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Snow Day – Wednesday, 3/21!

Due to inclement weather, school will be closed on Wednesday, March 21st. Stay safe in the snow, everyone!

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Volunteers Still Needed for the Book Fair This Week

Reminder that this week is the Lafayette Book Sale with scholastic in the Library from March 19 to 23. This book fair is just in time for Spring Break, so your child can pick up some good reads for the break. We still have a lot of empty slots...

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Reminder: RSVP for the HSA Fundraising Small-Group Sessions!

Have thoughts about next year’s auction, fairs or membership drive? Now is your chance to help set the plan for 2018-19. Our budget small group sessions were very productive and helpful in sorting through and advising on the HSA’s proposed budget for next year. So now we look to...

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Update on FoodPrints Program

If you have been in the building lately, you may have wondered what that amazing aroma wafting through the hallways at Lafayette was. This year we began FoodPrints, a FRESHFARM program in partnership with DC Public Schools, which brings together a kitchen classroom, a school garden, and a standards-based curriculum to engage...

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March is Arts in Our Schools Month!

Celebrating the arts is what we do at Lafayette every day! Here are a few of the many highlights from the art room this month: We are in the thick of editing and illustrating our beloved art and literary anthology: IMAGES. Next up, scanning and layout! Hand prints for the...

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Schedule of Events and Key Info for Tomorrow’s St. Paddy’s Day Auction Bash!!

Schedule of Events:  6:00 – Golden L Reception  6:00 – Silent Online Auction Opens (except Parties)  7:00 – Let the Party Begin!  7:30 – Lafayette Parties Open  7:30 – Dinner is Served!  8:20 – Teacher Treats Closed  8:30 – Class Creations Closed  8:45 – Silent Auction Closed  9:00 –...

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Music In Our Schools Month – March 22nd Concert Reminder

March is Music and Art in Our Schools Month! We’ve been celebrating all month with special music and art related themes in school. We plan to end the month strong with a fun filled concert. Here’s everything you should know: ​The concert is set for Thursday, March 22nd @ 2:00 and...

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Get to Know The Pre-K Teachers

Robert “Bobby” Johnson started teaching at Lafayette in 1983! He teaches Pre-K in Rainbow Base with Ms. Warbington. Mr. Johnson was the first black male early childhood teacher to teach Pre-K! He has coached the boys and girls basketball teams and considered the Lafayette Bears one of his favorite...

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Amazon Smile: Triple Impact for Lafayette Through March 31

3x Your Impact! From March 12-31, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first purchase! Go to and Amazon donates to Lafayette Home and School Association D C Public School. Be sure to check that your account is set up to credit “Lafayette Home and School Association D C Public School” and start shopping! To find out...

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Mar 26
  • Spring Break

Apr 1
  • April: Disabilities Awareness Month

  • Galley Gives Back Week

Apr 2
  • School Resumes

Apr 4
  • HSA Fundraising Small Group Session I

    6:30 pm

Apr 5
  • HSA General Meeting

    7:00 pm

Apr 6
  • Lafayette Gives Back Activity

  • Early Dismissal - End-of-Term

    12:15 pm

Apr 9
  • FLEX Spring Session Begins

Apr 10
  • HSA Small Group Session II - Bear Fund/Membership

    6:30 pm

Apr 13
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

Apr 16
  • No School - Emancipation Day

Apr 19
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

  • HSA Fundraising Small Group Session III - Events

    7:00 pm

Apr 20
  • Small Group Fundraising Meeting

    6:30 pm

Apr 22
  • Earth Day

Apr 24
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Apr 26
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Apr 27
  • No School - Professional Development Day