Alain Locke all-stars at the open house + BBQ

We had so much fun with our all-stars, families, community members, and staff at the recent Alain Locke open house + BBQ. This was a wonderful opportunity to gather together …

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Three Alain Locke all-stars on the first day of the 2022-23 school year

The 2022-23 school year is now officially underway! The Alain Locke all-stars had a great first day of school last week, and now we’re really looking forward to lots of …

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The Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2022, pictured here with leadership

It’s official! The Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2022 is now on their way to the next exciting chapter in their academic careers. We had a very special ceremony …

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Alain Locke scholar stands before "Typhoid Mary" presentation at the 2022 Grades 7-8 History Fair

The 2022 History Fair was an exceptional opportunity for our all-stars to explore a range of significant historical events in the Alain Locke gymnasium last Thursday. For their displays, our …

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After spending so much time apart from each other during remote learning, we’ve been sure to get lots of photos of our all-stars now that we’re back in the building …

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Alain Locke Associate Board members assemble holiday meal gift baskets for all-stars and families

Members of the Alain Locke Associate Board recently met to assemble holiday meal gift baskets for all-stars and their families. Following last month’s #GivingTuesday fundraiser, Associate Board members were able …

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Alain Locke named #3 Illinois charter middle school by U.S. News & World Report

We are thrilled to share today that Alain Locke Charter School has been named the No. 3 charter middle school in Illinois and earned a “Best” school recognition from U.S. …

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Alain Locke pre-K all-stars in the classroom during the fall of the 2021-22 school year

Things are in full swing right now at Alain Locke, and we’re all so happy to be back in the building for the 2021-22 school year. Our pre-K all-stars are …

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Alain Locke all-stars back in the classroom for full-time, in-person learning

We are very happy to be back for full-time, in-person learning now for the 2021-2022 school year. Since starting classes last Friday, everyone has been hard at work and taking …

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