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End of Year Reminders

Dear Lafayette Families – The countdown to summer is officially on!   A huge shout out and thanks to our incredible arts team for 3 terrific Arts Nights in May.  They

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5TH GRADE PANORAMA PHOTO- CLASS of 2024!

The 5th Grade Panorama Photo is now available for purchase through Freed Photography.  Flyers have been sent home with students but you may also order via the link below.  http://www.freedpics.com

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2024 YEARBOOKS ON SALE!

Yearbooks are officially on sale. We are super excited to have been able to include student illustrations THROUGHOUT the book this year, as Ms. Perll and Ms. McLaughlin hosted a

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Calling all 1st Grade parents to the Drop-off Line!

The morning drop-off line is staffed by Lafayette parents, and each month we ask parents from a specific grade to volunteer. We have run through all of the grades, so

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Calling all parents and families to join the Dr. B Goodbye Celebration 6/5 at 6 PM!

We hope you’ll help us honor her decade of leadership – from renovation to COVID management. We especially want 5th graders to attend to present the class quilt to Dr.

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Field Day Volunteers and Donation Items Needed!

We are ready to Blast Off for another Field Day!  Lend a hand during this year’s Field Day, one of the best days of the Year!  We need over 60

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Voting begins today on the HSA Budget, HSA Elected Positions, & LSAT Parent Reps

It’s time to vote on the HSA Budget for 2024-2025, HSA elected positions, and LSAT Parent Representatives. Information about the budget and candidates is listed here. Vote Below. Polls are

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From Principal Prall

Dear Lafayette ES Community, Although it is only May, I am already looking forward to this fall when I will be able to welcome students, teachers, and families back for

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Updated for Weather: 4th and 5th Grade Arts Night

Arts Night — Weather Contingency Plan We are looking forward to seeing you at Arts Night tonight!  There is a chance of rain, so our primary set-up will move indoors. 

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Math Team Contest Results

On Friday May 10th , we had our fourth Math Team competition from the Continental Math League. Forty-five students participated and we are proud of everyone who showed up for

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Donations for Field Day

We need your help to make field day a success. Here is a list of donations we need for field day!

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Spring Edition of Cub Facts

Please enjoy our Spring Edition of Cub Facts! There are some great stories, poems, and activities for our young learners. Happy Spring!

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2nd and 3rd Grade Arts Night Thursday, May 16

Arts Night Detailed Information-compressedArts Night for 2nd and 3rd Grade is THIS Thursday, May 16th from 6:00 – 7:45pm. Please take a moment to review important details below and attached. 

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Mental Health Team May Newsletter

On Tuesday, May 21st, Lafayette’s Mental Health Team (MHT) will host a virtual via Microsoft Teams (7pm-8pm) workshop for families of the Lafayette school community. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which

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New Principal Announcement – Welcome Principal Prall!

May 9, 2024 Dear Parents and Families of Lafayette Elementary School, As we look to close out another remarkable school year at DC Public Schools (DCPS) and turn our focus

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Water Main Break – 5/8/24

May 8, 2024    Dear Lafayette Elementary School Parents and Families,    At Lafayette, we are committed to the health and well-being of our students. Communicating home about facilities issues

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Voting Begins next Tuesday for the HSA and LSAT Election

A community-wide vote will begin on Tuesday, May 28th. The vote will allow Lafayette parents/guardians to approve the HSA budget for the 2024-2025 school year and select the HSA-elected board

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Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade Arts Night: Thursday, May 9

Arts Night for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade is THIS Thursday, May 9th from 6:00 – 7:45pm. Please take a moment to review important details below and attached.  We look

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Enrollment for 2024-2025 is under way!

Greetings from Lafayette Elementary School!!! As we are wrapping up SY 23-24 we are really excited to get started on our planning for SY 24-25. So, hurry, hurry, hurry to

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Spring Auction: Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who came out in a celebration of community and support for the school this past Saturday. With your help, the Lafayette Spring Auction raised more than

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Dr. B Goodbye Celebration

Join the Lafayette HSA at Dr. B’s going-away celebration! Also, kids and parents can say your goodbyes and participate in the Kudo virtual message board with photos, videos and kind words!  Wednesday, June

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Math Team News

On Friday, April 26th we had our third competition from the Continental Math League. Forty-five students participated and we are so proud of all of our mathematicians for taking on

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LSAT Meeting: Wednesday, May 15

The Lafayette LSAT will meet on Wednesday May, 15th from 7:30 am – 8:30 am via Teams.  The link is below.  The agenda is as follows: May 15th LSAT Agenda Update on elections for LSAT and HSA  Reflect on

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The Art Room NEEDS YOU!

Please help come help hang the grades 2-5 ART SHOW work after school on the following dates: Grade 2: Monday 5/6 Grade 3: Thursday 5/9 Grade 4: Monday 5/13 Grade 5: Monday

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Buy Tickets for Tonight’s Indoor Auction!! 7pm. See you then!

Buy auction tickets! Auction indoors starting at 7 PM. Bid on parties at 8 PM. Bidding ends at 10 PM!  http://lafayette2024.givesmart.com/   Go here for anything else about tonight! https://www.lafayettehsa.org/ready-set-bid-all-you-need-to-know-for-this-week-and-saturdays-auction/

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