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Please join us for the Lafayette Elementary School Summer Camp Expo 12/4/21 from 10-Noon

Dreaming of warmer weather? Looking for some fun this summer?    Please join us for the Lafayette Elementary School Summer Camp Expo   Saturday, December 4th  10AM to Noon 5701 Broad Branch Rd NW    With vaccination rates for kids increasing at a good clip, it’s starting to feel...

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Parents of Students of Color Meeting 12/9/21 at 7:30pm

Sponsored by Lafayette’s Racial Equity Committee and Home-School Association, this is an affinity space for any parents of students of color (defined as non-white students: Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, Black, etc.)  This year the group is meeting virtually every other month, and the format for our December meeting will be as follows:  7:30-8:00 – Parents, Administrators, and REC...

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Attention Kindergarten Families: December Drop-Off Volunteers Needed

Calling all Kindergarten parents! Each month a different grade is assigned to assist with drop-off, and December is assigned to the Kindergarten class.  Ideally we have 4 parent volunteers per day. Please click on the this link to sign up and look to fill days that have two or...

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Bear Fund Week Starts November 29

Get ready for Bear Fund Week! From November 29th through December 3rd, let’s come together as a community in support of Lafayette. Our goal is to increase participation in the Bear Fund and raise $120,000 to enhance learning for our students. Donations at all levels are greatly appreciated and...

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The November Edition of Cub Facts is Here!

Twenty-two 4th and 5th Grade Students worked hard to create the latest edition of Cub Facts! Enjoy the poems, short stories, coloring activities, mazes, and more that they wrote/created for our Pre-K and Kindergarten Students. Our youngest Lafayette students will also have a hard copy to share.    Click...

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COVID Notification 11/21/21

November 21, 2021    Dear Lafayette Elementary School,     This letter is to inform you that an individual who was last present at Lafayette on November 18 has since reported a positive test for coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is no longer on campus and will not return until medically cleared.     As determined by the...

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Winter Magic Virtual Concert

Ms. Perll and Ms. Gemar are thrilled to announce the 2nd Annual Winter Magic Virtual Concert taking place on Thursday, December 16th at 6:00pm EST! Please see this flyer for all information regarding concert submissions! If you have any questions, please feel free to email Ms. Gemar at  or...

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Vaccine Clinic at Lafayette Saturday, Nov 20 from 10am-2pm

The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way for us to help stop the spread of the virus and keep our community safe. On November 2, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that children ages 5 and older are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.    To help DCPS...

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Shop at Child’s Play and Support Lafayette Tonight!

Start your holiday shopping early with the Lafayette Child’s Play Virtual Shopping Event! This year, Child’s Play is making it even easier for you to shop while raising money for Lafayette. Starting midnight on November 15th through 11:59 pm on November 16th access more than 6,000 items from the safety...

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Upcoming

Nov 29
  • Bear Fund Week

     
Dec 4
  • Summer Camp Expo

    10:00 am

    Lafayette Elementary School, 5701 Broad Branch Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015, USA

    Please join us for the Lafayette Elementary School Summer Camp Expo

    With vaccination rates for kids increasing at a good clip, it’s starting to feel like we could get back to normal-ish life soon. And of course, this means a return summer camp where our children will meet new friends and create a lifetime of memories. 

    The event will coincide with the neighborhood farmer’s market on Broad Branch Road, in front of Lafayette Elementary School,  between the playground and Broad Branch Market.  


    Plan early for summer 2022.  Get inspired.  Meet camp staff and familiarize yourself with local programs.  

     
Dec 7
  • HSA General Meeting

    7:00 pm

    Zoom

    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81120101227?pwd=bVRHejNYZW1RdnJGSjV4SHlCUGkyUT09

     
Dec 9
  • Parents of Students of Color Meeting

    7:30 pm


    Sponsored by Lafayette's Racial Equity Committee and Home-School Association, this is an affinity space for any parents of students of color (defined as non-white students: Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, Black, etc.)  This year the group is meeting virtually every other month, and the format for our December meeting will be as follows: 

    7:30-8:00 - Parents, Administrators, and REC members will give updates, answer questions, and discuss current school events. 
    8:00-8:30 Admin leaves; REC members and parents host an open forum to discuss any parent-driven topics, questions, or concerns. 
    We hope you can join us at the link below:

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    Microsoft Teams meeting

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Dec 11
  • Cookies & Code

     
  • Vaccine Clinic

    10:00 am

     
Dec 15
  • Winter Concert

     
Dec 21
Dec 23
  • No School for Students

     
Jan 12
  • Lafayette Potomac Pizza Giveback Night

     
Jan 17
  • MLK Day-No School for Students

     
Jan 18
Jan 25
Jan 26
  • End of Term-No School for Students

     
Feb 8
  • HSA Board Meeting

    7:00 pm

     
Feb 15