Virgil I. Grissom Middle School News

Our new eLearning program will begin Monday, April 6. You can find our complete eLearning Program Overview with FAQ’s at ksd140.org/eLearning

April 1, 2020 Update

April 1, 2020

I hope this message finds you safe and well. Yesterday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker extended the “stay-at home” order and announced that remote learning in Illinois will be extended through April 30.

During the week of March 30th, we will continue with the extended learning that we started with on March 16th. Please visit ksd140.org/elearning for updates to our enhanced learning plan.

Show your school spirit! Please join us as we celebrate our first-ever Virtual Spirit Week March 30 through April 3!

District 140 is searching for new ways to engage our youngest students while they are at home during the COVID-19 school closings. With this in mind, we are asking ...

March 21, 2020 Update

March 21, 2020

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued an executive order requiring residents to “stay at home” effective from 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 21 through Tuesday, April 7. In light of this announcement ...

First of all, thank you for demonstrating patience, flexibility, and understanding during these statewide school closures. I hope everyone is ...

KSD 140 is committed to providing engaged learning, or voluntary eLearning, for all Pre-K through eighth grade students during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) precautionary school closures. Our program will ...

Thank you for your extraordinary support over the past several days, as we have worked together to protect our community during the growing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. As you are aware ...

District 140 is dedicated to providing accurate and timely information to our school community. With that in mind, we’ve created an Update Center ...

D140 is committed to the health and safety of our students, families, and staff. With that in mind, we’d like to update our school community with additional information re...

Due to the social distancing practices being enacted by businesses and educational institutions throughout the state, D140 has decided to postpone tomorrow’s St. Baldrick’s event at Grissom ...

D140 is committed to the health and safety of our students, families, and staff. With that in mind, we’d like to update our school community on the actions being taken by the District in regard to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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.

Congratulations to the Grissom 6th/7th grade boys' basketball team who capped off a perfect regular season by taking first place in the Southwest Interscholastic Conference (SWIC) tournament on Saturday, March 7th. The Patriots ...

On Friday, March 13th, students and staff will be shaving their heads to help fight childhood cancer. Please help us kick off our annual St. Baldrick's event by participatin...

Breakthrough a Success!

March 2, 2020

On Friday, February 21st, 115 District 140 middle school students attended Breakthrough at Prairie View. Designed to bring youth, community professionals and educators together ...

Best of luck to the three KSD 140 athletes participating in the Special Olympics Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition scheduled for noon at Palatine High School on Sunday, March 8th.

It’s already time to start planning for our 8th Grade Extravaganza! This year’s event will be ...

In light of the global concerns about Coronavirus, District 140 wants to share with you information that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has published for schools throughout the state.

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

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.

When: Friday, February 28th / Where: Grissom Middle School / Time: 6PM - 8PM ...

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!