Alain Locke staff prepares to welcome all-stars back to the school building.

It’s been a long time coming, but we are so happy to have finally welcomed our Alain Locke all-stars back to the school building this week.

Woman and child work on computer together

The Chicago Connected initiative from Chicago Public Schools is now offering free high-speed internet to families across the city. According to CPS, approximately one out of five Chicago children—predominantly on …

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Alain Locke alumnus Armaní Washington poses before Howard Bison flag

The Alain Locke family has learned that Armaní Washington, a graduate of the Class of 2016, will be attending the prestigious Howard University this fall. Located in Washington, D.C., Howard …

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Are you interested in having your child attend the No. 1 charter school of its kind in Chicago? Alain Locke Charter School has immediate openings for kindergarten, first grade and …

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Attendees gathered for the Alain Locke Class of 2020 drive-through graduation ceremony

Alain Locke hosted the drive-through graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Monday.

A group of volunteers poses outside of the Chicago Jesuit Academy

The Westside Cleaning Coalition hosted a very successful community cleanup event on Wednesday.

A collage of Alain Locke Charter School students and staff

The Alain Locke Charter School Family has issued the following statement in response to the recent events taking place in our country:

The Joyful June calendar offers 30 exercises for practicing positive thinking

The month of June usually means warm weather and fun outside in the sun. With all that’s going on in the world right now, though, things aren’t feeling too bright. …

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