Welcome Back Bulldogs

Welcome To Middle School! 23-24 School Year

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Welcome To Knox!

Welcome to Knox Students and Parents!!

We are excited to have your student joining us for the 2023-2024 school year.

We know this is going to be an awesome school year filled with engaging learning experiences and fun school activities. We are excited to share all of our new programs, courses and opportunities for students. Parents, please join us at the upcoming orientation meetings on Zoom.

Please also follow us on Instagram: knox_middle

Please continue to visit this newsletter for updates as we approach the start of school.

Please take some time to click on all of the links and to read the information below.

Please also mark your calendar for these important events:

August-Registration Packet Return

  • Knox main office
  • August 8,9,10,11
  • 9am-12pm

August 14th- 10:00-12:00pm

  • Knox 6th Grade Student Orientation
  • This is a drop off event for students only

August 14th- 5:30-6:30pm

  • Zoom 6th Grade Parent Orientation
  • Zoom Code=854 7907 73240

August 21st-First Day of School

  • Gates open at 7:50am for breakfast
  • Recommended items -backpack, water bottle, pencils, laptop, laptop charger. If you don't have a district laptop, you will be able to check one out at the library the first week of school with Ms. Carol.

August 24th- Minimum Day- 1:40pm dismissal

Primetime Enrollment:

Chris Valdez (He/Him)

Site Coordinator | Knox Middle School

(619) 494-8652


1098 S. 49th St.

San Diego, CA 92113


Principal Potter, Vice Principal Hirsch, and the Knox team.

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Tdap Vaccine Clinic

7th grade students that need the TDAP may get the vaccine on the first day of school. A parent must be present. Vaccines will be given in room 15. For questions about the vaccine or TDAY please reach out to Ms. Monica (mdiaz6@sandi.net)

Students- Check your school email!

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Follow us on Instagram!

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Students and Parents- Want to join SSC/SGT/ELAC?

If you would like to join the SSC or SGT, please email Ms. Potter your name for the election ballot: hpotter@sandi.net

SSC-Oversees the Site Plan For Student Achievement and Categorical School Budgets

SGT-Oversees programming, discipline plan, bell schedules, course offerings and pathways

ELAC- Supports English Learner instruction and resources- email mhesse@sandi.net

Find Your Schedule In Power School before school starts

How to access Power School

Middle School Athletics

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Track Team

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Basketball Team

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About Knox!

Knox News Archives

Click here to see all of our Knox newsletters, with details about our programs and events!

Knox Parent Information

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Positive School Culture and Climate

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Join the mailing list- email hpotter@sandi.net

Key Contacts At Knox:

Principal-Heather Potter- hpotter@sandi.net

Vice Principal- Lourdes Hirsch- lhirsch@sandi.net

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

Counselor- A-L- Zach Zaragoza-

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

Registration-Leticia Alva Sanchez- lalvasanchez@sandi.net

Attendance- Iliana Castaneda Estrella-icastanedaestrella@sandi.net

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

Admin Assist-Linda Dozier- ldozier@sandi.net

Nurse Nadine-Nadine Trassare-ntrassare@sandi.net

Health Tech-Monica Diaz-mdiaz6@sandi.net