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November 27, 2020

A Message from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – March has definitely come in like a lion! This week I am writing to share important updates about our budget for next school year, important technology updates, and reminders about the family survey administered by DCPS. Please also mark your calendars to join us this Thursday at the HSA General meeting. We need a quorum to …
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HSA General Meeting March 7th: Technology Request Vote

Please join us for the HSA General Meeting on March 7th. We will be holding votes on the HSA budget and a one-time ask to spend down HSA reserves on the technology request that was presented at our February meeting. Your vote is critical on both of these issues so we hope that you can join us on the 7th …
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Flex Academies Spring After School Activities Program: Registration Opens March 6

Registration opens at 10am on Wednesday, March 6 for the spring session and closes March 25. Visit here for more information.
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Auction Countdown: 11 Days to Go

Hey Parents! Auction Tickets = Pizza Party for Your Kids Did you see the flyer in your kid’s backpack yesterday? The Spring Auction Committee announced that ONE CLASS IN EACH GRADE will receive a Potomac Pizza Party for purchasing the most auction tickets. That’s right… you and your fellow class parents/caregivers just need to buy your auction tickets to add …
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The Lafayette Girls Basketball Team in The City Championship Finals!

The undefeated Bears will play Randall Highland Elementary school in the final game of the season this Thursday at 4pm at Roosevelt Senior High School. Please come cheer the girls on. Go Bears!
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March is National Nutrition Month - Garden Clean Up Day March 9

March is National Nutrition Month, focusing on healthy eating and being active. To celebrate, the GROW Committee is holding an “Eat a Rainbow Challenge”. Information will be sent home this week in student’s folders, and a raffle prize drawing and smoothie celebration will be held in the cafeteria towards the end of the month. Join us in the garden this …
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Parents Mindfulness Evening March 13

Curious to know what mindfulness is all about? You’ve probably been hearing about mindfulness in the media over the past few years. Your children may have also told you about Peace Class, their weekly special in which they learn mindfulness practices as the foundation for social and emotional skills. Whether you are new to mindfulness or looking to refresh your own …
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Save the Date: Potomac Pizza Night March 14

Join us for the final Potomac Pizza Night of the school year! It will be the last evening, to support 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. For further information, please see details here. Thanks for supporting!
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Join Lafayette's Girls on the Run!

Are you a girl in 3rd-5th grade? Do you want to meet new friends? Do you like having fun? Lafayette is hosting the annual Girls on the Run again this spring! Girls on the Run is a place where girls learn that they can. No limits. No constraints. Only opportunities to be remarkable. Twice a week for 10 weeks, your girl will learn that her worth comes from within, that healthy relationships matter, and that she …
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Save the Date for our First Family Fun and Fitness Night March 20

On Wednesday, March 20th we will be exploring some of different ways we can keep ourselves healthy. The overarching theme is Health Moves Minds. We are working in physical education class to incorporate some of the ideas and lessons from peace class to provide our students with a tool belt of strategies to help them emotionally, socially as well as physically. …
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Community Notices

Looking for Girl Scout Cookies?

Support the Girl Scout entrepreneurs of Lafayette by purchasing cookies at one of these booth sales. Proceeds go to support troop programing, council camps and events, and making the world a better place.

Saturday 3/9
9:00–11:00 Ourisman Honda, Bethesda Junior Troop 1229 (Grade 4)
10:00–12:00 Child’s Play Brownie Troop 42043 (Grade 2)
1:00–3:00 Politics and Prose Daisies Troop 42047 (Grade 1)
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Sunday 3/10
11:00–1:00 Politics and Prose Brownie Troop 42007 (Grade 2)
12:00–2:00 Child’s Play Daisy Troop 42061 (Grades K&1)
2:00–4:00 Child’s Play Daisy Troop 42040 (Grade 1)
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Saturday 3/16
12:00–2:00 Child’s Play Daisy Troop 42047 (Grade 1)
1:00–3:00 Politics and Prose Daisy Troop 42064 (Grade K)
3:00–5:00 Politics and Prose Brownie Troop 42043 (Grade 2)

Sunday 3/17
1:00–3:00 Politics and Prose Brownie Troop 42008 (Grade 3)
4:00–6:00 Giant Westbard Ave Bethesda Daisy Troop 42040 (Grade 1)
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