Christa McAuliffe Elementary School News

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

School board members and District administrators honored five students for their good character and acts of citizenship at Thursday’s Board of Education Meeting.

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.

McAuliffe Hot Lunch, Hot Dog, Dippin Dots, Pizza and Popcorn 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.

On Thursday, May 16th, six teams of students faced off in McAuliffe Elementary's annual Battle of the Books, a quiz show type of competition meant to test literary knowledge.

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.

McAuliffe students raised more than $700 for the "Water for South Sudan Organization"! In conjunction with the all-school read aloud of the book ...

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