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Alain Locke Charter School closed through April 20th

March 19, 2020 ** MANDATORY SCHOOL CLOSURE ** Read the letter from Principal Love here. Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced tonight that Chicago Public Schools will remain closed from now through April 20th to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In light of this announcement, Alain Locke will now be closed until April 20th, with …

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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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RSVP for ‘Your Money Matters’ Workshop by February 14

Alain Locke Charter School invites you to join us for the free “Your Money Matters” financial literacy workshop. Made possible in partnership with Chicago-based LADDERUP, “Your Money Matters” will offer strategies for making the most of your finances. The event is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19 at Alain Locke. Interested in attending? …

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Submit Your Lottery Applications for the 2020-2021 School Year

The new year is officially underway, and that means it’s already time to start thinking about next school year. Alain Locke Charter School is now accepting lottery applications for the 2020-2021 school year, which begins on July 13, 2020. Want your child to attend Alain Locke next school year? Submit your lottery application online or …

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Aerial view of the Alain Locke gymnasium for the 2019 Pre-Kwanzaa Program

Photos from the 2019 Pre-Kwanzaa Program

Alain Locke hosted our annual Pre-Kwanzaa Program on Wednesday, and this year’s program made for a particularly spectacular day with an incredible turnout. The day featured a number of tremendous performances in which Alain Locke students of all grade levels depicted the seven principles of Kwanzaa through skits, songs, music and dance. Are you familiar …

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Students Put on Annual Holiday Music Performance at SWC Technology Office

With the holiday season now upon us, Alain Locke Charter School students have been busy showing off their holiday spirit. Alain Locke students visited our friends at SWC Technology Partners at their Oak Brook office on Friday to put on their annual holiday music performance. Students also enjoyed a great lunch that was provided by …

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