Virgil I. Grissom Middle School News

There is NO school on Monday, January 21st. Our Make Up Snow Day is FEBRUARY 18th.

The Board of Education and I are so appreciative of the staff, parents, and community members who enthusiastically support Kirby School District 140 each year. In 2018, the District focused on curriculum enhancements and celebrated numerous student achievements and service learning opportunities.

KSD 140 honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. No school on Monday, January 21st.

Operation Snowflake will be held at Prairie View Middle School on Friday, February 22nd from 5:00 – 10:00 pm. Registration forms and a $25 fee are due by Friday, Febr...

School Safety Notification

January 17, 2019

We are notifying D140 families about an incident that occurred near Keller Elementary School this morning.

Please join us for an informative evening featuring nationally renowned speaker, educator and consultant, Robert Jackson.

Online Hot Lunch orders for the second half of the year are due by Friday, January 11th. Click here to place your online order today!

Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2018

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. Best wishes for a happy holiday season!

Just a reminder ... Friday, December 21st is a Half-Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 11:10 am and middle schools will be dismissed at 12 noon.

KEA Scholarship Sunshine Pins in honor and remembrance of beloved teacher Ms. Abby Ohl may be purchased on Monday, December 17th from 5-7 pm at Grissom Middle School.

On Wednesday December 12th, our 6th grade students took part in an in-school learning assembly featuring an interactive and multi-disciplinary program presented ...

The KSD 140 boys’ volleyball program dominated the Southwest Interscholastic Conference (SWIC) this year. All four of the District’s middle school teams turned in impressive seasons. The program’s stats include ...

On Friday, December 7th, Grissom Middle School welcomed Illinois State Senator Michael Hastings, who spoke with seventh-grade students about the basic structure of Illinois government, his role as senator, and how a bill becomes a law.

Our KSD 140 Special Olympics Basketball team opened their season with a home game against Lincoln-Way Special Recreation Association at Grissom Middle School on Wednesday, November 28th. Thanks to all ...

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

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the staff, parents, and community members who enthusiastically contribute so much to our District.

All seven D140 Student Councils will be selling 1-inch KEA Scholarship Sunshine Pins for $3 each in honor and remembrance of beloved Grissom teacher Ms. Abby Ohl. SALE DATES: Dec. 3 - 7 - Students may purchase pins during lunch / Dec. 17 - Community may purchase pins from 5-7 pm in the Grissom commons.

The KSD 140 School Board announced this evening that they have selected veteran educator Dr. Shawn Olson as the next Superintendent.

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled in all KSD 140 elementary and middle schools on Monday, November 19th from 1-8 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20th from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

***Book Fair End Date Extended Through Parent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, November 20th! Start Your Christmas Shopping Now!***

At a Veteran's Day assembly on Friday, November 9th, Grissom Middle School students and staff honored veterans for their dedicated and loyal service to our country.

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Monday, November 19th from 1:00 – 8:00 pm and Tuesday, November 20th from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you would like to arrange a conference on either of those dates, please go to http://www.ptcfast.com/reg1

Grissom's Student Council is sponsoring a Winter Clothing Drive Monday, November 5th through Friday, November 16th.

Mystery Solved!

November 9, 2018

Sixth grade students in Ms. Senkpeil's Reading and Language Arts class got the opportunity to participate in a mystery skype ...

This week, schools throughout the District will commemorate Veterans Day with special assemblies, patriotic programs, class projects and/or tributes to our military veterans.