Academics Information Session

with Assistant Head of School Virginia Riccardi

The Knox School provides superior college preparatory academics to boarding and day school students on its beautiful and historic waterfront campus in Saint James, New York. In this Virtual Information Session, you will meet Assistant Head of School Virginia Riccardi who will explain the dynamic and rigorous curricular offerings that Knox provides its students. You will also learn about the highly qualified faculty and the premier programs such as STEM, the Arts, and their College Equivalency Program.

College Counseling Information Session

with Director of College Counseling Donna Pergola

The Knox School provides superior college preparatory academics to boarding and day school students on its beautiful and historic waterfront campus in Saint James, New York. In this Virtual Information Session, you will meet Director of College Counseling Donna Pergola who will explain the multi-tiered college counseling program that prepares students for application and acceptance to top colleges and universities in the USA and abroad. The video concludes with a brief Q&A session moderated by Director of Admissions Caitlyn Adams-Davis.

Middle School Information Session

with Middle School Coordinator & Teacher Dana Fernandez

The Knox School provides superior college preparatory academics to boarding and day school students on its beautiful and historic waterfront campus in Saint James, New York. In this Virtual Information Session, you will meet Middle School Coordinator and Teacher Dana Fernandez who will provide an overview of the Middle School Program (grades 6, 7, and 8), highlighting academic offerings and support services, the class schedule, the small class sizes and more. Mrs. Fernandez also details the Social/Emotional Learning curriculum provided in the Middle School Advisory Program, the Arts and Athletics, and what it means to be a boarding school student at Knox.

English as a New Language Information Session

with ENL and Mandarin Teacher Zuyi Wang

The Knox School provides superior college preparatory academics to boarding and day school students on its beautiful and historic waterfront campus in Saint James, New York. In this Virtual Information Session, you will meet English as a New Language (ENL) and Mandarin Teacher Zuyi Wang who will describe key features of Knox’s ENL Program, including the goals in educating International students to become proficient in reading, writing, listening and speaking the English language. Within this video content, viewers will also learn about the Program’s placement examination requirements, the three-tiered ENL program structure and class schedule, the level of expectations for student TOEFL scores, social/emotional wellness for International students and more.

Social and Emotional Wellness

with School Social Worker Jennifer St. Amour, LCSW

The Knox School provides superior college preparatory academics to boarding and day school students on its beautiful and historic waterfront campus in Saint James, New York. In this Virtual Information Session, you will meet The Knox School’s Social Worker Jennifer St. Amour, LCSW and learn about wellness programs for middle and high school students such as Advisory, Men and Women’s Groups, and counseling. Because mental wellness is paramount in importance at Knox, Social/Emotional Learning (SEL) is fused into daily life as well as specialized programs, so that students gain tools for managing their emotions, handling conflicts, finding comfort when they are away from home, and other challenges that students face on a typical day. Mrs. St. Amour also describes the protocol for addressing more serious health and wellness concerns in this interview-style virtual discussion.

Health and Wellness

with Director of Health and Wellness Aimee Roderick, RN and Head of School Kristen Tillona-Baker

The Knox School provides superior college preparatory academics to boarding and day school students on its beautiful and historic waterfront campus in Saint James, New York. In this Virtual Information Session, you will meet Director of Health and Wellness Aimee Roderick, RN and Head of School Kristen Tillona-Baker, and learn about the various health and wellness programs that are offered to day-school and boarding school students. This interview-style discussion focuses on daily health and wellness efforts on campus, protocols for illness or injury of a student, wellness requirements that must be addressed for a student to attend school, and more. The School Leaders also discuss measures that were implemented in the Spring of 2020 during the arrival of COVID-19, and new procedures that will be introduced by the School to ensure a safe and healthy environment for students and staff as the School reopens for classes.

Additional Virtual Information Sessions will be added on a continuous basis. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel for the most up to date videos! For additional information, email admissions@knoxschool.org or call (631) 686.1600. Request information online here.