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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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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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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 .  How should the Chancellor search process be...

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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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Field Day Fun Slideshow

A HUGE thanks to Ms. McClure and Ms. Howe for another fabulous field day! See a slideshow of all the fun.

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Final HSA General Meeting This Thursday – Please Come!

We are honoring: Chris Cockrell, Kia Ghamarian,  Joel Holmes, Rita Brickman, Martha Le, Bethann Siegel, Potomac Pizza, and voting on: HSA 2018-2019 Budget, HSA By-law Changes, HSA Board Election & LSAT Election.

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More Lafayette Art at BBM and in the Front Office

Congratulations to 1st grader Giana Tiu Sonco and Pre-Kindergartener Alexander Berry-Singh whose art is hanging at Broad Branch Market along with the artists announced last week. Congrats also to Kindergartener Sophia Shepardson whose painting was chosen to hang in our front office for the next school year! Stay tuned...

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Last Chance To Buy IMAGES

Do you love funny, sweet, or inspiring stories written by ALL our Pre-K- 5th graders? Love adorable illustrations and delightful class photos? Then YOU need a copy of Images 2018! This is NOT the same thing as the yearbook…there has been some confusion. To purchase your very own IMAGES Anthology, please...

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