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Your Complete Guide for At-Home Learning Activities

As we all get settled in for an extended time away from school, Alain Locke would like to share a few resources to help keep students busy learning at home. To get things started, the Kids Activities blog has published a list of educational websites that are offering free subscriptions during the time of widespread …

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Alain Locke students at the African-American History Program.

Students Take a Journey Through Time at the African-American History Program

Alain Locke fifth- through eighth-graders put on a fantastic show at our African-American History Program. The theme of the event was “Strong Roots, Amazing Achievements!” and allowed for students to showcase African-American history in three distinct areas: African-American inventors the black rodeo historically black colleges The African-American History Program also featured performances from the Alain …

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Alain Locke Charter School the #1 Charter Elementary School in Chicago

Niche.com just ranked Alain Locke Charter School the #1 charter elementary school in Chicago! Niche is a website that helps families locate the best neighborhoods, schools and colleges. Check it out: https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-charter-elementary-schools/s/illinois/ Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network Alain Locke Featured in Inaugural Blog Post for Achievement Network Alain Locke Recognized Nationally for …

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We Viewed the Eclipse!

Our future scientists & astronomers enjoyed viewing the eclipse on August 21st! Students made sure to wear their protective glasses. 🌙 View our slideshow: Related Content: Student Wins Regional Science Project Award Alain Locke Charter School Choir Performed at SWC Technology Partners and Oakbrook Microsoft Store Alain Locke’s 5th Annual Music Showcase

Congratulations to the Alain Locke Class of 2017!

The 2017 class of Alain Locke Charter School graduated on June 5th. With 43 graduating 8th graders, this was the largest graduating class ever at Alain Locke! 25% of graduating students will be entering selective enrollment high schools in the fall, 30% are attending charter schools and 19% are going to Catholic high schools. Students …

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Happy Last Day of School!

Happy Last Day of School, Alain Locke! Where are our graduates headed next year? Watch our short video to find out! Related Content Congratulations to the Alain Locke Class of 2017! Pictures from Our Annual Alain Locke High School Fair 2018 High School Fair a Great Success

Alain Locke Students Win Future Founders Challenge!

Caleb Guider, Kimmya Doughty and Isis Turner won a brand new Samsung Tablet at today’s Future Founders Challenge. Our students were mixed with elementary and high school students from across the city to compete in teamwork challenges. The students worked with real-world entrepreneurs to make innovative products, develop a strategic business plan and to create …

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Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network

What’s the secret to our success? It’s all about data! Alain Locke was highlighted by nonprofit Achievement Network for our use of data to develop teaching and boost student learning. Find out more about the “secret sauce” that makes Alain Locke great: Click Here to Read More Related Content: Alain Locke Featured in Inaugural Blog …

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