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February 2023

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DCPS Wants your Feedback on Lafayette!

Your feedback lets us know what we are doing well and how we can improve! DCPS has a vision that every student feels loved, challenged, and prepared to positively influence society and thrive in life. Your voice is important in making sure that this vision is coming true for...

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Alice Deal Open Houses: 3/18 and 4/29

5th Grade Families – HERE WE GROW!  Visit Alice Deal Middle School for one of their open houses. You will meet current Deal Middle Schoolers, connect with Principal Neal for a welcome and FAQ session, and participate in a Student Guided Tour.  This is a great opportunity to see...

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Calling all 4th Grade Parents!

Each grade has had an opportunity to volunteer for the Drop-Off LIne this school year, so we’re back around to asking 4th grade parents to staff the Drop-Off line for the month of March. For those of you not familiar with this volunteer opportunity, it involves showing up at...

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LSAT Meeting 2/28 7:30am – Future Meetings

All are welcome to attend the monthly LSAT meetings outlined below. The Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) gives non-binding advice to the School Principal on school priorities, the Comprehensive School Plan (CSP), and budgetary issues. For more information about the LSAT, go here. For any questions about this meeting,...

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Spring Track Participation Forms, Slideshow, & Information

Coaches, Ms. Daley () and Mr. Howard () are excited to kick off the 2023 Spring Track & Field season with our 4th & 5th Grade Students!  Please refer to this powerpoint slideshow for all information pertaining to joining the team, practice dates, paperwork requirements/deadlines, and meet dates/times/locations. ALL...

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Community Notices

AAU Basketball Tryouts Does your basketball player want to take his “game” to the next level? Pro Skills Basketball (PSB) is a local AAU league and will be hosting tryouts in March for our 2023 Season. Elementary School Tryouts 2nd-3rd Grade: March 18th & 25th: 10:00-11:00 AM 4th Grade:...

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Help needed in the library

Looking for a relaxing way to volunteer at our school?  Lafayette Library could use your help! Shelvers With nearly 900 busy readers, there are always books to be shelved!  No experience is necessary; Ms. Leese will train you.  While your schedule can be flexible, please plan to volunteer several...

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LSAT Meeting February 15 (7-8pm)

All are welcome to attend the next regular meeting of the Lafayette LSAT, February 15th 7-8pm. We will be discussing response to budget priorities survey and further preparation for DCPS budget season. We welcome any input or feedback from community members regarding spending priorities — link for meeting below....

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Community Notices February 7, 2023

Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library has exciting, upcoming events for students aged 9-12! Junior Book Talkers:  A kids-only book club for students aged 9-12 where we will talk about a book each month.  What did you like, what didn’t you like?  Share your thoughts! A few copies have been pulled at...

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Volunteer for the Spring Auction! Also Seeking Auction Items

Plans for the 2023 Lafayette Spring Auction – Lafayette in Bloom – are already underway, and the auction committee is looking for individuals to join our team as an auction volunteer! Serving on the auction committee is a fun way to meet new people while giving back to our...

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Book Drive

Lafayette Gives Back’s annual book drive to benefit Takoma Elementary School is now underway through Friday February 17. Many students there do not have access to books at home and this book drive is a huge help. We will be collecting books ONLY for grades preK-3 through 5th grade....

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