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D140 schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 17th because several of our schools are used as polling places. There is no school on Tuesday, March 17th.

Breakthrough a Success!

March 2, 2020

On Friday, February 21st, 115 District 140 middle school students attended Breakthrough at Prairie View. Designed to bring youth, community professionals and educators together ...

Best of luck to the three KSD 140 athletes participating in the Special Olympics Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition scheduled for noon at Palatine High School on Sunday, March 8th.

In light of the global concerns about Coronavirus, District 140 wants to share with you information that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has published for schools throughout the state.

The D140 Board of Education approved the 2020-21 School Year Calendar at their February 20th meeting. Highlights include ...

At Keller's annual STEAM Night, students and their families used scientific thinking to participate in many fun activities, such as bridge building, making slime, driving robots and discovering the science in the world around them.

This year, March 17th’s Presidential Primary Election Day will replace Pulaski Day as a school holiday. Students will attend school on Pulaski Day, Monday, March 2nd. There is NO SCHOOL on TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH.

When: Friday, February 28th / Where: Grissom Middle School / Time: 6PM - 8PM ...

KSD 140 celebrates Presidents' Day on Monday, February 17th. No school.

Just a reminder ... Friday, February 14th is a HALF-DAY.

5Essentials Survey Link

February 11, 2020

If you have not done so already, please be sure to take the Illinois 5Essentials Parent Survey. We must get a 20% parent response rate for our results to be reported!

And the winner is ... Grissom Middle School! In the annual food drive challenge between District 140’s two middle schools, the Patriots edged out the Eagles in their week-long collection of ...

The Kirby Educational "Cookie Jar" Foundation is now offering All Kids Can spiritwear to District families. All orders will be shipped to Keller Elementary for distribution two to three weeks after the sale closes.

After picking stocks that propelled them to the front of the class, students from Grissom Middle School took first, second, and third place in the Grades 4-8 division of the fall session of The Stock Market Game (SMG), an online portfolio simulation competition. The teams invested ...

On Thursday, January 23rd, Fernway’s preschool students participated in the school’s annual fashion show. Before each student took a walk down the red carpet, they informed the audience of the various features of the clothes that they were wearing.

District 140 Beginning Band members performed before a packed gymnasium at Prairie View Middle School on January 22nd. Fifth grade band members from Bannes, Fernway, Keller, McAuliffe and Millennium comprised the over 130 person ensemble ...

Thanks to Prairie View’s Anand Erdenesaikhan, Mark Flisk, Brayden Guzak, Allie Krueger, Emily Rizzo, and Carson Solomon for participating in our January Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC) meeting. Chosen for ...

Congratulations to District 140’s new Spelling Bee Champion Gabriel Paderon! Gabriel, a fourth grader from Millennium Elementary, clinched the victory by correctly spelling ...

It's game on for a great cause! D140 middle schools are competing against each other to see which school can bring in the most non-perishable food items for the Tinley Park Food Pantry. Students are encouraged to bring in donations between January 27th and January 31st.

Breakthrough (formerly known as Operation Snowflake) will be held at Prairie View Middle School on Friday, February 21st from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Registration forms and a $25 fee are due by Friday, February 7th.

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 2019-20 budget year. This is the 15th consecutive year that the District has achieved this distinction.

KSD 140 honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. No school on Monday, January 20th.

Our Special Olympics Basketball Team won a silver medal at the Algonquin Tournament on Sunday, January 12. Athletes representing D140 were ...

In an effort to expand opportunities for student voice, the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council (SSAC) meets regularly throughout the school year and allows the superintendent to gather feedback directly from D140 students.

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