The Alain Locke basketball team poses together in their Go League jerseys.

Over the weekend, the Alain Locke basketball team won two separate championships! On Saturday they were on the court for a one-day, six-game tournament and won the Junior Hoops Elite […]

All-Stars stand before a project on display in the gymnasium at the 2023-24 Annual Alain Locke History Fair.

We’d like to congratulate our seventh and eighth grade All-Stars on a job well done at our 2023-24 Annual Alain Locke History Fair last Friday! This year’s theme, “Turning Points […]

Alain Locke All-Stars show off their new books from Bernie's Book Bank.

There really is nothing better than enjoying a good book, is there? We’re so glad our All-Stars will now have the opportunity to dive into their new and, we hope, […]

The Alain Locke basketball team had lots of fun on the court during their scrimmage game at school last week. Everyone was impressed to see the team’s skills—it’s clear to […]

Alain Locke’s fifth through eighth grade All-Stars put on a highly impressive show for our pre-Kwanzaa program at school for students, parents and staff on Wednesday. This was a wonderful […]

On Monday, Tiny McLaughlin and Brad Sullivan of the Alain Locke Board joined Alain Locke staff and supporters at school to celebrate the latest additions to our new playground. We’re […]

It really is that time of year again! With the holiday season upon us, our Alain Locke Band and Choir helped spread some cheer last week at their Annual Holiday […]

Alain Locke hosted our Annual Science Fair at school last Friday, and our All-Stars blew it out of the water this year with their projects! so much evidence to back […]

Since Alain Locke Charter School opened its doors in 1999, the academic excellence of our All-Stars has been at the core of our mission. As a family, we know that […]


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