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Parent Huddle “Office Hours” Tonight at 6:30 pm

This evening we will have an open “office hours” Parent Huddle.  I will be answering any questions about the ReOpen Models and student selection.  However, I will not be sharing any new information.  If you feel confident in your knowledge of ReOpening so far, no need to join us! ...

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Thank you for supporting the book fair!

Our book fair was very different this year, but our community still showed up to support literacy!  Thank you to everyone who promoted the book fair to friends and families, and many thanks for everyone who purchased books.  Together, we raised $1,683.20 to expand our classroom libraries! I owe...

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Social Story for Re-opening

Lafayette’s Mental Health Team has created an interactive social story to preview some of the re-open changes.  Learn about flexibility with Ms. Ayers and some Sesame Street friends!  The MHT shares their own strategies for coping with change.  The social story explains why not everyone will be returning to...

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ReOpen FAQ – Please read as you are making decisions!

Return to In Person Learning – FAQ January 11, 2021 Can my student remain virtual? Yes!!!  Always! Can I start in person and then return to virtual? Yes.  We can accommodate a return to virtual instruction.  Can my student start virtually and then return to in person learning later...

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News from the Art Room

Congratulations to the following Lafayette students whose Indian Welcome Kolam art (along with other DCPS arts students and area artists) will be included in a regional art installation near the Capitol in honor of the inauguration.  5th graders- Bella Daulton, Ellie Widor, Alexis Larson, Maura Cohen, Nandini Chambery, Imani Diallo,...

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RESCHEDULED: Math Book Distribution Wednesday, January 13

Last week we had to abruptly end our math book distribution due unexpected events in our city and some families were unable to secure math workbooks for their students. On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, from 12:30-5:30 we will host a second round of book distributions for students in grades K-4, who were unable to...

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Parents of Students of Color Meeting Wednesday January 13

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, 1/13/21 (and the second Wednesday of each month moving forward) for the Racial Equity Committee’s open forum for Parents of Students of Color. We invite all parents of students of color to join with members of our committee for discussion on Lafayette current events....

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REMINDER! Potomac Pizza Night Wednesday, January 13

Join us for the second Potomac Pizza Night! This is a GREAT way to raise money for Lafayette, support a neighborhood business, and enjoy a night-off from dinner prep!  On Wednesday January 13, Potomac Pizza will donate 20% of all evening sales from dine-in, take-out or delivery to our...

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Announcing our ReOpen Models and Staffing

Thank you for everyone’s time and feedback as we worked as a community to establish our plans for ReOpening.  Our LSAT and teaching teams spent countless hours working on models and reviewing your feedback.  Thank you also to all of you who attended our community meetings and provided feedback. ...

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Jan 18
  • No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 19
  • No School

Jan 20
  • No School

Jan 21
Jan 25
  • HSA Board Meeting

    7:30 pm


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Jan 28
  • No school-Professional Development Day

Jan 29
  • No School - Records Day, End of Term 2

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Feb 15
  • No School - Presidents' Day

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