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Being Thankful…and Giving

We hope everyone will have a happy Thanksgiving on Thursday! The HSA is thankful for all the donations given so far by parents this year. Those funds support the Peace Program, enrichment programs and so much more. In fact, here’s what your donation dollars can buy: $15,000 pays for 1st-5th grade choir instruction $3,000 pays for the science-night expo $2,500 pays for professional development opportunities for teachers...

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Get to know our Special Subject Teachers

Did you know Ms. Rincon roots for Real Madrid? Or that Mr. Wieand is a certified snowboarding instructor and sushi chef? These Special Subjects teachers bring their diverse experience and expertise to our kids every day. Take a moment to learn more.

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Potomac Pizza Night Tonight!

Don’t forget tonight is Potomac Pizza Night, Tuesday, November 21. You are busy basting your turkey, mashing potatoes and cubing bread for your stuffing, so take a break from cooking and have some Potomac Pizza. 20% of all sales that evening will be given back to Lafayette, either dine...

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Fall Festival Book Drive Update

Thanks to everyone who donated to our Fall Festival Book Drive and to Amy Joyce, Thea Kendler, and LaShonda Steward for all of their hard work leading this initiative. We are happy to report that we collected almost $500 in book sales for the Fall Festival and invited Lafayette...

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Grizzly Gear Holiday Pop Up Shop

Start your shopping early with the Grizzly Gear pop up shop. We have great items for gifts or showing Lafayette spirit! Get your knit beanie logo hat $10, spirit stuffed bear $20, kids flannel pants $25, kids hoodies $25, and car magnet $5 Fill out this form and return with...

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Happy Planksgiving to All!

We are continuing our celebration of Planksgiving! Don’t forget that you should be completing the following challenges this week with your 3rd-5th grader! We’ve also challenged our students with some different types of planks; ask them to show you their favorite! The celebration of Planksgiving is a great way...

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Wilson Feeder Working Group on Overcrowding: No Clear Solution

Earlier this year, a working group was formed to address school overcrowding in the Wilson Feeder network. The group met again last Tuesday to continue discussions with representatives from DC Public Schools. DCPS representatives discussed the projected growth in enrollment at schools that feed into Wilson High School, as...

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Photo Re-Take Sign Up for December 7

Not happy with your child’s photo? Was your kid absent for picture day? Sign up below for the re-take day!  

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School Photos Are In!

Individual and class portraits are now available online! They make great holiday gifts for the whole family. A portion of sales also goes to benefit the HSA and all the programming it provides. Not thrilled with your child's portrait? Was your child absent that day? We will be...

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Nov 21
  • Potomac Pizza Night

Nov 23
  • No School - Thanksgiving

Nov 28
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Nov 29
  • After Hours at 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

Dec 2
  • Cookies and Coding

Dec 4
  • Child's Play Book Fair

Dec 7
  • School Photo Make-Up Day

  • Family Science Night, Cafeteria

    6:00 pm

Dec 8
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

Dec 10
  • Galley Gives Back Week

Dec 14
  • Winter Concert

  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

Dec 19
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Dec 21
  • Winter Holiday Class Parties

  • HSA Membership Hot Chocolate

    8:30 am

Dec 22
  • Winter Break