We are wishing a Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all of our awesome teachers at Alain Locke.

UPDATED April 17, 2020 ** MANDATORY SCHOOL CLOSURE ** Read the letter from Principal Love here. Chicago Public Schools will now remain closed through the end of the school year to …

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Are you a motivated individual interested in a career in the legal field? Chicago-based tech company Relativity has launched it’s Relativity Fellows program this year, and it sounds like it …

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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 learning at home. …

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Alain Locke student stands in front of his submission to the 2020 History Fair

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 a big “thank you!” to Mrs. …

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Alain Locke students at the African-American History Program.

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 Achievements!” and allowed for students to …

Students Take a Journey Through Time at the African-American History Program Read More »

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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 weather or snow, then Alain Locke …

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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 LADDERUP, “Your Money Matters” will offer …

RSVP for ‘Your Money Matters’ Workshop by February 14 Read More »

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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 now accepting lottery applications for the …

Submit Your Lottery Applications for the 2020-2021 School Year Read More »


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