School will reopen on January 3rd. Gates open at 8am and the first bell rings at 8:10 am.
We hope everyone is having a wonderful winter break.
We will be having a computer distribution event on January 4, 2018 from 2-3:30 at Knox. Knox/Lincoln families can purchase a computer for $80 (desktop) or $100 (laptop) during this event. See additional information below.
On January 12th, we will be celebrating our 41st annual Martin Luther King March at Knox. Your student will be bringing home a permission slip for this event when we return. Please have them return it ASAP to their Advisory teacher, if you would like them to march off campus. Students will be dismissed at 1:00pm on the 12th.
The semester is coming to a close on January 26th. Please log in to Power School to check your student's assignments. Our Knox counselors will be reaching out to parents of students with D/F grades to discuss learning contracts.
Our library is open! We encourage all students to read for 20 minutes a night independently. Students can check out books during Advisory or lunch time.
All Knox students have nightly math homework. Homework is assigned from a math packet that is given to the students at the start of each chapter.
School Opens on January 3rd! Happy New Year
January 26th- End Of Semester 1
Connect 2 Compete- Computer Distribution Day - January 4th, 2-3:30 at Knox
To get a copy of your password, please call 619-344-5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We will continue to provide incentives to students that clear all of their missed days, showing responsible attendance!
Knox is open from 8-12 on Saturdays and some Sundays.
If your student has missed any days of school, please consider sending them to Saturday School next weekend (1/6).
We will be open on Sunday 1/7 and Sunday 1/21 from 8-12 for an additional chance to clear absences
December Pep Rally-Advisory students decorated ugly sweaters for their teachers!
Knox Science Update
Knox students presented to the Board of Education about their work leading Community Circles on campus. This work is supported by Knox Restorative Practices Coordinator, Mr. Ponsford, & the Restorative Practices Department at SDUSD.
English Language Arts Update
The English department completed another SRI (Scholastic Reading Inventory) assessment right before the break, in order to measure your student's progress in reading. Please continue to encourage your student to read for 20 minutes a day at home independently.
Our students will be beginning the next novel in their curriculum.
6th Grade-Bud, Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis
7th Grade-Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw
8th Grade-To Kill a Mockingbird, By Harper Lee
Knox ELA teachers use the Engage NY Common Core Curriculum in their classes.
Students may read newsela.com articles at home or an independent reading book from the Knox library.
Students are required to read 1 article a week in their Advisory class.
KNOX MATH PROGRAM
Students have math homework every night!
Buzzmath is an math program that allows students to practice math concepts online. Students were given access codes from their math teacher.If your student can't access their code, please email their teacher.
SAVE THE DATE
Knox Parent Circle and Food Pantry
Wednesday, Jan. 24th 2018 at 8:45am
Room 15 @ Knox
8:45-9:30 Knox Parent Room 15
9:45-10:45- Knox Food Pantry
Please bring your empty grocery bags.
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
January Lincoln Cluster Meeting
Monday, Jan. 8th 2018 at 5:30pm
445 South 47th Street
San Diego, CA
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
Key Contacts At Knox:
Vice Principal- Alex Villalobos- email@example.com
Head Counselor-M-Z- Lori Watkins- firstname.lastname@example.org
Counselor- A-L- Sherri Penaloza- email@example.com
Restorative Practices Coordinator-Jeff Ponsford- firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration-Leticia Alva Sanchez- email@example.com
Site Tech- Power School Parent Portal- Kristen Ojetti- firstname.lastname@example.org