Virgil I. Grissom Middle School News

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

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...

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.

The KSD 140 Concert and Symphonic Band held their spring concert on Wednesday, May 1st at Prairie View and it did not disappoint!

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!

Grissom and Prairie View middle schools will be offering Summer Sports Camps for students in grades 5 - 8. Fees include ...

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

Congratulations to our thirty top-notch sixth, seventh, and eighth grade spellers who competed on April 18th in Grissom's annual Spelling Bee. Our first place winner correctly spelled ...

Check out our upcoming Band events!

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.

Twenty-three members of the KSD 140 band program were selected to participate in the 30th Annual SWIC All-Conference Honor Band Festival on Wednesday, April 11th at Palos South Middle School.

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.

We really enjoyed visiting with everyone who stopped by our booth at the Discover Tinley Expo on Saturday, April 6th.

The combined choirs from Grissom and Prairie View toured to Bannes, Millennium and McAuliffe on March 21st to promote "Music in Our Schools" Month.