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Photos from the 2019 National History Day Contest

Eighth-grader D’Shanti had an awesome time at the National History Day Contest last week. The annual contest was held at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland and is estimated to have been attended by nearly 3,000 students from the United States and abroad. D’Shanti made it to the national contest after advancing in …

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Come to an Alain Locke Charter School Informational Session on July 2

Are you the parent of a pre-4th grader from Chicago’s West Side? If so, you’re invited to an Alain Locke Charter School informational session on July 2. ALAIN LOCKE IS NOW ACCEPTING IMMEDIATE APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR As we prepare for next school year, Alain Locke staff would like to meet you and …

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Student to Compete in National History Day Contest

Eighth-grader D’Shanti will compete in the National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland next month One of Alain Locke Charter School’s very own students has qualified to compete in the National History Day Contest next month at the University of Maryland. Eighth-grader D’Shanti advanced to the national contest after her submission to the …

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Alain Locke Students Advance to Statewide Illinois History Day Competition

After Alain Locke’s recent state history fair, several students are now advancing to the statewide Illinois History Day competition. The number of students advancing to the statewide competition marks an increase of more than twice as much as in previous years. Those students are: Research Papers D’Shanti: “Highway Construction in the 1950s: The Helping and …

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Groupon Hosts Donation Drive to Support Alain Locke Students

Alain Locke Charter School is very happy to report that Groupon’s recent donation drive was a major success. Chicago-based Groupon’s Inbound Sales Department collected books, school supplies and toiletries kits for Alain Locke students. We would like to say a big, big “thank you” to the entire team who made the drive possible—our students are …

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