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Help Families At Our Sister School with Holiday Wish Lists

Please support the Lafayette Gives Back program to help families at our sister school, Takoma Elementary School (TES), with their holiday wish lists!   The need is so great this year that TES is doing things a bit differently: families experiencing homelessness (100 of them!) have a wish list...

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Lost & Found

As the weather changes, we are finding more and more lost items like gloves, hats, jackets and more at Lafayette. The Lost & Found is located in several bins outside of the library. Thanks to our coordinator, Eleanor Correa, some items that were labeled were reunited with their owners....

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Bear Fund Week: You Did It!

On behalf of the Home and School Association (HSA), thank you to our wonderful Lafayette community for coming together to support the school! Thanks to your generosity, the HSA has raised over $130,000! While we are still looking forward to a successful spring auction this year, we are well...

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COVID Notification 12.5.21

December 5, 2021    Dear Lafayette Elementary School,     This letter is to inform you that an individual who was last present at Lafayette on December 2nd  has since reported a positive test for coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is no longer on campus and will not return until medically cleared.     As determined by the DCPS Contact Tracing team, DC Health,...

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Basketball Team Toy Drive

The Lafayette boys and girls basketball teams need your help! The teams are sponsoring a toy drive. Please donate an unopened toy in box the main office. The toy drive is from Nov. 30,-Dec. 20, 2021.

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Grizzly Gear for the Holidays

Interested in some Grizzly Gear for the kids for this holiday season? We have restocked inventory and sizes for many of the favorite items (tie-dye t-shirts, hoodies, hats and magnets) and made ordering easier with a new on-line website for Grizzly Gear orders!   We will have pick-up tables for orders placed...

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HSA General Meeting spotlighting DEI on Tuesday, December 7th at 7PM

Please join us for the HSA’s December General Meeting where we will be sharing updates on the work of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. The meeting will be held virtually by Zoom. Details below:   HSA General Meeting December 7 7:00 pm Zoom https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81120101227?pwd=bVRHejNYZW1RdnJGSjV4SHlCUGkyUT09

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Holiday Gift Drive

It’s that time of year again! We are collecting toys for members of our Lafayette community who could use our help over the holidays. Please sign up for a gift to purchase for a Lafayette student and/or their family members. All gifts need to be dropped off to 3215...

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Parents of Students of Color Meeting 12/9/21 at 7:30pm

Sponsored by Lafayette’s Racial Equity Committee and Home-School Association, this is an affinity space for any parents of students of color (defined as non-white students: Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, Black, etc.)  This year the group is meeting virtually every other month, and the format for our December meeting will be as follows:  7:30-8:00 – Parents, Administrators, and REC...

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Upcoming

Dec 9
  • Parents of Students of Color Meeting

    7:30 pm


    Sponsored by Lafayette's Racial Equity Committee and Home-School Association, this is an affinity space for any parents of students of color (defined as non-white students: Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, Black, etc.)  This year the group is meeting virtually every other month, and the format for our December meeting will be as follows: 

    7:30-8:00 - Parents, Administrators, and REC members will give updates, answer questions, and discuss current school events. 
    8:00-8:30 Admin leaves; REC members and parents host an open forum to discuss any parent-driven topics, questions, or concerns. 
    We hope you can join us at the link below:

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Dec 11
  • Vaccine Clinic

    10:00 am

     
Dec 16
  • Virtual Winter Concert

     
Dec 21
Dec 23
  • No School for Students

     
Jan 12
  • Lafayette Potomac Pizza Giveback Night

     
Jan 17
  • MLK Day-No School for Students

     
Jan 18
Jan 25
Jan 26
  • End of Term-No School for Students

     
Feb 8
  • HSA Board Meeting

    7:00 pm

     
Feb 15
Feb 21
  • No School for Students

     
Mar 8
  • HSA Board Meeting

    7:00 pm

     
Mar 10
  • Parent Teacher Conferences-No School for Students

     
Mar 11
  • Professional Day-No School for Students