Helen Keller Elementary School News

Spring Sing at Keller

March 15, 2019

Congratulations to all the third and fourth grade students of Keller Elementary who performed in the Spring Sing on Tuesday, March 12th.

Think Spring!

March 14, 2019

KSD 140's Spring Break is Monday, March 25th through Friday, March 29th. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to school on Monday, April 1st. Enjoy!

KSD 140’s Polar Plunge team took a dip in the frigid waters of Lake Leisure in Joliet on Saturday, March 9.

When the Helen Keller PTO put out a call on Facebook for volunteers to help serve students Hot Lunch, they never expected the Tinley Park Police Department to respond.

D140 elementary teachers are getting a literacy assist from Andrew High School athletes who will be visiting schools this spring to read with PreK through second grade students.

Kirby School District 140 welcomes parents to Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-2020 school year on Wednesday, March 13th 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Four student-athletes from Kirby School District 140 excelled at the Area 7 Special Olympics Gymnastics Competition held at Palatine High School on March 3rd.

If you were unable to make our April 6th Parent Night regarding Vaping, Underage Drinking, and Synthetic Marijuana Usage ...

The D140 Board of Education approved the 2019-20 School Year Calendar at their February 21st meeting. Highlights include ...

KSD 140 celebrates Casimir Pulaski Day on Monday, March 4th. No school.

Please join us on Wednesday, March 6th at Prairie View Middle School for an informative parent evening discussing vaping, underage drinking and synthetic marijuana usage.

Just a reminder ... Wednesday, February 27th 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.

February 18th, originally scheduled as a day off for Presidents’ Day, is serving as the make up day for the November 26th school closure due to snow.

Keller's Talented Artists

February 13, 2019

On February 12th, students showed off their talents at Helen Keller Elementary's first art show.

Keller Elementary's STEAM Night was a huge success! On Tuesday, February 12, over 375 parents, students and community members participated in ...

The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Kirby School District 140 its Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation during the 2018-19 budget year. This is the 14th consecutive year that the District has achieved this distinction.

PV Hosts Cheer Clinic

February 6, 2019

Our Prairie View Cheer team recently hosted their 2nd annual Cheer Clinic which included 120 participants from District 140’s five elementary schools.

District 140 Beginning Band members look sharp and sounded polished as they performed on January 23rd before a packed gymnasium at Prairie View Middle School.

Operation Snowflake will be held at Prairie View Middle School on Friday, February 22nd from 5:00 – 10:00 pm. Registration forms and a $25 fee are due by Friday, Febr...

All KSD 140 schools will be closed Wednesday, January 30th and Thursday, January 31st due to severe winter weather.

Just a reminder ... Tuesday, January 29th is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 pm and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 pm.

Our sincere thanks to motivational speaker Robert Jackson for sharing his tactics for building cultural awareness and effective communication with our staff, students and parents in early January.

The Board of Education and I are so appreciative of the staff, parents, and community members who enthusiastically support Kirby School District 140 each year. In 2018, the District focused on curriculum enhancements and celebrated numerous student achievements and service learning opportunities.

There is NO school on Monday, January 21st. Our Make Up Snow Day is FEBRUARY 18th.

KSD 140 honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. No school on Monday, January 21st.