Fernway Park Elementary School News

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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.

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.

A huge thanks goes out to the more than 225 Fernway family and staff members who celebrated Popsicles on the Playground with us on Tuesday, August 13th. We loved visiting with you!

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.

Fernway Elementary familes are invited to Popsicles on the Playground on Tuesday, August 13th from 6 - 7 pm. Come enjoy a cool treat while you meet Fernway’s new principal, Mrs. Hutchinson ...

Important August dates to mark on your calendar ...

When the 2019-20 school year begins in August, students attending Fernway Park Elementary School will have a new principal. KSD 140 educator Sandy Hutchinson was selected to lead the school ...

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

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!

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.

Led by Ms. Pacini and Ms. Krull, eleven students sang and danced their way through Fernway Does Disney, an engaging show highlighting many of the most popular Disney songs.

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.

Ten outstanding fifth-grade students from Kirby School District 140 recently received Awards of Excellence at the Illinois Principals Association’s Student Recognition Breakfast.

Student-athletes from Kirby School District 140 excelled at the Area E Special Olympics Track & Field Spring Games held at Thornwood High School in early May.

Congratulations to our Artsy Award Winning Classrooms for April!

Muffins with Mom

May 7, 2019

What better way to celebrate mom or grandma or any special woman in your life than with Muffins with Mom?!

Just as their first song said, "Count on Me," we can always count on Music Director, Mrs. Jones to lead the fourth and fifth grade choir to an outstanding performance.

The girls’ volleyball season is underway. Seventeen fifth grade girls that have spent the past few weeks learning about the game and practicing volleyball skills such as serving, passing, and good sportsmanship.