Prairie View Middle School News

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.

Hot Lunch orders for the second half of the year are due by Friday, January 11th.

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!

Thanks to our PTO, Prairie View eighth graders had the opportunity to design their very own tie dye shirts

In a competition which drew more than 13,000 middle school and high school participants from across Illinois, students from Mr. Cornfield's Geo Economics classes took first, second and third place in the Grades 4-8 division of the fall session of The Stock Market Game ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

After reading an excerpt from Apollo 13, seventh grade students discussed technical language and the need for the astronauts in the book to build a specific device using only what they had on board the space shuttle.

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.

On November 8th and 9th, the Prairie View Players delivered show-stopping performances in their production of The Snow White Variety Show.

PV Commemorates Veterans Day

November 13, 2018

At a Veteran's Day assembly on Monday, November 12th, Prairie View Middle School students and staff honored veterans for their dedicated and loyal service to our country.

Coming in first in the annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest has its perks. On Monday, November 11th, seventh grader ...

Tinker Tuesday at Prairie View

November 12, 2018

This month during Tinker Tuesday in the Prairie View Media Center, students are exploring the world of virtual and augmented reality using the MERGE Cube.

PV Students Study US Biomes

November 12, 2018

During October, Mrs. Greenfield's class studied the five major biomes of the United States: deserts, aquatic, forests, grasslands, and tundra. Students learned ...

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

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