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Spelling Bee Results

Unlike last year, neither snow nor sleet nor freezing rain kept Lafayette spellers from their scheduled date for the spelling bee. On Jan. 22, 54 brave spellers in grades 3-5 showed just how well-prepared they were and gave the audience an exciting bee that kept us...

Flu Alert

Several cases of influenza (the flu) have been diagnosed at Lafayette. To prevent spreading the flu, please keep your children home if they are sick and do not return them to school until they have been fever-free for 24 hours. Remind your children to cover their...

Last Call!

Last chance to order your cold weather Grizzly Gear! Our Winter stock includes: flannel plaid pants, knit stocking hats, and toasty sweatshirts for both children and adults. Submit a Grizzle Gear Order Form to the Grizzly Gear mailbox in the Great Hall by Jan....

DCPS Parent Cabinet Opening

DCPS is currently accepting applications for the DCPS Chancellor’s Parent Cabinet to serve beginning March 2015. The Parent Cabinet provides a forum for meaningful dialogue between families, the Chancellor, and the DCPS Leadership Team. To apply, parents may...

Safety Alert!

At Thursday evening’s HSA meeting, crossing guard Eddie Hall spoke to parents about the importance of traffic safety, especially during morning drop-off. He reminded parents NOT to drop off students in front of the school on Broad Branch Rd., to travel in a...

Seeking Auction Volunteers!

It may be cold and winter is here to stay for a bit, but….we are thinking SPRING! Lafayette’s Annual Spring Auction is just around the corner and we are searching for volunteers to help support this great event. Please join the Spring Auction Team. Want...

Events

Attn: Prospective Families

Please join us on Tuesday, February 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. for an evening Q&A for interested prospective families regarding Lafayette Elementary in the 2015-16 school year. Principal Carrie Broquard, along with current school parents, will be available to answer...

Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart, Lafayette’s annual fundraiser for the American Heart Association, is coming up on Tuesday, February 24th. Your child should have brought home instructions about the event, including how to earn the ducks that are part of the incentive...

Auction Alert – Mar. 28th

Auction 2015, “Rock Me Lafayette: A Battle of Bands and Bidders,” will take place on Saturday, March 28th. It will feature two bars, three bands, hundreds of offerings, and all of your friends. Schedule your sitter and get ready to rock...

Student Corner

January Bear Facts

See this school year’s January edition of Bear Facts, a student-written and published newsletter that includes school news, teacher interviews, student council updates and more. The current edition represents a month’s worth of effort by over 50...

Latest Edition of Sports-X-Treme

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

December Cub Facts

See this school year’s third edition of Cub Facts, a magazine for the pre-K and Kindergarten students created by 4th and 5th grade students.

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...