John A. Bannes Elementary School News

Our new eLearning program will begin Monday, April 6. You can find our complete eLearning Program Overview with FAQ’s at ksd140.org/eLearning

April 1, 2020 Update

April 1, 2020

I hope this message finds you safe and well. Yesterday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker extended the “stay-at home” order and announced that remote learning in Illinois will be extended through April 30.

During the week of March 30th, we will continue with the extended learning that we started with on March 16th. Please visit ksd140.org/elearning for updates to our enhanced learning plan.

Show your school spirit! Please join us as we celebrate our first-ever Virtual Spirit Week March 30 through April 3!

District 140 is searching for new ways to engage our youngest students while they are at home during the COVID-19 school closings. With this in mind, we are asking ...

March 21, 2020 Update

March 21, 2020

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued an executive order requiring residents to “stay at home” effective from 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 21 through Tuesday, April 7. In light of this announcement ...

First of all, thank you for demonstrating patience, flexibility, and understanding during these statewide school closures. I hope everyone is ...

KSD 140 is committed to providing engaged learning, or voluntary eLearning, for all Pre-K through eighth grade students during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) precautionary school closures. Our program will ...

Thank you for your extraordinary support over the past several days, as we have worked together to protect our community during the growing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. As you are aware ...

District 140 is dedicated to providing accurate and timely information to our school community. With that in mind, we’ve created an Update Center ...

D140 is committed to the health and safety of our students, families, and staff. With that in mind, we’d like to update our school community with additional information re...

D140 is committed to the health and safety of our students, families, and staff. With that in mind, we’d like to update our school community on the actions being taken by the District in regard to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Kirby School District 140 welcomes parents to Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-21 school year on Wednesday, March 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Best of luck to the three KSD 140 athletes participating in the Special Olympics Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition scheduled for noon at Palatine High School on Sunday, March 8th.

In light of the global concerns about Coronavirus, District 140 wants to share with you information that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has published for schools throughout the state.

The D140 Board of Education approved the 2020-21 School Year Calendar at their February 20th meeting. Highlights include ...

This year, March 17th’s Presidential Primary Election Day will replace Pulaski Day as a school holiday. Students will attend school on Pulaski Day, Monday, March 2nd. There is NO SCHOOL on TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH.

KSD 140 celebrates Presidents' Day on Monday, February 17th. No school.

Help us celebrate KINDNESS by participating in our Bannes Spirit Week February 18th through February 21st!

5Essentials Survey Link

February 11, 2020

If you have not done so already, please be sure to take the Illinois 5Essentials Parent Survey. We must get a 20% parent response rate for our results to be reported!

The Kirby Educational "Cookie Jar" Foundation is now offering All Kids Can spiritwear to District families. All orders will be shipped to Keller Elementary for distribution two to three weeks after the sale closes.

District 140 Beginning Band members performed before a packed gymnasium at Prairie View Middle School on January 22nd. Fifth grade band members from Bannes, Fernway, Keller, McAuliffe and Millennium comprised the over 130 person ensemble ...

KSD 140 honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. No school on Monday, January 20th.

Our Special Olympics Basketball Team won a silver medal at the Algonquin Tournament on Sunday, January 12. Athletes representing D140 were ...

In an effort to expand opportunities for student voice, the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC) meets regularly throughout the school year and allows the superintendent to gather feedback directly from D140 students.