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Voting Closes Monday for HSA and LSAT Elections!

Each year, the Home School Association and Local School Advisory Team hold elections for each group. For efficiency and convenience, the elections are held concurrently. The Home School Association is a volunteer group focused on bringing the school community closer together and fundraising to support the school budget gap...

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Sounds of Summer Virtual Concert-Watch Now!

Here is the link to the Sounds of Summer Virtual Concert! Feel free to start and stop as needed and also to download the file to keep. We hope you enjoy and congratulations to all of our performers. Have a wonderful night celebrating and special thanks to Ms. Perll...

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Community Announcements

Janney+Summer Camp Janney Plus Programs are excited to announce plans for Janney+Summer Camp.  Registration is now open, and we’re thrilled to extend the invitation to students at Lafayette! Summer Camp will provide students a much needed opportunity to socialize and play while also engaging in exciting and fun vendor led programming.  We’re bringing...

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Join the Lafayette Elementary SPARK team to celebrate the renaming of Lafayette Pointer Park

NOTE THE NEW START TIME! Join Mayor Bowser at Lafayette-Pointer Park on June 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to dedicate the new Recreation Center and unveil two new historic signs that reclaim the lost history of the African-American community that once lived there. Historic Chevy Chase DC has organized...

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Announcing our 2021 Marquis de Lafayette Award Recipients

Each year, the HSA recognizes teachers, staff members, parents, or other members of the community for outstanding and sustained service to the Lafayette community through our Marquis de Lafayette Awards.  Our recipients will be recognized as a part of our final General Meeting on Monday, June 14 at 6:30...

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Want Your Former 3rd or 4th Grader’s Fabulous Art from School Year 19-20?

IT’S YOUR TURN CURRENT 4TH AND 5TH GRADERS! I will be setting out boxes with art portfolios in them for you to claim this week, Wednesday June 9-Friday June 11. Portfolios will be organized alphabetically by FIRST name UNDER THEIR LAST YEAR’S TEACHER. For more info about our projects and units, also pick up a...

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Congratulations Lafayette Artists and Musicians!

The following Lafayette students had art selected for this year’s DCPS Citywide Art Show “Rep My City 2021”! To view Lafayette’s art and the rest of the City’s submissions, go to and click on Elementary schools, Lafayette, “go to link”, and then scroll through the fabulous works… make sure to...

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Sounds of Summer Virtual Concert Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 9 at 5:45pm

Be prepared to be impressed with the fabulous talent of Lafayette Elementary school. Our students have worked hard to prepare performances for you and we are very excited to present this concert to you. You’ll see magic tricks, yo-yo tricks, singers, dancers, and people playing instruments. We hope you...

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Help Support Lafayette with Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile just sent $164 for this past quarter to Lafayette’s HSA. If you shop on and have not yet designated a charity, please consider making Lafayette’s HSA your charity recipient, for no extra cost to you!  Use this link when you shop next:

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All Clear This Morning

Good morning everyone –    This morning we started with the suspicion of a gas leak.  Therefore we adjusted arrival for all students and staff to remain outside the building and called the fire department.  They arrived, assessed the situation, and we were given the all clear.   All...

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