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Lafayette Archery Team

Fox 5 News did a feature on our Lafayette archery team who will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky on Friday to compete in a national tournament. Congratulations to the students and a huge thank you to the parent volunteers and especially Coach Ms. McClure, whose...

The Main Office is Moving

Lafayette Elementary School’s Main Office is moving to… DEAL MIDDLE SCHOOL: June 22nd through August 7th. All phone numbers and email addresses will remain the same. (202) 282-0116.

Help with the Carpool Line

We need help with the carpool line on Northampton Street from 8:30 am-8:45 am. All you have to do is open doors so parents don’t have to get out, help get kids to the pre-K entrance door, and keep the line moving! If you have children with you, they are welcome...

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...

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...

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...

Events

5/6 – Bike to School Day

Bike to School Day is coming up on Wednesday, May 6 at Lafayette. Get some exercise, enjoy the fresh air, leave the car at home, and ride with your friends! We’ll have small prizes for any students who bike (or walk, scooter, skip or cartwheel) to school on...

5/9 – 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...

Field Day Volunteers Needed – Friday May, 15th 8:30am-noon

Field Day is early this year due to construction on the field. On May 15th we will have our “Moving Day” Field Day for the 1st-5th grades. In order to have a successful day we need numerous volunteers.  All volunteers are needed all morning from...

5/30 – Book Fair

Pick up your summer reading at Politics & Prose on Sat., May 30, 9am-6pm. P&P will donate 20% of your entire book purchase to Lafayette! Help Lafayette get some free money while supporting your local bookstore. Already stocked up on books? We’ll have...

Student Corner

April Sports-X-Treme

Click here for the April edition of Sports X-Treme, a publication written by Lafayette 5th graders about sports at Lafayette as well as the larger world of sports. This is the first edition edited by 2...

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...