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Fall Update from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – Fall has finally arrived and there is much to share and celebrate. Our students are in full swing with learning, projects, book reports, field trips and ST Math.  While many of you are familiar with Jiji the penguin and ST Math, some of you may...

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Fall Festival Movie “Bedknobs and Broomsticks”

After a full day of games, food and fun, there is no better way to relax and end the day than with a movie and popcorn! Please join us at 3:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room for an oldie but a goodie, “Bedknobs and Broomsticks”.  The annual movie feature...

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Friday is Photo Day!

Pull out the hairbrush and wash those faces–students will be taking both class and individual pictures on Friday by FreedSpirit. Clothing Suggestions: solid colors and simple patterns photograph best; avoid shirts with large graphics.    This is our sixth year using Freed. Those of you new to Lafayette will...

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Math Club & Math Team News

From the Math Center: Math Club: We had a great start to Math Club last Wednesday but it’s not too late for students in grades 3, 4 and 5 to join us! We focus on investigations, games and problem-solving and welcome any student with a love for math. This...

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Healthy Schools Month Update

Growing Healthy Schools Month is underway and we’ve had lots of exciting activities to celebrate the month! Last Friday, students attended an assembly led by the Audubon Naturalist Society and learned about recycling and learned about the right place to put their trash.  During the week, Pre-K students came...

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New Grizzly Gear Items at the Fall Festival

Grizzly Gear will be out in full force at the Fall Festival with several new items to show your Lafayette spirit! The Wonder of Fall: Grizzly Gear Saturday, October 21 11 am – 3 pm Knit beanie hats Flannel pants Drawstring bags And even a sample of an adult fleece vest...

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Trick-or-Treating at Knollwood Retirement Home – Oct. 27th

Want another opportunity to show off your costume, get some early Halloween treats, AND enrich the lives of neighborhood seniors? Join Lafayette Gives Back for a fun costume parade, talent show and trick-or-treating extravaganza to share the Halloween spirit with the residents at Knollwood from 3:00-4:15 on Friday the...

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Walk to School Day Another Big Success!

Thank you to everyone who left the car behind and got onto 2 wheels or 2 feet to walk or bike to school last Wednesday! We had another terrific turn-out, and did the world and our bodies some good in the process. A huge thank you to everyone who...

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Fall Festival Is Around the Corner

We are only 11 days until the Lafayette Fall Festival- our amazing autumn celebration with fun for all ages. Bring your friends, your neighbors and out of town guests– everyone will enjoy it! If you haven’t yet, be sure to buy your tickets, sign up to help bake a...

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Oct 20
  • School Picture Day

Oct 21
  • Fall Festival 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Movie: Bedknobs & Broomsticks 3:30 pm

Oct 24
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Oct 26
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Oct 27
  • Lafayette Gives Back - Trick or Treating at Knollwood

  • No School; End-of-Term

Oct 31
  • Halloween Parade and Class Parties

Nov 1
  • November: Giving Thanks Month

Nov 2
  • HSA General Meeting

    7:00 pm

Nov 3
  • No School - Parent-Teacher Conferences

Nov 10
  • No School - Veterans Day

Nov 16
  • Flex Fall Session Ends

Nov 21
  • Potomac Pizza Night

Nov 23
  • No School - Thanksgiving

Nov 28
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Nov 29
  • Loyalty Night @ Child's Play

    7:00 pm

Nov 30
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Dec 1
  • No School - Professional Development Day

  • December: Science and Technology Month