Superintendent's Message


    Dr. Stachowiak


    Dear North Palos District 117 Community,

    Thank you for visiting the North Palos School District 117 website.  It is our hope that this website provides you with everything you need to know about our schools and our district.

    Being Superintendent of North Palos District 117 is an honor.  I take great pride in leading an exemplary district known for academic excellence, strong instructional programs and outstanding community support. Our students and staff continuously perform on the highest level and give us much of which to be proud.

    We welcome you to visit this site regularly to stay up-to-date with how our students and staff dream, lead and achieve.

    Yours truly,

    Jeannie Stachowiak



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    Through a dedicated commitment from students, parents, staff and the entire community, the mission of North Palos School District 117 is to create a positive, caring, learning environment, which fosters excellence and active student participation and to ensure that every student will realize his/her full potential as a socially responsible lifelong learner.


    Visionary Leadership
    Search for Possibilities

    Learning Centered Education
    Developing Professional Learning Communities
    Organizational and Personal Learning
    Creates a Culture of Continuous Improvement

    Managing for Innovation
    Model and Monitor what is Important

    Systems Perspective
    Find Ways Around Obstacles

    Management by Fact
    Find what is Working

    Focus on the Future
    Believe that Solutions Exist

    Public Responsibility and Citizenship
    Be the Best for the World

    Realize that Change is a Possibility

    Focus on Results and Creating Value
    Broaden Your Definition of Winning