9200 Biddulph Road, Brooklyn, OH 44144

Yearbooks are on sale

Yearbooks can still be purchased online.

Order online

Order Online until March 13, 2020

Go to:

Password: brooklyn20

Yearbooks are $23

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Outdoor Recess Guidelines

Our guidelines for cold temperatures will be followed and monitored closely.

The temperature for outdoor recess is 20 degrees with the windchill.

Please make sure student have appropriate gear to be in the elements.

Winter coats, gloves, hats and boots are important.

You can send in shoes to wear in school and they can wear their boots out. Also feel free to send in an extra pair of socks or pants, sometimes the students clothing gets wet.

Parent Teacher Partnership

The picture below is the flyer which includes the date and information regarding the meetings. I have also linked the flyer click here. We would love to have more parents involved, we hope your able to join us this year. .

PTA News and Updates

PTA Spring Fundraiser

We're partnering with Yankee Candle® Fundraising to help achieve our goal this year. Yankee Candle® is the world's #1 best-selling candle brand and has something for everyone. Shop over 500 items, including candles, décor, home fragrances, kitchen products, and exclusives from great brands like Ball®, Oster®, Calphalon®, Rubbermade® & more.


Here are 2 Ways to Help Us Meet Our Goal:


Brooklyn PTA Yankee Candle Shopping Site

If this link fails to take you to the shopping site


Enter: Group Number 999998285 in the "Start Shopping" box


Go to:

Click on the "Seller Login" button

Fill out the "Sign Up to be a Seller" form and

Enter the Group Number above to register.

Add your friends and family's email addresses to send them a link to our fundraising shopping site and all of their purchases are counted toward our goal.

Sale runs from Wednesday March 4th to March 23rd (orders and money need to be turned in by end of the sale). (Deliver tenatively April 22nd).

Community Opportunities

Brooklyn Recreational Department

Are your kids interested in playing a spring sport. Please click the links below to see the flyers for spring sports.

T-Ball and Coach Pitch Flyer

Youth Softball Flyer

Youth Baseball Flyer

Important Dates

March 12th & 13th - High School Presents the musical Newsies (7pm)

March 14th - High School Presents the musical Newsies (2 pm & 7 pm)

March 17th - Election Day

March 30th - April 8th (Ohio State ELA assessments)

April 10th - April 19th - Spring Break

April 21st - May 5th (Ohio State Math/Science assessments)


Ohio State Assessments begin at the end of March. Below are the days, grade levels affected and area of testing. Please refer to these dates and try to avoid appointments or vacations during the days your child is testing. As we get closer to testing, remember a good night's sleep, healthy breakfast and words of encouragement are all beneficial. Thank you. If you have any questions let me know.

All tests will start at approx. 8:30 am

  • Grade 3
ELA (Reading) - March 31st and April 1st

Math - April 28th and April 29th

  • Grade 4
ELA (Reading) - March 26th and March 27th

Math - April 30th and May 1st

  • Grade 5
ELA (Reading) - March 26th and March 27th

Science - April 22nd and April 23rd

Math - April 30th and May 1st

  • Grade 6
ELA (Reading) - March 24th and March 25th

Math - May 5th and May 6th

  • Grade 7
ELA (Reading) - March 24th and March 25th

Math - May 5th and May 6th

Contacting Brooklyn School Personnel

Attendance Line ~ (216) 485-8171

  • When reporting your child off, please include: first and last name of the child, grade, reason for absence, who is reporting the child off and a number you can be reached.

Mrs. Cristin Cicco ~ Principal

(216) 485-8177

Ms. Lara Smith ~ Assistant Principal

(216) 485-8178

Mrs. Annie Bir ~ Guidance Counselor (Grades 4-7)

(216) 485-8128

Mrs. Denise Smith ~ Guidance Counselor (Grades PK-3)

(216) 485 - 8173

Mrs. Laura Paul ~ Brooklyn School Secretary

(216) 485-8176