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MLK Community Service Fair at Lafayette A Success

Thank you to everyone who participated in another very successful day of community service at Lafayette on MLK Day. Together we made 400 sandwiches for hungry clients at Martha’s Table, and hundreds each of chew toys for dogs at the Humane Rescue Alliance, activity kits for sick children at...

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Auction 2018 Update

St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Saturday, March 17th at 7 PM The Lafayette community is one of the most generous around, that’s for sure! We are very excited about throwing you a St. Paddy’s Day party that would make any Irish person proud.  As the next couple of week...

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Ready, Set, Spell!!

Join us and 40 brave spellers from grades three through five on Thursday, January 18th in the cafeteria for the annual Lafayette spelling bee. The Bee begins around 9:10 a.m. and continues until 11:15 a.m. — unless we have a winner sooner! Parents, grandparents and supporters are welcome.  For those who can’t make it the bee...

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Last Chance to Sign Up: Flex Acadamies’ Enrichment Program

You can still sign up your child for Flex Academies’ enrichment program. We have a few openings available in certain classes. Registration is open until January 17 at 5 p.m. Click here to register Please note the following: Children will not be allowed to start classes in the week...

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Reminder: The MLK Community Service Fair is Monday! Sign Up Now

Warm your body and your heart on MLK Day at the Lafayette Community Service Fair this Monday the 15th from 1:00-3:00! We’ll have a variety of hands-on activities to support local organizations including Martha’s Table, Children’s National Medical Center, the Humane Rescue Alliance among others. Please click here to RSVP so we’ll be sure to have...

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Happy New Year from the HSA!

Dear Lafayette Families: Welcome back to our first full week of school since 2017! We want to express our gratitude to each of you that joined and/or donated to the HSA last year. Our school is stronger because of your support. Critical programs such as Peace, music and professional...

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DCPS Community Forum at Lafayette–Tonight!

Tonight, January 9, Chancellor Wilson will be at Lafayette and host a community forum from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.  The chancellor will be engaging the DCPS community for input on the budget for the upcoming school year (FY19).  It would be great to have a strong Lafayette turn out!

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Check Out Lafayette’s Latest Art Installation

Over the winter break, Lafayette’s great hall got a major upgrade! As part of DGS’s school renovation plan, Lafayette received installations from many local artists. This mosaic is the latest to be installed– come check it out!

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Update: Change to DC One Transit Cards

DC One Cards will not work with a negative balance as of January 8, 2018. Starting Monday, January 8, 2018, Metro’s fare system will no longer allow customers to carry or acquire a negative balance on their SmarTrip or DC One Cards while using Metrobus or Metrorail. Students using the...

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Jan 18
  • Spelling Bee

    9:00 am

     
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

     
Jan 19
  • No School - End of Term

     
Jan 23
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

     
Jan 25
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

     
Jan 30
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Feb 1
  • February: Black History Month

     
Feb 8
  • HSA General Meeting

    6:30 pm

     
Feb 9
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

     
Feb 12
  • Commemorative Brick Sale Begins

     
Feb 15
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

     
Feb 16
  • No School - Professional Development Day

     
Feb 19
  • No School - Presidents' Day

     
Feb 22
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

     
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