A passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) puts students front and center in a fast-paced learning environment in which seemingly anything is possible. That’s just what our All-Stars […]

We are so lucky to have a truly terrific music program here at Alain Locke — it’s only one component of the rigorous and engaging curriculum that helps us foster […]

We were so pleased to welcome some very special guests here at school last week for a collaborative performance with the Alain Locke Choir. As part of its citywide performance […]

We’re so proud of Alain Locke All-Stars Makayla and London, who took home blue ribbons from the Illinois History Day contest on Wednesday for their “Top 3 Floors” exhibit. In […]

On Monday, our Alain Locke All-Stars gathered together outside at school for the very special viewing of the total solar eclipse. We’re so happy everyone had the opportunity to view […]

After the annual Chicago Metro History Day competition, five of our All-Stars will now be representing Alain Locke at the statewide competition. The event, which took place at the Chicago […]

In celebration of the end of a successful third quarter here at Alain Locke, our All-Stars and staff recently participated in a volleyball game in the gymnasium. This highly competitive […]

Nothing can stand in the way of our All-Stars on the Alain Locke basketball team. Just after winning two different championships, they were back on the court last week for […]

Here at Alain Locke, we’re getting very excited about welcoming new All-Stars and their families to our community in the 2024-25 school year. This year marks the 25th anniversary of […]


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