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INFO FOR CLASS OF 2017

Hi folks, here is some important info for our departing 5th graders and their parents. The information includes yearbook order, photo frames, class gift donation information, library book return requests, and Deal details!   YEARBOOK ORDERS It’s not too late...

MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE AWARD WIN...

The HSA awarded members of our Lafayette community with the Marquis de Lafayette awards on Thursday, June 1. Read the speeches for each recipient below! Each recipient in attendance was honored with a personalized award and some kind words detailing their incredible...

Experience “Art Transcen...

An All Lafayette Communal Art Project Art Display beginning week of 5/29 Special Performance – Evening of Thursday June 1 at Lafayette Elementary Did you know the students of Lafayette have been collaborating on an massive school wide art project called...

LSAT Election Results

The Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) is a group of parents, teachers, staff, and community representatives that advises the principal on school matters such as budget, curriculum, allocation of school resources, organizational issues and more. There can be...

CLASS PHOTOS AVAILABLE

To view them, please click here. These photos  will appear in the top gallery labeled, “Class Photos.” Individual student portraits are also still available for purchase and can be done so through the same link. The password is: CUB1617F   If...

DCPS Middle and High School Ov...

Two Lafayette parents, Alison Barnes and Ben Fitzpatrick, are representing Lafayette in a working group designed to help address overcrowding at Wilson High School and the community of middle and elementary schools that feed into Wilson.  Over the past three weeks...

2017-18 HSA Board Has Been Ele...

The 2017-18 HSA Board has been elected. You will find the candidates and a link to their statements below. Chris Lisi, Co-President (2nd year of two-year term) Margaret Lidstone , Co-President Shannon Behm, 1st Vice President Colleen Lyster, 2nd Vice President Tammy...

HELP OUR TEACHERS!

The Teachers’ Union is trying to push a petition to eventually send to the Mayor. Anyone and everyone can sign it. The current goal is 200 signatures by May 19 at midnight.  Teachers at Lafayette and across the city are asking for help from the community to...

Events

6/14 – Last Day of School

Last day of school is June 14 (12:15 student dismissal)!

8/21 – First Day of School

For students in grades Kindergarten – 5th, school begins on Monday, August.

Student Corner

BEARS FLAG FOOTBALL WRAP-UP

The Bears had an amazing run in their inaugural flag football season this spring. A hard-working team of 4th and 5th graders were undefeated in the regular season, beating Dorothy Height 17-7 in their final regular season game last Wednesday for a 4-0 record. Alas,...

KENNEDY CENTER PEFORMANCE

How do you get to the Kennedy Center? Practice, practice, practice. Mr Holmes, our talented Lafayette music teacher, brought the Lafayette Band to the Kennedy Center on May 15 for a special performance for DCPS schools. This is the first time that the Lafayette Band...

Bears Roar at Battle of The Books!

Here’s a shout out of to all participants and our wonderful 4th grade teachers. And now…the results! First Place: Donuts of the Galaxy: Dorothy Kremer, Mia Mora, Ashlee Narsico, Ailani Cuadra, Esther Flores-Calderon, Miriam Stinton-Remes Second Place: The...

IMAGES Cover Contest Winners

I am pleased to announce that voting for our cover submissions has been finalized and the winning designs are posted in the Great Hall along with our Autograph finalists. Congratulations to: Cover: Maisie Derlega & Hailey Fox Back Cover: Parker Fendig &...