Virgil I. Grissom Middle School News

Change Starts with Us!

November 17, 2019

PBIS Club is sponsoring an Anti-Bullying week November 18th through November 22nd. Students and staff are invited to participate in the following theme days ...

Grissom is hosting a Follett Book Fair!

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.

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

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.

On October 30th, the Illinois State Board of Education released our District’s annual School Report Card. I am pleased to report ...

he Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released Kirby School District’s annual School Report Card on Wednesday, Oct. 30th. The Report Card shows how well our District is progressing on a wide range of educational goals, including preparing all students for success in high school and beyond.

Thursday, October 31st is a HALF DAY. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 11:10 a.m. and middle schools at 12:00 p.m.

During Red Ribbon Week, schools across the nation join together to promote a drug-free lifestyle and encourage students to make positive, healthy choices.

Please join us for D140’s Eighth Grade Parent Information Night on Wednesday, October 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the main gym at Prairie View Middle School. The primary focus of this event is to outline the transition process from eighth grade to high school.

Beginning Monday, September 30th at 8 am, you can schedule a Parent/Teacher Conference by going to http://www.ptcfast.com/reg1 and inputting your student’s class or team entry code listed below ...

KSD 140 celebrates Columbus Day on Monday, October 14th. No school.

As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, it feels as though Fall is finally upon us. Now that we are settled into our school routines, I would like to take a moment ...

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

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.

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 ...