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In a competition which drew thousands of middle school and high school participants from across Illinois, students from Mr. Cornfield's Geo Economics class took first in the Grades 4-8 division of the spring session of The Stock Market Game (SMG), an online portfolio simulation competition.

KSD 140 observes Memorial Day on Monday, May 27th. No school.

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.

The Village of Tinley Park recently revealed the creations for their sixteenth annual “Benches on the Avenue” public art project. This year's theme is “Prized Page Turners” and features imaginative, three-dimensional works that depict some of the most extraordinary and captivating popular novels of all time.  Congratulations to two of our very own Prairie View Eagles ...

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

Student-athletes from Kirby School District 140 excelled at the Area E Special Olympics Track & Field Spring Games held at Thornwood High School in early May.

Please join us on Wednesday, May 22nd for an evening of information and learning brought to you by the staff of Kirby School District 140!

Congratulations to the 93 seventh grade students who were recently inducted into the Grissom and Prairie View chapters of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS).

KSD 140 would like to thank everyone involved in the preparations for our eighth grade parties held at the middle schools on Friday, May 3rd. Through the generosity of ...

The Illinois Grade School State Band Festival was hosted once again this year on Saturday, April 27th at Prairie View Middle School. Ten bands, including KSD 140's Cadet, Concert, and Symphonic Bands, earned the opportunity to perform.

The KSD 140 Concert and Symphonic Band held their spring concert on Wednesday, May 1st at Prairie View and it did not disappoint!

Friday, May 3rd is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 p.m.

Friday, May 3rd is the last day to qualify for a discount on registration fees for the 2019-20 school year. All packets must be received by the end of the school day or postmarked by Friday, May 3rd in order to qualify for the discount.

Best of luck to the fifteen KSD 140 athletes participating in the Special Olympics Track & Field Spring Games at Thornwood High School on May 4th!

Just a reminder ... Friday, May 3rd is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 p.m.

Grissom and Prairie View middle schools will be offering Summer Sports Camps for students in grades 5 - 8. Fees include ...

Kirby School District 140 engaged Midwest Environmental Consulting Services, Inc. (MEC) to test water at our schools and is very pleased to report that all tests indicate there is no concern of any elevated lead content in the drinking water.

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April 24, 2019

A Fernway student has been nominated as Artist of the Week by Artsonia! To vote ...

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There is no school on Friday, April 18th. Enjoy the long weekend!

We need your help in our planning process for next year. Please complete this quick 3 minute survey designed to gather information about your preferences for emergency closure make up days and a possible 90 minute delayed start option.

Registration packets for the 2019-20 school year will be sent home with students on Thursday, April 18th. Please call your child’s school office if you do not receive one. In order to qualify for the discount on fees, you must return your packet on or before Friday, May 3rd.

Twenty-three members of the KSD 140 band program were selected to participate in the 30th Annual SWIC All-Conference Honor Band Festival on Wednesday, April 11th at Palos South Middle School.

Just a reminder ... Wednesday, April 10th is a START Day. Elementary schools will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. and middle schools will be dismissed at 1:20 p.m.

We really enjoyed visiting with everyone who stopped by our booth at the Discover Tinley Expo on Saturday, April 6th.

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