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November 28, 2020

A Note from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – Thank you to everyone for your support and love during Teacher and Staff Appreciation week. Monday started off on a sweet foot with more baked goods and treats than you can possibly imagine! We always appreciate your support, but this week is always a highlight of the spring. Thanks also to the 621 students who have …
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Bike to School Day: Wednesday May 8

It's time to get your bike tires pumped and your chains oiled - THIS Wednesday, May 8th is Bike or Walk to School Day at Lafayette! This fun annual event will take place rain or shine. Healthy snacks will be provided in front of the school by the GROW committee for all participants. We can't wait to see you all …
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Seeking HSA Officers and Volunteers for 2019-20

Dear Lafayette Families, Thank you to everyone who attended the HSA General meeting on April 25th. We held a vote on the proposed revisions to our bylaws. The general membership voted to pass the proposed bylaws, which are available here. We will be holding elections to the HSA board for the upcoming school year (2019-2020) in accordance with these new …
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The HSA Nominating Committee Invites You for Cocktails & Conversation

Curious about joining the HSA Executive Board next year? Want to hear about how the recent changes will affect the roles and opportunities available to you next year? Like cocktails?
Please come learn more about ways to help the school that fit your interests and your level of availability. This is a fun night to learn about the HSA opportunities for next year. We promise a great evening of discussion and no commitment necessary.
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IMAGES 2019 Debuts at Arts Nights I,II & III!

The hottest book at Lafayette for almost 3 decades will be sold at our three Arts Nights events! Lafayette's Art and Literary Anthology features delightful class photos, writing and an illustration by EVERY student at Lafayette AND autograph pages at the back. Don't miss purchasing your child's copy! $20 each. Cash, check or charge... find us at Arts Nights! "You …
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Special Subject Bulletin: Week of May 5

Gearing up and winding down... there's so much happening Special Subject wise! From Arts Nights to community projects to dramatizations to Field Day and more! And speaking of Field Day...want to help out on one of THE most fun days of the entire year? Sign up here Special Subject Bulletin
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Save the Date: Lafayette Retirement Reception for Ms. Nancy Nickel!

Please join us for an open house in celebration of Ms. Nancy Nickel, our beloved 2nd grade teacher who is retiring after 42 years of teaching and 20+ years at Lafayette! The reception will be held at school, in the library and front atrium, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4. Light refreshments will be served. Families, …
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Volunteers Needed for Field Day

Happy May, which means Happy Field Day! We are looking for extra hands and help to assist in the Lafayette extravaganza that is Field Day. This year our theme is Movin' Across America, where we'll be celebrating movement through all parts of the US! If you're interested in helping with a field day station please visit the sign up genius …
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Is Your Child a Kaleidoscope Kid? Order Your Shirt Today

Is your child a member of Kaleidoscope Kids? Order your shirt today! Kaleidoscope kids is a Lafayette group that meets once a week to discuss issues around differences and acceptance in our school, community and the world. Throughout the year we have discussed ways to be inclusive to all and ways to fight injustice when we see it. Students in Kaleidoscope …
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2019 Typing Bee Winners

We are proud to announce the winners of Lafayette’s first annual Typing Bee! 3rd grade runner-up: Eliza Willis 3rd grade 1 st place: Kaya Biswal 4th grade runner-up: Kate Boyle 4th grade 1 st place: Sophia Younger 5th grade runner-up and 2nd place overall: Reid Sessoms Lafayette’s 2019 Typing Bee champion is Ray Whipple, 5th grader, typing 59 words per …
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Community Notices May 7

DC Girls Baseball Fundraisers at Potomac Pizza

Support DC Girls Baseball this Thursday, May 9th from 4 to 9 p.m. at Potomac Pizza in Friendship Heights. Mention DC Girls Baseball and they will get a portion of the proceeds from your eat-in or carry-out order.

2-week Summer Camp Session at Camp Twin Creeks

Available for $1,000 ! (Regularly $3,000) This is an auction item from School Without Walls.

Camp Twin Creeks is a premier traditional, 2-week West Virginia summer camp minutes away from The Greenbrier, Homestead, and Snowshoe Ski Resort. Boys or girls, ages 7 - 15.

· Only one session allowed per camper.
· Session enrollment based on availability.
· Cannot be used by a current or previously enrolled Camp Twin Creeks camper.
· Only one Gift Certificate per family.
· $1,500 off for any additional children sent.
· No other discounts apply when using the gift certificate.
· Valid for new Camp Twin Creeks families only
· Sessions begin June 23

Camp Twin Creeks

If interested, please contact Ashanthi Kiridena

Summer Eureka Math 6 Group Forming

Chevy Chase Prep coaches students through successful middle and high school transitions all year around. This summer, we're pleased to offer Eureka Math 6 in a small class format. Our tentative dates are July 8 to August 2. Testing at Deal will allow students who have mastered the material to advance to Math 7 in 6th grade.

We have extensive experience with math acceleration, academic writing, standardized test preparation, and competitive school placements. Local references attest to our expertise, and to students' confidence and performance on standardized tests. We're Lafayette neighbors who offer DCPS and family discounts, and we're 100 percent woman-owned.

Please visit us on the web at: Chevy Chase Prep, and email us at chevychaseprep@gmail.com

Maggie Ronkin
Founding Owner
202-670-7885


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