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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 start 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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Meet the LSAT Candidates

Please see the below candidate statements for the 2020-21 Local School Advisory Board (LSAT). The pandemic delayed our election (usually held in the spring) so we will hold a virtual vote starting shortly and ending on September 30. Please take a moment to read the statements of interest by...

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Specials Rotation for Grades 2-5

For clarity, we have added the rotating specials schedule to the HSA calendar. Also, please see below for additional details on the weeks for A/B. Week of Sept 21-B Week of Sept 28-A Week of Oct 5-B Week of Oct 12-A Week of Oct 19-B Week of Oct 26-A...

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