Spirit Week a Success! Student Council Still Collecting Box Tops.

The student council would like to thank everyone for their participation of Spirit week and the 100th day of school cereal drive. We were able to donate 85 lbs of cereal to the Capital Area Food bank. The student council would also like to thank our parent volunteers for...

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Last Week to Reserve Your Spot on Lafayette’s Commemorative Brickway

This is the last week of brick sales for the the 2017-2018 school year, so don’t delay. Reserve your family or child’s spot on Lafayette’s commemorative brickway using our on-line form located here.

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Auction 2018 Tickets Now on Sale

Auction 2018 Update:  St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Saturday, March 17th at 7 PM Tickets for the Auction are now on sale! Please go here [insert to buy tickets. February 23 is your last chance to donate items and buy an auction catalog Shout Out. Please go here to do both...

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Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart is coming soon. On Friday, March 9 we will be jumping, moving and grooving to the Disco beat. This year we are celebrating our healthy hearts with a Disco theme and colorful, healthy snacks. This is our 19th annual JRFH event. We participate in JRFH...

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Day of Action Rally February 24th

Teachers and Unions across the DMV area are rallying on Saturday, February 24th at Freedom Plaza from 10:00 a.m. to  12:00 p.m. to promote the importance of Unions in our Democracy. An upcoming Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME will begin opening arguments on Monday, February 26th, which will...

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Flu Season Update

Flu season is alive and well at Lafayette.  We have had a large number of students and staff impacted by a variety of illnesses over the past two weeks: the flu, stomach virus, pneumonia, and fifth’s disease.  In order to minimize everyone’s exposure and expedite our path to wellness,...

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RSVP for the HSA Small Group Budget Discussion

Dear Lafayette Families, We appreciate all who joined us for the recent General Meeting. The discussion prompted many great questions which sparked interest in our financials. Those who would like to hear more and assist with planning the budget for School Year 2018-2019, please plan to join us this...

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Lost & Found: Last Chance to Collect Items

Missing a winter jacket, lunch box, sweater or sweat shirt? It may not be lost forever but sitting in the LOST and FOUND. (fingers crossed!) Please mark your calendar and plan to visit the Great Hall from 8am – 4pm on the following days: Wednesday, 2/21 Thursday 2/22 Friday...

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Love Basket Donation Drive: Starts Tomorrow

“Sock it To Me” Love Basket Donation Drive starts tomorrow, facilitated by SheReigns DC. Show your love and compassion for displaced and needy families in DC by bringing in needed items. We are collecting: Socks and toiletries (Soap, deodorant, feminine products, etc) Collection boxes will be placed outside the...

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Stock the Pub!

We’re not going to rabbit on, but this is one bash not to be missed. However, you play it when on the lash—enjoying a pint or sipping whiskey neat or on the rocks—you’ll have a good time helping us ‘Stock the Pub’ at this popular annual soiree. When: Saturday,...

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Auction 2018 Update

St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Saturday, March 17th at 7 PM Tickets for the Auction are now on sale! Please go here to buy tickets today. Need more information? Visit the Auction page on the Lafayette website, and look for our weekly update in the 4th addition of the “Irish Times”...

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Show Your Commitment With a New Brick!

Lafayette HSA is excited to announce the Spring Brick Sale for the 2017-2018 school year. This is your only chance to add an engraved brick to our commemorative area that honors students, teachers, friends and even special moments. Bricks are a great idea to proclaim your Lafayette pride, especially...

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Help Us Fill Our Black History Month Artifact Collection

Hello families, We have had a very successful Black History Month thus far! We kicked it off with a week focused on Black Lives Matter and the beliefs and practices that connect to it. We are celebrating with a scavenger hunt this week as we learn about some of...

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HSA Shortfall to Be Covered by Savings; Financial Reforms Detailed

Dear Lafayette Families, Thank you to all who participated in last night’s HSA meeting on financial reforms and this year’s projected budget shortfall due to reduced membership donations. For those who were unable to make it, we wanted to update you on the changes discussed that are designed to...

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HSA General Meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Dear Lafayette Community: We hope you will be able to attend the HSA General Meeting this Thursday, February 8. In addition to the important budget discussion you have already heard about, the Board will also present important reforms to the HSA’s financial practices for review and approval. These proposed...

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SEL News: Understanding the Brain

Dear Parents and Caregivers,   We are beginning an exciting unit in the Peace of Mind curriculum, one that focuses on the brain and basic neuroscience.   The brain lessons will include basic neuroscience. The poster to the left will be used to show three important brain parts. The...

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Join Lafayette’s Girls on the Run!

Register for Girls on the Run   Are you a girl in 3rd-5th grade? Do you want to meet new friends? Do you like having fun? Lafayette is hosting the annual Girls on the Run again this spring!   Girls on the Run is a place where girls learn...

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Auction 2018 Update

St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Saturday, March 17th at 7 p.m. The weekly update, helpful tips, and reminders will be delivered straight to your inbox this Thursday, February 8.

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2nd Annual Pi K Race is March 14th

Attention all 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Come out to our second annual Pi Day running event! Challenge yourself and your friends to run 3.14 kilometers to celebrate Pi Day! Cap off your run with a slice of pie.  When: Wednesday, March 14th from 3:30-4:45pm Where: Meet behind the...

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Class Shirts Available for Order

Have you checked out the new CLASS OF shirts? Get one for your child and let them express their graduation year at Lafayette. Limited sizes and quantities per grade. We have CLASS of 2018 down to CLASS of 2024.  Get yours before they run out! $20 each CLASS of...

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