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December 03, 2020

HSA Executive Board Position Opening!  We need YOU as our next First Vice President

Our First Vice President, Clare Sant, is leaving the Lafayette HSA as her kiddos transition to a new school. We thank Clare for her years of dedication to the HSA and we wish the Sant/Zentay family a smooth new start! While she leaves big shoes to fill, the opening presents a great opportunity for someone to get more involved in …

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HSA Executive Board Position Opening!  We need YOU as our next First Vice President

Save the Date and Submit your Questions:  Virtual Parent Event, Wednesday, November 4, at 6:30 pm

Save the Date and Submit your Questions:  Virtual Parent Event, Wednesday, November 4, at 6:30 pm
The HSA is pleased to announce we will be hosting an evening discussion with Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC, to answer the questions you may be grappling with as we navigate parenting during a pandemic and struggle with all the changes in our children’s schooling. Phyllis is the school counselor at Sheridan School in Washington, DC, a therapist who works with …

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Save the Date for Virtual Coffee/Beverage with your HSA Co-Presidents - Tuesday, October 27 at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, November 10 at 8:30pm

HSA Co-Presidents Brianne Cohen and Ann Sun are excited to host two virtual chats to answer questions about the HSA and hear your feedback and suggestions for how we can better serve our wonderful Lafayette community. Come with ideas and get to know us a little better! Join us via Zoom (linked here, password: Bears) on Tuesday, October 27th at …

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Save the Date for Virtual Coffee/Beverage with your HSA Co-Presidents - Tuesday, October 27 at 1:00 pm and Tuesday, November 10 at 8:30pm

Virtual Halloween Parade: Submit your photos OR enter to win a photo from Lafayette parent and photographer Stacy Beck

Virtual Halloween Parade: Submit your photos OR enter to win a photo from Lafayette parent and photographer Stacy Beck
In lieu of our annual school parade, the HSA will host a “virtual parade!” We’ll collect photos of kiddos in their costumes for a slideshow for our website so our community can share those amazing, creative, and spooky costumes! Please send a photo of your costumed kiddo to news@lafayettehsa.org anytime between now and Friday, October 30. Lafayette parent and …

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Donate to Lafayette's Coat Drive!

The coat drive is still going on, so please help DCPS students in need by donating a new or gently used coat to the Lafayette Gives Back annual coat drive. We are accepting all sizes from infant through adult. We are also accepting other winter gear, such as hats, scarves, and gloves. Donations can be left on the porch of …

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Donate to Lafayette's Coat Drive!

LSAT Updates and FAQs

LSAT Updates and FAQs
The Lafayette LSAT of 2020-2021 held their first meeting on Wednesday, 10/14. This elected group of parents and school staff have a primary responsibility to "advise the principal on matters that promote high expectations and high achievement for all students". Read on for more specifics about the role of LSAT in DCPS! Our LSAT members for 2020-2021 are: Parent Members: …

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Share Your Tips with Other Parents!

We know how challenging this moment is for all of us as we navigate work, school and staying safe. We also know that the Lafayette community is filled with resilient and ingenious people who are finding a way through and we would love to hear how you are doing it. The Lafayette HSA is calling on you to share your …

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Share Your Tips with Other Parents!

The Lafayette 2020-21 Bear Fund Drive Has Begun! Please Give!

The Lafayette 2020-21 Bear Fund Drive Has Begun! Please Give!
The Bear Fund is our school fundraiser that supports the Peace program, teacher supplies, scholarships, and so much more. In this challenging year, the Bear Fund remains more critical to school support than ever. The Bear Fund has allowed Lafayette to rise up to meet the unexpected. During the COVID pandemic, we have purchased laptops for teachers, provided immediate help …

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