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Safety Protocols Parent Huddle Presentations and Recordings

ReOpening Safety Protocols Parent Huddle Thanks to everyone who joined us Thursday evening to learn more about the safety protocols, COVID testing, and COVD response as we gear up to open in a week! If you missed the huddle or would like to have access to the slides, the...

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Lafayette LSAT Recommendation on the DCPS Proposal to Either Reduce Pre-K Classrooms or Move the Pre-K Program to the Military Road School

Executive Summary (see link for entire letter): While we appreciate DCPS’ efforts to address enrollment growth issues at Lafayette, the Local School Advisory Team must emphasize that the process of notification, community engagement, and information flow around the rollout of the proposal has been incredibly detrimental to our ability...

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The spelling bee starts Monday, 1/25!

It’s time for Lafayette’s annual spelling bee!  Instead of a live bee, we’ll be using Scripps’ official online testing platform.  Students in grades three through five have between Monday, January 25 and Thursday, January 28 to take the test.  The students with the three top scores will advance to the cluster bee...

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ReOpen Next Steps – Parent Huddle Tonight

ReOpen Next Steps – 1/21/21 We are truly at the dawning of a new day – we have a new president, a new vice president, and we’re only days away from reopening schools in person.  Below is pertinent information to keep you up to date: Waitlist and in person...

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News from the Art Room

This is a great time to take stock of your child’s art supplies before we go into a new semester and some of your children go back into the building! They will still need their own personal supplies for art:)   Important: Please make sure your child has a 9X12...

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Parent Huddle “Office Hours” Tonight at 6:30 pm

This evening we will have an open “office hours” Parent Huddle.  I will be answering any questions about the ReOpen Models and student selection.  However, I will not be sharing any new information.  If you feel confident in your knowledge of ReOpening so far, no need to join us! ...

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Thank you for supporting the book fair!

Our book fair was very different this year, but our community still showed up to support literacy!  Thank you to everyone who promoted the book fair to friends and families, and many thanks for everyone who purchased books.  Together, we raised $1,683.20 to expand our classroom libraries! I owe...

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Social Story for Re-opening

Lafayette’s Mental Health Team has created an interactive social story to preview some of the re-open changes.  Learn about flexibility with Ms. Ayers and some Sesame Street friends!  The MHT shares their own strategies for coping with change.  The social story explains why not everyone will be returning to...

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ReOpen FAQ – Please read as you are making decisions!

Return to In Person Learning – FAQ January 11, 2021 Can my student remain virtual? Yes!!!  Always! Can I start in person and then return to virtual? Yes.  We can accommodate a return to virtual instruction.  Can my student start virtually and then return to in person learning later...

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News from the Art Room

Congratulations to the following Lafayette students whose Indian Welcome Kolam art (along with other DCPS arts students and area artists) will be included in a regional art installation near the Capitol in honor of the inauguration.  5th graders- Bella Daulton, Ellie Widor, Alexis Larson, Maura Cohen, Nandini Chambery, Imani Diallo,...

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