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Registration Time Is Here!

2016-17 enrollment has begun! Please register as soon as possible to ensure we get adequate DCPS funding. Turn in your forms at the Main Office from 8am-3pm M-F or until 6:30pm on Wednesdays. REMEMBER: (1) The parent or guardian who signs the forms must turn them...

SUMMER READING AT ARTS NIGHT I...

Missed the Book Sale last weekend? Don’t despair. Our annual sponsor Child’s Play and their terrific book team is hooking us up for Arts Night II and all summer long. We will have all the required books for Lafayette Summer Reading for sale at Arts Night...

LSAT Elections

The Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) is a group of parents, teachers, staff, and community representatives that advises the principal on school matters such as budget, curriculum, allocation of school resources, organizational issues and more. There can be up to...

ARTS NIGHT II – PLEASE V...

Arts Nights for Grades 2-5 and Band is on May 26. Buy your copy of Images – the 25th Anniversary Edition – for $15. We need volunteers to serve free drinks and cookies, sell pizza and drinks, and sell Grizzly Gear. Below is the Sign-Up Genius for the...

SPIRIT WEEK!

Lafayette Spirit Week is coming up! The student council is having Spirit Week for Lafayette Elementary. It will start Tuesday, May 24 and end Friday, May 27. The Spirit Week events will be: Team Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday, PJ Thursday, Fancy Friday. Dress up and enjoy...

A Spring Fair Thank You

THANKS FOR A SUPER SPRING FAIR! Despite 10 days of rain, the sun came out on Saturday for the annual Lafayette Spring Fair hosted this year for the first time on the beautiful grounds of the Episcopal Center for Children. Thank you to Dodd White, President of the...

DRAFT HSA BUDGET 2016-17

Have any thoughts, opinions, or questions? Let us know. We will go over the draft budget at the HSA meeting on May 5 and vote at the meeting on June 2. To view the draft, click here. Email Shannon Behm or Janine Boyle with any...

Thanks for a Great Teacher App...

Thanks to everyone for helping with another wonderful Teacher Appreciation Week! The teachers and staff were very thankful for everything that our families did to show their well-deserved appreciation for all the work that they do for our...

Events

5/19 & 5/26 – Arts Nights

Come see your child’s artwork and listen to each grade perform. Pre-K, K, and 1st grades perform on May 19th and 2nd through 5th will perform on the 26th. More info to come!

6/1 & 6/3 – FIELD DAYS

Mark your calendars for one of the best-loved Lafayette traditions – Field Day! Pre-K and K will have theirs on the 1st; 1-5 on the 3rd. They will be a little different this year but our PE teachers have been working hard to make them as fun as ever. Details to...

6/3 – Coffee Talk w/ Dr. B

Please join Dr. Broquard for her next Coffee Talk on Friday, June 3 at 8:50 am in the Library (Trailer D-102). These monthly coffees are an informal opportunity to chat with the principal about various issues facing the school.

6/8 – ESSAY CONTEST WINNER READING

Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 are busy working on their essays for the Annual Lafayette Essay Contest. Third graders are writing essays about Abraham Lincoln’s leadership qualities, fourth graders are writing about ways to improve the school, and fifth graders...

Student Corner

Lafayette at the DCPS Citywide Art Show

Congratulations to the following students, whose art has been selected to represent Lafayette at the DCPS Citywide Art Show: First grader Quinn Reimers- Moon Collage Second Grader Lucia Ridgeway- African Fon Cloth Dragon Fourth Graders Ryan Behm, Setina Dawitt &...

“CIRCUS” ROCKS THE BIG TOP

Congratulations the cast and crew of Lafayette’s Spring Musical, The Circus. After twelve weeks of hard work, the Lafayette Enrichment Program’s Drama Club brought the Circus to town with style, panache and some pretty snazzy dance moves in a three-show run...

Lafayette Archery Team – National Tournament

This past week end the archery team traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to participate in the National competition. Teams that win their state tournament qualify to compete at Nationals. Lafayette won the D.C. Tournament in March for the second straight year, thus...

Hoops Teams Feted

The Lafayette Boys and Girls Basketball teams were honored for their hard work and great play this season on April 20th at Wilson High School at the annual Lafayette Basketball Banquet. It is clear that not only are Coach Hover and Coach Johnson great basketball...

Essay Contest Winner

Congratulations to 5th Grader Ellie Sanders! This winter, Ms. Campbell and Mr. Gregal’s classes entered essays into the Letters About Literature Essay contest. Students were asked to read a book, poem, or speech and write to the author (living or dead) about how the...

Latest Cub Facts

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