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From Dr. B: Spirit Week, Flex Time, PARCC News & the Stanley Cup!

Dear Lafayette Families, We are nearly one month into the start of the school year, and already there are amazing things happening!  Last week we had a very fun spirit week  culminating in Dot Day !  Thank you to all the parent volunteers and our fabulous art teachers –...

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New This Year: Sponsor the Fall Festival

Help support Lafayette and be a sponsor of our October 20th Fall Festival. Businesses, families, and individuals are invited to sponsor an array of fun-filled rides and activities. The fall festival is an amazing community event attended by thousands. Festival sponsors will be recognized with their name or logo...

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Join the Lafayette Gives Back Committee

Are you interested in helping to plan and facilitate Lafayette’s community service activities this year? If so, please join the Lafayette Gives Back committee for our 2018/19 launch meeting on Friday, September 28th from 8:00-8:45am (at Lafayette, exact location TBD). All interested parents, staff and students are encouraged to...

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How do your Donations Help? Hear from our Teachers

"I am so thankful for the HSA at Lafayette. I’ve been teaching for 13 years and anything I needed for the classroom I had to buy out of my own pocket. There have been times in the past that I couldn’t afford to continue to buy supplies for the...

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Make Sure to Sign up for the A-Z Directory!

We can’t include your family without your info, this is the last call! Each year the HSA compiles a family directory that is delivered to every family in the school and is also available as a mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android. This directory is checked many times...

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DCPS Water-Testing Information

From DCPS: The health and safety of your child is paramount to all of us at DC Public Schools (DCPS). To ensure the safety of our drinking water, the Department of General Services (DGS) conducts water testing in all DCPS buildings. Filtration systems are installed on all drinking water sources...

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Banana Splits Offers in-School Support for Kids of Divorce or Separation

Lafayette Elementary will be once again be offering the Banana Splits program for children who have had a “split” in their family due to separation or divorce. This program consists of six to eight meetings where children are able to receive peer and counselor support around the many issues...

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