Fernway Park Elementary School News

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

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.

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.

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.

On Thursday, January 23rd, Fernway’s preschool students participated in the school’s annual fashion show. Before each student took a walk down the red carpet, they informed the audience of the various features of the clothes that they were wearing.

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.

Please share your thoughts to help improve our schools!

Welcome Back! (revised)

January 7, 2020

We would like to commend our students and staff for their hard work and dedication during the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. We are looking forward to an equally pro...

Engaged professionals. Equipped innovators. Empowered educators. Bring on 2020!

Please show your support for our athletes as they play their middle school peers on Thursday, January 9th at Grissom Middle School.

Happy Holidays!

December 19, 2019

As Winter Break approaches, we would like to thank the students, staff, parents, and community members who contribute so much in helping create an atmosphere of excellence in KSD 140.

Just a reminder ... Friday, December 20th is a Half-Day.

Congratulations to our twelve top-notch fourth and fifth grade spellers who competed on Wednesday, December 4th in Fernway’s annual Spelling Bee. Our first place winner correctly spelled "dissolved" to capture the win.

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.

Looking to add some holiday pep to your step? Check out our upcoming D140 band and chorus winter performances!

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled in all KSD 140 elementary and middle schools on Monday, November 25 from 1 - 8 p.m. and Tuesday, November 26 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

D140 students, teachers, and parents will be given the opportunity to weigh in on school climate and learning conditions by taking the Illinois 5Essentials survey.

November 15th is School Board Members Day - a time to salute the work of our volunteer school board members and to celebrate public education.

Fernway Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day with a choir performance and special guest speaker, Mr. John Zanzig, who spoke to the students and staff about his experience serving in the military.

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