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We are DOING IT!!!! Distance Learning Update

We have done many mighty things as a community, but this may be the most remarkable achievement yet.  On Days 1 and 2, students logged in, had morning meetings, checked in with teachers, learned how to access assignments, had small group instruction, and were overall rock stars!  Much love...

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Happy First Day of (Distance) School!

It’s time to hop out of bed, comb your hair, put on a cute T-shirt (with you pj bottoms) and join your classmates for another “first day of school” – from home!  Every classroom will have a virtual check in between 8:30 am – 10:30 am.  Times were emailed...

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How to Use Microsoft Teams – Virtual Meetings, 3/23

 As Spring Break comes to a close, I’d like to invite you to join us for an online meeting on Monday, 3/23 to learn how to use Microsoft Teams as a community.   These will be our first ever virtual community meetings!  After a short overview, we will answer...

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Further Update on COVID-19

Dear Lafayette Families – Earlier today I shared notification regarding a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a parent member within our school community. I know this has created many questions and worries. I hear you and understand, as your principal and as a parent. Due to the scale of...

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Notification for Families – Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Dear Lafayette Families – I’m reaching out to share that we have learned of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in one of our parents of a student.  Please read the letter from the DCPS Chancellor in full.  It provides details, as well as guidance from DC Health.   The letter...

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Packets? You don’t need hard copies!

Hi Everyone –  I know the Chancellor announced that packets are ready for pick up at school sites Thursday, Friday, and Monday…But we already sent materials home on Friday, 3/16!  If students said they don’t have a computer, we sent home hard copies.  If you have a computer, no...

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Spring Break and Distance Learning

Dear Lafayette Families – Welcome to the next chapter in our adventure together – distance learning.  Today, our entire staff spent the day learning, planning, and creating meaningful experiences for our children.   It was amazing to watch our staff learn how to operate in a brand new way.  The...

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Auction Countdown: Thinking of and Thanking our Teachers

  Ms. Skubel, baby Connor, and Ms. Rogers wanted to thank the community for today’s auction food and Olympic goodies. But, let’s be sure to thank all our teachers by bidding tonight to raise money to help pay for their classroom supplies, professional development, and appreciation events.  Make sue...

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Update as of Friday, 3/13/20

  Dear Lafayette Families –   I know there is a daunting amount of information circulating right now, and major changes to our schedule for the next two weeks.  However, I’m going to give it my best shot at summarizing what we know as of today:  There is no...

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Upcoming

Apr 8
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

     
Apr 27
  • Return to School

     
Apr 30
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

     
May 4
  • Teacher Appreciation Week

     
May 6
  • Walk/Bike to school day

     
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

     
  • KDG to Theaterworks @ GW Lisner

    9:00 am

     
May 7
  • 4th Grade State Fair

     
  • PreK to Brookside Gardens

    9:00 am

     
May 13
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

     
May 14
  • LSAT Elections

     
  • Arts Night I, Pk/KDG

     
May 15
  • 1st Grade Zooseum

     
May 18
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

     
May 19
  • Tuesday Tour - Prospective Parents

    9:00 am

     
May 21
  • Arts Night II, 1st/2nd Grades

     
  • LSAT Elections

     
May 22
  • No School, Parent Teacher Conferences

     
May 25
  • No School, Memorial Day