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JUMP ROPE FOR HEART NEWS

Updated Feb. 21–  We’re about to Jump! PK and 1st grades will jump tomorrow, while K and 2nd-5th grades will jump on Thursday. Thank you to those families choosing to help raise funds for the American Heart Association. All pledges should be...

A Rhyming Request For Auction ...

It’s not too late to donate to celebrate 1928!   The 2017 Lafayette Auction is coming up quick, but we need your help for our final donation kick!   Our Auction is only as great as the donations we make and the events we create.    But the...

Get Ready for March Madness at...

It’s almost tournament time and that means it is time for March Madness at Lafayette. The Lafayette Bears Basketball Coaches have a series of games and events organized to celebrate America’s greatest sporting event – the NCAA Tournament and another...

History of Comfort Cases

Rob Scheer founded Comfort Cases, a non-profit organization provides backpacks with essential items like toiletries, pajamas, activities and other items for children in foster care. The charity went from providing about 300 kits in 2013 to donating 25,000 to kids in...

FIRST ANNUAL PI DAY RUN

Lafayette Elementary is excited to announcing our First Annual Pi Day Pi K!!!! To celebrate Pi Day we will be running 3.14 kilometers on March 14 after school from   3:30 to 4:30 pm.  After our Pi K, we...

STILL TIME TO BUY BRICKS…...

Our commemorative Lafayette bricks have been installed in front of the school’s main entrance!  Please stop by to see our newly decorated walkway. Thank you to all the parents and community members who purchased these bricks and helped support Lafayette. A...

CHEERS TO THE AUCTION WINE PAR...

Word on the street is that the joint was jumpin’ at Heather and Chris Davenport’s home for the 2017 Lafayette Auction Wine Party! HSA Hosts Janine and Pete Boyle, Kendall and Mike McManus, Eileen Dombo and Lou Blick prepared a fun evening for the more than...

Don’t Forget to Order Sc...

It’s not too late! If you haven’t already ordered your student’s school portrait, the galleries are still open for viewing and ordering. This includes students photographed on the make-up/re-take day as well. Just use the same login/password info as...

Events

2/26 – Comfort Cases Fundraiser

The HSA’s Lafayette Gives Back program is hosting the second-annual donation drive and packing party for local charitable organization Comfort Cases, which provides bags full of comforting necessities to children in foster care. You can read here from our own Mr....

3/2 – HSA General Meeting

The next HSA General Meeting is scheduled for March 2 at 7 pm.  Please join as we share financials and budget items for discussion.  More details to follow.

3/25 – Lafayette Auction

CELEBRATE THE FOUNDING OF LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY AT THE 2017 AUCTION! Saturday March 25, 2017 from 7 – 11 PM. Tickets available now! We’re swinging back to the clock to 1928 for a Jazz Age Jump and Jive Party that will be the bees knees and so much...

Student Corner

Flag Football Anyone?

Attention all 4th and 5th grade boys and girls! There will be a flag football meeting in the Great Hall on February 27th at 8:15am. Anyone interested in learning more about joining the flag football team should attend the meeting. See Coach Bell or Coach J. Campbell...

Big Games Coming Up For Both Basketball Teams

We have two BIG games coming when the Boys meet #2 seed Shepherd in the Regional Semifinals Friday, 2-24 at 4PMat Hearst and the Girls play in the Regional Finals versus Hearst on Monday, 2-27 at 4PM at Lafayette.  If the Boys win Friday they will play as well...

Register for Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. The program will run for...

Lafayette Tops Regional Spelling Bee

Please congratulate Joe Finkelstein and Eddy Hoover who came in first and second in the D.C. regional spelling bee. Wish them well as they go onto the citywide finals on March 11!        

Cereal Success!

Lafayette celebrated the 100th day of school in a “cereally” cool way.  Friday, February 3 was the the hundredth day of school  and the members of the Lafayette Student Council and our advisor Ms. Moore set a goal for our school on this special...