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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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Arts Night #2 Thursday May 16 for 1st and 2nd Grade!

Lafayette’s Arts Night #2 is almost here! The 1st and 2nd Grade Arts Night will be on Thursday, May 16th. ​The event runs 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...

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Join the DCPS Contingent in the Capital Pride Parade on June 8

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 8th, please meet the...

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Save the Date: Lafayette Retirement Reception for Ms. Nancy Nickel on June 4

Dear Chevy Chase community, Please join us for an open house in celebration of the retirement of Lafayette’s much beloved 2nd grade teacher, Ms. Nancy Nickel, on Tuesday, June 4th from 6:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the school library and atrium.  Light refreshments will be served. Families, children, and Lafayette alumni...

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Are you a parent of a student of color?

Join the Lafayette Girls of Color Committee and the Social Emotional Learning team for a gathering in the LES School Library on May 22nd at 6 pm as we share what we are doing to support our students of color and discuss next steps, highlight our She Reigns girls...

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PARCC Testing & Pastries with Dr. B

Want to know more about the PARCC assessment your students have been taking the past week?  Curious as to what the questions look like?  Or what the scores mean?  Or how the data is used?  Please join me on Wednesday, 5/15 at 8 am for coffee and pastries to...

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A Huge Volunteer Thank You!

Do you know how many parent volunteers help throughout the year at Lafayette? Hundreds. As we head into the end of year rush, the HSA would like to thank and acknowledge all of the parent volunteers.

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LSAT Candidates and Bios are here!

It’s time to elect next year’s parent members for our Local School Advisory Team (LSAT).  Voting will occur at each Arts Nights (5/9, 5/16, 5/23).  Every household is eligible to vote for their top 5 candidates.  Please see the list of candidates and bios below! Kalah Auchincloss I have been...

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A Note from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – Thank you to everyone for your support and love during Teacher and Staff Appreciation week. Monday started off on a sweet foot with more baked goods and treats than you can possibly imagine! We always appreciate your support, but this week is always a highlight...

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May 20
  • 3rd Grade to Capitol Hill

    10:30 am

May 21
  • Prospective Family Tour

    9:00 am

May 23
  • Arts Night III (3rd-5th)

    6:30 pm

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 - 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