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Holiday Photo Season Is Around the Corner… Get a Head Start with Freed Family Photos!

Freed Photography is coming to take family photos- perfect for your holiday cards and gifts! This year, they are doing it in two phases: outdoors and in-studio, so families can select which setting they prefer. This is also a fundraiser for the HSA, which makes it especially nice. See...

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Only Two Weeks Left Before The Bear Fund Installment Plan Goes Into Hibernation!

Time is running out! Help us reach our goal of $150,000 raised for our school.  If you’d like to donate over the course of 10 months, please do so by Sept. 30th.  The installment plan makes it easy to spread a donation over the course of the school year....

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Walk to School Day: October 3

Walk to School Day is coming up on October 3rd at Lafayette and at schools around the country! Leave the car behind that day, and to instead use a non-motorized vehicle or just our own feet to get to school. If your family lives too far to leave motorized...

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GROW Committee

The GROW Committee aims to strengthen and support the connection between a healthy planet and healthy students by fostering and supporting sustainability, healthy eating, and physical activity efforts at Lafayette.    This year we will revisit some favorite actives from last year, such as smoothies in the cafeteria around...

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Accessible Parking Spots

Please remember that there are parking spots reserved for those with disability tags or placards on Broadbranch in front of the school (east side of the street) near Northampton. As a reminder when when the bus spots open up at 4:00, these spots continue to be reserved for people...

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Lafayette Facilities Use Information

In order to use any DCPS facility/outdoor space, the organization/person responsible must complete a building use agreement that outlines the specific dates and times requested for use of the facility, and then submit that application to the requested site for their approval. Once approved at the site level, all...

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HSA General Meeting Minutes Posted

A big thank you for attending the first HSA General Meeting last week. It was great discussing the goals of HSA and we are looking forward to future participation.  For a quick recap on last week’s topics here are the Draft minutes with some links.  

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Special Subjects Bulletin

Want to know what’s happening in your child’s Peace, Art, Library, Music, PE classes and more? Check out the first of many grades 1-5 Special Subject Bulletin updates for the 2019-20 school year!       

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A note from HSA Co-Presidents

Dear Lafayette Families, We hope the school year has been off to a great start! We enjoyed seeing so many of you at Back to School Nights and at our first general meeting of the year. We have also appreciated your support and good humor during the TB test...

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Sep 20
  • Family Movie Night

    6:00 pm

Sep 23
  • Flex Session Begins

Sep 25
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Oct 1
  • Potomac Pizza Night

Oct 3
  • Walk/Bike to School Day

Oct 11
  • No School: Parent-Teacher Conf

Oct 14
  • No School - Columbus Day

Oct 15
  • Tuesday Tour - Prospective Parents

    9:00 am

Oct 16
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

Oct 18
  • Student/Class Portraits

Oct 19
  • Fall Festival

Oct 21
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Oct 24
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

Oct 31
  • Halloween Parade

  • Class Activity Fee Due

Nov 4
  • No School - PD Day

Nov 5
  • No School - PD Day

Nov 11
  • No School - Veteran's Day

Nov 13
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am