District News

Happy Holidays!

December 19, 2019

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.

Just a reminder ... Friday, December 20th is a Half-Day.

On Monday, December 2nd and Tuesday, December 3rd, Prairie View's eighth grade teams went on a field trip to Aurora to volunteer their time at Feed My Starving Children, an organization who's mission is to provide nutritious meals to children worldwide.

I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable Thanksgiving break with family and friends. As we ease into winter, I would like to talk about how and when we decide to close school due to inclement weather.

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.

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

Best of luck to our Special Olympics basketball team as they face off against the South Holland/Phoenix School District with two games this December!

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled in all KSD 140 elementary and middle schools on Monday, November 25 from 1 - 8 p.m. and Tuesday, November 26 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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.

As part of Project RIDE (Reinforcement in Drug Education), seventh grade students in KSD 140 recently met with representatives from the Tinley Park Police Department.

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.

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.

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 team or class entry code found on the links below ...

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.

Please join us for a Tax Levy presentation at our D140 Board of Education Committee Meeting of the Whole on Tuesday, November 5th. The meeting will be held at Prairie View Middle School at 7:00 pm.

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

Celebrate Unity Day by Wearing Orange on October 23rd!

Please join us for D140’s Eighth Grade Parent Information Night on Wednesday, October 23rd at 6:30 p.m. in the main gym at Prairie View Middle School. The primary focus of this event is to outline the transition process from eighth grade to high school.

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 ...

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

The WGN morning news traffic helicopter 's “Friday Flyover” has been rescheduled to Friday, September 27th! We'll be LIVE ON AIR at 7:20 a.m.!

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

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