John A. Bannes Elementary School News

Just a reminder ... Thursday, September 19th is a HALF-DAY. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 11:10 a.m. and middle schools at 12:00 p.m.

Grissom M.S. - October 9th - 7 p.m. Get the facts. Know the risks.

2019-20 School Supply Lists

September 2, 2019

Click on the links below to view your school's supply list.

Just a reminder … KSD 140 celebrates Labor Day on Monday, September 2. No school.

Our very first arrival and dismissal of the school year was a success! Thank you for your cooperation and patience. We will continue to fine-tune our procedures throughout the next few weeks.

We’ve adjusted our arrival and dismissal procedures due to construction at the school. Beginning this year ...

As we begin the 2019-20 school year, I would like to welcome ...

Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year! Wednesday, August 21st - Open House at Elementary Schools for K-5, Preschool and Early Childhood families from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 22nd - Open House at Grissom and Prairie View Middle Schools from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Welcome! KSD 140 elementary principals and kindergarten teachers will meet with kindergarten students and their parents on Thursday, August 15th from 9-10 am at their respective elementary schools.

Grissom and Prairie View's Parent/Student Information Day will be held Wednesday, August 14th from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Let's welcome the new school year with chalk art. music. and most importantly ... food! Bring the whole family for dinner on Tuesday, August 20th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Our online Hot Lunch ordering system is now open and accepting orders for the first half of the 2019-2020 school year (August 28, 2019 - January 31, 2020). Orders are due by August 23rd.

Important August dates to mark on your calendar ...

Thanks to our D140 families for their continued support and involvement in our District and to our teachers and support staff who have provided ...

The KSD 140 Board of Education approved a two-year plan for renovating Bannes Elementary School beginning this June.

D140 recently asked District families and employees to complete a three minute survey designed to gather information regarding their preferences for emergency closure make up days and a possible late start option.

Best of luck to the six KSD 140 athletes participating in the Special Olympics Track & Field State Games June 7-9 at Illinois State University in Bloomington Normal!

Congratulations to our Bannes Bobcats of the Week! These students were chosen by their teachers for their outstanding character and leadership qualities.

If you were unable to make our May 22nd Parent Night regarding D140’s Supplemental Services, please click here to view slides from our presentation.

KSD 140 observes Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th. No school.

Congratulations to our Bannes Bobcats of the Week! These students were chosen by their teachers for their outstanding character and leadership qualities.

As the school year draws to a close, we bid farewell to an outstanding group of fifth grade students.

Kirby School District 140 brought home nine awards from the annual South Cook Math Bowl held at Prairie State College on May 9th and May 10th. Quite a feat when you consider more than 200 contestants from almost 30 school districts competed each day in this awesome event.

Third through fifth grade students faced off  in Bannes Elementary''s annual Battle of the Books, a quiz show type of competition meant to test literary knowledge. At the event, students were asked ...

Please join us for an informational meeting at Bannes on Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00 p.m. District and school personnel will be available to discuss our construction plans and answer any questions you may have.