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Got Books? We Need Them for the Annual Lafayette Spring Fair Book Sale!

We are collecting books of all kinds to be sold at the used Book Sale at the Lafayette Spring Fair on Saturday May 13! This year the Book Sale and the Spring Fair will be held back at our newly renovated school. Hardbacks, paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction are all...

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Annual Politics & Prose Book Fair

The Lafayette Elementary/Politics & Prose Bookstore book fair is coming up on Saturday, May 20, 9:00am-6:00pm. On this day, P&P will donate 20% of your entire book purchase to Lafayette! You can also buy books to donate to Lafayette’s library and individual teachers’ classrooms. Stock up on summer reading,...

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Lafayette ‘Letters About Literature’ Contest Finalists!

Congratulations to Ms. Annie Campbell and the following fifth graders who are finalists in the Center for the Book’s Letters About Literature contest.— Ella Barton, Alex Benach, Hailey Fox, Natalie Gordon, Eddy Hoover, Alice Stillerman, and Dalton Tatchell.  Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students...

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Help Needed for 2nd Grade Bike Ride

All Second grade classes across the City are participating in a biking unit in their Physical Education classes. Our second grade classes have just begun. The final culminating activity is a 2-7 mile ride in the park and neighborhoods. In order to provide adequate supervision we need parents to...

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Lafayette Spring Plant Sale

Our annual plant sale is back! We’re partnering with FarmRaiser again to bring you farm fresh herbs, flowers for your garden and gorgeous hanging baskets just in time for Mother’s Day. Order online by May 7, and pick up your goodies at the Spring Fair on May 13. Order...

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Field Day Volunteers Needed

Field day is coming. There are 2 field days. PK and K will be on Wednesday, May 31st. All inquiries for this field day should be directed to Ms. Perll. Stay tuned for opportunities to volunteer for that event. 1st– 5th grades will have their field day on Friday,...

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Yard Sale at Spring Fair

Buy a Table at the Yard Sale, or donate your stuff to the HSA table! In coordination with the Spring Fair on Saturday, May 13th, the HSA coordinates a community yard sale from 9-12pm. You can buy a table for $25, and you keep all the money you make...

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2017 Spring Fair

Join us for this neighborhood event as we celebrate with carnival rides, relay races, karaoke, face painting, music food AND MORE!

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See the Proposed HSA Budget

Only a few short days until Spring Break where we can all slow down a bit and share time with family & friends.  Before we head off for a week, we want to thank those who joined us for the HSA General Meeting held on Thursday, April 6th.  The attached proposed budget was discussed...

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It’s Enrollment Time!

Get excited for ENROLLMENT SEASON!!!!  That’s right, it’s time to bring in your paperwork for next year.  Click here to to print the forms.  We also have copies in the main office.  Our goal is to have 100% of our returning students enrolled by May 17th! Note that DCPS will...

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Auction Photos Are In

It’s Official; You Looked Great! See your dapper duds on display– our professional auction photos are available now to view and to purchase.  Please head to and enter in the password LAFAYETTE17AUC.  Remember- a portion of the proceeds goes directly to the HSA.

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This past week has been a busy one for the GROW Committee! On Wednesday, over 40 teachers attended the Garden Open House to learn more about the outdoor classroom, receive sample lesson plans, and share their garden wishes. We’re looking forward to planting in the garden in April and...

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