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November 28, 2020

Season's Greetings from Dr. B

Season's Greetings from Dr. B
Dear Lafayette Families – Happy Holidays!!! It is hard to believe that we are just a few short days away from our Winter Break. Where did the fall go?? First, thank you to everyone who has participated this past month in our many amazing events. Thanks to Nate Wieand and all of our teachers who organized our Cookies and Coding. …

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Greetings from the Library!

Greetings from the Library!
Thank you for your support and hard work during the book fair! Our Lafayette family purchased more than $17,000 worth of books. The love of reading at our school never fails to delight and amaze me. Together, we raised over $3,000 to spend on new books for our library. Thank you for everyone's patience as we experimented with back ordering …

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Lost & Found Clean up: Dec. 20 - 21 in the Great Hall

Lost & Found Clean up: Dec. 20 - 21 in the Great Hall
Baby it's COLD outside! Stop by Lost and Found on December 20th & 21st to collect all missing coats, hats, scarves and other random winter accessories - it's cold and the kids need them! A coat rack and display of items will be placed in the Great Hall by 8:30 a.m. the morning of December 20th until 4 p.m. on December 21st. All unclaimed items will be donated…

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Get to Know Our Resource Staff

Get to Know Our Resource Staff
Rashida Mosby is our School Counselor and a founding member of our Girls of Color group. She is a D.C. native: a Redskins fanatic and graduate of Howard University. She is the proud owner of many a Holiday Barbie which she arranges (still boxed) to populate a holiday village each year. Rashida loves checking out new spots in the District …

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Latest Editions of Cub Facts

Latest Editions of Cub Facts
Cub Facts is a publication specifically written for Pre-K and Kindergarten students. It is created by 4th and 5th grade students. They really enjoy sharing their creativity through this magazine. Click here to see the November edition and here for the December edition. If a 4th or 5th grade student is interested in working on the next publication, he/she should see Ms. Perll or Ms. …

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Tuesday Bulletin On Hiatus Until 2018

Tuesday Bulletin On Hiatus Until 2018
This will be the last Tuesday Bulletin of 2017! The HSA News Team is enjoying some egg nog and will resume the Tuesday Bulletin on January 2nd. Happy holidays!

Community Notices

2017-2018 Lafayette Legends Basketball League

Lafayette Legends Basketball is back and better than ever for another year of competitive basketball. Last year's champion ran the table with a 12-0 record. This amazing task has only been achieved twice in the leagues twenty year plus history. Teams are being assembled over winter break (December 21st-January 3rd). The Lafayette Legends Adult Basketball league is for men and women who are looking for some community fun and exercise on Friday nights.

Registration/waiver forms are available here and in the Lafayette school main office. Please contact Bobby Johnson for additional details and registration forms at (202) 276-6423 or via email kidnicinc1@gmail.com.

HoopEd Camp Starts Tuesday 12/26

Join HoopEd for Hoops Basketball CampOR All Sports and Games Campall Winter Break long!Camp runs 12/26-29, and 1/2
Each day of Hoops Basketball Camp will have skills development sessions in the morning and plenty of team games throughout the day. Skills include dribbling, shooting, passing, pivoting, rebounding, and defense.

Kids will spend each day of All Sports and Games Camp rotating around all different sports in an environment where coaches teach the rules of the playground, incorporate all of the kids regardless of abilities, and stress the important lessons of sportsmanship and being honest in play. Games include everything from kickball, soccer, flag football, whiffle ball, and basketball to all sorts of dodge ball games, capture the flag, and even old school "kick the can!"
Partial week is available so join for one day or join for them all.

Register at hoopeducation.com/schedule
Questions? Email selena@hoopeducation.com

FREE WEBINAR: Help Teens Deal with Distressing Events

To help the many families whose teens are dealing with intense stress, including processing the recent teen deaths in the area, PEP is hosting a free webinar featuring teen expert Michael J. Bradley on the topic: “Parenting Your Teen in Times of Distress.” Dr. Bradley—author of Yes, Your Teen is Crazy and Crazy-Stressed: Helping Today’s Overwhelmed Teens with Love, Laughter, and the Science of Resilience will provide guidance to parents so they can help their teens during difficult and painful events. With the holidays upon us, this webinar gives parents specialized advice at a time when many families will be spending more time together.

FREE WEBINAR hosted by the PARENT ENCOURAGEMENT PROGRAM (PEP): Parenting Your Teen in Times of Distress with Author and Teen Expert Dr. Michael Bradley 8pm-9pm ET, Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Dr. Bradley will talk about:
  1. Recognizing a teen's signs of distress and when to seek professional help
  2. Talking to kids about traumatic events in the community and getting kids to talk
  3. Dr. Bradley’s "three baskets"
  4. What you can do right now
Can’t attend live? We’ll record it, and you can watch at your convenience for up to 12 months. This webinar is FREE but registration is required. To register, click here.
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