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Lafayette Gives Back Coat Drive begins this Friday

Feel that chill in the air? Imagine if your child didn’t have a coat. For many families in our community, this is an unfortunate reality. Please help students in need our sister school Takoma Elementary by donating a new or gently used coat to the Lafayette Gives Back annual coat drive. Beginning Friday October 22, we are...

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Book fair fun starts November 1st!

Get ready for one of our favorite events, our annual book fair!  We are helping to support student reading by offering an online Follett Book Fair from Monday, November 1st to Sunday, November 14th. To keep our students and community safe, our book fair will again be online-only this...

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Be Sure to Follow Us on Facebook and Instagram

Be sure to follow Lafayette on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date on news. Links here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteDCPS Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lafayetteelementaryschool

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Volunteers Needed for the Fall Festival!

We are still in need of volunteers for our Fall Festival on Saturday, October 23. If you are able to help that day or before, please click on this link to view volunteer opportunities and help support Lafayette!  

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Say Hello to Our Mascot and Hear More about Lafayette’s Fall Festival

On Saturday, October 23rd from 2-6 p.m., come out and celebrate one of Lafayette’s favorite get togethers, the Fall Festival! This year’s lineup includes live music, carnival games, inflatables, pumpkin painting, food vendors and more. Buy your bracelets and grab your blankets and lawn chairs because you won’t want to...

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Lafayette Gives Back Book Drive Ends Tomorrow, Wednesday Oct 20!

Our annual book drive to benefit Takoma Elementary School (TES) is underway. Every year we collect books that will be given to the TES community. Many students there do not have access to books at home and this book drive is a huge help. We will be collecting books...

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2nd and 3rd Grade Choir News!

Hello 2nd and 3rd grade families! Happy start of the school year!   For the time being, all 2nd and 3rd grade students are invited to join choir virtually; I will be posting weekly rehearsal videos on Day 1 of each cycle. Your students can find the rehearsal videos...

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Get Your Tickets to the Fall Festival Today!

On Saturday, October 23rd from 2-6 p.m., come out and celebrate one of Lafayette’s favorite get togethers, the Fall Festival! This year’s lineup includes live music, carnival games, inflatables, pumpkin painting, food vendors and of course, the fifth grade haunted house. Buy your bracelets and grab your blankets and lawn...

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4th and 5th Grade Basketball Team News

Calling all parents of Lafayette 4th and 5th grade ballers!!!  Yes, basketball season is finally back…and better than ever!  If your child is interested in trying out for one of our basketball teams,  then join us for an interest meeting on TEAMS – at 6:30pm October 21st, 2021.  Hope to see...

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Save the Date: Student Portrait Day is Friday, October 22

Mark your calendars! Freed Portrait Day for students is Friday, October 22. Your student will have their individual photo taken outside. We will NOT be having group photos. All orders will be done online and nothing needs to be purchased in advance. More information can be found on this...

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