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Welcome to Palos 118


The mission, vision, and beliefs of Palos 118 focus on providing the best education possible for children. The Board of Education annually develops goals and action targets designed to accomplish the mission. There are three major goals.

Our Mission: Palos Community Consolidated School District 118 is a fiscally responsible school community that engages all students to become confident, adaptive and productive life-long learners.

Our Vision

All students reaching their full potential.

School News

South Basketball Places 2nd in SWIC Conference, 1st in North Division

Palos South Middle School’s eighth grade boys’ basketball team finished second in the post season Southwest Interscholastic Conference (SWIC) in March.

Palos South 7th, 8th Grade Volleyball Teams Win SWIC Post-Season Championships

Both Palos South Middle School girls’ volleyball teams won their championship games during the Southwest Interscholastic Conference (SWIC) Post-Season Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, March 11.

Palos East 3rd Grader Wins Scholastic Storyworks 3 Writing Contest

Palos East third grader Maria Koutsis has been selected as the winner of the Storyworks 3 nonfiction writing contest for October and November 2023.

Palos West Students Collect Over 3,500 Donations for Local Food Pantry

Every year during the week leading up to the Superbowl, students at Palos 118’s West Elementary host a non-perishable food drive to benefit local food pantries.

Palos East Art Supplies Collection Feb. 6-14

Palos East families can donate materials to the school's art program between Feb. 6 & 14.

Palos 118 Student Art Show at McCord on Feb. 5

Palos 118 student artwork will be on display at McCord Gallery during the month of February with an opening reception on Feb. 5.

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