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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

Palos South Soccer Team Finishes 2nd in SWIC Conference

Palos South Middle School’s girls’ soccer team finished second in the post season Southwest Interscholastic Conference (SWIC) in May. The Cardinals completed the season with a 10-3-1 record and a 3rd place finish in the conference.

Palos 118 School District Receives Meritorious Budget Award

Palos School District 118 has received the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). The award follows a review of the District’s 2022-23 annual budget.

Registration Assistance Night July 18

Palos School District 118 will host a registration assistance event on July 18 from 4-7:30 p.m. at Palos South Middle School, 13100 S. 82nd Ave. in Palos Park.

Palos 118 Students Win Three First Place Division Awards at South Cook Math Bowl

Palos School District 118 teams won three first place division awards from the 2023 South Cook Math Bowl that was held over two days at Prairie State College in April.

Palos West Student Birdhouses a Familiar Sight in Palos-Area Yards

If you see a brightly colored birdhouse hanging in the yard of your Palos-area neighbor, it may be the work of Palos West Elementary Teacher Lee Harwig’s students.

South Environmental Club Donates to Area Animal Shelter

Members of the Palos South Middle School Environmental Club recently raised funds to benefit the Tender Loving Care Animal Shelter in Homer Glen.

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