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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.

Keller Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade music classes had a special guest last week, Western Michigan University's music technology professor, Dr. David Code.

During Red Ribbon Week, schools across the nation join together to promote a drug-free lifestyle and encourage students to make positive, healthy choices. It is an ideal way for communities to unite and take a visible stand against substance abuse.

D140 parents are invited to a Parenting the Digital Generation presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 15th at Grissom Middle School. This parents only event will cover topics such as ...

Congratulations to the D140 vocalists who recently performed in front of a packed house on Thursday, October 4th at the Andrew H.S. Chorus concert.

Three outstanding Prairie View musicians were recently chosen to participate in the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) District Festival on November 3rd.

Please join us for D140’s Eighth Grade Parent Night on Wednesday, October 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the main gym at Grissom Middle School. The primary focus of this event is ...

KSD 140 celebrates Columbus Day on Monday, October 8th. No school.

As part of their National Fire Prevention Week campaign, the Tinley Park Fire Department visits Kirby School District 140 elementary schools ...

Grissom Middle School’s science rooms received a 21st century face-lift this year. Architects from Tria Architecture worked with D140 science teachers ...

The Grissom girls' and boys' cross country teams both took home first place trophies at the annual Heenan Challenge held on Wednesday, September 19th at Centennial Park.

Hike It! Bike It! Like It!

September 20, 2018

Millennium had another successful Walk/Bike to School event on Thursday, September 20th. Over 250 students laced up ...

Kirby School District 140 will have three (3) four-year seats available on our seven-member Board of Education. The seats will be filled following the April 2, 2019 election. Candidates who are elected ...

Just a reminder ... Thursday, September 20th is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 pm and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 pm.

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