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Enrollment, Summer Bridge, and Cash Grants

It’s hard to believe, but July is almost here!  I hope this finds all of you enjoying one another during this unique summer.  Below are some important updates about enrollment, summer bridge for rising 3rd graders, and cash grants available to families in need. Enrollment We need your help...

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Courageous Conversations Family Newsletter

We are here, and we stand together. These last four months, we have all experienced varying levels of trauma. Trauma is a term used to describe our psychological, and emotional response to an event or experience that is deeply distressing or disturbing. Over the last three weeks we have...

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New ebook resource!

Just in time for some serious summer reading, DCPS and DC Public Library have partnered to offer us a great new website and app, Sora!  On Sora, you’ll have access to DCPL’s large collection of ebooks and audiobooks, available for free all year and no library card required!  Sora...

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We Stand Together: A joint message from Dr. B and the HSA

Over the last three weeks, we have all watched the horrific, violent, racist events perpetrated against African Americans.  These events have been set against the backdrop of a pandemic that has disproportionately impacted our communities of color and reminded us of the inequities that exist in our nation and...

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Happy Last Day of School!

Dear Lafayette Families – HAPPY LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!!!!  There are no words to express the feelings that the 2019-2020 school year have evoked.  We have had all the feels – joy, excitement, sadness, worry, anger, love.  But through it all, we have had all of those feelings together....

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The Last Tuesday Bulletin of the Year: Editor’s Note

Today’s email marks the last of the 2019-20 Tuesday (and occasionally Covid Wednesdays- sorry about that) Bulletins until school starts up again in the fall. Putting these newsletters together is a labor of love and sometimes a test of technological patience. It is also a wonderful way to significantly...

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Last HSA General Meeting of the School Year Tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.

Please join us via Zoom for our final general meeting!  We will answer any end of year or budget questions, discuss the plan for elections, and announce our Marquis de Lafayette award recipients! Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 514 082 3060 Password: 4MF5Nx Dial by your location  ...

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Invitation to Vote on the HSA 2020-21 Budget

Thank you so much for participating in this Virtual Vote on next year’s budget. You can review the draft budget, previously approved by the HSA Board and presented to the community at the HSA General Meeting on March 2, online. We understand our budget may need to be adjusted in the...

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Summer reading, fun activities and useful resources

Special for this coming summer, Lafayette teachers have put together a collection of fun learning activities your student could do while school is out!  You’ll find Peace videos from Ms. Ryden, art activities from Ms. Perll and Ms. McLaughlin, Spanish lessons from Ms. Rincon and Mr. Foley, recipes from...

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