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Mid-Summer Check in and School Supply Lists!

Dear Lafayette Families –  Happy July 15th!  I hope this note finds you moving at a slower pace, enjoying the sun and your family.  I want to take the opportunity to welcome all of the new families who will be joining us this year.  Welcome to the Lafayette community!...

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Closing Out 2018-2019

Dear Lafayette Families – It’s unimaginable that today is the last day of school.  Somehow, this year has blinked by.  There have been celebrations, trying times, moving moments, and most of all joyful learning.  Every day our students remind me of how grateful I am to be the principal...

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Congratulations to the Lafayette Class of 2019!

Oh the places you’ll go! Wishing the 5th grade joy and success in middle school and beyond.  See a slideshow below of yesterday’s promotion ceremony, with thanks to Stacy Beck.

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Congratulations to our Marquis de Lafayette Winners!

Congrats and thank you to these key community members who received the Marquis de Lafayette award last week for their above-and-beyond service to our school. School staff: Betty Dixon Nancy Nickel Parent community: Shannon Behm Katie Burke Astrid Ruggeri Thank for for all you have contributed!

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Come Collect Your Lost & Found Items!

Parents, please take some time to look through the lost and found bins this week! All items remaining after Friday will be cleaned and donated to A Wider Circle or Takoma Education Campus. 

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Thank You, from Your HSA

Dear Lafayette Families: It’s hard to believe this is the last week of the 2018-2019 school year. Thanks so much for your support over the course of the year. Together, we were able to provide supplies in our kid’s classrooms, support the Peace, music and recess programs, purchase much...

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Make Next Year’s Fall Festival Even Better by Taking This Survey!

We want your kids to love the rides at next year’s fall festival, coming up on October 19, 2019! Please fill out a short survey with each of your children and have them select which rides they like the best. Be a part of making the 2019 Fall Festival...

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See The Bear Facts From a Decade Ago!

Thought you might find this Bear Facts from June 10, 2009 interesting as a historical feature looking back 10 years ago. That was the year we graduated our last 6th grade class and promoted our 5th graders, too! Notice that grade size for each 5th and 6th grade averaged...

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Help for Ms. Credle

Families, Many of you may already know about Ms. Credle, one of our dedicated aides, who had a bad accident during a class field trip recently and is in for a long recovery. We have set up a small fundraising campaign to help her out, which you can access...

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Aug 22
  • Back To School Huddles

    6:30 pm

Aug 24
  • Popsicle Social

    4:30 pm

Aug 26
  • First Day of School - K - 5th

Sep 2
  • No School

Sep 3
  • First Day of School- Pre K

  • Back to School Night

Sep 4
  • Back to School Night

Sep 5
  • Back to School Night

Oct 14
  • No School - Columbus Day

Oct 31
  • Halloween Parade

Nov 4
  • No School - PD Day

Nov 5
  • No School - PD Day

Nov 11
  • No School - Veteran's Day

Nov 27
  • No School - Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov 28
  • No School - Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov 29
  • No School - Thanksgiving Holiday