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Changes for Class Activity Fee 2019-2020

Dear Lafayette Families, Each year, we collect a one-time payment from each child in the classroom to pay for field trips, end-of-year parties and field-day shirts in each class. The HSA collects and administers the funds, but the money collected goes directly to support students’ participation in their grade...

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Class Activity Fee 2019-20 FAQ

How is the Class Activity Fee different from the Bear Fund? Class activity fee – a one-time charge to pay for students’ transportation to field trips, class activities, and field day t-shirts. This is not a tax deductible donation. These are fees asked for by the school. We ask...

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Make Sure You are on the Email List!

Make sure you get all the Lafayette news! If you are a new parent, you need to sign up to the email list here.  If you have already signed up but are not receiving emails (Dr. B sent three emails on 8/2), please send us a note to *protected...

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Class Lists to be Emailed After 6 p.m.

On pins and needles waiting for class lists? They will be emailed after 6 p.m. tonight! 

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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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Aug 21
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

Aug 22
  • Kindergarten Meet the Teacher

    6:00 pm

  • Back To School Huddles, Last Names A-M

    6:45 pm

  • Back to School Huddles, Last Names N-Z

    7:30 pm

Aug 24
  • Popsicle Social

    4:30 pm

    North Playgrounds

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

  • Welcome Back Coffee for Parents

    8:45 am

Aug 27
  • PK 4 Transition Week

Aug 28
  • PK 4 Transition Week

Aug 29
  • PK 4 Transition Week

Aug 30
  • PK 4 Transition Week

Sep 1
  • Hispanic Heritage Month

Sep 2
  • Labor Day: No School

Sep 3
  • First Day of School- Pre K

  • Back to School Night 3rd-5th Grades

    6:00 pm

Sep 4
  • Back to School Night 1st & 2nd Grades

    6:00 pm

Sep 5
  • Flex Registration Begins

  • Back to School Night PK & K

    6:00 pm

Sep 9
  • Spirit Week