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Add/Update Your Directory Info

Whether you are a new or returning family, please update your information for the school directory. ALL families must confirm their information, even if nothing has changed. Please follow the instructions below for Returning Families and New Families.  All...

Library News

A few pieces of news from the Lafayette librarian, Ms. Perlin:This year, the library trailer will be open each morning from 8:15-8:35am.Because of the reduced number of books during this transitional year, there will be a one book per student limit. A book should be...

Seeking Volunteers!

Each year, the HSA sponsors events like the Fall Festival, Auction Party, and Spring Fair to help foster school spirit, provide fun ways to engage with the school after-hours, and raise funds. Volunteering to help plan these events is a great way to make new friends...

Back-to-School Logistics

To help us get our new school year off to a smooth start, please remember the following: Drop-Off Procedures Drop-off begins at 8:30am (see the Site Map for your line-up location). Parking will be limited, so walk or bike if you can. There will be bins at...

Pre-K Transition Schedule

Lafayette Elementary School is very excited to welcome the Fall 2015 Pre-K Class! Pre-K is a milestone year and we know how important it is to get it off to a great start. To that end, we will be adopting DCPS’ Early Childhood Transition Week. See all the details...

Help with the Carpool Line

We need help with the carpool line on 33rd Street from 8:25 am-8:45 am. All you have to do is open doors so parents don’t have to get out, help get kids out of cars, and keep the line moving! Please sign up here. Thanks for your help. It makes a huge...

Events

9/2 & 9/3 – Back-to-School Night

Come out and learn what’s in store for the coming school year, see your child’s classroom, and meet their teacher. Wednesday, Sept. 2nd is for pre-K, 1st, 3rd and 5th grades. Thursday, Sept. 3rd is for Kindergarten, 2nd and 4th grades. Click...

Student Corner

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...