Alain Locke on Wednesday hosted our Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021. Our graduating eighth-graders brought a whole new meaning to our theme for this school year: “The …

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Alain Locke all-stars at the 2021 Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat

It was with great excitement that we held our Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat on Friday to help the Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2021 get ready for high …

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to start thinking about the 2021-2022 school year here at Alain Locke. This current school year has been unlike any other—that is …

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February is cruising along, but there’s still plenty of Black History Month left to enjoy. Check out this list of free activities, for example. Most of the events are online …

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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.

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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.


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