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Last Days to Give to the HSA in 2019!

Lafayette Students: Move…Learn…Engage…Reflect…Perform…Play…and support each other. Your gift supports everything that Lafayette students do. Please give to the Bear Fund before the year is out. Donate Now

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Winter at Lafayette

Ready for 2020? Check out the calendar to see all the upcoming school events including: Spelling Bee Camp Fair Family Science Night Potomac Pizza Night JustMe Performances It’s going to be a busy 2020!

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Seasons Greetings From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – We are three days away from our Winter break.  I hope this note finds you well and celebrating with those around you.   Thank you for everything this fall – it has been filled with gratitude and love.  Please take care of yourselves and we will...

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Lafayette Website Is Now Available in Multiple Languages

Hola, 你好, hello, sannu, bonjour, नमस्ते, hej Lafayette families, The Lafayette website is now able to be translated to multiple languages! Simply click on the menu on the top right page of the website and select your language from the dropdown menu. If you think we are missing a...

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Community Notices

 Please take the ANC Task Force Community Survey on the DC Comprehensive Development Plan by 12/20 All community members are invited to take this survey on the DC Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is the city’s master plan for development, first created in 2006 and under amendment now; it...

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Love the Tuesday Bulletin? Join the TB Team!

The Tuesday Bulletin needs a new editor to join our team! The TB team is looking for a brave soul willing to learn WordPress (or who already knows it) and who likes editing. This is a great way to volunteer from the comfort of your office or home while...

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DCPS 2020-2023 Calendar Proposed; Feedback Requested

DCPS has proposed a 3-year calendar (for 2020-23), which can be found here. The school district is looking for feedback on the proposed calendar, and you can submit your opinion through a survey, here.

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Hot off the Presses: Latest Edition of Cub Facts

Click the link for the the latest edition of Cub Facts, Lafayette’s magazine for Pre-K and Kindergartners produced by Lafayette students.   Cub Facts: Dec. 19 2019  

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Donate to the Bear Fund Before the Year Runs Out

Haven’t given to the Bear Fund in 2019? You still have time! Through the Bear Fund, the HSA provides almost $400 of support per student each year and helps address some school costs so that Dr. B can focus the bulk of her budget on teachers and student learning....

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A Huge Thank You from Lafayette Gives Back

A huge THANK YOU to all the generous Lafayette families who donated gifts for the 2019 Lafayette Gives Back holiday gift drive. A special thanks to Nedra Pickler, for the loads of wrapping paper; Jenny Backus, Kristy Tillman, Erica Green, Sonya Schwartz, and Mona Luddy Benach, who helped wrap...

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Editor’s Note: Last Bulletin until Jan 7.

Happy holidays Lafayette families!  The Tuesday Bulletin editors will be enjoying some time off with their families. The next Tuesday Bulletin will be published January 7, 2020.  We wish everyone a warm, peaceful and merry holiday season. -Anne, Amy, Darby & Sophie

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The Winter Concert is this Thursday

Performances by Lafayette Chorus, Lafayette Choir, and Guitar & Percussion Ensembles. Parents are invited to the 6:30 pm performance. Here is more information about the Winter Concert.

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RSVP for the Pre-Auction Party

Lafayette Auction “Stock the Bar” Party – Saturday, February 1, 2020 Before you enter the Olympic Village at the 2020 Spring Auction, join us for an international tour at the Stock the Village Party on Saturday, February 1st, from 8pm-11pm. While enjoying a fun night of international drinks and...

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Community Notices

Registration for the Lafayette Tennis Indoor Winter Session at the Chevy Chase Community Center Is Still Open! Thank you for supporting our Fall Flex and LTA tennis programs at Lafayette ES.  This winter we will not have any indoor tennis activities through Flex at Lafayette ES due to lack...

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Special Subjects Bulletin

The Winter Concert and the Book Fair are only the tip of the iceburg of what’s going on in your child’s special subject classes this cycle! Read all about it here!!!    

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Reminder: FLEX Registration is Open

FLEX registration for enrichment classes runs through January 8th at 5:00 PM. The first day of FLEX classes for the Winter Session is on Monday, January 13th.  Additional information about FLEX and course offerings may be found here.  

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Everything You Need to Know About Next Week’s Book Fair

The annual Lafayette Book Fair is all next week: December 9th-13th How It Works: The book fair is open all day Monday-Thursday 8-5 and Friday 8-3:30 for parents to shop. Each class of students will also have a dedicated time to look and shop. You can see the class...

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She Reign’s Girls of Color Initiative Hosts: Holiday Give Back

She Reign’s will be collecting items to give to our local St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth and Families, a shelter that supports young mom’s and their children. Please help us show some holiday cheer and consider donating one or more of the following items to our She Reign’s...

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It’s Spelling Bee Season!

Did you know that the holiday season also marks the start of spelling bee season? Third grade classroom spelling bees have been completed so we are now able to begin school wide practices!  Please see schedule for practices here and initial spelling word lists here and here. In-school practices...

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Community Notices

Lafayette Community – Please join us for the Ward 4 Holiday Party! The Ward 4 Holiday party will be hosted at Lafayette Elementary School on Saturday Dec. 7th, 6-8pm. All Ward 4 families and residents are welcomed at this free holiday party. We are seeking dessert donations (cookies, cupcakes,...

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Child’s Play Lafayette Shopping Night – TONIGHT from 7 to 9 PM!

The FABULOUS Connecticut Avenue staple Child’s Play, offering a virtual paradise of toys, games, books, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and free gift wrapping, will open its doors to Lafayette friends and family for a special 2 hour shopping session tonight, December 3rd! 10% of sales during this special time,...

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School Photos Make Great Gifts! Mugs, Ornaments, and More!

Lafayette portraits are now online for viewing and purchasing and they have lots of great holiday gifts! They offer key rings, mouse pads, framed prints, bag tags and more. Take a look through the “gift items” menu on your student’s photo. To view the galleries, go to: www.freedpics.com. (There is...

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Two Ways to Help Lafayette on Giving Tuesday: Donate to the Bear fund and Shop at Child’s Play Tonight!

On #GivingTuesday, consider supporting the school through Lafayette HSA’s Bear Fund. The HSA provides almost $400 of support per student each year and helps address some school costs so that Dr. B can focus the bulk of her budget on teachers and student learning. You can donate by credit...

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Bee-Prepared: Spelling Bee 2020

It’s Spelling Bee season! Lafayette’s Spelling Bee, open to all 4th and 5th graders as well as 3rd grade classroom spelling bee winners, will take place on January 16 in the morning. In-school practices start on Tuesday, December 3 and will be held every day during flex time from...

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From the HSA: Dec 9 General Meeting Reminder and Other Upcoming Events

We hope you enjoyed a peaceful Thanksgiving with your families and are rested up for the business of December. We’d like to first invite all of you to attend our upcoming General Meeting on December 9, 2019, at 6:30 pm. This meeting is open to all. Childcare will be...

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Lafayette Gives Back for the Holidays

Lafayette Gives Back is hosting a gift drive to benefit DCPS families in need this holiday season. There are three easy ways to help: (1) BUY A GIFT – Sign up here to buy a gift for a DCPS child or parent. (2) DONATE – Make a contribution to...

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RSVP for the Lafayette Auction “Build-a-Wine-Cellar” Party – Saturday, January 11, 2020

One of the hottest auction items every year is the Lafayette Wine Cellar, a collection of luxury wines donated by the Lafayette community. In exchange for donating a bottle, you (and a guest) get a ticket to the best party of the year: an evening sampling wine and beers...

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Annual Toy Drive

The Lafayette Boys and Girls Basketball Teams will once again commence with our annual toy drive. We hope to collect more toys than ever to help families in need. Please drop off a new unopened toy to our box station, located right outside the Lafayette Main Office. This is...

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FoodPrints: Easy, Delicious and Healthy Dishes This Winter!

December already?! Looking for a delicious side dish to serve at your winter get-togethers? How about something so easy that your kids can help you put it to together? FoodPrints has you covered! Here are some easy-peasy delicious AND healthy dishes that your kids can help you make this...

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Give to the Bear Fund on #GivingTuesday

As you donate today, consider supporting the school through Lafayette HSA’s Bear Fund.  The HSA provides almost $400 of support per student each year and helps address some school costs so that Dr. B can focus the bulk of her budget on teachers and student learning.  Donate by Credit...

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