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LSAT and HSA Elections for Next School Year – Upcoming Open Houses (En Español)

Calling all Lafayette Parents and Guardians! The Lafayette Elementary School Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) and Home School Association (HSA) Elections are coming up. Nominations are due April 14th. Voting begins on May 16th. We invite you to join us at one of our two Open Houses to learn...

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Lafayette Auction 101 – Get Your Tickets Today!

WHAT IS THE LAFAYETTE AUCTION? All Lafayette families are invited to attend this adults-only outdoor event on Saturday, May 6, 7 PM – 10 PM (rain or shine)! During cocktail hour, attendees will enjoy drinks and bites while using their phones to bid on silent auction items. Bidding is...

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Updates from the Art & Music Rooms

We are excited to be celebrating Arts and Music in Our Schools this month! In addition to hearing quotes about art, music and creativity over the morning announcements and seeing them posted around the building, we are honoring the arts with a few special events throughout the month!   Grade 3 has enjoyed a captivating assembly all about the recorder...

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Pi Day Contest Results!

It was another exciting Pi Day in the Math Cave! Pre-K student Nia Speight recited 26 digits of Pi and we got to enjoy the return of the singing Cohen sisters. We are proud of all students who participated and especially proud of our overall winner, fourth grader Abby...

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Flex Registration Opens 3/24

Flex Spring registration will open on  this Friday on March 24, 2023 at 5 p.m. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Registration closes on: April 5, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

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Spring Updates from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families –  Happy First Day of Spring!!!!  Please read below for updates from the last several weeks and some notes on upcoming events! Budget Update This past February, the Lafayette LSAT engaged around the DCPS budget for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.  Lafayette’s total allocation for next...

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Prospective Families: Open House and Other Information

Lafayette hosts in-person tours throughout the school year to give prospective families the opportunity to learn about our school. Come join Principal Dr. Carrie Broquard and a parent representative for a slide show of all the ins and outs of our school community, including a Q&A session and end...

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LSAT Meeting Tomorrow!

The next LSAT Meeting is Wednesday 3/15, from 7:30-8:30 am. The LSAT will plan for next year’s elections and outreach. Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer, mobile app or room device Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 262 752 304 316 Passcode: bGpGWE Download Teams |...

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Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week runs from May 1-5 and is almost here! Every year, our community organizes a week to celebrate our amazing teachers and staff. Events usually include bagel breakfast, thank you cards, catered lunch, and flowers. We rely on our volunteers to help with these events and have...

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Mar 30
  • HSA & LSAT Open House 8:15-9:15 am - Learn about volunteer opportunities!

    Thursday, March 30th 8:15-9:15am 
    HSA and LSAT Open House Coffee at the corner of Northhampton St. NW and Broadbranch Rd. NW. 
    Come learn about the many ways you can volunteer. Everyone is welcome.

Apr 4
  • HSA Board Meeting #8

Apr 5
  • Passover Seders

  • Passover

Apr 7
  • Good Friday

Apr 9
  • Easter

Apr 10
  • End of Term - No School for Students - Easter Monday

Apr 11
Apr 14
  • HSA and LSAT Nominations Due

Apr 17
  • No School - Spring Vacation

Apr 21
  • Eid al-Fitr

Apr 25
  • HSA and LSAT candidates and Draft Budget posted on HSA Website

  • Lafayette Open House @ 9am

    For all prospective Lafayette families, join Dr. CarrieBroquard on select dates for in-person tours of Lafayette Elementary School.

    All tours start at 9am at the front office of the school. Planfor one hour. No registration necessary. 

Apr 26
Apr 30
  • FUN RACE Fundraiser

May 1
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month