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Reminder: Important Information for the 2021-22 School Year

As we begin preparing for in-person learning in the fall, we are reviewing health documents and immunization records over the summer. As you may know, DCPS/DC Health has implemented a “No Shots, No School” exclusion policy to help keep our students and staff safe. We are asking that all parents provide up...

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Last Chance to Order 5th Grade Promotion Portraits!

Click here to order your fifth graders promotion portrait from Freed Photography. 

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Read and win prizes this summer with a free computer tutor!

DCPS is partnering with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education, D.C. Public Library, HMH, our region’s professional sports teams and others for the Read 20: DC Reads with Amira initiative to provide an opportunity to support your child’s reading skills over the summer!  Through this partnership, every DCPS student...

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Watch the 5th Grade Promotion!

Congratulations to all of our 5th Grade Promotees! Enjoy watching your ceremony, well wishes from your amazing teachers, and picture slideshows. Watch the promotion ceremony here and here’s a link with the powerpoint, speeches and slideshow.    We wish you all the best in Middle School!   *Special thanks...

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New Broad Branch Market Art Show!

Congratulations to some talented grade 3 artists, whose landform inspired oil pastel watercolor resist art from last school year graces the BBM candy room (which should be re-opening in August)! We are so excited for: Zurie Chavet, Kiki Czerwinski, Hannah Keefe, Claude Kelly,  Dax Khoo, Jude Ledder,  Alya Olson, Fiona Rising,...

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Welcome to a summer of reading!

Just a few days of school left, and then it’s time to relax, spend time outdoors and read for fun!  The Literacy Committee is pleased to share this year’s summer reading guide.  This document is filled with information on finding free ebooks and audiobooks, fun reading activities and book...

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End of Year Announcements and Information

Dear Families – Thank you for everything this year.  It has been quite a year.  Below are some very important end of year announcements ranging from aftercare to summer reading lists, as well as important dates for the fall.   Please take time to read through the announcements thoroughly.  Also,...

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HSA and LSAT 2021/22 Election Results

The results are in! Thanks to everyone in the Lafayette community who took the time to vote in the Home & School Association Board and Local School Advisory Team elections. Elections were open for a full week from June 7-14 and one vote was allotted per parent/guardian.   With...

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Last Cub Facts of the Year!

To all those young and young at heart, we hope you have enjoyed reading the stories and poems, and doing the activities in this magazine. A special shoutout to the following students who have worked so hard this year to make this happen every month: Camille Allee, Elizabeth Burke, Riley...

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Aug 28
  • Popsicle Social for New Families

    Lafayette-Pointer Park

Aug 30
  • First Day of School

Sep 2
  • First Day of School for Pre-K Students

Sep 6
  • Labor Day-No School

Sep 21
  • HSA General Meeting

    7:30 pm

Sep 25
  • Welcome Back Movie Night

Oct 6
  • Walk/Bike to School Day

Oct 7
  • Parent Teacher Conferences-No School for Students

Oct 8
  • No School for Students-Professional Day

Oct 11
  • Holiday-No School for Students

Oct 23
  • Fall Festival

Nov 2
  • No School for Students

Nov 5
  • End of Term-No School for Students

Nov 11
  • Holiday-No School for Students

Nov 24
  • Holiday-No School for Students

Dec 23
  • No School for Students