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We Need YOU on the HSA Board!

The Lafayette Home and School Association is looking for candidates for next school year’s Board of Directors. The HSA Board manages the affairs of the organization, whose purpose is to promote cooperation between parents and the teachers and staff of...

Building Libraries Book Drive

Help provide books for children across the District! Please donate to our Building Libraries Book Drive, which will benefit Raymond Education Campus in Petworth, Randle Highlands Elementary School in Southeast, and Barnard Elementary School in  Shaw. All of these...

March Madness

Congratulations to both the girls and boys basketball team on their MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP victories. The girls won 26 – 14 over Oyster-Adams on March 11th and the boys won 41 – 36 over HD Cooke on March 18th. Both teams will celebrate...

Lafayette Tops Archery Tourney

This past weekend, 24 Lafayette 4th and 5th grade students participated in the first DCPS Archery Tournament at HD Woodson Sr. High School. Our team performed magnificently, finishing first in the elementary division! We also placed well individually and had top...

Lafayette Spellers Rock!

Lafayette spellers rocked their regional bee on Wednesday, February 25. Christopher O’Brien came in second; Sammy Taubman came in third, and Maddie Feldman came in seventh in a field of approximately 40 spellers from schools like Key, Mann, and Oyster. All...

The Bears Win!

Congratulations to the Lafayette Girls’ Basketball Team!! The Bears scored another win on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Burrville Elementary School 21-12. Next game is Thursday 2/26 at Takoma Education Center, 7010 Piney Branch Rd. NW. Hope to see lots of...

Events

Field Day Volunteers Needed – Friday May, 15th 8:30am-noon

Field Day is early this year due to construction on the field. On May 15th we will have our “Moving Day” Field Day for the 1st-5th grades. In order to have a successful day we need numerous volunteers.  All volunteers are needed all morning from...

Potomac Pizza Night

April 28th, 4-9 pm – It’s eat dinner out night!  No cooking required, let Potomac Pizza take care of dinner.  Potomac Pizza Chevy Chase Dine In or Carry Out. Mention Lafayette and 10% of your purchase comes back to Lafayette!Hope to see you...

YARD SALE & SPRING CLEAN-UP

Saturday, May 9 Take part in Lafayette’s Spring Community Clean-up & Yard Sale We’re turning Lafayette Elementary School’s campus into a giant community clean-up and yard sale on Saturday May 9 from 8:00 AM to Noon.  It’s a great...

Mark Your Calendars!

Snow day make-up days have been announced: Monday 5/18, which was a parent-teacher conference day, is now an INSTRUCTIONAL DAY (kids in school!); Thursday 6/18, which was a half day, is now a FULL DAY; Friday 6/19, is now a HALF DAY (12:15 dismissal) and the...

Student Corner

March Cub Facts

See the latest edition of Cub Facts, a magazine for the pre-K and Kindergarten students created by 4th and 5th grade students.

March Bear Facts

Click here to see the latest edition of the Bear Facts—the St. Patrick’s Day edition!

March Sports-X-Treme

Click here for the March edition of Sports X-Treme, a publication written by Lafayette 5th graders about sports at Lafayette as well as the larger world of...

Student Publications

Our students do an amazing job of researching, reporting, and creating these publications! See the lastest editions of Bear Facts, Cub Facts and Sports...