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Parents University: Talking About Race

The next DCPS Parent University will feature the amazing women who have created The AntiRacist Table. I’ve been working with them for a few months and I can testify that they are amazing people who have done some deep work about how to talk with children about racism. Their...

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LSAT Re-Open planning meeting tomorrow at 7 am (11/24/2020)

Dear families, Lafayette’s Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) will be conducting a Re-Open Planning Meeting tomorrow (Tuesday), November 24 at 7 am.  This meeting is part of the LSAT team’s new duties in informing the school’s re-opening process.  All LSAT meetings are open to members of the Lafayette community.  Interested...

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A to Z Directories Are Here!

Copies of the A to Z Directory will be available outside the front doors of the school during Thanksgiving week, Tuesday-Friday in conjunction with the book drive.  Please take only one copy per family to ensure there are enough.  Tables will be set up under the overhang at the front doors...

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Join Us This Week for a Book Swap!

Need some new books to read? The HSA is organizing a drop-off, pick-up book swap outside the front doors of the school this week, Tuesday-Friday, to help people refresh their home libraries. We are asking families to drop off books on Tuesday, November 24. There will be four tables, organized by...

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Peace Class Videos

I have been gathering my videos on various aspects of the Peace program – mindfulness practices, stories, inspiration for kindness, games, etc. for you and your kids to access to compliment the live Peace Classes.  You can find them at https://wke.lt/w/s/stDxpS or at the bottom of your child’s Canvas page where...

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Calling all Parents of Students of Color

The Lafayette Racial Equity Committee would like to invite you to our first virtual meeting of the year on Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30pm. At this meeting we will spend some time getting to know one another and discussing your priorities for future meetings and events throughout the school...

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November Cub Facts is Here!

Attention Pre-K and Kindergarten friends (and all of you who are young at heart and want to have some fun)! 4th and 5th Grade students have worked hard to create another exciting Cub Facts for you to enjoy. You’ll find poems, stories, jokes, and many different activity pages to...

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Save the Date for the Lafayette Winter Virtual Concert Dec. 17 & Audition Info

You’re invited to the Lafayette Winter Magic Virtual Concert on Thursday, December 17th at 7:00pm EST! Please save the date and join us for an evening of performances by our very own Lafayette singers, dancers and instrumentalists, followed by a family sing-a-long! See the flyers below to audition if...

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Parent Meetings and ReOpen Updates

Below are several significant updates and reminders as we are looking to wrap up the second week of Term 2.  Please take some time and read through the entirety of the message!  I hope to see you all either tonight or Thursday night in the parent meetings! Upcoming Parent...

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Upcoming

Nov 27
  • Book Swap

    9:30 am

    Under the awning at the front of the school

    Refresh your home library and pick up books! Please treat it as a “Drop one, take one” exchange (i.e. if you’ve brought in 2 books, you may take 2 books). Tables will be set up under the overhang at the front doors of the school on Broad Branch Rd. from 9:30AM – 3:30PM Tuesday, Nov. 24 – Friday, Nov. 27th. Any remaining books will be donated after Friday, November 27th. Just a reminder to wear a mask and self-enforce social distancing. We will also have the A-Z family directory available for pick up!

     
Nov 29
  • Scholastic Online Book Fair

    This year, our Scholastic book fair will be entirely online!  Purchases will be shipped directly to home addresses.  Profits will be used to expand classroom libraries and to increase literacy at our school.  Go to the book fair website to start your shopping!

     
Dec 1
  • Parents of Students of Color Meeting

    6:30 pm

    Microsoft Teams

    The Lafayette Racial Equity Committee would like to invite you to our first virtual meeting of the year on Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30pm. At this meeting we will spend some time getting to know one another and discussing your priorities for future meetings and events throughout the school year. Please plan to attend if possible!

    Tuesday 12/1/20 6:30pm

    Join us on Microsoft Teams on your computer or mobile app

    Click here to join the meeting

     
Dec 2
Dec 3
Dec 7
Dec 9
Dec 10
Dec 14
  • My School DC Lottery Opens

     
Dec 15
Dec 16
Dec 17
Dec 23
  • No School - Winter Recess

     
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