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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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