Fernway Park Elementary School News

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

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.

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.

Several parents, family, and friends attended Fernway's second annual student art show on Tuesday, April 30th.

Fernway's very own, Edwin, has been nominated as Artist of the Week by Artsonia. The "Artist of the Week" program, sponsored by ...

Friday, May 3rd is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 p.m.

Friday, May 3rd is the last day to qualify for a discount on registration fees for the 2019-20 school year. All packets must be received by the end of the school day or postmarked by Friday, May 3rd in order to qualify for the discount.

Best of luck to the fifteen KSD 140 athletes participating in the Special Olympics Track & Field Spring Games at Thornwood High School on May 4th!

Kirby School District 140 engaged Midwest Environmental Consulting Services, Inc. (MEC) to test water at our schools and is very pleased to report that all tests indicate there is no concern of any elevated lead content in the drinking water.

The following Summer Academy classes will be available to our students during the end of July and the beginning of August ...

Vote for Edwin!

April 24, 2019

A Fernway student has been nominated as Artist of the Week by Artsonia! To vote ...

Scholastic BOGO Book Fair will be at Fernway April 22nd - 26th. Join us for our “All For Books” coin challenge and help us celebrate…

Congratulations to our twelve top-notch fourth and fifth grade spellers who competed on April 17th in Fernway's annual Spelling Bee. Our first place winner correctly spelled "conquering" to capture the win.

There is no school on Friday, April 18th. Enjoy the long weekend!

We need your help in our planning process for next year. Please complete this quick 3 minute survey designed to gather information about your preferences for emergency closure make up days and a possible 90 minute delayed start option.

Registration packets for the 2019-20 school year will be sent home with students on Thursday, April 18th. Please call your child’s school office if you do not receive one. In order to qualify for the discount on fees, you must return your packet on or before Friday, May 3rd.

Just a reminder ... Wednesday, April 10th is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 p.m.