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Arts Night 3: Thursday May 23, Grades 3-5

Lafayette’s Arts Night #3 is almost here! The 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Arts Night will be on Thursday, May 23 from 6:15pm – 8:00pm It’s our annual celebration of art and music during which every child in the school will have a chance to perform on stage, and...

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Want to Help Edit the Tuesday Bulletin Next Year?

We are looking for a new editor to join the TB team for 2019-20. This is a great way to volunteer for Lafayette from your desk once every few weeks! If you like to write and edit and aren’t afraid of learning or using WordPress, shoot me an email...

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Meet the HSA Candidates

Please see the below candidate statements for the 2019-20 Lafayette HSA Board. The election will be held at the June 6 HSA general meeting. As we have recent passed revisions to our current bylaws, you will notice a smaller slate of candidates below. For more information on these changes,...

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What’s Happening in Specials This Week?

As the year winds down to a close, the happenings at Lafayette wind up! Don’t miss reading about what’s going on in your child’s special subject classes… exciting and meaningful learning and special events are happening right up to the last minute of school! Click here to read more. 

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Join the DCPS Contingent for the Capital Pride Parade

Please join the DCPS contingent in walking in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 4:00 pm. This is a fun opportunity to show our pride and support for the diversity in our school community, and our commitment to making schools safe and inclusive. On June...

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Retirement Reception for Ms. Nickel — We Need Pictures!

Hello all! Less than a week to go—this is the last week to submit pictures and stories for Ms. Nickel’s retirement! Please join us for an open house in celebration of Ms. Nancy Nickel, our beloved 2nd grade teacher who is retiring after 42 years of teaching and 20+...

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Advertise in the AtoZ Directory for 2019-20

Dear Lafayette Parents and friends, Each year the HSA publishes a Directory that is an invaluable resource for all Lafayette families. This year we will once again work with AtoZ Directories to produce the Directory, and we’d like to invite our Community families and area merchants to purchase advertising...

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Please Help Us Celebrate Ms. Dixon on June 4!

Please join us for us during drop off time from 8:15 am-9:00 am on Tuesday, June 4th to say thank you and farewell to Ms. Betty Dixon, who is retiring after 30+ years at Lafayette! Ms. Dixon has been assisting our little ones in Kindergarten Green Base and then also...

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Frame Arts Nights Masterpieces With Framebridge–and Help Support Lafayette!

Framebridge makes framing your kids masterpiece a breeze! In support of Lafayette Elementary and Arts Night, they are giving back 10% of Lafayette sales from June 1st through June 14th. See info about the giveback here.  Stop by the new Bethesda Row store to custom frame your kids art, family photos,...

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May 27
  • Memorial Day, No School

May 28
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences, No School

May 29
  • PK/K Field Day

May 30
  • 2nd Grade to Natural History Museum

    9:00 am

  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

May 31
  • 1st-5th Field Day

Jun 4
  • Retirement Celebration - Ms. Dixon

    8:15 am


  • Retirement Celebration - Community Reception

    5:00 pm

Jun 5
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

  • KDG to Butterfly Garden

    9:00 am

Jun 6
  • HSA General Meeting, Marquis de Lafayette Awards

    6:30 pm

Jun 11
  • PreK End of Year Celebration

    9:00 am


Jun 13
  • 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Jun 14
  • Last Day of School