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

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...

Please join us for an informative evening featuring nationally renowned speaker, educator and consultant, Robert Jackson.

Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2018

As Winter Break approaches, we would like to thank the students, staff, parents and community members who contribute so much in helping create an atmosphere of excellence in KSD 140. Best wishes for a happy holiday season!

Just a reminder ... Friday, December 21st is a Half-Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 11:10 am and middle schools will be dismissed at 12 noon.

KEA Scholarship Sunshine Pins in honor and remembrance of beloved teacher Ms. Abby Ohl may be purchased on Monday, December 17th from 5-7 pm at Grissom Middle School.

On Friday, December 14th, Fernway’s Pre-K students walked the runway in an outfit of their choice as well as wearing something they created in the classroom. This red carpet event was a culminating activity to ...

On November 14th, Sport Stacker Dan Diffy helped PE teachers introduce the new sport stacking curriculum to students at Millennium. Mr. Diffy, aka Dan the Stacking Man, has competed on the USA Sport Stacking Team ...

On Wednesday, December 5th, students in Ms. Greenfield’s class were offered a first-hand glimpse into airport operations at Midway Airport. Southwest Airlines staff provided ...

The KSD 140 boys’ volleyball program dominated the Southwest Interscholastic Conference (SWIC) this year. All four of the District’s middle school teams turned in impressive seasons. The program’s stats include ...

On Friday, December 7th, Grissom Middle School welcomed Illinois State Senator Michael Hastings, who spoke with seventh-grade students about the basic structure of Illinois government, his role as senator, and how a bill becomes a law.

Our KSD 140 Special Olympics Basketball team opened their season with a home game against Lincoln-Way Special Recreation Association at Grissom Middle School on Wednesday, November 28th. Thanks to all ...

The Fernway Elementary School Children's Choir will be featured with the Lincoln-Way Area Chorale for "Sing We Now of Christmas" at The Lincoln-Way East High School Fine Arts Center on Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

Looking to add some holiday pep to your step? Check out our upcoming D140 band and chorus winter performances!

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the staff, parents, and community members who enthusiastically contribute so much to our District.

All seven D140 Student Councils will be selling 1-inch KEA Scholarship Sunshine Pins for $3 each in honor and remembrance of beloved Grissom teacher Ms. Abby Ohl. SALE DATES: Dec. 3 - 7 - Students may purchase pins during lunch / Dec. 17 - Community may purchase pins from 5-7 pm in the Grissom commons.

The KSD 140 School Board announced this evening that they have selected veteran educator Dr. Shawn Olson as the next Superintendent.

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled in all KSD 140 elementary and middle schools on Monday, November 19th from 1-8 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20th from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Directed by Ms. Larena Code, the Keller Elementary Chorus performed a pregame medley of patriotic songs at a Chicago Wolves’ game on Veterans Day.

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Monday, November 19th from 1:00 – 8:00 pm and Tuesday, November 20th from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you would like to arrange a conference on either of those dates, please go to http://www.ptcfast.com/reg1

This week, schools throughout the District will commemorate Veterans Day with special assemblies, patriotic programs, class projects and/or tributes to our military veterans.

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released Kirby School District’s annual School Report Card on Wednesday, Oct. 31st. The Report Card shows how well our District is progressing on a wide range of educational goals, including preparing all students for success in college and career.

You're invited to D140's Preschool Parent & Child Make-n-Take Literacy Night on Wednesday, November 7th at 6:30 pm at Bannes Elementary School.

Just a reminder ... Wednesday, October 31st is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 pm and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 pm.

When we stand together, no one stands alone! Students and staff are encouraged to wear orange on Unity Day, Wednesday, October 24th, to show they care about safe and supportive schools and communities.

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