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Chili Cook-Off Has Celebrity Judges!

Our own Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd and Lafayette’s own Mr. Hover will be judging the Fall Festival’s chili cook-off!  Turkey, beef, chicken or veggie; spicy, mild or 5-alarmer – who’s chili will win? Sign up today for the first annual chili-cook off taking place at this year’s Fall Festival. ...

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An Update from the HSA

We are writing with an important update on the improper personal spending of HSA funds uncovered in August. Yesterday, the HSA deposited two checks from our former treasurer that we believe make us financially whole.

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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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Save the date: Halloween Parade is October 31st

Our annual Halloween parade and parties are right around the corner!  The Halloween parade will step off at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, 10/31. A map of the parade route (which will involve both the track and the upper park) will be forthcoming. Parties will follow directly after classes return...

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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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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