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PICTURE DAY!

Picture Day is on October 14! Class photos and individual portraits will be taken by FreedSpirit, the school photography division of Bethesda photographer Freed Photography on Friday, October 14. Picture Day Clothing Suggestions: solid colors and simple patterns...

HOMECOMING DANCE – 9/23

Looking for a fun way to spend a Friday night away from your children, meet new friends, and support Lafayette Elementary School at the same time? Get your blue and yellow on and head on out to our 2nd Annual Lafayette Homecoming Dance on Friday, September 23, at the...

MEET OUR 2016-17 SPONSORS

We are excited to announce that two new local businesses signed on this week as Annual Sponsors of the Lafayette HSA, bringing our total up to 14 local businesses who are official Lafayette Annual Sponsors. Please join us in welcoming local realtors: the Taylor...

Fall Festival Produce & P...

Visit FarmRaiser to purchase Halloween pumpkins, farm-fresh apples and veggies, and beautiful mums. Proceeds will help support all of the great programs and activities funded by the HSA, so please share the link with family, friends, and neighbors! This sale ends...

BUY A BRICK!

ADD YOUR NAME OR YOUR CHILD’S NAME TO OUR NEW SCHOOL! The HSA has teamed up with our builders and school leaders on a very cool new program to build a special commemorative area in our new school where current and former Lafayette families or community members can...

BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT PRESENTAT...

Thank you for such a successful Back-to-School Night! It was great to see so many familiar and new faces, and we hope everyone got a chance to visit all of the extra tables in the hallways and get a good look at the new building! Please click here to see Dr....

Peek inside Lafayette

We know everyone is anxious to see inside the new school! Here are some photos to tide you over until Back-to-School Night. Pre-K Yellow Base ◄ Back ...

What is SAMM?

At Lafayette, we Speak, Act, and Move Mindfully (SAMM). Click here to learn more about...

Events

10/6 – HSA General Meeting

Please join us at 7 p.m. as we hear from Dr. Broquard regarding “All Things Learning.” You can hear about what’s happening inside our beautiful school, what are the kids learning, and what’s on the education schedule for the rest of the school ye

10/15 – Fall Festival

After a year of trailers… There’s no place like home! Please save the date for the Fall Festival on October 15. The Festival is from 3-5 p.m with the movie showing from 5:30-7:15 p.m. There will be something for everyone — scarecrows, tin men, lions, and lost...

10/31 – Halloween Parade

The annual Lafayette Halloween Parade will take place on Monday, October 31st, at 1:30p.m. Parties to follow. This can’t-miss event kicks off at the front of the school. Bring your camera!

Student Corner

Northwest Current Correspondents

Four fifth graders will take on the job of Northwest Current correspondents this year. They will rotate the responsibility of writing articles about Lafayette student life for the local weekly newspaper, each producing a story about once a month. The students are...

STUDENT ART SHOW

Congratulations to the following students, whose artwork was selected to represent Lafayette displayed in the candy room at the Broad Branch Market! Grade 6 (last year’s grade 5): Jordan Mongardini & Hudson Purdy – Mixed Media Ecosystem Relief Juliet...

Special Bear Facts

Check out this special edition of Bear Facts, a tribute to the seven awesome teachers & staff members departing Lafayette. We will miss...