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The Lafayette 2020-21 Bear Fund Drive Has Begun! Please Give!

Welcome to the Lafayette annual fundraiser! The Bear Fund is our school fundraiser that supports the Peace program, teacher supplies, scholarships, and so much more. In this challenging year, the Bear Fund remains more critical to school support than ever.  The Bear Fund has allowed Lafayette to rise up...

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Lafayette Gives Back Book Donation Thank You!

A huge THANK YOU to the entire Lafayette community for your generous donations to our book drive! This afternoon, we delivered 30 boxes of books to our sister school Takoma Education Campus (TEC). The best part was watching a TEC student pick out some new books. Thanks to our awesome...

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Survey on DCPS Social Studies Standards

DC’s State Board of Education is soliciting public feedback on DC’s current Social Studies Standards until 10/6. This is a great opportunity for DCPS parents and students to provide constructive feedback on the standards and how they can be improved so that the standards are culturally responsive, anti-racist, impart important...

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A Note From The HSA and Two Reminders!

We hope you are finding some balance in this new (temporary) normal. We, like you, have had great days and not so great days; but, we recognize the privilege we have to be surrounded by a teaching staff, administration, and parent community who work tirelessly towards a common goal...

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Important: Special Subjects News!

Because you have asked… Good to know info about your child’s specials: Kindergarten has live PE, Library, Spanish, and Art/Music each week. Grade 1 has live Art, Music, PE, Peace, Library, and Spanish classes every week. Grade 2-5 has alternating live Art, Music, Peace, and Spanish on an A/B...

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Vote Now for HSA and LSAT Candidates

Thank you for your continued support of our school community as well as engagement with our two Home School Association votes thus far. The pandemic delayed our election (usually held in the spring) for both the Home School Association and Local School Advisory Team. These are usually separate elections...

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Save the Date: Potomac Pizza Night October 7th

Join us for the first Potomac Pizza Night of the school year! This is a GREAT way to raise money for Lafayette, support a neighborhood business, and enjoy a night-off from dinner prep!  On Wednesday October 7, Potomac Pizza will donate 20% of all evening sales from dine-in, take-out...

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Kid Connect Chats Are Live

Kid Connect Chats started on Thursday, September 24 for our students in grades one through five! Kid Connect is a virtual space for students at Lafayette to connect and socialize. Chats are held weekly and monitored by members of the Kid Connect committee. This year’s topics include puppies, graphic...

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A Note From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – This week we mourn the loss of a pioneer and a warrior for women’s rights, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  The year 2020 continues to provide us with countless invaluable lessons on resilience, civic responsibilities, and the power of community working together.  This fall, there will...

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Lafayette Gives Back

Happy new school year, Lafayette Families! We are the co-chairs of Lafayette’s community service program, Lafayette Gives Back, and are excited to announce some socially distant ways for your families to participate in giving back during the first term of the 2020-2021 school year. Many of these activities will...

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