Knox Middle School

December 2020

Welcome To December!

Hello Knox Families!

We hope everyone had a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. It was great to see so many of our families during our annual Turkey Drive. A big thank you to Wheelhouse Credit Union, Clairemont Covenant Church, and our Knox staff for their support of this special event.

The grading period for Progress Report 2 ends this Friday 12/4. Please reach out to us if you need your Parent Portal password. Parents, please also join us for our weekly parent technology workshops, which are offered every Friday from 11:15am-12:00pm on Zoom. Spanish translation is available at these workshops. If you missed the workshop, the video recording can be found on our Knox Family Website.

This month we will continue to celebrate student achievement with our Brag Tag program. Students can earn brag tags by checking their email, reading daily in Achieve 3000, participating in our Advisory program, joining our Saturday morning Zoom tutoring sessions, and for participating online. If you haven't had a chance to pick up your student's brag tags, please come to the main office at Knox between 8:00 and 3:30 daily.

Student Class Schedules for Quarter 2:


8:30-Assembly (M,T,Th), Office Hrs (W,F)

9:00-period 4

10:00-period 5

11:00-period 6


12:30- start homework, check email, or outside break

1:00-3:00- finish classwork on Canvas/Google Classroom

Virtual Back To School Night For Quarter 2 Classes-Meet the teacher, learn about coursework and grading policies

Parent Portal

It is extremely important that parents access Power School Parent Portal to monitor grades and attendance. If you need your password, please email Ms. Kristen (

We will continue to send out information to our Knox families via our Knox Social Media sites (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Smore Newsletters), as well as our School Messenger Program.

If you have changed your phone number or email, please reach out to us ASAP, so we can update our Power School system.

Our next SSC/SGT meeting will be held on 12/16 at 3:00 pm.

ELAC 12/3 at 3:30.

Thank you for your partnership and for navigating online learning with us!


Principal Potter


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Achieve 3000!

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Positive School Culture and Climate

Navigate Knox's Online Learning Websites!

Knox has developed specific grade-level websites to help students navigate distance learning. These websites will help our students navigate to their Zoom classes and office hours, teacher's Canvas pages, as well as provide information about school news and events.

Click here, to learn about how to navigate our Distance Learning websites.

8th Grade Distance Learning Website

7th Grade Distance Learning Website

6th Grade Distance Learning Website

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Online Programs For Additional Support

Programs available to our Knox students include:

ST Math (in Clever)

Achieve 3000 Reading (in Clever)

Brain Pop (in Clever)

Flocabulary (in Clever)

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Support for Families

In addition, our Knox team has created a Family Corner website for parents, which contains the following:

  • Technology support information
  • Library of Parent Coffee Presentations
  • Covid-19 Resources
  • Food Distribution Information
  • Supports for Distance Learning
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Upac Counseling Support

Knox Primetime Update

Hello Knox Students & Families!

Thank you for all your help and support in getting your kids involved with PrimeTime! We have had an awesome amount of participation but are always looking to add more of your students to the mix! We are continuously enrolling throughout the school year to give your children the best opportunity to participate in sports, arts and other fun activities.

We will be having our “Watch Party” this month, December 17th at 5:20p! We will be watching the Los Angeles Chargers take on the Las Vegas raiders. The game will be watched online and our plan is to have pizza ordered to the homes of those who are going to partake in our party! In order to be considered for this event we will need you to rsvp, which you can do so by emailing me directly at the email listed below.

Hope everyone is doing well during this current time. Stay safe!


D’Jay Scott

Parent Portal- Grades, Schedules, & Attendance

Grades, Schedule & Attendance in Parent Portal

To get a copy of your password, please call 619-344-5500 or email

Power School Parent Portal Video-English

Directions on how to access your student's grades and attendance

Join the mailing list- email

Key Contacts At Knox:

Principal-Heather Potter-

Vice Principal- Angelica Hueso-Garcia-

Google Voice- 619-500-6018

Head Counselor-M-Z- Lori Watkins-

Google Voice-619-500-6572

Counselor- A-L- Mary Shirley-


Restorative Practices Coordinator-Jeff Ponsford-

Registration/Attendance-Leticia Alva Sanchez-

Google Voice-619-512-3532.

Site Tech- Power School Parent Portal- Kristen Ojetti-

Google Voice-970-919-0119

Elizabeth Harris-Attendance-

Google Voice-619-880-9355

Admin Assist-Linda Dozier-

Nurse Rebecca:

Google voice: 619-736-7809

Health Tech-Monica

Google Voice-619 292-8817