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PLEASE COME HELP SHOVEL LAFAYETTE’S PLAYGROUNDS – MONDAY 1/17 @ 1pm

Dear Lafayette Families,   Please come help shovel Lafayette’s playgrounds on Monday, January 17 at 1pm and bring your own shovel!   There will not be anyone overseeing this effort – so please follow these basic guidelines: – FOCUS ON THE PLAYGROUNDS (all of them) and the Sport Court...

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The Spelling Bee begins Saturday!

It’s time for Lafayette’s annual spelling bee!  Instead of a live bee, we’ll be using Scripps’ official online testing platform.  Students in grades three through five have between Saturday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 25 to take the test.  The students with the three top scores will advance to the cluster bee in February.  To...

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COVID Notification 1/13/22

January 13, 2022   Dear Lafayette Elementary School,   This letter is to inform you that we have been notified of 4 reported positive cases of COVID-19 at your school. Any positive individuals are no longer on campus and will not return until medically cleared. Unless you have received...

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COVID Notification 1/13/22

January 13, 2022   Dear Lafayette Elementary School,   This letter is to inform you that we have been notified of 10 reported positive cases of COVID-19 at your school. Any positive individuals are no longer on campus and will not return until medically cleared. Unless you have received...

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LSAT Meeting Wednesday January 26

The LSAT would also like to note that our meeting time has changed and our next meeting will now be held on January 26 at 7:30am. Meeting link can be found here: Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in...

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Joint LSAT and HSA Budget Meeting

The LSAT and HSA will be hosting a joint online meeting for the community on Wednesday January 19 at 7 pm to discuss the 2022-2023 school and HSA budgets and get input from the community on budget priorities.   We hope members of the community will participate and share...

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Peace of Mind Conference January 29 10:30am-2:30pm

Ms. Ryden would like to invite you to join our Peace of Mind annual conference. The theme this year is “What Do Our Students Need Most Right Now” and will feature some amazing speakers including Lafayette’s very own Syreetta McArthur, Sophia Carre, and (hopefully) Jillian Diesner.   We’ll talk...

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From the Art Room- Celebrating the Power of Love!

This past fall, student artists at Lafayette, across D.C. and the entire U.S., contributed art to the American Love Project! The project is inspired by the belief that if we combine the ideals our country was founded on with the power of art, the creativity of the human spirit and...

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Lafayette Gives Back: Thank You and Day of Service Information

Happy new year! We know things are off to a nutty start with omicron and snowstorms but we wanted to take a moment to give huge thanks to the incredibly generous and energetic Lafayette community for the amazing work of 2021. We went into “drive overdrive” there for a bit with...

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Upcoming

Jan 17
  • MLK Day-No School for Students

     
Jan 18
Jan 19
Jan 20
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Book Club

    7:00 pm

    Zoom

    The HSA diversity, equity and inclusion committee would like to invite parents in the community to join a bookclub focused on books that examine topics of racial equity and justice and that highlight the stories and storytelling of diverse authors. Our first book will be "The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas.

     
Jan 22
  • Hike and Playdate sponsored by the HSA DEI committee and Parents of Students of Color

     
Jan 25
Jan 26
Jan 29
Feb 8
Feb 15
Feb 21
  • No School for Students

     
Mar 8
  • HSA Board Meeting

    7:00 pm

     
Mar 10
  • Parent Teacher Conferences-No School for Students

     
Mar 11
  • Professional Day-No School for Students