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HSA Updates: Budget Vote, Elections, and General Meeting

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, the HSA is prepared to engage our community virtually to take care of some important HSA business! Please save the date for a virtual end of year General Meeting: May 27, 2020, at 6:30 pm. At that meeting, we will...

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HSA SY2019-20 Budget Reallocation Update and COVID-19 Resources

The HSA Board has sent checks to our eight dedicated aides and nurses, who as contract staff rather than DCPS employees, were the members of our community most directly impacted by the school closure. To fund this important community need, we reallocated $4,000 from two programs; JustMe, which was...

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Lafayette’s Annual Auction Was a Record-Breaking Success Because of YOU

Because of you, the 2020 spring auction raised more than $135,000 ($105,000 in net proceeds) to support Lafayette! We’re so grateful to our community for its generosity – from the parents who made generous bids to the local restaurants and businesses that donated terrific items and services to the...

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COVID-19 Information for Children

We’re several months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and the amount of information we’re seeing every day can be really overwhelming!  Here are a few good, well researched, online sources of information that are appropriate for children. Nosy Crow, a publishing imprint, has collaborated with the illustrator of The Gruffalo,...

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A Note from Dr. B- 4/17/20

Happy end of Week 4 of distance learning.  I hope this note finds you all well.  Below are several significant announcements and resources.  Please take time to read all the way through for updates on the following topics: Academic Calendar Update Need help with food, shelter, books, technology or...

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DCPS Parent University

Welcome to DCPS Parent University Online! The Communications and Engagement Office is hosting a series of free online workshops to support DCPS families as students learn at home and we all practice social distancing.  Topics have included managing stress for adults, how to use Teams, and information on the...

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Update From the HSA: Supporting our Community

Dear Lafayette Community: We hope you are all remaining safe and healthy during these challenging times. We have been inspired by our community: many of you are bravely fighting this pandemic on the front lines as first responders, healthcare workers, and other essential employees. Others are doing their part...

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