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October 2022

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Drop Off Safety Reminders

Safety and drop off and pick up safety continues to be a primary concern for all of us.  Last week we had a fender bender in the drop off lane

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Kindness in Reading Poster Contest

The Lafayette Literacy Committee invites all students to participate in our annual book poster contest!  This year, we’re celebrating acts of kindness in stories.  A winner from each grade will

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It’s Bear Fund Time! Give Your Support Today

IT’S BEAR FUND TIME – GIVE YOUR SUPPORT TODAY! If you are feeling thankful for all that our wonderful teachers and administration are doing, please know that your financial support

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How to know what’s going on at Lafayette – Plus a New Website and Calendar!

If you’ve been on the website, you may have noticed we have a new, more user-friendly home page and calendar feature. A lot is happening at the school, in

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Halloween Information

Halloween is almost here!  This year our school wide Halloween parade will step off from the front doors at 1:30 pm.  Parents and families are welcome to watch the parade

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Lafayette School Tours

Lafayette will host in-person tours throughout the school year to give prospective families the opportunity to learn about our school. Principal Dr. Carrie Broquard and a parent representative will present

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Lafayette LSAT meeting Wednesday (11/2)

Lafayette community members are invited to attend this week’s LSAT meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 6-7PM. We will host the meeting virtually at the Teams link below. Please see below

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HSA General Meeting #2 Lafayette-Pointer Park History: Where We’ve Been and Taking Action Today 

Tuesday, November 15th at 7 PM  Join special guests from Historic Chevy Chase D.C. including James Fisher (7th-generation direct descendant of George Pointer) to learn about the history of Lafayette

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Lafayette Gives Back: Fall Festival Success

We had a fabulous time at Fall Festival creating cheerful welcome cards for migrant children coming into our country. Our partner Goods for Good will be delivering an impressively colorful

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Calling all 2nd grade parents!

The morning drop-off line is staffed by Lafayette parents, and each month we ask parents from a specific grade to volunteer. The drop-off line for November is assigned to 2nd grade.

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Portrait Day This Friday!

DATE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21ST PORTRAIT DAY DETAILS FREED Photography understands lighting, posing and most importantly, EXPRESSIONS! Your student will be photographed outdoors for a series of natural light portraits. WHAT

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Join Lafayette Hello!

Please join the HSA’s DEI Committee’s Lafayette Hello program! We invite all parents to volunteer as greeters in an effort to foster community and unity at Lafayette Elementary School. You

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Fall Festival is THIS Saturday!

Fall Festival is THIS SATURDAY! 10/22 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Pre-Order Ticket Bracelets & Volunteer!   We still have a lot of volunteer slots to fill to make the festival

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Sharing a Tragic Loss in the Community

Dear Lafayette Families – It is with a heavy heart that I share a tragic loss in our community over the weekend.  On Saturday morning, it was shared with me

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Community Notices

Ch/Art (Chevy Chase Artists) presents its 3rd Annual Art Walk Saturday & Sunday October 22-23. 2022 from 12 noon-5pm. Come & discover 67 artists showing their various artworks in 22 home

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Donate Now to the Coat Drive! 

Lafayette Gives back is organizing a coat and warm weather gear drive to benefit both the Lafayette community and our sister school Takoma Elementary.  We are accepting coats, gloves, hats,

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Get Your Grizzly Gear Now

Lafayette spirit wear, a.k.a. Grizzly Gear, will be on sale in front of the school this Wednesday morning as part of Walk and Roll to School Day and at the

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Haunted House Volunteers Needed for Fall Festival

Come one come all!  Goblins, Ghosts, and Slashers – this is your call!! In need of many volunteers – To scare those little LaFayette peers! Fifth graders let’s see your

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Fall Festival is Back!

Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Lafayette from 2-5 PM Avoid lines at the door and pre-order your Fall Festival kid bracelets here.   Kid

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Directory Cover Contest Winners

Ms. McLaughlin is thrilled to announce the artists whose last years’ artwork was selected for the 2022 Lafayette directory cover!!! Congrats to 5th grade Ukranian Peace Creature collage artists: Clara

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Announcing Student Council Winners

4th Grade  President-Ezra Goldstein  Vice President- August Frillici  Secretary-Caroline O’Leary  Treasurer-Parker Healey  Historian-Alon Thein    5th Grade  President-Owen Vaughan  Vice President-Alex Davis  Secretary-Maddie Palacheck  Treasurer-Nellie Wood  Historian-Charlie Stenburg 

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Drop Off Line Safety Reminders

With the recent changes in the weather, drop-off line use has increased quite a bit. As a reminder, when you pull up in the drop-off line, your child should be

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Walk, Roll to School Now 10/12 & Fall Fest Volunteers Needed 

Due to the weather, Walk & Roll To School Day is postponed to Wednesday 10/12. Fall Festival Volunteers Needed! We need your help to bring the Fall Festival on 10/22

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