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April 2019

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Bylaws Revision Vote: Come to the HSA General Meeting at 6:30 Tonight

Tonight the HSA will be reviewing and voting on proposed bylaw changes and we need your input! Please see the draft bylaws here. The goals of the bylaw revisions are: Smaller executive board, focused on overall governance and fiduciary responsibility Creation of standing committees with responsibility to implement fundraising, community...

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A Message from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – Welcome back from Spring Break! I hope everyone had a beautiful and restful week. We are in the homestretch of the school year. The last 8 weeks of the school year are always packed with amazing events, performances, celebrations, and fun. Currently, we are in...

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FoodPrints Needs Your Help–Sign A Letter of Support!

Over the past three years, Lafayette students in grades PreK-2nd have been able to participate in FoodPrints programming thanks to the generous support of HSA funds as well as city funding supporting the Healthy Schools Act.   In order to ensure ongoing funding from the city budget, FoodPrints is...

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Special Subject Bulletin-April 23, 2019

Check out what’s rockin’ in the art room, music room, Peace room, gym, library, Spanish, and Tech class… Trivia question: Who is having fun with balloons and with bones? And how do you donate to our local charity, “Gearing up for Bicycles”? Check out all the news here!  

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Revised By-Laws: Please Review and Join Us April 25

Dear Lafayette Community, As mentioned at the last few HSA general meetings and in recent communications, the HSA Board has been hard at work revising the HSA’s current by-laws, so we can more effectively serve the needs of our children and our school. The primary goal for amending the...

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Revised HSA By-Laws for Review

In an attempt to streamline its work and increase volunteer opportunities that are more manageable in terms of time commitment, the HSA board has revised its by-laws and operating procedures. Among other changes, it will be proposing a smaller board for next year and delegating more work to HSA...

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Engraved Brick Sale Ends TODAY

Today is the LAST DAY to order a commemorative brick to be installed before the end of this school year, so don’t miss your chance to support the HSA while getting that perfect gift for: Rising or graduating Fifth Graders Thanking Teachers and Staff Celebrating your child’s first year...

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Lafayette Typing Bee: Encourage Your Child to Practice

Students have been completing mini typing challenges as we prepare for our first ever Typing Bee competition, which will take place at school between April 22-29 during Tech class. The HSA will award prizes to Lafayette’s best typists in grades 3, 4, and 5. The winning homeroom will also...

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HSA Board Meeting Next Week: Proposal for a Smaller Board

Happy Spring! First, we want to thank everyone who attended and supported our auction, Diplomatic Ties. It was a wonderful evening and we want to express our sincere thanks to our auction co-chairs Lara Kline and Chris Lisi and all auction volunteers for such a successful evening. Thanks to...

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District Officials Propose Steps to Improve Traffic Safety

Suggestions Include Signage, Eliminating Bus Stops, Rerouting E6 District government officials proposed increased traffic safety measures around the school and a potential plan to re-route city buses off Broad Branch Road during a meeting last week with Lafayette parents and community members. The meeting, organized by Councilmember Brandon Todd’s...

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