Alain Locke All-Stars, family and supporters gaiters for a picture after working the food drive for the day.

We are so happy to announce that Alain Locke’s recent food drive was a great success! Our families and staff donated over 1,500 cans of food and other products to …

Alain Locke Food Drive Benefits Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Read More »

Last Wednesday, we had a really great time hosting our annual Family Literacy Night at Alain Locke. This year’s event featured sports-themed literacy games, and we closed out the night …

Sports-Themed SY 23-24 Annual Family Literacy Night is a Real Slam Dunk Read More »

It’s already getting chilly outside, but that’s OK—our All-Stars will surely be bundled up when even more cold weather arrives. That’s thanks to the incredible generosity of BDO Digital, which …

BDO Digital Donates 200 Coats to Help Keep Our All-Stars Warm Read More »

They’re making big moves! Our Alain Locke Chess Club, led by third grade instructor Mr. Kimbrough, has been having lots of fun every Wednesday after school. It’s such a great …

See Photos of the Alain Locke Chess Club Read More »

Seventh and eighth grade All-Stars at the 2023-24 Annual Alain Locke High School Fair.

Last Friday, we hosted our annual Alain Locke High School Fair for our seventh and eighth grade All-Stars and their families.  In total, more than 20 high schools attended and shared …

7th and 8th Grade All-Stars Explore New Horizons at Annual High School Fair Read More »

Charter school advocates from Alain Locke at Chicago Public Schools' September Board of Education meeting.

It’s time to give a major shoutout to all our members of the Alain Locke community who joined together to represent our school recently! Along with Ms. Foster, 10 parents …

Ms. Foster, All-Stars and Parents Represent Alain Locke at Board of Education Meeting Read More »

Students in Ms. Gacki and Ms. Jordan’s second grade classroom have been busy working on a fun group project! They have been reading, watching videos and discussing information about baby …

Baby Bears in the Animal Kingdom Read More »

Even though school just started, our All-Stars are already hard at work on their math lessons! Here are a few photos from last week from different classrooms throughout the school. …

All-Stars Working by the Numbers Read More »

The 2023 school year is already off to a great start, and our All Stars have already been so active.  As just one example, after school this week, Ms. Gross …

Put on your dancing shoes Read More »


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