Helen Keller Elementary School News

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.

Online ordering is now open for Keller Hot Lunch, Ice cream, Popcorn, Donut Days and Cookies! Orders are due by Thursday, November 7th at 3:30 p.m.  Click here...

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

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.

Due to tomorrow’s forecasted weather, we are cancelling our October 2nd Walk or Bike to School event. Weather permitting, students may walk or bike to school on Thursday or Friday of this week and still qualify for a certificate and entry into our grade-level raffles.

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.

Keller Hot Lunch orders are due by Friday, August 30th. Click here to place your online order today!

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 ...

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.