Knollwood Elementary School
Knollwood School News
Knollwood School Day: 8:35am - 3:20pm
Dealing with Preschool Behavior in Public
Embarrassed by your kids' behavior in public? Are there times when you don't know what to do? Do you sometimes just give in to what they are whining about because it's the easiest approach? How should you appropriately discipline in public without causing a scene? Christine Jurik, MA, BCBA, COBA, of Behavior Consulting Services, LLC, will discuss ways to deal with preschooler behavior when running errands, attending parties and participating in community functions. Learn new behavioral strategies to feel more confident taking your preschoolers and kindergarteners with you in the community! Tuesday, January 17, 7:00 pm, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Porter Room For more information on trainings available for parents, please see the attached links, or contact our school social worker Andrew Smith at 440-949-4213 or via email at  
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Cardinal PTO (Knollwood Elementary School). Come in to the Chipotle at 35925 Detroit Road, Suite 115 in Avon on Wednesday, January 25th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in the flyer that was sent home or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Cardinal PTO. Hope to see you all the Avon Chipotle on the 25th of January!  
The end of the second grading period is January 13th, 2017. Knollwood report cards will be coming home with your child on January 20th, 2017. It's been a great half of the year and looking forward to another great half coming up! 
Knollwood first grade students will be attending, "Junie B's Essential Guide to School" Matinee on February 10th at the Spitzer Center at LCCC. Look for permission slips coming home soon. 
Two Hour Delay
If a 2 hour delay is called for our school, it means that the student start time will be 10:20AM. Buses will still be running, but 2 hours later. Dismissal time will be the same at 3:20PM. If we have a two hour delay, Kindergarten AM classes and Preschool AM classes only will be cancelled.  NO BREAKFAST ON TWO HOUR DELAY DAYS. 
Cold weather is upon us. All children will be going outside every day as long as the temperature is 20 degrees or above or it is raining/snowing. Please remember to send hats and gloves to school with your child for when they have recess. A child will not be allowed to stay in from recess unless the office has a Doctor's note on file. Thank you for your continued support! 
Is your child not feeling 100% but you're not sure if you should keep them home or not? Please see THIS LINK for more information. 
Waiver Days

September 23-- Teacher Professional Development - No school for students October 7--Teacher Professional Development - No School

November 7--Staff In-Service - No school for students

February 17--Teacher Professional Development - No school for students
March 30--Teacher Professional Development - No school for students May 5 --Teacher Professional Development - No school for students

A Message from our Social Worker
Attached is a flyer for the “Incredible Years” parenting series…it is a free 14 week parenting program that includes:· Child care / baby sitting, · Meal together as a family, Parenting classes (teaching parents how to address behavior in effort to model/change behavior/coach children) 
Bus Routes 2016-17
Click HERE to see the bus routes for the 2016-17 school year. 
Knollwood Start and End Times
Knollwood Start and End Times: Breakfast students will be allowed in the building at 8:15am. Entry into the building for all students will be 8:20am / Tardy bell rings at 8:35am. AM class dismissal is 11:20am, PM class entry is 12:20pm, End of the day dismissal is 3:20pm.
Preschool Supplies
All you need to buy for preschool is a book bag that can hold regular size folders. You will pay a fee of $75.00 and that will cover school supplies and snack for the whole year.
First Grade, Preschool & Kindergarten Registration
Registration for first grade, preschool and kindergarten students will be held at Knollwood School.
Parent Visitation at Knollwood and Forestlawn
There is a new procedure for parents visiting during the school day that will be implemented at Knollwood and Forestlawn this year. When a parent wants to visit their child's classroom during the day, the parent will have to either  call or email the teacher to set up an appointment. Frequent distractions interrupt the educational process of learning for all of the students and is often hard to get all the students back on the learning track. Thank you for helping us keep the learning environment a productive one. 
Welcome Back! I am looking forward to an outstanding year. Please keep in mind as the school year begins, there will be procedures to the entry and dismissal at Knollwood. Breakfast begins at 8:15. The entry bell for all other students is at 8:20. If your child is a car rider, please drop your child off at the back doors to enter into school.  
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