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Fall Enrichment (LEP) Begins

The fall session of the Lafayette Enrichment Program (LEP) is off to a great start. This year, with a new building and a new vendor (FLEX) managing the program, we wanted to make sure all parents understand how children transition from the end of the regular school...

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 NEWS

We are delighted to announce that Lafayette Elementary School’s own Mr Jonathan Coor, who teaches 4th grade, and Ms Cara Skubel, who teaches 5th grade, were our 2016 Homecoming King and Queen. Both teachers are not only beloved teachers at the school, but they...

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...

Healthy Schools Month

October is Growing Healthy Schools Month, a district-wide celebration of health and wellness! At Lafayette, the GROW (Greening, Recreation, Outdoor Learning & Wellness) Committee is organizing grade-level activities aimed at educating students about the importance...

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....

Events

9/28 – POTOMAC PIZZA NIGHT

Order online, by phone, or dine in at the Chevy Chase restaurant, from 4-9 pm, and Lafayette will receive 20% of all sales. Just mention Lafayette when you order. More details available here or look for the flyer in your kid’s backpack this week. Thank you to our...

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

MATH CORNER

Join Math Club or Math Team! Math Club will be for students in grades 3, 4, and 5. We focus on investigations, games and problem-solving and welcome any student with a love for math. This year we will be meeting on Wednesday mornings from 8:00 to 8:40 A.M. The...

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...