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Book Fair News: Support Classroom Libraries at Takoma Education Campus

Lafayette Gives Back is partnering with Takoma Education Campus (TEC) to provide an opportunity for Lafayette parents to support classroom libraries at TEC, a Title 1 DCPS school. This is a great chance for you and your child(ren) together to choose a favorite book or books to share with...

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Auction Committee Volunteers Needed!

Auction chairs Chris Lisi and Lara Kline are already hard at work planning this year’s Diplomatic Ties auction, to be held March 16, 2019. For new families, this is an event you don’t want to miss – imagine a kid-free night filled with international food, drink, and entertainment PLUS...

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School Photos Available Now!

We are delighted to let you know that the Lafayette individual student galleries are now online for viewing and purchasing! For more information, please see this flyer which will be to distributed to each student as well.   To view the galleries, go to Enter the password: CUBS18FG...

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Lafayette Gives Back: Thank you, Lafayette Families!

A huge thank you to all of the Lafayette families who helped out on this year’s very successful coat drive. Due to your generosity, more than 130 DC children living in poverty have a new coat for the winter. A special thanks to Katie Burke, Amy Joyce, Maria Laura...

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Drop-Off Line To Open Five Minutes Earlier Every Day

We’ve heard from many of you about the delays in the drop-off line and in response, have moved the start time from 8:25 to 8:20 AM. We hope this helps! Likewise, thanks to Sarah Remes and others for springing into action and helping to facilitate some immediate traffic changes,...

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Art Room Volunteers Needed

It’s Native American Heritage Month and the art room is full of excited grade 3 & 4 stitchers and weavers. The art room needs adult volunteers during FLEX time between 2:40 PM & 3:10 PM to help with knots and other issues (training provided!) If you have some time...

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Special Subjects Bulletin Update

Find out who is playing dribble bingo, who is studying ancient art, get news about the book fair and more!!! â€‹Find links to Instagram pages, websites for student practice, and sign-up geniuses! And for that awww moment, check out the Spanish, Peace and Music pages for a few fun photos of Lafayette students! Click here...

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Tonight is Potomac Pizza Night!

Come join us this evening at Potomac Pizza-Chevy Chase to help support Lafayette Elementary School from 4 to 9 pm. Please come join us for some great food, good company most importantly to help Lafayette Elementary School raise money! Please either dine in, carry out or order for delivery...

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Save The Date: Nov. 28 Barstons Child’s Play Lafayette Shopping Night

Have You Ever Wondered What Happens in a Toy Store After Hours? Well You Can Find Out on Wednesday, November 28 from 7 to 9 PM right here on CT Avenue. Save the Date for Barstons Child’s Play Special Lafayette Shopping Night Wednesday, November 28 from 7 to 9...

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Nov 27
  • Prospective Family Tour

    9:00 am

  • Weeding Warriors

    9:00 am

Nov 28
  • Lafayette Loyalty Night at Child's Play

Nov 29
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Dec 1
  • Cookies and Coding

Dec 3
  • Scholastic Book Fair

Dec 4
  • Scholastic Book Fair

Dec 5
  • Scholastic Book Fair

  • Macon Night

    5:00 pm

Dec 6
  • School Photo Re-Takes

  • Scholastic Book Fair

Dec 7
  • Scholastic Book Fair

Dec 9
  • Galley Giveback Week

Dec 13
  • Winter Concerts

Dec 18
  • Prospective Family Tour

    9:00 am

Dec 21
  • Winter Parties

Dec 24
  • Winter Recess, No School

Jan 2
  • School Resumes

Jan 9
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am