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Mr. Davis

Knollwood School

224 Hance Road
Fair Haven NJ 07704
Phone: 732-747-0320
Fax: 732-747-7441

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator: Kathy Elgrim         elgrimk@fairhavenbe.org or 732-747-0320

School Anti-Bullying Specialist: Cara Remmert                   remmertc@fairhavenbe.org or 732-747-0320

Knollwood Attendance Line: 732-559-0007


Headline News

RESCHEDULED - MCVSD Career Academy Entrance Exam
RESCHEDULED - MCVSD Career Academy Entrance Exam - Saturday January 24: Due to a forecast of inclement weather leading to hazardous driving conditions, the MCVSD entrance exam has been rescheduled for January 31, 2015 (same time and location). Notifications on this rescheduled exam have been issued through our one call system, and also announced on your local radio station (WJLK AM1310/FM 94.3; WBUD AM1260/FM 101.5). In summary, 1/24/15 exam has been cancelled, and rescheduled for 1/31/15 at same time & location.

Souper Bowl Food Drive 2015 (pdf)
The "Souper Bowl" Canned food drive sponsored by the Knollwood Student Council is from January 26-30th. Food will be collected in front of APR lobby in two boxes each designated with a Super Bowl team. Put a requested item in the box of the team that you want to win! The week will end with "Wear A Jersey Day" at school on Friday. All canned goods will be donated to Lunch Break in Red Bank. Click below for a list of needed items and thanks for participating!

8th Grade Registration for Placement Tests at RFH (pdf)
Please see the attached document regarding the placement tests for Math, Spanish, and French at RFH. In order to register for the test follow the links on the document. The World Language test is Wednesday, February 18th at 4pm and students must arrive at RFH by 3:30pm. The Math placement test is Tuesday, February 24th at 3:30pm and students must arrive at RFH by 3:15pm. All students wishing to be placed in Spanish or French Level II or higher must sit for the placement test. All students wishing to placed in Geometry or Geometry Honors must sit for the math placement test. The registration deadline is Friday, February 13th.

New Jersey Department of Health Fact Sheets - Meningitis and HPV
The New Jersey Department of Health requires public schools to annually distribute health information to parents. Attached please find a Meningitis Fact Sheet for parents of students entering sixth grade and a HPV fact sheet for parent of seventh graders.

Chili Fundraiser for 8th Grade Dance (pdf)
PURCHASE YOUR CHILI NOW…the Chili Fundraiser for the class of 2015 has officially started!! The Chili Dinner will be held on Saturday, January 31st from 6:30 to 8:00 in The Church of the Nativity's Parish Hall. We are also selling take-out chili and Daisy Chocolate platters for your Super Bowl party or yourself! Payment will be accepted by check payable to Knollwood Graduation Dance or can be made at a later date via check, cash or Paypal. All proceeds support the Knollwood 8th Grade Graduation Dance. Click below for the order form!

Spelling Bee
Beginning the week of January 19th, Knollwood School will hold class level spelling bees during DEAR in 4th and 5th grade and during Lit Lab in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. We will culminate with one school wide spelling bee with all the grade level champions to crown one school level champion. The winner of the school wide spelling bee will be registered to compete in the Regional Spelldown on March 16that Monmouth University. If your child would like to participate please follow the links below to sign them up no later than Thursday, January 15th. Also attached are the grade level study sheets.

Supt. Letter to Families - APR Tables and Benches
Dear Parents/Guardians, Please take some time to review this letter from our Superintendent, that shares the steps our district takes regarding our All-Purpose Room equipment at both of our schools. Thank you.

8th Grade Registration at RFH - Important Dates - 2015 (pdf)
The 8th Grade Parent/Student Pre-Registration Meeting and Tour has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 12th. The optional tour is at 6:00 p.m. (please arrive by 5:45 if you wish to tour) and the meeting will start at 7:15 p.m. in the Auditorium. After the meeting on February 12th, registration packets can be picked up in the Guidance Department at RFH for those who may be unable to attend. Please see the attached letter with more details.

Knollwood School - 2013-14 NJ Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Grade (pdf)

Winter Schedules

Knollwood Family Remind 101 (pdf)
Please sign up for Remind. Remind is a one way text messaging and email system. With Remind, all personal information remains completely confidential. It is a valuable resource for sending short updates about events or school news.

Summer Book Lists 2014-2015

Virtual Library
Visit the new Virtual Library, created by Gabrielle Ramirez, for reference tools related to the Fair Haven curriculum.

General Information
Welcome to the Knollwood School website. We are a grade 4-8 school committed to meeting the needs of all students through learning experiences that are meaningful, rigorous, and student-centered. Our staff members are involved in ongoing professional learning and collaboration and are dedicated to maximizing their own potential as educators. Please visit their webpages as well as The Principal's Place for more information about our school. Students attend school from 8:23 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. except on single-session days. Dismissal on single-session days is 12:45 p.m.

Upcoming Events
Wed Feb 4
Community Computer Workshop-Knollwood Comp. Lab 3:15pm
Mon Feb 9
Schools Closed - Winter Recess
Tue Feb 10
Schools Closed - Winter Recess
Thu Feb 12
8th Gr. New Student Pre-Registration Meeting-7:15 PM, RFHRHS
Mon Feb 16
Kindergarten Art Appreciation Day
Tue Feb 17
1st Gr. Art Appreciation Day
Wed Feb 18
2nd Gr. Art Appreciation Day
World Language Placement Test-3:30 PM, RFHRHS
Thu Feb 19
3rd Gr. Art Appreciation Day
Fri Feb 20
4th Gr. Art Appreciation Day
6th-8th Grade Dance 7-9PM
Tue Feb 24
Math Placement Test-3:30 PM, RFHRHS
Thu Feb 26
6-8 Gr. Play "No Strings Attached" 7:00PM
Fri Feb 27
Spring Sports Paperwork Due
Sat Mar 7
PTA Casino Night
Wed Mar 11
PTA General Membership Meeting
1st Gr. Lunch with VIP
Thu Mar 12
2nd Gr. Lunch with VIP
Fri Mar 13
3rd Gr. Lunch with VIP
Sat Mar 21
PTA Family Fun Ice Skating
Mon Mar 23
Course Selection, Knollwood
Tue Mar 24
Course Selection, Knollwood
Wed Mar 25
Course Selection, Knollwood
Community Computer Workshop-Knollwood Comp. Lab 3:15pm
Fri Apr 10
6th-8th Grade Dance 7-9PM
Mon Apr 13
Knollwood Book Fair
Tue Apr 14
Knollwood Book Fair
District Art Show
Wed Apr 15
Knollwood Book Fair
Makeup Course Selection, Knollwood
Thu Apr 16
Knollwood Book Fair
Makeup Course Selection, Knollwood
Fri Apr 17
Knollwood Book Fair
Makeup Course Selection, Knollwood
Wed Apr 22
Community Computer Workshop-Knollwood Comp. Lab 3:15pm
Mon May 4
Staff Appreciation Week
Tue May 5
Staff Appreciation Week
Wed May 6
Staff Appreciation Week
PTA General Membership Meeting
Thu May 7
Staff Appreciation Week
Fri May 8
Staff Appreciation Week
Thu May 21
Sickles Art Day
Tue May 26
PTA Beach Towel Fundraiser
Thu Jun 11
PTA General Membership Meeting/Parents' Night Out

Fair Haven Public Schools
224 Hance Road, Fair Haven, NJ 07704
Phone: 732-747-2294     Fax: 732-747-7441