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We Need YOU on the HSA Board!

The Lafayette Home and School Association is looking for candidates for next school year’s Board of Directors. The HSA Board manages the affairs of the organization, whose purpose is to promote cooperation between parents and the teachers and staff of...

Building Libraries Book Drive

Help provide books for children across the District! Please donate to our Building Libraries Book Drive, which will benefit Raymond Education Campus in Petworth, Randle Highlands Elementary School in Southeast, and Barnard Elementary School in  Shaw. All of these...

March Madness

Congratulations to both the girls and boys basketball team on their MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP victories. The girls won 26 – 14 over Oyster-Adams on March 11th and the boys won 41 – 36 over HD Cooke on March 18th. Both teams will celebrate...

Donate for DCPS Libraries

At Lafayette, our kids are lucky to enjoy a 28,000 book library—41 books per Lafayette student. As described in this Washington Post article, many children in our city aren’t nearly as lucky. Some DCPS schools have only 2 or 3 books per student. If...

Lafayette Tops Archery Tourney

This past weekend, 24 Lafayette 4th and 5th grade students participated in the first DCPS Archery Tournament at HD Woodson Sr. High School. Our team performed magnificently, finishing first in the elementary division! We also placed well individually and had top...

Lafayette Spellers Rock!

Lafayette spellers rocked their regional bee on Wednesday, February 25. Christopher O’Brien came in second; Sammy Taubman came in third, and Maddie Feldman came in seventh in a field of approximately 40 spellers from schools like Key, Mann, and Oyster. All...

Events

Coffee Talk – Friday 4/24 8:45am

You are cordially invited to join us for a coffee Friday, 4/24 at 8:45 am in the Upper Library Room.  We will be discussing World Language in DCPS.  Our discussion will include a look at how DCPS supports World Language in the elementary school and how Lafayette...

Earth Day Nutriton & Fitness Night

Come one, come all to an evening celebration of ENERGY on Earth Day, April 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 in the cafetorium and gym! ENERGY: what we consume, and what we burn. Our featured guest is Tony Brown, chef at Macon Bistro, who will give us a cooking demonstration...

YARD SALE & SPRING CLEAN-UP

Saturday, May 9 Take part in Lafayette’s Spring Community Clean-up & Yard Sale We’re turning Lafayette Elementary School’s campus into a giant community clean-up and yard sale on Saturday May 9 from 8:00 AM to Noon.  It’s a great...

Potomac Pizza Night

April 28th, 4-9 pm – It’s eat dinner out night!  No cooking required, let Potomac Pizza take care of dinner.  Potomac Pizza Chevy Chase Dine In or Carry Out. Mention Lafayette and 10% of your purchase comes back to Lafayette!Hope to see you...

Mark Your Calendars!

Snow day make-up days have been announced: Monday 5/18, which was a parent-teacher conference day, is now an INSTRUCTIONAL DAY (kids in school!); Thursday 6/18, which was a half day, is now a FULL DAY; Friday 6/19, is now a HALF DAY (12:15 dismissal) and the...

Student Corner

March Cub Facts

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

March Bear Facts

Click here to see the latest edition of the Bear Facts—the St. Patrick’s Day edition!

March Sports-X-Treme

Click here for the March edition of Sports X-Treme, a publication written by Lafayette 5th graders about sports at Lafayette as well as the larger world of...

Student Publications

Our students do an amazing job of researching, reporting, and creating these publications! See the lastest editions of Bear Facts, Cub Facts and Sports...