Helpful Information from DCPS

Dear Lafayette Families –  Below are several helpful links and letters from DCPS: 2019-2020 School Calendar 2019-2020 Enrollment Forms Letter from Chancellor Ferebee regarding PARCC (3rd – 5th grades) Annual Asbestos Letter Happy Reading! Dr. B  

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Lafayette Renovation FY20

Dear Lafayette Families – I am writing to share great news – this year’s Capital Improvement Project budget proposed by the Mayor’s office, includes an internal renovation for our building.  The proposed renovation includes finishing space in the basement for classrooms to increase the overall capacity of our building...

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Save Your Box Tops!

HSA and Student Council are collecting box tops again this year! Please send them into your homeroom teacher! Classes with the most box tops per month will win a prize. Any questions see Ms. Rogers/Mrs. Swartz.

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Don’t Forget to Fill Out Your DCPS Panorama Survey

Lafayette families with email addresses on file with the district should have received receive a confidential Panorama Survey to complete. If you do not have an email on file, you can complete the survey at either of the following links: Panorama Surveys or DCPS Family. If a paper-based version of the...

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A Note from Dr. B: Enrollment Season Is Right Around the Corner

It was fantastic to see so many of you Saturday evening for the auction. All I can say is…WOW!!!!! What an evening! Much gratitude goes out to all of the volunteers that were part of making the magic happen this weekend, and the fearless auction co-chairs, Lara Kline and...

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month with a Raffle This Friday

GROW will be celebrating National Nutrition Month with a raffle drawing and smoothies for students in the cafeteria this Friday! All “Eat a Rainbow” sheets need to be handed in by Friday morning, March 22nd. Download here if the sheet has been lost or you need more.    

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Spring Auction Thank You

We are sending out a giant planet-sized bear hug of thanks to the tremendous families of Lafayette for this year's successful Spring Auction, Diplomatic Ties! See a slide show of the event and consider buying one of the still-available items! Together we raised over $175,000 for the Lafayette...

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Special Subject Bulletin: Week of March 18

Get the details and how to register for Lafayette’s FIRST EVER FUN AND FITNESS NIGHT! Read about last week’s family mindfulness evening and about our exciting visit from rapper and mindfulness/Hip Hop instructor JusTme on Tuesday. Learn who is singing “Bustin’ Loose” and who is learning about “ostinatos” in...

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Family Fun and Fitness Night on March 20

Join us on Wednesday, March 20th from 6:30-8 pm for our first Family Fun and Fitness night. Lace up your sneakers because Lafayette is celebrating family fitness with health.moves.minds! What better way to honor our health than with jumping rope, cardio drumming or even yoga? Health moves minds is a community...

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Brick Sale Begins March 25

The annual sale of engraved bricks will begin next week on March 25, and run through April 10. Adding an engraved brick or paver stone to the courtyard in front of the school is a great way to honor your child, teachers, friends, and special moments. The engraved bricks...

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Last Call for Advance Tickets; Bidding has Begun for Some Items!

We’re just over 24 hours from Auction kickoff – Are you ready? Here’s your final checklist: It’s the last chance for advance ticket sales; click here. Peruse the catalog and make sure you are registered to bid here. Get your outfit ready! Where your most internationally inspired outfit or...

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Ready to Bid! Lafayette’s Diplomatic Auction Cable (Vol. 6)

Diplomatic Cable The Official Communiqué of the 2019 Lafayette Spring Auction   March 14, 2019- High Priority Every Bid Counts, Every Ticket Counts As we prepare for our global adventure this Saturday night, we want to highlight that your support at every level is important. The live Auction Catalog...

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Spring Flex Registration is Open

Registration for Flex After School activities is open for the spring session and closes March 25. There is availability for several classes that will be fun for your budding artist, performer, scientist or athlete. Find more information and sign up today!

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Update from the HSA Co-Presidents

Thanks to everyone who joined us at last week’s general meeting. We appreciate you giving up part of your evening time to hear about the work of the HSA. We also held two important votes – both the HSA’s 2019-2020 budget and the school’s request for the HSA to...

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Auction Preview Site is LIVE!

Today the Lafayette Spring Auction Site is LIVE! Review the more than 350 items you can bid on this year. Remember that ANYONE can bid on and win a Silent Auction or “Instant Bid” item from the Lafayette Auction. You just need to set up an account. NEW, this...

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A Message From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – We are T-minus 5 days until the annual HSA auction, “Diplomatic Ties”. Many thanks to Laura Kline and Chris Lisi, your auction co-chairs and their team of volunteers. There are many hundreds of (wo)man hours that have gone into making Saturday an amazing party and...

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Archery Team Captures State Championship

This past week end the Lafayette Archery Team participated in the 5th annual State Archery Tournament. The Lafayette team won its 5th state title! Lafayette sent almost 40 archers to participate. For some, it was their very first tournament, and they all performed admirably. We are so proud of...

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First Family Fun and Fitness Night Next Week

Join us on Wednesday, March 20th for our first Family Fun and Fitness night. Lace up your sneakers because Lafayette is celebrating family fitness with health.moves.minds! What better way to honor our health than with jumping rope, cardio drumming or even yoga? Health moves minds is a community service...

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Final Potomac Pizza Night!

Join us for the final Potomac Pizza Night of the school year! Plus it is pi day, so what better way to celebrate then a pie for pi. It will be the last evening, to support our school and you get dinner taken care of! 20% of all sales...

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Special Subjects Bulletin

Do you know your amygdala from your pre-frontal cortex? Want to know what the number 2,184 refers to? And who is gearing up for a puppet show? Want to get the details about Family Fitness Night? Or get the latest update from Tech class? Check out the newest edition...

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