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Field Day Theme: Surf’s Up!

Mark your calendar. Field day for First – Fifth grade will be Friday, June 1st. We will be looking for volunteers to help run stations. Be on the lookout for a Sign-Up Genius in the next couple of weeks. Volunteers will be needed from 8:30 AM – 12 PM...

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Bike (or Walk) To School Day is May 9th

It’s time to get your bike tires pumped or your walking shoes out – Wednesday, May 9th is Bike (or Walk) to School Day at Lafayette! It’s a great chance to get out on two wheels and enjoy a fun ride to school with friends and neighbors, be healthy, be green and leave the car...

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Our Garden Grows with Art for Earth Day

With clay pollinator poles, flowers, leaves, sparkly stepping stones and “Messages for Lafayette” beads, our Bear’s Garden became the scene of an art installation last Friday! Thanks to all our first through fifth grade students, Don Rutledge, Hope Scheller, Laura Nelms, and a work party of Moms and young kids (complete...

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“Proud to be Lafayette” Shirts Available

Get your “Proud to be Lafayette” shirt! Submit your order online to Custom Ink before May 9th by clicking here. Multiple colors and sizes are available.  

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Join DCPS at the Capital Pride Parade June 9th

Save the Date! Join the DCPS contingent during the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 9, 2018.   This is a fun opportunity to show pride and support for the diversity in our school community, and our commitment to making schools safe and inclusive.    Parents, family, friends, and students...

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Images Has Gone to Press!

Our beloved Art and Literary Anthology, with a writing and illustration from every Lafayette student and fun class photos, will be sold at both Arts Nights in May. Congratulations to the following students who worked hard on their cover designs and autograph pages and were selected for this year’s anthology!   Cover:...

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April Edition of Cub Facts

Cub Facts is a publication specifically written for Pre-K and Kindergarten students. It is created by 4th and 5th grade students. They really enjoy sharing their creativity through this magazine. Click here to see the latest edition, to which 13 students contributed. Enjoy!

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Coming Soon: Arts Night!

Arts Night is fast approaching! Gear up for a fun filled night of art, music, and friends! Every student will have a chosen piece of original art displayed in the halls of our building, and every grade level will sing on stage. The performance schedule will be distributed via...

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Enrollment Day – Saturday, 4/21!

We will be accepting enrollment paperwork Saturday, 4/21 from 9 am – 12 noon in the Main Office.  It is critical to our enrollment, class list creation and funding to get all paperwork returned ASAP.  Our goal is to have all of our returning students enrolled by May 11th.  Please...

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Apr 27
  • No School - Professional Development Day

May 1
  • May: Asian Pacific-Islander Heritage Month

May 3
  • HSA General Meeting (Budget Presentation)

    7:00 pm

May 7
  • Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

May 9
  • Bike to School Day

May 10
  • Arts Night I (Pre-k, K & 1st Grade)

    6:00 pm

May 11
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

May 17
  • Arts Night II (2nd - 5th Grade)

    6:00 pm

May 22
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

May 24
  • No School - Parent Teacher Conferences

  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

May 25
  • No School - Professional Development Day

May 28
  • No School - Memorial Day

May 30
  • Field Day (K & Pre-k)

May 31
  • FLEX Spring Session Ends

  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Jun 1
  • June: Pride Month

  • Field Day, 1st - 5th Grade

Jun 7
  • HSA General Meeting (Budget Vote & Marquis de Lafayette Awards)

    7:00 pm