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Get to Know Our Kindergarten Teachers

Rani Haigler is a Kindergarten teacher in Orange Base with Ms. Pluck. She is originally from Washington, DC but currently resides in Laurel, MD. Rani married her high school sweetheart who grew up across the street from her and they have two fabulous sons. She went to Syracuse University...

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Coming Soon! The D.C. Theater Cafe

Dear Lafayette Parents,  The 3rd grade classes are busy rehearsing their skits and practicing their math skills, eager to entertain their fellow students at a matinee performance of the D.C. Theater Cafe. Students in kindergarten through 5th grade will be attending the show throughout the day. If your child...

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Spring Track Paperwork Due February 28th

Attention 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders (& their parents)! ALL Spring Track paperwork is due back to Ms. Howes by Wednesday, February 28th.   Students who do not hand in their paperwork will not be approved to begin practicing with the team.  Please e-mail Ms. Ratliff (*protected email*) if you...

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Spirit Week a Success! Student Council Still Collecting Box Tops

The student council would like to thank everyone for their participation of Spirit week and the 100th day of school cereal drive. We were able to donate 85 lbs of cereal to the Capital Area Food bank. The student council would also like to thank our parent volunteers for...

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Last Week to Reserve Your Spot on Lafayette’s Commemorative Brickway

This is the last week of brick sales for the the 2017-2018 school year, so don’t delay. Reserve your family or child’s spot on Lafayette’s commemorative brickway using our on-line form located here.

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Auction Update: Last Chance to Donate Items and Buy a Catalog Shout Out!

Auction 2018 Update:  St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Saturday, March 17th at 7 PM Tickets for the Auction are now on sale! Please go here to buy tickets. February 23 is your last chance to donate items and buy an auction catalog Shout Out. Please go here to do both today! Look for...

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Lost & Found: Last Chance to Collect Items

Missing a winter jacket, lunch box, sweater or sweat shirt? It may not be lost forever but sitting in the LOST and FOUND. (fingers crossed!) Please mark your calendar and plan to visit the Great Hall from 8am – 4pm on the following days: Wednesday, 2/21 Thursday 2/22 Friday...

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Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart is coming soon. On Friday, March 9 we will be jumping, moving and grooving to the Disco beat. This year we are celebrating our healthy hearts with a Disco theme and colorful, healthy snacks. This is our 19th annual JRFH event. We participate in JRFH...

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Support Teachers on their Day of Action for Unions

Teachers and Unions across the DMV area are rallying on Saturday, February 24th at Freedom Plaza from 10:00 a.m. to  12:00 p.m. to promote the importance of Unions in our Democracy. An upcoming Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME will begin opening arguments on Monday, February 26th, which will...

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Feb 23
  • Commemorative Brick Sale Ends

Feb 27
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Mar 1
  • March: Music and Art in Our Schools Month Women’s History Month

    Our Schools Month Women's History Month

  • HSA General Meeting (Budget Presentations)

    7:00 pm

Mar 2
  • No School - Parent-Teacher Conferences

Mar 6
  • HSA Small Budget Meeting

    6:30 pm

Mar 8
  • FLEX Winter Session Ends

Mar 9
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

Mar 11
  • Day Light Savings

Mar 14
  • Pi Day & Potomac Pizza Night

Mar 15
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

Mar 17
  • Lafayette School Auction

Mar 19
  • Scholastic Book Fair

Mar 20
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Mar 21
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Mar 22
  • Music in Our Schools Concert

    Our Schools Concert

Mar 26
  • Spring Break

Apr 1
  • April: Disabilities Awareness Month

  • Galley Gives Back Week