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Lafayette Holiday Help Initiative/ Iniciativa de Ayuda de Dias Festivos

Holidays can sometimes be stressful or present unique challenges. We want to ensure that all of our Lafayette families have access to supports and resources. If you are in need of any assistance during this holiday season, please let our counselors know by returning this form or contacting us...

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Virtual Parenting Event, Wednesday, November 4, at 6:30 pm – RSVP Today!

The HSA is pleased to announce we will be hosting an evening discussion with Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC, to answer the questions you may be grappling with as we navigate parenting during a pandemic and struggle with all the changes in our children’s schooling.  Phyllis is the school counselor...

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SAVE THE DATE: Child’s Play Virtual Shopping Event

Start your holiday shopping early with the Lafayette Child’s Play Virtual Shopping Event! This year Child’s Play is making it even easier for you to shop  while raising money for Lafayette. Starting midnight on November 11th until 11:59 pm on November 13th access over 6,000 items from the safety...

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Schedule Change Week of 11/2

Late last week, the Chancellor sent home a note to families that said the following: Staff Readiness For Term 2 We know that COVID-19 impacts us all in different ways. When it comes to work responsibilities, DCPS is prepared to go beyond federally protected leave and federal and local...

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Equity Pledge

Earlier this year, our community voted to pass an Equity Pledge that donates 10% of funds raised during Lafayette’s annual fundraising campaign to help vulnerable school communities throughout DC. Working with the DC Education Fund, we will identify where these funds are best directed to help students with things...

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Cub Facts is Back!

Attention Pre-K and Kindergarten students (and all others too), 4th and 5th Grade students worked hard to create a fun magazine for you! We hope you enjoy our first all virtual Cub Facts. There are stories, poems, mazes, coloring pages, and more. We hope you have fun with it....

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Must Watch Video

Please take a moment to watch this powerful new video from the Lafayette community and click here to donate today to the Bear Fund. This video is a great reminder of what you and your generosity help support.  

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Update on In Person Classroom Lottery Seats

Dear Lafayette Families, Later this afternoon, parents of students who are matched with seats in the in person learning classrooms will receive an email from DCPS notifying them of their match.  Unfortunately, the lottery results for students in our self-contained special education classes have been delayed – we expect...

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Parent Huddle Powerpoint and Math Book Pickup reminder

Thank you to everyone who joined us last Thursday for our ReOpen Parent Huddle!  I appreciate all of your thoughtful questions and feedback!  In case you missed the huddle, here is the powerpoint I shared:                            ...

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Nov 2
  • Specials Grade 2-5 B

Nov 3
  • No School - Election Day

Nov 4
Nov 5
Nov 6
  • No School - Records Day/End of Term 1

Nov 9
  • Start of Term 2

  • In Person Learning Classrooms Open

Nov 11
  • No School - Veterans Day

Nov 12
Nov 16
  • CARE Classrooms Open - PK - 1st Grade

Nov 17
Nov 18
Nov 19
Nov 25
  • No School - Thanksgiving Break

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