John A. Bannes Elementary School News

Schools throughout the District commemorated Veterans Day with special assemblies, patriotic programs, class projects and tributes to our military veterans.

D140 parents are invited to a Parenting the Digital Generation presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 9th at Prairie View Middle School.

On October 30th, the Illinois State Board of Education released our District’s annual School Report Card. I am pleased to report ...

he Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released Kirby School District’s annual School Report Card on Wednesday, Oct. 30th. The Report Card shows how well our District is progressing on a wide range of educational goals, including preparing all students for success in high school and beyond.

Thursday, October 31st is a HALF DAY. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 11:10 a.m. and middle schools at 12:00 p.m.

During Red Ribbon Week, schools across the nation join together to promote a drug-free lifestyle and encourage students to make positive, healthy choices.

Beginning Monday, September 30th at 8 am, you can schedule a Parent/Teacher Conference by going to http://www.ptcfast.com/reg1 and inputting your student’s class or team entry code listed below ...

KSD 140 celebrates Columbus Day on Monday, October 14th. No school.

As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, it feels as though Fall is finally upon us. Now that we are settled into our school routines, I would like to take a moment ...

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

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.

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.