Virgil I. Grissom Middle School News

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.

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

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.

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.

Important August dates to mark on your calendar ...

Beginning with the 2019-20 school year, educator Karyn Bissell will join KSD 140’s administrative team as the new Assistant Principal of Grissom Middle 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.

Grissom Middle School sixth grader Jade Aranda won the District 140 Spelling Bee on May 22nd. Aranda clinched the victory by correctly spelling ...

As the school year draws to a close, we bid farewell to the Class of 2019.

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!

On Tuesday, May 21st, the Grissom PTO helped us celebrate Student Appreciation Week by selling nachos during student lunch periods.

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.

On Tuesday, May 21st, both District 140 middle schools hosted motivational speaker Brad Hurtig at a student assembly. Mr. Hurtig overcame many obstacles in his life. He spoke...

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

Grissom Middle School will celebrate our students during Student Appreciation Week Monday, May 20th through Friday, May 24th. Be prepared for a week full of fun surprises!

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.

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 the 93 seventh grade students who were recently inducted into the Grissom and Prairie View chapters of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS).

KSD 140 would like to thank everyone involved in the preparations for our eighth grade parties held at the middle schools on Friday, May 3rd. Through the generosity of ...

The Illinois Grade School State Band Festival was hosted once again this year on Saturday, April 27th at Prairie View Middle School. Ten bands, including KSD 140's Cadet, Concert, and Symphonic Bands, earned the opportunity to perform.