Your Complete Guide for At-Home Learning Activities
March 18, 2020

As we all get settled in for an extended time away from school, Alain Locke would like to share a few resources to help keep students busy…Read more

Photos from the 2020 History Fair
March 5, 2020

The 2020 History Fair was full of informative and engaging projects from Alain Locke seventh- and eighth-graders last week.

We would like to say…Read more

Students Take a Journey Through Time at the African-American History Program
March 4, 2020

Alain Locke fifth- through eighth-graders put on a fantastic show at our African-American History Program.

The theme of the event was “Strong Roots, Amazing…Read more

Snow Closure/Extreme Weather Policy
February 24, 2020

Please be aware that Alain Locke Charter School follows Chicago Public Schools regarding weather-related school closings.

If CPS is closed due to extreme cold…Read more

RSVP for ‘Your Money Matters’ Workshop by February 14
January 31, 2020

Alain Locke Charter School invites you to join us for the free “Your Money Matters” financial literacy workshop.

Made possible in partnership with Chicago-based…Read more

Submit Your Lottery Applications for the 2020-2021 School Year
January 21, 2020

The new year is officially underway, and that means it’s already time to start thinking about next school year.

Alain Locke Charter School is…Read more

Photos from the 2019 Pre-Kwanzaa Program
December 20, 2019

Alain Locke hosted our annual Pre-Kwanzaa Program on Wednesday, and this year’s program made for a particularly spectacular day with an incredible turnout.

The…Read more

Students Put on Annual Holiday Music Performance at SWC Technology Office
December 12, 2019

With the holiday season now upon us, Alain Locke Charter School students have been busy showing off their holiday spirit.

Alain Locke students visited…Read more

Alumni Focus: Taylor K. Shaw, Founder and CEO of Black Women Animate
December 11, 2019

For the final installment of our Alumni Focus series, we chatted with Taylor K. Shaw, a very familiar face here at Alain Locke Charter School.

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