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June 2017

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Help DCPS Address Overcrowding

As many of you know, Wilson High School, Deal Middle School, and most of the schools that feed into them are currently either at or well above their enrollment capacities. (Lafayette is projected to be about at capacity in the fall.) In coming years, population growth in NW DC...

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New Assistant Principal; ASAT Updates

It is with great pride and excitement that I write to introduce Madison Bosurgi as our new Assistant Principal at Lafayette. Ms. Bosurgi joined the Lafayette family last school year as a 3rd grade teacher. Prior to moving to D.C., she taught 1st grade in New Jersey for eight...

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Congratulations to the Lafayette Class of 2017!

Best wishes to all our students in middle school and beyond!

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Summer Reading Lists

Rising 1st through 5th grade students have REQUIRED summer reading or projects. You can find those assignments in the 2017-summer-reading-guide, which also contains top-notch reading suggestions for every grade. Have a great summer!

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Enroll ASAP

If you have not yet turned in your enrollment forms, we’re here Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, to receive them. Click here for enrollment documents and instructions. Thank you!

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Thank You from the HSA

Dear Lafayette Families, As both the school year and the HSA’s fiscal year draw to a close, we would like to thank you for all the support you’ve given to Lafayette students, teachers, and staff. We are so very grateful! Thank you for all of your generous financial contributions...

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Bears Flag Football Wrap-Up

The Bears had an amazing run in their inaugural flag football season this spring. A hard-working team of 4th and 5th graders were undefeated in the regular season, beating Dorothy Height 17-7 in their final regular season game last Wednesday for a 4-0 record. Alas, after an awesome but...

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Marquis de Lafayette Award Winners

The HSA awarded members of our Lafayette community with the Marquis de Lafayette awards on Thursday, June 1. Read the speeches for each recipient below! Each recipient in attendance was honored with a personalized award and some appreciative words detailing their incredible contribution to the school. We are so...

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