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March 20, 2018
Editor's Note: The Tuesday Bulletin will be on spring break next week. Our next edition will be Tuesday, April 3.

Auction 2018 Thank You! Plus, See a Slide Show of all the Fun!

As we wrap up Auction 2018, “St. Paddy’s Day Bash”, we want to take a moment to thank all of the savage leprechauns that helped us fill our pots of gold at this year’s Auction. So, to… …the solicitors. Without them, it would have been a wee bit difficult to have a successful auction. …everyone that painted a poster, was a wizard with double sided …

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March is Arts in Our Schools Month!

March is Arts in Our Schools Month!
Celebrating the arts is what we do at Lafayette every day! Here are a few of the many highlights from the art room this month: We are in the thick of editing and illustrating our beloved art and literary anthology: IMAGES. Next up, scanning and layout! Hand prints for the rainbow from almost all our 1st-5th graders, and large and small …

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Update on FoodPrints Program

Update on FoodPrints Program
If you have been in the building lately, you may have wondered what that amazing aroma wafting through the hallways at Lafayette was. This year we began FoodPrints, a FRESHFARM program in partnership with DC Public Schools, which brings together a kitchen classroom, a school garden, and a standards-based curriculum to engage students in learning more about the food they eat in a …

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Volunteers Still Needed for the Book Fair This Week

Volunteers Still Needed for the Book Fair This Week
Reminder that this week is the Lafayette Book Sale with scholastic in the Library from March 19 to 23. This book fair is just in time for Spring Break, so your child can pick up some good reads for the break. We still have a lot of empty slots that we need filled for volunteers, so please click here for …

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March 22nd Concert Reminder

Music In Our Schools Month - March 22nd Concert Reminder
March is Music and Art in Our Schools Month! We've been celebrating all month with special music and art related themes in school. We plan to end the month strong with a fun filled concert. Here's everything you should know: ​The concert is set for Thursday, March 22nd @ 2:00 and 6:30 P.M. in the school's cafeteria. ​Our Band, Choir/Chorus, Guitar Ensemble, & …

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Reminder: RSVP for the HSA Fundraising Small-Group Sessions!

Reminder: RSVP for the HSA Fundraising Small-Group Sessions!
Have thoughts about next year's auction, fairs or membership drive? Now is your chance to help set the plan for 2018-19. Our budget small group sessions were very productive and helpful in sorting through and advising on the HSA's proposed budget for next year. So now we look to the other half of the coin....raising money! For those of you …

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Get to Know the Pre-K Teachers

Get to Know The Pre-K Teachers
Robert “Bobby” Johnson started teaching at Lafayette in 1983! He teaches Pre-K in Rainbow Base with Ms. Warbington. Mr. Johnson was the first black male early childhood teacher to teach Pre-K! He has coached the boys and girls basketball teams and considered the Lafayette Bears one of his favorite teams. Outside of school, he enjoys detailing exotic cars (have you …

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Community Notices

Tenley Tiger Run

The Tenley Tiger Run takes place on Sunday, April 22nd. The Tiger Run is a fundraiser benefiting the award-winning track and field teams at Wilson High School, sponsoring athlete travel to competitions, training clinics, and equipment.

The fourth annual run will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018. It’s a great way to celebrate Earth Day and to mark progress on your new year’s running resolution.

Last year, Lafayette won the "biggest team" award at this event!

There is a 5K, a one-mile race, and a cub run for kids. Something for the whole family — or get a team together.

Register online: www.tenleytigerrun.com

GirlsUP Summer Program

GirlsUP offers extraordinary summer programs for girls age 10-13 focused on developing character, confidence, and critical thinking through an innovative journey toward self-discovery. GirlsUP is a proud partner of the United Nations Foundation’s Campaign for Girls.

Session 1: June 25-29 9am-1pm Washington School for Girls
Session 2: July 9-13 9am-1pm Stone Ridge School
Session 3: July 16-20 9am-1pm Chevy Chase Elementary School

Program Fee $295/session
Early Bird Registration: $245 by April 1, 2018

To learn more and to register, click here.

FitCampNation Summer Camp

FitCampNation Summer Camp at Alice Deal is back again with more fun, excitement, activities and games than ever before! We will focus on fitness, intro to sports and enrichment, structured play, and nutritional education, all in a fun and nurturing environment! Our camp is open for registration to all rising 6, 7 & 8th grade students.

Session info is as follows:
Session 1: June 25th through June 29th
Session 2: July 2nd through July 6th (no camp July 4th)
Session 3: July 9th through July 13th
Session 4: July 16th through July 20th
Session 5: July 23rd through July 27th
**10% sibling and multiple week discount available.
**Early Bird pricing available until April 1st.

Please email us at fitcampnation1@gmail.com with questions. Click here to register.
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