Announcements

Alain Locke Scholars Forum

Last Saturday, over 35 alumni gathered downtown to reconnect with familiar faces, network, share their achievements, and focus on college and career readiness. Alumni, staff, and Chicago professionals honored Mr. George W. Mead, a long-standing donor, who continues to provide Alain Locke alumni with scholarships to pursue post-secondary education. We are so grateful for his continued …

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Class of 2015 Graduate Retreat

The eighth graders at Alain Locke spent the day preparing for their upcoming transition to high school. They started the morning off with a grad-to-grad networking breakfast, followed by the much anticipated announcement of the valedictorian and salutatorian. Students created posters and rapped about the character traits, learning strategies, and habits needed to be successful in …

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Valedictorian & Salutatorian

The Alain Locke Class of 2015 Valedictorian and Salutatorian were just announced. Congratulations to Kiera McNeary, Valedictorian and Destiny Chapman, Salutatorian. All of our eighth graders are dedicated to their education, and we are incredibly proud of their achievements.

Sprout Social Beautification Project

Last Friday, Sprout Social brought 20 employees to Alain Locke Charter School who worked alongside the eighth graders to clean-up the playground. After a successful beautification project in October, Sprout Social had laid the playground foundation, added mulch, and provided benches for the school. Since then, the students have spent countless hours on the playground, wearing …

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Alain Locke Featured in Inaugural Blog Post for Achievement Network

Learn more about one of Alain Locke’s key strategies in successfully closing the achievement gap for its students: a commitment to ongoing, focused and actionable professional development. Strong School-based Professional Development that leads to impact. Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network Alain Locke Recognized Nationally for Common Core Implementation Alain Locke Charter School …

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Anthony White Named the 2014 Outstanding Illinois Charter School Eighth Grader by the INCS!

Anthony was selected as Outstanding 8th grader by INCS because of his outstanding achievement, passion and innovation within the charter school community. Anthony will receive his award of excellence at the INCS Statewide Charter School Conference on November 3 at Chicago Marriott Downtown Chicago. Related Content: Seventh Graders Bring Home Red Ribbon Awards Student Wins …

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Alain Locke Charter School Recognized by Illinois State Board of Education

Alain Locke Charter School was 1 of 37 schools in Illinois recognized as a 2013 Spotlight School by the Illinois State Board of Education. This is the eighth consecutive year Alain Locke has won this award, which recognizes schools in low-income areas where academic performance is closing the achievement gap. Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted …

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