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November 28, 2020

From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – I hope this note finds you well rested after a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. I am thankful every day to be part of the Lafayette community. We have a tremendous amount to be thankful for every day. Over the past several weeks, our parent committees have been hard at work. Our Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) met …
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Today is #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday is a day set aside during the busy holiday season to reflect and give back. We wanted to take a moment and let you know how thankful we are for everything the Lafayette community has done to support our school this year. Your donations are hard at work supporting our school already by providing supplies to our classrooms and …
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Barstons Child's Play Special Lafayette Shopping Night this Wednesday, November 28

Have You Ever Wondered What Happens in a Toy Store After Hours? Well You Can Find Out on Wednesday, November 28 from 7 to 9 PM right here on CT Avenue. Come on over for the Annual Barstons Child's Play Special Lafayette Shopping Night Wednesday, November 28 from 7 to 9 PM. Support a local business this holiday season: Barstons …
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Book Fair is Almost Here!

One of Lafayette's favorite celebrations of reading is coming! Our Scholastic book fair will begin next Monday, December 3, at 8 a.m.! Every class will visit the book fair in the course of the week. We'll also be open before and after school for families to shop together. Books will be on sale December 3-7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., …
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Book Fair News: Support Classroom Libraries at Takoma Education Campus

Lafayette Gives Back is partnering with Takoma Education Campus (TEC) to provide an opportunity for Lafayette parents to support classroom libraries at TEC, a Title 1 DCPS school. This is a great chance for you and your child(ren) together to choose a favorite book or books to share with children at a school where they don't have the incredible selection …
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November Edition of Cub Facts

The November edition of Cub Facts is here! Cub Facts is a magazine created by 4th and 5th grade students and distributed to Pre-K and Kindergarten students. The older children really enjoy showing off their creativity, and the younger children enjoy receiving each edition.
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Special Subjects Bulletin Update

Catch the latest update! Link to helpful videos, interactive student websites, articles to enlighten, sign-up genius links and fun instagram posts featuring YOUR kids!!! Where can you find all this AND know what's happening in your child's special subject classes? The Special Subject Bulletin, of course! Click here for the latest news. "You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you …
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Lend a Hand, Pull Some Weeds!

We’re looking for volunteers to help weed and maintain the front entrance to Lafayette. Join us every Tuesday morning this fall from 9:00 - 9:45 am. Gloves will be provided. If you’re able to RSVP to l_dunleavy@yahoo.com, it would be appreciated—but feel free to just drop by! We'll meet by the Lafayette marquee. If you’re available to help out on another date …
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Save the Date for Macon's "Why Not Wednesday" December 5

Please Mark your Calendars for Macon's "Why Not Wednesday" taking place on Wednesday, December 5th. Macon Bistro is excited to partner with Lafayette and will donate 10% of revenue for that night back to Lafayette. As an added bonus, Macon will double the donation to the school with the busiest Wednesday, so let's show them our support and Lafayette spirit, …
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