Student Drop off Graphic

All parent drop off is in the back of the building....

All parent drop off is in the back of the building. Buses are unloaded in front.
All students will be greeted by Palos East staff members. 
Kindergarten Parent drop off is @ 8:50 a.m. & 12:45 p.m.
Kindergarten pickup for parents @ 11:25 and 3:20
Students in Grades 1-5 may not be dropped off at school prior to 8:35 a.m.
There is no adult supervision prior to that time.  Ivy League can provide before/after school care.

Absences Graphic

Please report late arrival, absence and request homework...

Please report late arrival, absence and
request homework prior to 10:00 a.m. each day:

Requested homework may be picked up in the front office
between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. each weekday.

Visitor Sign-in Policy

I want to remind parents about our visitor sign-in policy...

I want to remind parents about our visitor sign-in policy.
Visitors who wish to enter the building (beyond the main office) during school hours will be required to provide a state driver's license or I.D. This information will be electronically screened against the National Sex Offender Database. An I.D badge using your photo will be produced and must be worn while in the school. As always, the safety of the children remains our top priority.
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If you are coming in to enroll a new student,
please arrive no later than 3:00 p.m.
to allow sufficient time to complete your child's enrollment.

Dismissal Graphic

Please be advised that all students will be sent home only on their regularly assigned District 118 bus unless other arrangements of a permanent nature have been made. If, on occasion, your child will be a car rider, you must notify us IN WRITING and IN ADVANCE. To ensure the safety and security of our students, there can be no changes in dismissal after 2:15 each day.

School Closed Graphic

School Closings: Palos 118 utilizes an urgent parent notification system to contact parents through home phones, cell phones, and email. A test of the urgent parent notification system occurs at the beginning of each school year. Parents can update their contact information through the school office.

In addition, closing information is provided to the media outlets through the “Emergency Closing Center” and can be found on the district website