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Recap For DEI Identity Training

Zoom Session 9/20/22 Thank you to Nok Nora Duany Bassey and Katherine Holloway for leading the training and writing this valuable recap document. Thank you to Maria Morukian, Lauren McClurg, Renzo Reyes and Melinda Carlson-Scott for your leadership and participation in this training.  Do you want to be an...

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HSA General Meeting is NOW! Join us at this (NEW) link

Please join the HSA for our first General Meeting.  Please use this link for the HSA 7PM General Meeting starting now! The wrong link was sent in some of the advertising. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85651192748?pwd=Z29UbitNSnRhZkFseThHc0M2akZmZz09

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Calling All Babysitters and Graphic Designers for the AtoZConnect Family Directory

Every year the HSA compiles a family directory using a service called AtoZConnect that is delivered to every family in the school and is also available as a mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. This directory is checked many times each week when arranging play dates, contacting room parents, scheduling volunteer activities...

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Announcing the Fall Festival Student Logo Contest!

Fall Festival is just around the corner (October 22) and we need you to help us make it even better!  Do you love to create?? Help us design a logo for Fall Festival 2022!    This contest is open to all Lafayette students and we would love to see all of your creativity at work!...

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Trip to National Museum of African American History and Culture (Sat, Oct 1) 

This event will help foster inclusivity and support making all feel welcome as valued members of our Lafayette family.  We want to mix things up and encourage kids and parents to meet new people.  We encourage you to build community by coming out, learn at the museum, and connect with...

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Love Math? Join the Math Club or Math Team

Morning math extracurriculars are coming soon! Both groups will meet before school and we have included some information below. There will be info sessions for students in the next few weeks and we will be sending a flyer home with classroom communication that has more details so be on...

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Thursday is Dot Day!!!

Wear your DOTS THIS Thursday, September 15 to help us celebrate International Dot Day! What is the fuss about? Just a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration based on Peter Reynolds’ book “The Dot”, the story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting student to trust in...

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Want to Volunteer In School? Get Your Clearance Now! 

DCPS requires all volunteers and field trip chaperones (beyond one-time event volunteers such as Field Day or in-class book reading) to obtain a tuberculosis (TB) screening within the past 12 months, complete a clearance application, and have a fingerprint background check. So, if you plan on volunteering as a field trip chaperone, for...

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Lafayette Hello

In an effort to community build and make all Lafayette families feel welcome and valued, The HSA’s DEI committee is introducing the Lafayette Hello program this year. The first step of Lafayette Hello is to simply smile and say hello to each other!  We encourage all kids and parents to greet one another, welcome...

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Upcoming

Oct 4
  • Tuesday, October 4 Sunset - Wednesday, October 5 Sunset - Yom Kippur

     
  • HSA Board Meeting #2

     
  • National Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day

     
Oct 6
  • Parent Teacher Conferences - No School

     
Oct 7
  • Professional Development Day for Teachers - No School for Students

     
Oct 10
  • No School - Indigenous Peoples Day

     
Oct 22
  • Fall Festival

     
Nov 1
  • HSA Board Meeting #3

     
Nov 7
  • End of Term - No School for Students

     
Nov 8
  • No School for Students

     
Nov 11
  • No School - Veterans Day

     
Nov 15
  • HSA General Meeting #2: Topic: DEI

     
Nov 23
  • No School for Students - Thanksgiving Break

     
Nov 28
  • Bear Fund Week

     
Dec 5
  • Scholastic Book Fair

     
Dec 6
  • HSA Board Meeting #4