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Welcome to the 2022-2023 School Year!

Dear Lafayette Families – Happy August 1st!!!  We find ourselves about to launch into the 2022-2023 school year, which marks my 9th year at Lafayette.  I literally have no idea how the last 8 years has flown by – no doubt we’ve been busy – moving into swing space,...

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Room Parents and HSA Volunteers Needed!

As you wait for class lists to come out (after 4 pm on Monday)….start thinking about how you want to be involved!  Below are two ways to help support your child and the Lafayette community! Room Parents Needed!  Want to be involved in your child’s classroom? The HSA and...

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Mid July Updates

Dear Lafayette Families – Happy mid-July!!!  As we are all trying to beat the heat, I thought I’d reach out and share some updates, school supply lists, and upcoming dates.  Here’s to some quiet reading in a cool spot! SY23 School Supply Lists School supply lists are here!  We...

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Submit Your Child’s Health and Dental Forms Today!

We hope you all have had a restful and restorative summer break thus far!    This is your gentle reminder to please submit your students’ updated health certificates (with updated immunization records attached) and dental forms! You can find the DC Department of Health forms here:   Universal Health...

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School Supply Lists Are Here

This year we will once again utilize School Tool Box for school supplies. Here is the link to School ToolBox:  School Supplies  If you don’t want to purchase a box from School Tool Box, you’re welcome to click on your grade level box and use the list if you...

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5th Grade Graduation Photos

5th Grade Graduation Photos from Freed Photography are here. Click here to view and purchase. 

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Summer Reading Lists

The Lafayette Summer Reading Guide is filled with resources to kick the summer off right!  Find suggested (not required) books for every grade, learn strategies for picking your next read, visit other websites to find book suggestions (including a summer list created by other DCPS librarians!), and read about your...

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Closing Out 2021-2022

  Dear Lafayette Families – As a quiet settles over the building, I’m finally sitting down to exhale and send you all a closing note.  What a year we have had.  Although I have tried to recall all the wild and crazy logistics, (quarantines, spitting in tubes, distancing, masking,...

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Fifth Grade Graduation Ceremony and Thanks!

Congratulations to our rising sixth grade students on their Lafayette graduation! Congratulations to parents, families and caregivers as well. Special thanks to the teachers, custodians, administration and 4th grade parent volunteers who made the graduation ceremony possible. And a huge thank you to Stacy Beck Photography for lending her...

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Aug 25
  • Parent Huddles

    6:00 pm

Aug 26
  • KDG Teacher Meet and Greet

Aug 27
  • Popsicle Social for New Families

Aug 29
  • First Day of School for K-5!

Aug 30
  • Small group Pre-K Meet and Greets

Aug 31
  • Small group Pre-K Meet and Greets

Sep 1
  • First Full Day of School for Pre-K 4 Students with Last Names TBD

Sep 2
  • First Full Day of School for Pre-K 4 Students with Last Names TBD

Sep 5
  • No School - Holiday

Sep 6
  • First Full Day of Pre-K 4

Sep 7
  • Back to School Night

Sep 8
  • Back to School Night

Oct 6
  • Parent Teacher Conferences - No School

Oct 7
  • Professional Development Day for Teachers - No School for Students

Oct 10
  • No School - Holiday

Nov 7
  • End of Term - No School for Students