Celebrating African American History Month
March 1, 2016

On February 25th, Alain Locke had a school-wide event to celebrate Chicago’s own during African American History Month. Each grade at the school showed off their talents…Read more

Making the Holidays Merry and Bright
December 22, 2015

Recently, students at Alain Locke Charter School were greeted by some friendly stuffed bears—and just in time for the holidays! It’s an annual tradition thanks to the…Read more

Invest for Kids
September 3, 2015

We are excited to announce that we are a 2015 beneficiary of Invest for Kids!
Alain Locke Charter School wishes…Read more

Norwegian American Hospital Care-A-Van
September 3, 2015

The Pediatric Care-A-Van of Norwegian American Hospital spent the morning at Alain Locke. They provided 17 students with routine immunizations and physicals required for school. We are so…Read more

Progress Reports Go Home Wednesday, August 19th
August 17, 2015

Please be sure to review your child’s progress report and return it to the school with your signature. Please remember, that you are always encouraged to schedule a parent/instructor…Read more

Senator Duffy Visits Alain Locke
July 30, 2015

Senator Dan Duffy spent his morning at Alain Locke Charter School to help celebrate achievements and provide advice to our scholars. He attended our schoolwide assembly, Harambee, which is…Read more

All-Year Study Act Builds on the Success of Alain Locke Charter School
July 30, 2015

The Senate just took a big step toward giving more Illinois students the quality education they need to be competitive in the global economy. They passed the Every Child…Read more

Alain Locke Scholars Forum
June 17, 2015

Last Saturday, over 35 alumni gathered downtown to reconnect with familiar faces, network, share their achievements, and focus on college and career readiness. Alumni, staff,…Read more

Class of 2015 Graduate Retreat
May 19, 2015

The eighth graders at Alain Locke spent the day preparing for their upcoming transition to high school. They started the morning off with a grad-to-grad networking breakfast, followed by…Read more


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