Knox's Annual Holiday Candle Light and Senior Singing Ceremony are Near!
#GivingTuesday is on December 3rd!
Please Review the Final Exam Schedule
Join Us for a Shadow Day!
Join us for the Knox Dig Pink
Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Join us on Friday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9, 2019!
Class of 2020
Knox student Quinn Trafas ‘20 received an Early Decision acceptance to Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), ranked #63 in the Nation for undergraduate engineering programs and #106 top colleges in the Nation according to US News and World Report. Quinn has been a student at Knox since 9th grade and has successfully made his way through the variety of courses offered through the School’s STEM program. As a direct accept into RIT’s General Computing College, Quinn plans to study towards a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computing Security.
Class of 2022
Lainey Link is a 9th grade day student at The Knox School. She loves her new Home Beside The Shore, and is enjoying her first year as a Knoxie. Lainey is a level 9 competitive gymnast who recently joined a league that could potentially lead her to a spot on the USA Olympic team! She practices 24 hours a week and still maintains exceptional grades. Lainey is a straight A student, and is also a member of the National Honor Society. She is passionate about her sport and understands the importance of a healthy balance between academics and athletics and appreciates that her teachers do as well.
Class of 2020
When a student is a shining example of The Knox Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Courage, Kindness and Scholarship, we love to shout it from the rooftops! Sophomore and recent Eagle Scout inductee Tommy Barry from Miller Place, New York is a strong example of a student who embodies these Core Values both on campus, and within the community.
Miles Chamley-Watson '08
Olympic Foil Fencer
Miles Chamley-Watson, Class of 2008, is a two-time Olympian foil fencer, competing with Team USA in London in 2012 and Rio in 2016. He was a Bronze Medal Winner with Team USA in Rio, where he placed nineteenth overall. A multi-sport athlete, Miles also played varsity soccer and basketball with the Knox Falcons while in high school. He attended Pennsylvania State University with a full scholarship for fencing and completed a degree in Sports Management.
Millie Chan '87
Designer & Manufacturer
Millie’s love for drawing and three-dimensional design led her to a major in Industrial Design at Philadelphia College of the Arts upon her graduation from Knox in 1987. After working briefly in Los Angeles as a free-lance designer, she returned home to Hong Kong in 1991 and took a position with a company that specialized in seasonal decorations.
Chris Strompolos '89
Film Maker & Producer
Chris Strompolos was born in Arlington Heights Illinois and grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi. On the Mississippi Gulf Coast from 1982 - 1989 while remaking "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in the summers, Chris developed a passion for acting, music and producing.
Chair of Visual and Performing Arts
Andrew Wagner is in his second year as the chair of the Visual & Performing Arts Department. Mr. Wagner directs the fall drama production and spring musical, and teaches a variety of courses on campus and works with students both in the classroom and on the stage. Knox values Mr. Wagner’s enthusiasm, versatility, expertise and passion for theatre, stagecraft and media production.
The Knox School is happy to showcase the outstanding contributions of Emma Sharkey-Frageau who continues her extremely valuable role as a member of the Knox team for her 11th year. Currently, Emma serves as the Coordinator of BOOST in addition to teaching in the program. Emma is a hard-working and dedicated person who is committed to the success of her students. She finds that the most fulfilling part of her job is helping students reach their full potential, and states that “it gives me great pride to see a student’s confidence grow when he or she realizes that they are capable of reaching their academic goals.”