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Ready, Set, BID! Auction Items on Sale Now for May 6th Event

Ready, Set, BID! Warm up your thumbs…the silent auction website for Lafayette in Bloom is open for bidding TODAY! Visit to check out silent auction items, start bidding, and buy tickets! The silent auction

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Chancellor’s Parent Advisory Board School Year 2023-24 (5/7)

DCPS is looking for parents and caregivers from across the District to join Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee’s Parent Advisory Board for School Year 2023-2024. The application closes on Sunday, May 7. Applications

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Calling all Lafayette Racers!!

Lafayette Elementary is hosting an IN-PERSON 5K race on April 30th.  The race will take place at nearby Carter Barron (4850 Colorado Ave NW).  The race will start at 8am

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Mental Health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. It is easy to ignore the body indicators

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Images Winners for Arts Night

Images contest cover votes are in, and the Lafayette publications committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Images Cover Contest!  Front Cover Winner: Caddy Faircloth  Back Cover Winners: Nina Sharifi

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The Newest Edition of Cub Facts is Here!

What is Cub Facts? It’s a magazine created by 4th and 5th Graders for Pre-K and Kindergarten students. A new issue is created each month (more or less). Students receive a

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Calling all 2nd 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 2nd grade parents to staff the Drop-Off line for the month

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 The HSA can’t do it without you. What you ask? Everything!   This year the HSA is experiencing a high level of turnover due to families graduating out of the

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Spring Break Test to Return – Upload by 5 pm Sunday!

Upload your results by 5 pm Today!  Students: Upload COVID-19 Test Results 

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Community Notices April 11, 2023

Goings on at Alice Deal Middle School 5th Grade Families – HERE WE GROW!  Sign up to visit Alice Deal Middle School Open House on Saturday April 29th, 2023. You will meet

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Additional Arts Night Information

Please see this multi-page Arts Night Flyer for full details on the upcoming 2023 Arts Nights! Again, let us know if you have any questions! Our contact info is on

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Last Call for Early Bird Ticket Pricing!

Get your auction tickets now for an early bird discount. Tickets are currently $90, increase to $100 per person after 4/15, and are $110 per person at the door. You

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Help Thank your Teachers!

This year’s Staff Appreciation Week is from May 1 – May 5! Every year, our community organizes a week to celebrate our amazing teachers and staff. To help us, we

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Thank you Paraprofessionals in Special Ed, Pre-K, and K!

Wednesday, April 5th is Paraprofessionals Day. We celebrate our amazing suite of special education professionals, and our Pre-K and Kindergarten aides. Lafayette’s Pre-K and Kindergarten classes include so much love

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Happy Assistant Principal Appreciation Week!

Our school is what it is because of our two amazing Assistant Principals! Thank you to Stephanie Mayhew and Madison Bosurgi for all you do!

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Enrollment Season is Here!

Enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year is open!  All students who are new and returning students must complete new enrollment paperwork.  We are asking all returning students to complete their enrollment no later

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Mindfulness & Peace Program General Meeting at 7pm Tonight! 

The entire Lafayette community is welcome! Use this Zoom link. We will review the HSA 2023-2024 Budget before we learn more about the Peace Program with Ms. Ryden who is

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