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Operations Disruption Before School – 1/31/24

January 31, 2024   Dear Lafayette Elementary School Parents and Families,  At Lafayette, we are committed to ensuring a safe learning environment for all students. Communicating home about issues that impact

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Student Supervision Incident

January 31, 2024  Dear Lafayette Elementary School Families,   At Lafayette, we are committed to ensuring a safe environment for all students. Communicating home about incidents that take place during the

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Community Call To Action: The HSA Needs A New Co-President

The HSA Board needs your help. One of this year’s HSA Co-Presidents has stepped down and we need to fill this position as soon as possible to avoid reducing HSA’s programs, funding and activities. We also will need

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Come Root for the Boy’s Basketball Team!

The Lafayette Boy’s Basketball Team invites you to root for the Bears at their upcoming home games:   4:30pm on Wednesday, 1/31 vs Janney 4:30pm on Friday, 2/2/ vs Marie-Reed

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Read the Latest Edition of Cub Facts!

The latest edition of Cub Facts is here! 4th and 5th Grade students enjoyed creating a winter-themed issue for our Pre-K and Kindergarten students. Enjoy the poems, stories, illustrations, and

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Calling all Pre-K and 5th 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 February is assigned to Pre-K

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Next LSAT Meeting is TODAY, January 31

The Lafayette LSAT will hold their monthly meeting today, Wednesday, January 31st from 7:30 am – 8:30 am via Teams with the link below.  The agenda is as follows: General

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Community Notices 1/23/24

Interested in Little League Baseball or Softball? Register your player for the Spring season with Cap City Little League. Registration closes Feb. 9. Games and practices will begin in mid-March.

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Thank You from Lafayette Gives Back

  Thank you for supporting the DC Newcomer Fair! The generous donations of goods, stuffed animals, and coats will provide much needed assistance on January 26th at DCPS’s annual Newcomer

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DCPS Closed today, Friday, 1/19

DCPS is CLOSED on Friday, January 19, due to inclement weather. All programming at DCPS schools is cancelled, and our buildings will be closed. Please stay safe.

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January Updates

Dear Lafayette Families – Welcome to 2024!!!  We have started the new year with joy and care for one another as we returned to school.  This week we have celebrated

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2 Hour Delay on Wednesday, January 17th

                  Due to inclement weather, DCPS will have a 2-hour delay on Wednesday, 1/17.                 

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Please support the DCPS Newcomer Fair

On January 26th, DCPS will be holding its annual Newcomer Fair. Students and families who have recently arrived in our country are invited to come for both practical and social

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Community Call To Action: The HSA Needs A New Co-President

The HSA Board needs your help. One of this year’s HSA Co-Presidents has stepped down and we need to fill this position as soon as possible to avoid reducing HSA’s programs, funding and activities. We

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School Closed on Tuesday, 1/16 Due to Inclement Weather

DCPS is closed on Tuesday, 1/16, due to inclement weather.  All programming at DCPS schools is cancelled, and all buildings will be closed.  Please stay safe and warm.

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Makeup Photos and All Other Photos Now Available for Viewing/Purchasing!

Student portraits, class photos, AND makeups are now available for viewing/purchasing. Please visit www.freedpics.com and enter LAFAYETTE24.     

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Winter Wonderland Concert is This Thursday!

Lafayette Band and Choir present the Winter Wonderland Concert Series! The 6 pm show features Beginner Band, Advanced Band, and 2nd Grade Choir. The 7pm show features 3rd Grade Showchoir,

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Math Club Newsletter

Lafayette’s Math Club wrapped up the year on a high note. Check out the latest news!

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January Mental Health Team Newsletter

The Lafayette Mental Health Team (MHT) is excited to share this month’s MHT Newsletter discussing the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service!  This month’s edition (English and Spanish versions)

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See new film “Origin” at Landmark’s E Street Cinema

You are invited to a private screening of Ava DuVernay’s sensational new film ORIGIN. The film, premiering in select theaters in January, is inspired by Isabel Wilkerson’s New York Times bestselling

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Celebrate MLK Day with Lafayette Gives Back

Lafayette Gives Back is looking forward to a joyful and fulfilling 2024 with opportunities to contribute and serve.  Looking ahead to this weekend, the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebrates

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Balance bikes needed

Hi Lafayette Families, In Pre-K we use balance bikes every year. We have 10″ bikes, but we would love a few that are a bit bigger for taller students. If

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Calling all Kindergarten 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 January is assigned to Kindergarten

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