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Lafayette Day of Service: February 29

Lafayette’s annual service event is coming up on Saturday, February 29th from 1:00-3:00! We need old t-shirts (kid and adult sizes) for one of the activities – please donate your family’s old shirts in the bins located in the front entryway of the school. The service day is a...

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Spring Auction Countdown: Five Weeks to Go!

What You Need to Do ASAP We can’t wait to see you on March 14th. So here’s a to-do list to make sure we do! Secure the babysitter. Start planning what you’re going to wear: a colorful, innovative, and/or sparkly Olympic team clothing or gear or red, white &...

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Sign Up: Diversity & Inclusion February Book Club for Parents

As part of the HSA’s Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee work, we will be offering monthly book clubs for parents. The selected books will discuss race, tolerance, and equity. A list of children’s books by grade level is being curated by Lafayette parent, Deb Shapiro to accompany the book’s content....

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HSA Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee Meeting: 2/13 at 7pm

The next meeting of the HSA Diversity and Inclusion Meeting will be this Thursday, February 13 at 7pm in the library. Free pizza will be served for parents and kids. Free babysitting will be provided. Please let us know if you will be attending and if you need babysitting...

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Get to Know Your Annual Lafayette Sponsor: Kids Elite Sports

In support of one of our top long standing sponsors, we would like to introduce Kids Elite Sports Summer Camp which offers a perfect balance of recreational and competitive sports for boys and girls ages 4-12. Your kid will have a deeper appreciation for physical activity, sportsmanship, and teamwork....

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Welcome to the Lafayette Olympics: Auction 2020

Spend an evening in Lafayette’s own Olympic village, the heart of every Olympic gathering where top athletes from around the world gather to connect and unwind. 2020 Lafayette Olympics Saturday, March 14, 2019 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Buy tickets here Every ticket sold supports the Lafayette student learning experience.  On...

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Congratulations & Farewell to Mrs. Hoppe February 7

Parents are welcome to participate in a ‘coffee and cake’ farewell to Mrs. Hoppe, our beloved ELL teacher, on Friday February 7th from 8:45 to 9:30 am in the FoodPrints Kitchen. Mrs. Hoppe was awarded an English Language Fellowship through the U.S. Department of State. The fellowship project includes training teachers and teaching English...

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Potomac Pizza Gives Back-Today!

GREAT way to raise money for our neighborhood school and enjoy a night-off from dinner prep!  TODAY, February 4, Potomac Pizza will donate 20% of all evening sales, dine-in or take-out, to Lafayette Elementary!  Just mention Lafayette Elementary!  Located at 19 Wisconsin Cir., Chevy Chase, MD 20815 See flyer for more information.  See...

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Get to Know: Heather Davenport and Matt McHugh, Compass

Heather Davenport and Matt McHugh are realtors with Compass. Heather’s three kids have proudly attended Lafayette since 2014. Matt & Heather actively support the school through volunteering and planning annual events such as the Sweet Potato Sprint on Thanksgiving and the movie morning at the Avalon. Heather says, “One...

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Upcoming

Feb 24
  • Step Afrika Performance

    9:00 am

     
  • Step Afrika Performance

    10:00 am

     
  • HSA General Meeting: Budget Presentation

    6:30 pm

     
Feb 25
  • Into the Great Unknown - Black Explorers (1st Grade/KDG/2nd))

    2:00 pm

    cafeteria

     
Feb 26
  • Power of Negro Spirituals by Duke Ellington HS

    2:40 pm

     
Feb 28
  • SheREIGNS Informance

    9:40 am

     
  • SheREIGNS Informance

    2:00 pm

     
  • SheREIGNS Informance

    6:30 pm

     
Feb 29
  • Lafayette Gives Back: Day of Service

    1:00 pm

     
Mar 2
  • Dr. Seuss Day

    9:00 am

     
Mar 3
  • 4th Grade Politics and Prose

    9:00 am

     
  • 3rd Grade Politics and Prose @ Lafayette

    2:30 pm

     
Mar 7
  • DC State Archery Tournament

     
Mar 9
  • HSA General Meeting: Vote on Budget

    6:30 pm

     
Mar 10
  • Potomac Pizza Night

     
Mar 11
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

     
Mar 13
  • PreK to Glenn Echo

    9:30 am

     
  • 2nd Grade Inventors Wax Museum

    2:00 pm

     
Mar 14
  • Auction