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Please join us for the Lafayette Elementary School Summer Camp Expo 12/4/21 from 10-Noon

Dreaming of warmer weather? Looking for some fun this summer?    Please join us for the Lafayette Elementary School Summer Camp Expo   Saturday, December 4th  10AM to Noon 5701 Broad Branch Rd NW    With vaccination rates for kids increasing at a good clip, it’s starting to feel...

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Parents of Students of Color Meeting 12/9/21 at 7:30pm

Sponsored by Lafayette’s Racial Equity Committee and Home-School Association, this is an affinity space for any parents of students of color (defined as non-white students: Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, Black, etc.)  This year the group is meeting virtually every other month, and the format for our December meeting will be as follows:  7:30-8:00 – Parents, Administrators, and REC...

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Attention Kindergarten Families: December Drop-Off Volunteers Needed

Calling all Kindergarten parents! Each month a different grade is assigned to assist with drop-off, and December is assigned to the Kindergarten class.  Ideally we have 4 parent volunteers per day. Please click on the this link to sign up and look to fill days that have two or...

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Bear Fund Week Starts November 29

Get ready for Bear Fund Week! From November 29th through December 3rd, let’s come together as a community in support of Lafayette. Our goal is to increase participation in the Bear Fund and raise $120,000 to enhance learning for our students. Donations at all levels are greatly appreciated and...

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The November Edition of Cub Facts is Here!

Twenty-two 4th and 5th Grade Students worked hard to create the latest edition of Cub Facts! Enjoy the poems, short stories, coloring activities, mazes, and more that they wrote/created for our Pre-K and Kindergarten Students. Our youngest Lafayette students will also have a hard copy to share.    Click...

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COVID Notification 11/21/21

November 21, 2021    Dear Lafayette Elementary School,     This letter is to inform you that an individual who was last present at Lafayette on November 18 has since reported a positive test for coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is no longer on campus and will not return until medically cleared.     As determined by the...

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Winter Magic Virtual Concert

Ms. Perll and Ms. Gemar are thrilled to announce the 2nd Annual Winter Magic Virtual Concert taking place on Thursday, December 16th at 6:00pm EST! Please see this flyer for all information regarding concert submissions! If you have any questions, please feel free to email Ms. Gemar at  or...

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Vaccine Clinic at Lafayette Saturday, Nov 20 from 10am-2pm

The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way for us to help stop the spread of the virus and keep our community safe. On November 2, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that children ages 5 and older are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.    To help DCPS...

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Artist Pop-up Show, Sunday November 28 12-4pm @ PNC Bank Parking Lot

  Ch/Art – Chevy Chase local artists group is hosting our second Pop Up Show at PNC Parking Lot, 5530 Connecticut Avenue NW, on Sunday, November 28 from 12-4 pm, in celebration of the International Artist Day.  We will have a new selection of painters, sculptors and jewelers sharing...

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Shop at Child’s Play and Support Lafayette Tonight!

Start your holiday shopping early with the Lafayette Child’s Play Virtual Shopping Event! This year, Child’s Play is making it even easier for you to shop while raising money for Lafayette. Starting midnight on November 15th through 11:59 pm on November 16th access more than 6,000 items from the safety...

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