Helen Keller Elementary School News

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.

Best of luck to the six KSD 140 athletes participating in the Special Olympics Track & Field State Games June 7-9 at Illinois State University in Bloomington Normal!

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.

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

As the school year draws to a close, we bid farewell to an outstanding group of fifth grade students.

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.

On Friday, May 10th, seven teams of students faced off in Keller Elementary's annual Battle of the Books, a quiz show type of competition meant to test literary knowledge.

Ten outstanding fifth-grade students from Kirby School District 140 recently received Awards of Excellence at the Illinois Principals Association’s Student Recognition Breakfast.

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.

On Wednesday, May 1st, Keller celebrated the completion of their All-School Book Read, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, with a visit from author Chris Grabenstein.

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.

Congratulations to our ten top-notch fourth and fifth grade spellers who competed on April 29th in Keller's annual Spelling Bee. Our first place winner correctly spelled ...

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!