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Wanted: Girls on the Run Coordinator

Interested in helping a program that helps girls learn self esteem and get in shape while  doing so? Lafayette needs a new site facilitator for Girls on the Run. It requires minimal time and effort but the return is priceless!    At Girls on the Run we inspire girls...

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Thank you for Supporting Computer Science Education Week!

I want to extend a huge thank you to all of the people who helped make Computer Science Education Week such a great success! From Cookies and Coding to the Hour of Code both of this year’s events were a huge success! I hope everyone learned a lot and...

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Science Night Success!

The Second Annual Family Science Night was a great success. Several hundred students enjoyed extracting plant DNA, exploring electricity, and learning about colors and magnetism. Thanks to Sarah Remes, the HSA and the Maryland Science Center for putting on such a fabulous night!

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Galley Giveback Week Starts Sunday

Galley Giveback week for Lafayette starts Sunday December 10 and runs through Friday December 15. Galley makes it easy to eat well on your schedule. Preparing new menu options daily from scratch, Galley delivers meals to your door at a time of your choosing to make dinnertime a breeze. Kids...

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Get to Know Our Special Education Teachers

Jasmine Rogers is a Special Education Teacher and part-time dog sitter. She is originally from Pittsburg, PA but lives in the nearby Brightwood neighborhood of D.C. She is a graduate of Delaware State and Lesley Universities. When not at school, Jasmine builds slip-n’-slides, refs youth sports, sings karaoke, and...

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Thank You For a Successful Lafayette Book Sale

Thanks to everyone who came out for last week’s Book Fair and to our Lafayette parents who helped set up, break down and man the weekly volunteer shifts. It was one of our more successful sales over the last few years, so sounds like everyone completed some good holiday...

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Save the Date! Summer Camp Expo is Almost Here

SAVE THE DATE! The Third Annual Summer Camp Expo will be held at Lafayette from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 11th! Lafayette families and the Lafayette community are invited to join us to meet and greet representatives from summer and sleep-away camps at this fun, and sometimes interactive, fair....

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Archery Club is Open for 4th and 5th Graders

The Archery Club is open to any 4th or 5th grade student who is interested in pursuing the sport outside of physical education. There were informational meetings last week to provide details to students. If your child is interested in the Archery Club and did not attend one of...

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Tonight: Last Chance for In-Person Grizzly Gear Before the Holidays!

Need a school-spirited stocking stuffer? Swing by tonight’s science night/book fair and pick up a hat, sweatshirt or PJ bottoms (which make great holiday pajama gifts!) Tonight is the last pop-up shop of the year, so if you’ve been waiting to buy, now’s the time to do it! Lafayette Logo...

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Dec 14
  • Winter Concert

  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

Dec 19
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm


Dec 21
  • Winter Holiday Class Parties

  • HSA Membership Hot Chocolate

    8:30 am

Dec 22
  • Winter Break

Jan 1
  • January: Service Month

Jan 3
  • Back to School

Jan 11
  • HSA General Meeting & Summer Camp Expo

    7:00 pm

Jan 12
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

Jan 15
  • No School - MLK Day

  • Lafayette Gives Back: Day of Service Event

Jan 16
  • FLEX Winter Session Begins

Jan 18
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

Jan 19
  • No School - End of Term

Jan 22
  • Commemorative Brick Sale Begins

Jan 23
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Jan 25
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm