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December 03, 2020

A Message From The Principal

Dear Lafayette Families – Over the past several months, the LSAT (Local School Advisory Team) has been focused on our school priorities, feedback from our families, and how best to look at allocating resources for the upcoming school year. We expect to have the DCPS budget any day now (it was supposed to be released last Monday…). Once the allocation …
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HSA General Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 PM

Reminder: please join us this Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 pm, for the HSA general meeting. Babysitting will be provided. We will be reviewing the proposed HSA 2018-2019 budget, HSA governance reforms and hear an important request for a technology refresh from the school. Please note that no voting will take place Thursday – voting will take place at upcoming …
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Potomac Pizza Night Tonight, February 5

Potomac Pizza Night is 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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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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Special Subjects Bulletin: February 2, 2019

From adorable photos on the music page to a very special post on preventing bullying on the Peace page, the Special Subject Bulletin will help you understand your child's week at school just a little better. Read all about it here
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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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Food Allergy Support Group

Dear families, Does your child have a serious food allergy and/or require an Epi-pen? We are a group of experienced parents at the school looking to help others and share best practices and strategies for navigating school and home life with a severe allergy. Please contact Ann Sun and Emily McClinton if you're interested in talking to us.
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Community Notices, February 5

Spring After School Tennis at Lafayette Park Registration is Open

It is finally starting to warm up! Registration is open for the Spring Youth Afterschool Tennis at Lafayette which will be starting March 18 and go until June 7. I am sending this notice to the parents of Lafayette ES first so you have first choice at the class schedules. Thank you again for all of your support throughout the seasons. Go to Lafayette Tennis The Flex tennis registration at Lafayette will be happening in a few weeks. It will start on April 1. We will be doing the Flex tennis for the Monday - Thursday 3:30 classes at Lafayette ES. If you need to shift classes, we can help you out.

Also, the Early Bird Discount for the Summer Camp season ends at midnight on Valentine's Day, February 14, so if you want to save 10% on your summer camp registrations, please do so before that deadline. The Adult Spring registration will be up and running in a week.

Join HoopEd February 19th - 22nd for All Sports and Games Camp or Hoops Basketball Camp

School is closed, but camp is OPEN here at Lafayette Elementary. Boys and Girls ages 5-13 are welcome, aftercare is available.

Hours: 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m., aftercare until 5:30

Price: $220/week, $20/day for aftercare

All Sports and Games: Games include everything from kickball, soccer, flag football, wiffle ball, and basketball to all sorts of dodge ball games, capture the flag, and even old school "kick the can!"

Hoops Basketball Camp Campers will enjoy skills development sessions in the morning and plenty of team games throughout the day. Skills include dribbling, shooting, passing, pivoting, rebounding, and defense.

Register today at hoopeducation.com! Questions? Email selena@hoopeducation.com

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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