A father figure and his K-3 All-Star smile together on the dance floor at Alain Locke's 2022-23 Father Figure/Daughter Dance.

Everyone had a wonderful time last Friday at the 2022-23 Father Figure/Daughter Dance! Big smiles were shared by all as father figures joined their K-3 All-Stars on the dance floor. …

K-3 All-Stars Have a Ball at the 2022-23 Father Figure/Daughter Dance Read More »

Dear Families, The Alain Locke Family is deeply saddened by yesterday’s mass shooting at the Covenant School in Nashville. Unfortunately, as we all know, it’s only the latest case of …

A Statement From Principal Love on the Nashville School Shooting Read More »

The Alain Locke basketball All-Stars on the court in their final game of the season.

Last Thursday, our Alain Locke basketball team celebrated their three outgoing eighth-graders in a special halftime ceremony at the final game of the season. During the ceremony, All-Stars Amira A., …

Basketball All-Stars Cheer on Eighth Grade Players at Final Game of the Season Read More »

Two of our very impressive Alain Locke All-Stars were honored for their amazing work at a recent local history fair that will surely be remembered for some time to come. …

All-Stars Make Us Proud at a Chicago Metro History Day for the Books Read More »

With March Madness now underway, we thought it would be a great time to show off our very own All-Stars. Check out our Alain Locke basketball team led by Coach …

Hoops, They Did it Again! Read More »

Like someone once said, “Earth without art is eh.” At Alain Locke, we think the arts are an important part to getting a well-rounded education. This week, some of our …

All-Stars Brush up on their Creativity Read More »

On the last day of Black History Month this year, our All-Stars celebrated famous Black athletes and their historical accomplishments.  Some of the All-Stars chose to talk about track and …

All-Stars Celebrate Black Athletes Through History Read More »

Some of the Alain Locke All-Stars are seated at a desk together as they sharpen their math skills at school.

At Alain Locke, we believe offering a full curriculum is the best way to prepare our All-Stars to make their way in the world. Part of that includes math… which …

See Some of Alain Locke’s Math Whizzes Hard at Work in School Read More »

Two Alain Locke All-Stars compete at the 2022-23 Heritage Bowl school-wide trivia competition.

We hosted our annual Heritage Bowl here at Alain Lock last week! The school-wide trivia competition was a fun opportunity for two teams of K-8 students and staff to face …

K-8 All-Stars Face Off at the 2022-23 Heritage Bowl Trivia Challenge Read More »


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