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Update on FoodPrints Program

If you have been in the building lately, you may have wondered what that amazing aroma wafting through the hallways at Lafayette was. This year we began FoodPrints, a FRESHFARM program in partnership with DC Public Schools, which brings together a kitchen classroom, a school garden, and a standards-based curriculum to engage...

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Auction 2018 Thank You! Plus, See a Slide Show of all the Fun!

As we wrap up Auction 2018, “St. Paddy’s Day Bash”, we want to take a moment to thank all of the savage leprechauns that helped us fill our pots of gold at this year’s Auction.  So, to…  …the solicitors. Without them, it would have been a wee bit difficult to have a...

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March is Arts in Our Schools Month!

Celebrating the arts is what we do at Lafayette every day! Here are a few of the many highlights from the art room this month: We are in the thick of editing and illustrating our beloved art and literary anthology: IMAGES. Next up, scanning and layout! Hand prints for the...

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Schedule of Events and Key Info for Tomorrow’s St. Paddy’s Day Auction Bash!!

Schedule of Events:  6:00 – Golden L Reception  6:00 – Silent Online Auction Opens (except Parties)  7:00 – Let the Party Begin!  7:30 – Lafayette Parties Open  7:30 – Dinner is Served!  8:20 – Teacher Treats Closed  8:30 – Class Creations Closed  8:45 – Silent Auction Closed  9:00 –...

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Music In Our Schools Month – March 22nd Concert Reminder

March is Music and Art in Our Schools Month! We’ve been celebrating all month with special music and art related themes in school. We plan to end the month strong with a fun filled concert. Here’s everything you should know: ​The concert is set for Thursday, March 22nd @ 2:00 and...

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Get to Know The Pre-K Teachers

Robert “Bobby” Johnson started teaching at Lafayette in 1983! He teaches Pre-K in Rainbow Base with Ms. Warbington. Mr. Johnson was the first black male early childhood teacher to teach Pre-K! He has coached the boys and girls basketball teams and considered the Lafayette Bears one of his favorite...

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Amazon Smile: Triple Impact for Lafayette Through March 31

3x Your Impact! From March 12-31, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first purchase! Go to and Amazon donates to Lafayette Home and School Association D C Public School. Be sure to check that your account is set up to credit “Lafayette Home and School Association D C Public School” and start shopping! To find out...

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Auction 2018 This Saturday! Tickets Still Available

St. Paddy’s Day Bash – Saturday, March 17th at 7 PM Tickets So, you missed the deadline to buy $75 tickets—what a holy show. Don’t be daft and miss the next deadline…tickets are $90/person through 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17th . Click here to buy your tickets today. Alright? Grand! Get Your Green...

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Final Pizza Night of the School Year on March 14

What better thing to do on National Pi Day, in addition to running 3.14 and eating pie, but how about some pizza pie! Join us again on 3/14 for our 3rd and final Potomac Pizza Night of the school year. Let’s make it a good one as 20% of...

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Mar 19
  • Scholastic Book Fair

Mar 20
  • Open House & Tour

    9:00 am

Mar 21
  • HSA Board Meeting

    6:30 pm

Mar 22
  • Music in Our Schools Concert

    Our Schools Concert

Mar 26
  • Spring Break

Apr 1
  • April: Disabilities Awareness Month

  • Galley Gives Back Week

Apr 2
  • School Resumes

Apr 4
  • HSA Fundraising Small Group Session I

    6:30 pm

Apr 5
  • HSA General Meeting

    7:00 pm

Apr 6
  • Lafayette Gives Back Activity

  • Early Dismissal - End-of-Term

    12:15 pm

Apr 9
  • FLEX Spring Session Begins

Apr 10
  • HSA Small Group Session II - Bear Fund/Membership

    6:30 pm

Apr 13
  • LSAT Meeting

    7:30 am

Apr 16
  • No School - Emancipation Day

Apr 19
  • ASAT Meeting

    6:30 pm

  • HSA Fundraising Small Group Session III - Events

    7:00 pm

Apr 20
  • Small Group Fundraising Meeting

    6:30 pm