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Put Your Business to Work: Become a Lafayette Annual Sponsor

Dear Lafayette Parents, Can’t believe how fast the summer has gone by. The first day of school is just a week away! As we get ready for the first day of school, we are also finalizing our 2018-2019 Annual Sponsors. We thank all the wonderful neighborhood businesses and parent...

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Back-to-School Checklist: Donate to the Bear Fund

  Dear Lafayette Families, Good afternoon! Our annual fundraising campaign kicked off last week and runs through the fall. We are off to a great start but still need your support. We encourage you to check one thing off your list this week and donate to The Bear Fund...

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Everything you didn’t know you forgot about Back To School

T minus 11 days and counting until the first day of school!  Our teachers have already started putting their classrooms together, the building is nearly clean, and we are so excited to welcome everyone back.  Below are several reminders to help us have a smooth opening.  Keep reading to...

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Update on Kindergarten

Dear Kindergarten Families –  A quick update – we have hired our 7th Kindergarten Teacher!  She is an outstanding addition and will be joining us as a 7th year early childhood teacher from the charter school world.  We will email out the class lists by COB on Wednesday, 7/8.    ...

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Kicking off the 2018-2019 Bear Fund Campaign

  Dear Lafayette Families, Greetings!  The start of school kicks off the start of the HSA’s fundraising efforts and this year we are excited to announce two changes from recent years: First, as we mentioned in our back to school note, we believe all Lafayette families should be part...

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Registered Your Kids but Didn’t Receive the Class List Email?

If you are wondering why you didn’t get the class lists yesterday, please read this: Our email list draws not from the DCPS-registered emails (or the school’s front desk), but from Lafayette’s subscription list, which must be signed up for separately. You can sign up right here  and you...

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From the HSA: Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year!

Dear Lafayette Families, Greetings! We hope you have enjoyed the summer and are rested and ready for an exciting 2018-2019 school year. This summer the Lafayette Home School Association, your elected parent representatives, has been working on plans for what promises to be another amazing year for the Lafayette...

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Time to Stock up!

Itching for some back to school shopping? See supply lists.

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Waiting for Class Lists Making you Nuts?

Hang on! They are will be emailed out around 6 p.m. tonight.

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Aug 16
  • Back To School Huddles

    6:00 pm ­(Last Name A – F)
    6:45 pm (­Last Name G – N)
    7:30 pm (Last Name O – Z)

Aug 17
  • Kindergarten Open House and Supply Drop Off

    2:00 pm

Aug 18
  • New Family Popsicle Social @ Lafayette Park

    4:30 pm

Aug 20
  • First Day of School for K – 5th Grade

  • Back to School Parent Coffee

    8:40 am

Aug 21
  • PK4 Transition Week

Aug 27
  • PK4 First Full Day of School

Aug 28
  • PK & K Back to School Night

    6:00 pm

Aug 29
  • 1st & 2nd Grade Back to School Night

    6:00 pm

Aug 30
  • 3rd-5th Grade Back to School Night

    6:00 pm

Sep 3
  • Labor Day, No School

Sep 6
  • HSA General Meeting

    7:00 pm

Sep 10
  • Spirit Week

Sep 12
  • LSAT Mtg

    7:30 am

Sep 14
  • Dot Day

Sep 24
  • Flex Fall Session Begins

Sep 27
  • Family Portrait Day

    4:30 pm

  • HSA Board Mtg

    6:30 pm

Sep 28
  • Class Activity Fee Deadline