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LSAT and HSA Elections for Next School Year – Upcoming Open Houses (En Español)

Calling all Lafayette Parents and Guardians! The Lafayette Elementary School Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) and Home School Association (HSA) Elections are coming up. Nominations are due April 14th. Voting begins on May 16th. We invite you to join us at one of our two Open Houses to learn...

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Community Notices 3/21/23

The Alice Deal Middle School Mulch Sale begins! We will be offering mulch and soil in our first sale and then plants for sale later at Pre-orders for mulch will be available starting today and for flowers/herbs on April 10th. Mulch will be available (via contactless delivery or...

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Lafayette Auction 101 – Get Your Tickets Today!

WHAT IS THE LAFAYETTE AUCTION? All Lafayette families are invited to attend this adults-only outdoor event on Saturday, May 6, 7 PM – 10 PM (rain or shine)! During cocktail hour, attendees will enjoy drinks and bites while using their phones to bid on silent auction items. Bidding is...

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Updates from the Art & Music Rooms

We are excited to be celebrating Arts and Music in Our Schools this month! In addition to hearing quotes about art, music and creativity over the morning announcements and seeing them posted around the building, we are honoring the arts with a few special events throughout the month!   Grade 3 has enjoyed a captivating assembly all about the recorder...

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Pi Day Contest Results!

It was another exciting Pi Day in the Math Cave! Pre-K student Nia Speight recited 26 digits of Pi and we got to enjoy the return of the singing Cohen sisters. We are proud of all students who participated and especially proud of our overall winner, fourth grader Abby...

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Flex Registration Opens 3/24

Flex Spring registration will open on  this Friday on March 24, 2023 at 5 p.m. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Registration closes on: April 5, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

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Spring Updates from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families –  Happy First Day of Spring!!!!  Please read below for updates from the last several weeks and some notes on upcoming events! Budget Update This past February, the Lafayette LSAT engaged around the DCPS budget for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.  Lafayette’s total allocation for next...

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Prospective Families: Open House and Other Information

Lafayette hosts in-person tours throughout the school year to give prospective families the opportunity to learn about our school. Come join Principal Dr. Carrie Broquard and a parent representative for a slide show of all the ins and outs of our school community, including a Q&A session and end...

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LSAT Meeting Tomorrow!

The next LSAT Meeting is Wednesday 3/15, from 7:30-8:30 am. The LSAT will plan for next year’s elections and outreach. Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer, mobile app or room device Click here to join the meeting Meeting ID: 262 752 304 316 Passcode: bGpGWE Download Teams |...

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Community Notices 3/14/23

Deal Community Service Fair: The Deal MS annual 8th Grade Community Project Fair is March 18th from 10-12 pm at Deal.  8th graders who are running donation drives for their Community Project will have booths set up in front of Deal to collect goods.  Students are collecting everything from diapers, clothes, books, canned food,...

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Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

Staff Appreciation Week runs from May 1-5 and is almost here! Every year, our community organizes a week to celebrate our amazing teachers and staff. Events usually include bagel breakfast, thank you cards, catered lunch, and flowers. We rely on our volunteers to help with these events and have...

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Reminder: No School Thursday and Friday

There will be no school for students Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. These are days for (many) parent-teacher conferences and professional development.

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Wine Cellar Party

An auction item that tops the rest 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 with friends and neighbors.    This year’s Build-A-Cellar wine party will be held on April 8, 2023 at the home of Stacey Fahrner & Andy...

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Girls on the Run

Registration is open for the Girls on the Run Upper Chevy Chase (Lafayette) Community Team with the first practice taking place on Thursday, March 16th. The practice schedule will be Thursdays from 3:30-5:00pm and Saturdays from 8:30am-10:00am. While the school is unable to host a team this season, we will be practicing around...

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Pi Day is Coming!

On Tuesday, March 14th (3.14), we will celebrate all things circular! On this day, dedicated to the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, we will have our Pi recitation contest in which students try to recite as many digits of Pi as they can. Any student in...

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Deadline Extended: Volunteer to Host Parent and Kid Parties!

One of Lafayette’s beloved auction traditions is providing a variety of parties for kids and adults. These parties take place throughout the spring and the following fall and are a great opportunity to mix with other Lafayette families. In the past, adult parties have included events like a whiskey tasting,...

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