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November 28, 2020

Congratulations to the Lafayette Class of 2018!

Congratulations to the Lafayette Class of 2018!
Please join us in welcoming our newest class of Lafayette alumni - the Class of 2018! See a slideshow from some of the 2017-18 highlights.

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A Message From Dr. B

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Dear Lafayette Families – And just like that…we are in the last week of school! This year has been beyond outstanding. I am grateful every day for our students, staff and families that work together every day to make Lafayette such an incredible place. As we move into our last 4 days, a few reminders… There are only 3 days …

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A Note From The HSA

A Note From The HSA
See a slide show of the Marquis de Lafayette Award winners, results of the HSA, LSAT elections and the budget and byline vote. Importantly, we want to extend a note of thanks to my outgoing HSA and LSAT colleagues for their service and commitment to our school.

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Updates to Kids Ride Free

Updates to Kids Ride Free
The Kids Ride Free (KRF) program is getting smarter! Mayor Muriel Bowser established and championed KRF to ensure that all students who attend public schools can ride to and from school related activities for free on Metrobus, Metrorail, and the DC Circulator. Today, we are proud to announce updates to the program based on feedback from parents and students. These …

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Summer Reading List Is Here!

Summer Reading List Is Here!
We are thrilled to present your summer reading guide! Rising grades one through five will pair their reading with a project meant to nurture creativity and writing skills. Lafayette has partnered with DC Public Library to ensure that the reading list is filled with books available, for free, from your neighborhood library. They will also be available for purchase at a discount at some area bookstores.

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So Long, 2017-18.

So Long, 2017-18.
This is the final edition for 2017-18! Thank you for your readership this year as we tried out and tested our new TB format alongside our revamped website. We hope you found it helpful and easy to navigate. 
The TB and the Lafayette website takes a team effort from many parents and staff who work behind the scenes to help keep our community informed. A huge helping of thanks goes to Taresh Mullick, Darby Pearson & Sophie Willis--the TB editors who work hours each week to get the newsletter out to you. Thank you also to Stacy Beck, Jamie Davis Smith, Sarah Remes & Lauren Roche-Garland for their incredible photographs of school events throughout the year. Additionally, thank you to Chris Salvatore who has helped to maintain and manage the website and to Madison Bosurgi for her help with social media and information gathering. 

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Register for Aftercare by June 15th!

Register for Aftercare by June 15th!
It is time to register for the afterschool program - school year 2018-2019! All current Lafayette families must register for Aftercare/Before care by Friday June 15th! Here is the link to register by June 15th! **After June 15th, registration will be closed to current families until October 15th so that staffing and operations can be solidified. Between June 15th and …

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Community Notices

Ward 4 Family Fun Day!

Councilmember Brandon Todd is hosting Ward 4 Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 23rd at 3pm. It will be at the Kingsbury Day School, 5000 14th Street, NW. Join him for food, games and bingo, music, face-painting, pony rides, tennis, skating, and activities for all ages.

Childcare Services Available this Summer

My name is Tanya L. Covington, I am a DCPS Lafayette Elementary School staff member. Experienced with Pre-K through Third grade children, as well as children with special needs. I've also worked for a pediatrician for several years.

During the Summer of 2018, I would like to offer my childcare services to the families of the Lafayette community. I am available to serve working, vacationing, out-of-town, date night-ers, and last minute need parents.

My rate is $40/hr. I am available overnight and weekends. Reliable references and background check will be provided upon request. CPR and First aid Certified Aid.

Trustworthy, Loyal and Caring is who I am.​ Feel free to contact with any questions.

Contact: tanyalc213@gmail.com (202) 823-5330

Childcare Services Available this Summer

My name is Marquita Holmes. This is my first year at Lafayette Elementary School. I am a para-educator​ in Red Base. I am an experienced & reliable babysitter. $25-$50, overnight is an option. CPR/First Aide Certified, references available. Contact: (301)755-4346

Summer Plans Not Completed Yet? Don’t Panic - Lafayette Tennis Summer Camp – Still Has Openings for weeks:

July 2, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20

Haven’t planned out your kid’s entire summer yet? No worries! We still have lots of spots in our half and full day summer tennis camp. Fun for beginners through advance tennis players ages 4 through 15. Full and half day camps starting June 18 through August 25. We will be swimming at the Takoma Pool twice a week most weeks in the afternoon. Enjoy tennis, camaraderie, Lafayette Splash Park, BBM. NO ELECTRONICS! We go to the Citi Open in late July to see the pros play.

Please check tennis registration form and available dates. These camps will be for kids ages 4-15, all skill levels. If you have any questions, please contact Paul Rosenbaum at 202 441-0925.

Submissions for next week's issue should be emailed to news@lafayettehsa.org. Submissions are due by 9:00 p.m. on Sundays. Submissions received after this time will be included in the following issue, unless instructed otherwise.
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