Knox Middle School

May 2021

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Welcome To May!

Hello Knox Families!


Our return to campus has been amazing! It brings us so much joy to see our students here with us after a year at home online. Thank you parents for your partnerships in this transition to Phase 2. Our students have done an amazing job following safety protocols, bringing their charged laptops, and navigating all of the changes in their schedules.


For our Knox 8th grade families, we will be hosting a drive thru to celebrate our 8th grade students, as well as creating a celebration promotion video. Students will need to join the Knox 8th Grade Promotion Google Classroom for updated info on Promotion and the drive thru.


8th grade parents- Please check out the flyer below for your designated 8th grade promotion drive thru time. The event will be organized by student last names to adhere to distancing and safety protocols. Students will receive their certificates and medals while they are in the car. One car per family will be allowed in the drive thru. Please mark your calendar for the designated time for your student. Additional info has been sent to our 8th grade families via School Messenger.


Check out the Lincoln Cluster Newsletter for more awesome events happening in our cluster.




Our next SSC/SGT meeting will be held on 5/26 at 3:00 pm.


Meeting ID: 835 4583 3791


To join our ELAC, please reach out to Ms. Hueso ahueso@sandi.net




Sincerely,

Principal Potter


GO BULLDOGS!!

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8th Grade Students: Log into Google Classroom to accept the invite

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A Word From Our Knox Wellness Committee

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Lincoln Cluster Drive Thru Articulation Event

Spoken Word Poetry Fridays

Movement Be

Social Emotional Learning @ Knox

Each Friday our staff and students join together to write poetry in a whole-school Zoom assembly. Each assembly is lead by Movement Be leaders Terrance and Justice. This time together has strengthened our community, provided time to share from the heart and to get to know each other better. What an amazing way to end the week, with such an uplifting, deep and mindful experience as a team each Friday!
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Knox is hosting Summer School

Summer Experience and ESY Enrollment

Could your student may benefit from SDUSD's ONSITE Middle School Summer Experience. This four-week (June 21st - July 16th) “Summer Experience” program for secondary students is a human-centered learning opportunity that will meet students where they are, with the purpose of re-engaging, igniting passion, and providing options for credit through engaging interdisciplinary projects. Classes are designed around interdisciplinary hands-on, minds-on projects (English, HSS, Math, and Science) connected to key industry / community partners in San Diego. Fill out this form to indicate your interest in this experience. If you have any questions, please reach out to Ms. Hueso, Ms. Cruz or Ms. Shirley at Knox Middle.



Cambodian Application

Somali Application

Vietnamese Application

Tagalog Application

Spanish Application

English Application





For Enrollment:

ESY (Special Education)-Ms. Hueso- ahueso@sandi.net

Summer School A-L- Ms. Shirley- mshirley@sandi.net

Summer School M-Z-Ms. Cruz - lcruz@sandi.net

Knox is a Marzano High Reliability School!

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Phase 2 Return to Campus!!

Parent Presentation

Schedule for all students

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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

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

Knox Primetime Update


Hello Knox Students & Families!


We want to give everyone a warm welcome back to campus! We are working closely with the school to make sure all students are safe and all health guidelines are being observed.


Now that Primetime has resumed in person programming, our schedule has changed. Primetime meets Monday – Thursday from 12:15pm to 6:00pm in Room 5. Knox follows a 2-day alternating schedule so students will only be in program two days a week unless students are approved for a 4-day schedule. As an extra safety measure, those parents who are picking up students from Primetime will need to call the site phone number so we can walk your student(s) outside. No parents are allowed on campus at this time.


For students to have the best experience, we need to work collaboratively during the remainder of the school year. Please be attentive of any communications from Primetime and make sure to complete all documentation required in a timely manner. For those interested in joining program, please get in touch so we can provide an application and all the necessary details.


Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to having you become part of our Knox Primetime family!




(619)494-8652

knox@arc-experience.com

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 kojetti@sandi.net

Power School Parent Portal Video-English

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

Join the mailing list- email hpotter@sandi.net

Key Contacts At Knox:

Principal-Heather Potter- hpotter@sandi.net


Vice Principal- Angelica Hueso-Garcia- ahueso@sandi.net

Google Voice- 619-500-6018


Head Counselor-M-Z- Lori Watkins- lcruz@sandi.net

Google Voice-619-500-6572


Counselor- A-L- Mary Shirley- mshirley@sandi.net

619-631-8632


Restorative Practices Coordinator-Jeff Ponsford- jponsford@sandi.net


Registration/Attendance-Leticia Alva Sanchez- lalvasanchez@sandi.net

Google Voice-619-512-3532.


Site Tech- Power School Parent Portal- Kristen Ojetti- kojetti@sandi.net

Google Voice-970-919-0119


Elizabeth Harris-Attendance- eharris3@sandi.net

Google Voice-619-880-9355


Admin Assist-Linda Dozier- ldozier@sandi.net


Health Tech-Monica Diaz-mdiaz6@sandi.net

Google Voice-619 292-8817