Like someone once said, “Earth without art is eh.” At Alain Locke, we think the arts are an important part to getting a well-rounded education. This week, some of our […]

On the last day of Black History Month this year, our All-Stars celebrated famous Black athletes and their historical accomplishments.  Some of the All-Stars chose to talk about track and […]

Some of the Alain Locke All-Stars are seated at a desk together as they sharpen their math skills at school.

At Alain Locke, we believe offering a full curriculum is the best way to prepare our All-Stars to make their way in the world. Part of that includes math… which […]

Two Alain Locke All-Stars compete at the 2022-23 Heritage Bowl school-wide trivia competition.

We hosted our annual Heritage Bowl here at Alain Lock last week! The school-wide trivia competition was a fun opportunity for two teams of K-8 students and staff to face […]

The recent history fair at Alain Locke was a huge success! You can see some of our All-Stars and their great exhibits below.  A big shoutout to Mrs. Baran for […]

A group of all-stars pose for a photo opportunity with Santa during their visit at Alain Locke.

With our holiday celebrations in full swing at Alain Locke last week, it was the perfect time for a very special guest to stop by and visit our all-stars before […]

All-stars put on a very special performance at the 2022-23 Alain Locke Pre-Kwanzaa Program.

We’ve been very lucky to enjoy some wonderful festivities here at Alain Locke so far this holiday season! Our 2022-23 Pre-Kwanzaa Program last week was a particularly special opportunity to […]

Members of the Alain Locke Charter School Associate Board assemble holiday gift baskets at Alain Locke for all-stars and their families.

Thank you so much to our supporters on the Alain Locke Charter School Associate Board, who were kind enough to carry on their annual tradition of assembling holiday gift baskets […]

Two Alain Locke all-stars stand before their projects in the gymnasium at the 2022-23 K-8 Alain Locke Science Fair.

It’s always an awesome time at the annual K-8 Alain Locke Science Fair! There was so much to learn from each one of our all-stars’ projects—it’s clear to see that […]


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