Alain Locke Charter School closed for the rest of the school year

UPDATED April 17, 2020 ** MANDATORY SCHOOL CLOSURE ** Read the letter from Principal Love here. Chicago Public Schools will now remain closed through the end of the school year to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In light of this announcement, Alain Locke will be closed through the rest of the school year.  Families can …

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Photos From the Class of 2021 Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony

Alain Locke on Wednesday hosted our Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021. Our graduating eighth-graders brought a whole new meaning to our theme for this school year: “The Power of Purpose!” We’re wishing you all the best as you embark on your high school careers! Check out the photos from the Class of …

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Download the 2021-2022 School Year Calendar Today

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to start thinking about the 2021-2022 school year here at Alain Locke. This current school year has been unlike any other—that is for sure! After lots of remote learning, we’ve been so happy to start welcoming some of our all-stars back to to the building already. We’re …

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Black History Month Activities At Home and In Town

February is cruising along, but there’s still plenty of Black History Month left to enjoy. Check out this list of free activities, for example. Most of the events are online so you can stay nice and cozy at home, and there’s even one outside, too 🙂 Black History Month with WTTW WTTW’s Black History Month …

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Free High-Speed Internet Available Now From CPS

The Chicago Connected initiative from Chicago Public Schools is now offering free high-speed internet to families across the city. According to CPS, approximately one out of five Chicago children—predominantly on the West and South sides—don’t have access to high-speed internet. To ensure a better education for young people, Chicago Connected is working to provide internet …

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Alain Locke Alumnus Armaní Washington to Attend Howard University

The Alain Locke family has learned that Armaní Washington, a graduate of the Class of 2016, will be attending the prestigious Howard University this fall. Located in Washington, D.C., Howard was ranked No. 2 this year among all historically black colleges and universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Armaní, who went …

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Join Us for the 2020-2021 School Year at Alain Locke

Are you interested in having your child attend the No. 1 charter school of its kind in Chicago? Alain Locke Charter School has immediate openings for kindergarten, first grade and second grade in the 2020-2021 school year. To enroll, just call 773-265-7232 If you would like to help spread the word about enrollment at Alain …

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