Summer Assignments

Students who are enrolled in an English and AP class(es) for the 2017/2018 school year is required to complete a mandatory summer assignment. Please click on the links below for assignment details. If you have any questions, please contact Virginia Riccardi, Asst. Head of School at Each assignment is due on the first day of class after the summer vacation.

Ordering Textbooks

Please use the information provided below to order your student’s textbooks for the 2017-2018 school year. Textbook purchases should be made based on the Knox student’s class schedule. If you have any questions about ordering textbooks or the class schedule, please feel free to contact Virginia Riccardi, Asst. Head of School at

While many teachers are moving away from using textbooks, some courses still require them. Books may be acquired in four ways:

  1. If you are a resident of Eastern Suffolk County, you can take advantage of the Non-Public School book program through Eastern Suffolk BOCES. Please contact them directly for information regarding pick-up dates, and bring your course schedule when you go: Port Jefferson Textbook Center, Eastern Suffolk BOCES, 200 Nicolls Rd., Stony Brook, NY 11790; 631-689-6860.
  2. If you are not eligible for the BOCES book program, you may use eFollett, The Knox School’s Online Bookstore. Please visit our website ( and scroll all the way down to the bottom of the homepage. Click on “Edline,” then, under “Links,” click on Follett Book Store.
  3. If you choose to purchase books through Amazon, please use the Follett page as a guideline for authors, titles and ISBN numbers. The books you purchase independently through Amazon must exactly match the titles and ISBN numbers found on Follett.
  4. Paperback novels for English classes will be acquired by the English Department Chairperson. Student PI accounts will be charged and books will distributed during English classes.

The Knox School does not have extra copies of textbooks or novels to loan students. It is the student’s responsibility to come to class prepared and ready to learn.

Click the link below to purchase your 2017-18 Textbooks at Follett Bookstore:

Follett Bookstore