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AUCTION THANK YOU

Congratulations to Lafayette moms & 2017 auction chairs Sarah Remes and Kavita Chambery and their outstanding Auction Committee* for a Lafayette Auction for the record books. More than 500 people came out last Saturday night to witness Lafayette Elementary School...

LAST CHANCE ITEMS AVAILABLE P...

MISSED THE AUCTION? DON’T WORRY You can still sign up for some amazing parties for adults and kids and purchase some great new items, including tickets to see the NATS. ( Item#504). Check out what is still available on our auction web site.   Go on a tour...

HELP OUR LAFAYETTE GARDEN GROW

Each year at the Lafayette Auction, we do a special “Raise the Paddle” fundraising call to collect donations for a special school wide program. Folks contribute a donation of any amount that feels comfortable for them towards this special project. This...

AUCTION ITEMS PICK UP

Can’t remember if you picked your auction items up on Saturday night?  We understand. It was a heck of a party. Contact *protected email* to collect your winnings or make your payments if you haven’t checked out yet. And thank you for your amazing...

DCPS Chancellor Wilson’s...

New DCPS Chancellor Wilson paid Lafayette a visit this week. Check out our Twitter feed for retweets of his day with our students. He was really impressed with Lafayette and especially our Peace Program! Click here for pictures:...

780 digits of Pi…

We have a new Lafayette record for reciting Pi digits! Pi Day was officially on Tuesday, March 14, but Winter Storm Stella had other plans and we had our annual recitation contest on Wednesday. It was pretty exciting, with 5th grader Eddy Hoover beating the...

VOLUNTEER FOR THE HSA BOARD

We are looking for HSA Board nominees for the 2017-18 school year. You can learn more about the positions here. All but three volunteer positions are open for nomination (one co-president, one co-treasurer, and the secretary are in the middle of two-year terms). One or...

REGISTRATION FOR SPRING LEP

The LEP Spring Session is almost here! Registration opened Friday, March 17 at 10 am.  Check out class options here. We’re excited about the new classes FLEX is offering in response to your feedback including gymnastics, hip hop dance, film making, a...

Events

Dr. B Office Hours

Looking for a chance to chat with Dr. Broquard one-on-one? She offers office hours on selected Friday mornings. Sign up here to book a...

3/30 School concert

MARCH IS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH! COME HEAR A CONCERT ON THURSDAY MARCH 30! Shows happening at 9AM, 2PM and 6PM. Special Performance at 6PM by local non-profit The MusicianShip! Please join our wonderful music teacher Mr Holmes and the Lafayette Band, Drum Line,...

4/9 HSA General Meeting

Come join us to discuss our HSA budget for 2017-18. We will be reviewing the details and getting set to vote at our next HSA meeting. Details to follow.

4/9 – Spelling Bee on NBC 4

See Eddy and Joe on NBC 4, Sunday, April 9! Don’t miss your opportunity to see Eddy Hoover and Joe Finkelstein represent Lafayette in the 35th city-wide spelling bee taped on Saturday, Mar. 11. The boys tied for fourth in a very competitive bee. NBC 4 will air...

4/10-4/14 BOOK SALE

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE SPRING BOOK SALE – Monday April 10-Friday April 14 in the Lafayette library. We’re teaming up with Lafayette Annual Sponsor Barstons Child’s Play and their awesome book department for our Spring Book Sale. Twenty percent of our...

Student Corner

WILD RUMPUS HITS LAFAYETTE LAST WEDNESDAY

Lafayette Drama Club Performance of Wild Island receives rave reviews from parents, students and guests. Congratulations to the Lafayette Drama Club and their fearless leaders Mr. Steven King and Ms. Annie Campbell for another successful show. Mr King’s latest...

GIRLS ARE CITY CHAMPS!!!!

The Lafayette Bears beat Hearst Elementary School in a tight game to win the DCPS City Championships today at Eastern High School. Lafayette led most of the game but found themselves behind by the end. With only minutes left on the clock, the Bears were able to put the...

ARCHERY TEAM SCORES FIRST!

The Lafayette Archery Team participated in the DC Tournament this past Saturday.  We had 41 students’ participate and win the tournament for the 3rd year in a row. We had numerous archers nock their personal best. It was an incredible day. This was our best...

Flag Football Anyone?

Attention all 4th and 5th grade boys and girls! There will be a flag football meeting in the Great Hall on February 27th at 8:15am. Anyone interested in learning more about joining the flag football team should attend the meeting. See Coach Bell or Coach J. Campbell...

Register for Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. The program will run for...

Lafayette Tops Regional Spelling Bee

Please congratulate Joe Finkelstein and Eddy Hoover who came in first and second in the D.C. regional spelling bee. Wish them well as they go onto the citywide finals on March 11!