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February 2019

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Coming Soon: Confidential Panorama Survey for Lafayette Families

On March 4th, Lafayette families with email addresses on file with the district will receive a confidential Panorama Survey to complete. If you do not have an email on file, you can complete the survey at either of the following links: Panorama Surveys or DCPS Family. If a paper-based...

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Cub Facts February 2019

Click here to read the latest edition of Cub Facts, a magazine for Pre-K and Kindergarten students at Lafayette Elementary School, created by 4th and 5th grade students

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Meet Incoming DCPS Chancellor Dr. Ferebee

Meet incoming DCPS Chancellor Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee, get exclusive DCPSeats swag, and enjoy a delicious dinner at the next School Food Advisory Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 27th from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at Ron Brown High School. We look forward to hearing your thoughts and hopes...

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Budget Meeting Handout

Please see the presentation from the January 7 HSA General Meeting. (Note that bank account information has been redacted for publication online.) Thank you!

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Lafayette’s Diplomatic Cable (Vol. 3): Team Up for Global Experiences & Sponsorships!

Diplomatic Cable The Official Communiqué of the 2019 Lafayette Spring Auction February 14, 2019- High Priority “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway Happy Valentines Day Lafayette Families! We are five weeks away from our international departure for the 2019 Spring Auction. We...

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Come Celebrate Ms. Ryden’s New Book Tomorrow

Peace Teacher Linda Ryden has another new book out. This one is called Sergio Sees The Good, and it is about how our brains have an evolutionary tendency to focus on and remember negative things and how gratitude can help to overcome that tendency. Politics and Prose Bookstore is...

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Diplomatic Ties Spring Auction Countdown: Five Weeks to Go!

World Class Donations Needed Help make this year’s auction offerings the best yet! We are calling for donations to complete this year’s Diplomatic Ties Passport aka Auction Catalog. Help us think creatively… what can you donate? Your work? Your neighbors? Your favorite store? We need your generosity and global...

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A Message From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – Thank you to everyone who came out to the HSA General Meeting last Thursday. As the LSAT shared, we are currently awaiting the DCPS budget for the 2019-2020 school year. We expect that to arrive any day. The HSA also presented the draft of their...

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HSA Budget 2019-20 Draft

See the draft HSA budget for 2019-20 here.

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Diplomatic Cable : The Official Communiqué of the 2019 Lafayette Spring Auction

February 7, 2019- High Priority Welcome to the second edition of your weekly auction update! Tickets are flying out the door. Be sure to purchase yours today. This week we are opening the up the boarding lounge to amazing donations and sponsors to make this year’s auction unforgettable. Save...

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2019 Auction Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors are critical to the success of the auction. The following are suggested sponsorship opportunities. However, the financial value of each level can be negotiated through both cash and donation value. We want you to participate at any level and welcome the opportunity to develop a specific idea that meets...

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A Message From The Principal

Dear Lafayette Families – Happy February!  It’s amazing that we are already into the second month of 2019.  Among other things, February is the month that both DCPS and the HSA are tackling our budgets for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.  Please keep reading for important information about both...

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HSA General Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 PM

Reminder: please join us this Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 pm, for the HSA general meeting. Babysitting will be provided. We will be reviewing the proposed HSA 2018-2019 budget, HSA governance reforms and hear an important request for a technology refresh from the school. Please note that no voting...

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Come Celebrate Ms. Ryden’s New Book

Peace Teacher Linda Ryden has another new book out. This one is called Sergio Sees The Good, and it is about how our brains have an evolutionary tendency to focus on and remember negative things and how gratitude can help to overcome that tendency. Politics and Prose Bookstore is...

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