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A Message From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – And just like that…we are in the last week of school!  This year has been beyond outstanding.  I am grateful every day for our students, staff and families that work together every day to make Lafayette such an incredible place.  As we move into our...

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A Note From The HSA

See a slide show of the Marquis de Lafayette Award winners, results of the HSA, LSAT elections and the budget and byline vote. Importantly, we want to extend a note of thanks to the outgoing HSA and LSAT colleagues for their service and commitment to our school.

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Updates to Kids Ride Free

The Kids Ride Free (KRF) program is getting smarter! Mayor Muriel Bowser established and championed KRF to ensure that all students who attend public schools can ride to and from school related activities for free on Metrobus, Metrorail, and the DC Circulator. Today, we are proud to announce updates...

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Summer Reading List Is Here!

We are thrilled to present your summer reading guide! Rising grades one through five will pair their reading with a project meant to nurture creativity and writing skills. Lafayette has partnered with DC Public Library to ensure that the reading list is filled with books available, for free, from...

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So Long, 2017-18.

This is the final edition for 2017-18! Thank you for your readership this year as we tried out and tested our new TB format alongside our revamped website. We hope you found it helpful and easy to navigate.  The TB and the Lafayette website takes a team effort from many...

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Register for Aftercare by June 15th!

It is time to register for the afterschool program – school year 2018-2019!  All current Lafayette families must register for Aftercare/Before care by Friday June 15th!  Here is the link to register by June 15th! **After June 15th, registration will be closed to current families until October 15th so...

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Open Forum on the DCPS Chancellor Search Process On June 11th 

The Ward 3 – Wilson Feeder Education Network is sponsoring an open forum to discuss the DCPS Chanellor Search process. Councilmember Mary Cheh and State Board of Education Member Ruth Wattenberg will be in attendance.  All are welcome. Please RSVP to *protected email*.  How should the Chancellor search process...

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From the HSA Co-Presidents

Dear Lafayette Families, It is hard to believe the school year is almost over. I hope your students had a memorable year – I know we did. But before summer takes hold, we have one last request of you. Whether or not you are an HSA member, please come...

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Mindfulness Over The Summer

Dear Parents, I’ve been encouraging my students to continue to practice mindfulness over the summer. Even a minute a day can make a big difference in improving focus, building empathy and increasing overall happiness. There are lots of great apps out there including Calm, Smiling Mind, Mind Yeti and Headspace. Or look...

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Aug 16
  • Back To School Huddles

Aug 18
  • New Family Popsicle Social

Aug 20
  • First Day of School for 1st – 5th Grade

Aug 27
  • First Full Day of School for PreK4