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January 29, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Spring Auction: Diplomatic Ties!

Your dedicated auction team is circling the globe to make this year’s internationally themed evening extraordinary. We are excited to share more details on the Saturday, March 16 event from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. on the just-launched auction page. Tickets on Sale Now Book early to secure your ticket for the Diplomatic Ties Auction! Early travel planners will save …
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Potomac Pizza Night Postponed to Next Week

Due to weather, Potomac Pizza night is next Tuesday, February 5. It's a great fundraising event to help for our school and you get dinner taken care of! 20% of all sales that evening will be given back to Lafayette, either dine in or delivery. See attached flier for further information. Thanks for supporting!
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National Black Lives Matter Week of Action at Lafayette

Dear Lafayette Families, We would like to take this opportunity to share that DC Public Schools will be participating in the National Black Lives Matter Week of Action during the week of February 4-9th, 2019. This movement takes place in cities across the U.S., with the goal to spark an ongoing movement of critical reflection and honest conversations in school …
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After School Activities Cancelled, 1/29 Due to Winter Weather

Due to anticipated winter weather, DCPS evening activities will be cancelled today, Tuesday, January 29. This includes FLEX, basketball practice and all other evening practices. DCPS aftercare programs are not cancelled, but parents and guardians are encouraged to pick up students as early as possible. Thanks in advance from CLS.
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Join Lafayette Gives Back on Valentine's Day

Join Lafayette Gives Back to deliver Valentine's Day cards to residents at Knollwood Military Retirement Community on Thursday, February 14th immediately after school. We'll be sharing the sweet cards made by students at the Day of Service with senior citizens who love seeing both the cards and the kids who deliver them! We'll go straight from school that afternoon, and …
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Day of Service a Success!

Thanks to your generosity, the 3rd annual Lafayette Day of Service event was a huge success. Your donations and participation allowed our students to make: - Diaper bundles for clients of the DC Diaper Bank including over 6,000 diapers! - Over 700 sandwiches and snack mixes along with nearly 100 "comfort bags" containing notes of encouragement, hats, gloves, socks and …
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Come Celebrate Ms. Ryden's New Book

Peace Teacher Linda Ryden has yet another new book out! This one is called Sergio Sees The Good and it is about how our brains have an evolutionary tendency to focus on and remember negative things and how gratitude can help to overcome that tendency. Politics and Prose Bookstore is hosting once again but this time they are holding the …
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Community Notices

Stoddert Soccer

Soccer season is around the corner, and registration for DC Stoddert Soccer’s Recreational program for Pre-K to High School is open! Join a team, or get some friends together and form a team. Training programs for tots, youth, and adults are also available, as is a February break camp! Check is all out here . For more information, contact information@stoddert.com or 202-338-1910 x10.

Expert Math 5-6-7 & Transitions Tutor Available

I'm a lifelong neighbor who coaches Lafayette students and their families through successful middle school transitions. I hold an advanced degree in linguistics from Georgetown University, and offer extensive experience with Eureka and accelerated math, academic writing, and competitive middle and high school placements.

My references attest to my overall expertise and students' performance on standardized tests.

Maggie Ronkin Email; Phone: 202-316-2263; Website; Twitter: twitter.com/ChevyChasePrep

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