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Volunteer for Field Day!!

Field Day is this Friday, June 2! Thank you to everyone that has volunteered already, but we need more parents! We are short 20 spots.  If you can help please go to the sign up link. Scroll down past the descriptions and choose an activity that is still...

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...

CLASS PHOTOS AVAILABLE

To view them, please click here. These photos  will appear in the top gallery labeled, “Class Photos.” Individual student portraits are also still available for purchase and can be done so through the same link. The password is: CUB1617F   If...

DCPS Middle and High School Ov...

Two Lafayette parents, Alison Barnes and Ben Fitzpatrick, are representing Lafayette in a working group designed to help address overcrowding at Wilson High School and the community of middle and elementary schools that feed into Wilson.  Over the past three weeks...

2017-18 HSA Board Has Been Ele...

The 2017-18 HSA Board has been elected. You will find the candidates and a link to their statements below. Chris Lisi, Co-President (2nd year of two-year term) Margaret Lidstone , Co-President Shannon Behm, 1st Vice President Colleen Lyster, 2nd Vice President Tammy...

HELP OUR TEACHERS!

The Teachers’ Union is trying to push a petition to eventually send to the Mayor. Anyone and everyone can sign it. The current goal is 200 signatures by May 19 at midnight.  Teachers at Lafayette and across the city are asking for help from the community to...

DCPS BUDGET INFO

Mayor Bowser proposed a one-time increase of 0.5% to the schools budget — which brings the increase to only 2% while additional funds would not carry forward to the following year. Even with the Mayor’s proposed revision, for the third year in a row,...

THANK YOU SPRING FAIR VOLUNTEE...

Lafayette Spring Fair Chair, Vince Frillici, and Lafayette Head Custodian George Young never stopped believing that the sun would shine on the 2017 Lafayette Spring Fair and they and their teams delivered on their promise of a wonderful experience for hundreds of local...

Events

5/29-6/2 Experience “Art Transcending”

An All Lafayette Communal Art Project Art Display beginning week of 5/29 Special Performance – Evening of Thursday June 1 at Lafayette Elementary Did you know the students of Lafayette have been collaborating on an massive school wide art project called...

6/2 – HSA GENERAL MEETING

Please join us for our last HSA meeting, Thursday, June 1 at 6 pm. We will vote on our LSAT members and celebrate our Marquis de Lafayette recipients. Babysitting available! The Lafayette community members who will receive the awards from the HSA this year...

5/31, 6/2 – Field Days

One of the favorite events of the year, Field Day, is just weeks away! PK and K will enjoy their Field Day on May 31 while 1st-5th grades will participate on June 2. 

6/4 – NOTEBUSTERS

Notebusters presents a Tribute to the Tony Awards! Featuring hits from award winning Broadway musicals including Hamilton. Sunday, June 4 at 5:30 pm at Wilson HS auditorium. The event is free, lasts one hour and open to friends, family and...

6/6 – DC THEATRE CAFE

On June 6, your child will take part in a Lafayette tradition – the DC Theatre Café, where they will learn from the 3rd grade about important Washingtonians while dining in a theater cafe setting. The 3rd grade classes are looking forward to making it a memorable...

Student Corner

KENNEDY CENTER PEFORMANCE

How do you get to the Kennedy Center? Practice, practice, practice. Mr Holmes, our talented Lafayette music teacher, brought the Lafayette Band to the Kennedy Center on May 15 for a special performance for DCPS schools. This is the first time that the Lafayette Band...

Bears Roar at Battle of The Books!

Here’s a shout out of to all participants and our wonderful 4th grade teachers. And now…the results! First Place: Donuts of the Galaxy: Dorothy Kremer, Mia Mora, Ashlee Narsico, Ailani Cuadra, Esther Flores-Calderon, Miriam Stinton-Remes Second Place: The...

IMAGES Cover Contest Winners

I am pleased to announce that voting for our cover submissions has been finalized and the winning designs are posted in the Great Hall along with our Autograph finalists. Congratulations to: Cover: Maisie Derlega & Hailey Fox Back Cover: Parker Fendig &...

Lafayette ‘Letters About Literature’ Contest Finalists!

Congratulations to Ms. Annie Campbell and the following fifth graders who are finalists in the Center for the Book’s Letters About Literature contest.— Ella Barton, Alex Benach, Hailey Fox, Natalie Gordon, Eddy Hoover, Alice Stillerman, and Dalton...