Fall Festival Gratitude and Halloween Parade

THANK YOU to Tabitha Edgens, Jess Jones and all the volunteers who helped create such a MAGNIFICENT Fall Festival.  It was an absolutely delightful day of celebrating our families, our community, and listening to terrific music.  It was beyond amazing to see all of you who were able to join...

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Attention First Grade Families: November Drop-Off Line Volunteers Needed

Calling all 1st grade parents! Each month a different grade is assigned to assist with drop-off, and November is assigned to 1st grade.  Ideally we have 4 parent volunteers per day. Please click on the below link to sign up and look to fill days that have two or...

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Fall Festival Thanks

A huge thank you to our volunteers, administration, teachers, custodial staff, vendors, bands and of course, sponsors for making the Fall Festival possible. Special thanks to Jess Jones and Tabitha Edgens for leading this effort and planning such a wonderful festival. We hope everyone enjoyed a fun-filled day playing...

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Cub Facts is Back!

Cub Facts is a magazine for Pre-K and Kindergarten students, which is created by 4th and 5th Grade Students. Our first edition has a Halloween theme and can be found here. Students will also bring home hard copies of the magazine later this week. Way to go Cub Facts...

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Student Council Office Election Results

Congratulations to these student council members and great work by all who threw their hat in the race to run!   Student Council Office Election Results   4th President: Maya Chen-Race VP: Grayson Boehmler Secretary: Eli Trayner Treasurer: Lilah Anker-Scherer Historian: Miles Boehmler   5th President: Aileen Lynch VP:...

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Lafayette Gives Back Book Drive Donates 1,600 Books

Huge thank you to everyone who donated books and a special shout out to the parent and kid volunteers who  sorted the 1,600 donated books and then delivered them! In total, 49 boxes were donated to Takoma Elementary in time for distribution at its own fall festival.

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Lafayette Gives Back Annual Coat Drive Has Begun!

Please help students in need at our sister school Takoma Elementary by donating a new or gently used coat to the Lafayette Gives Back annual coat drive. We are accepting ALL sizes from infant through adult. We are also accepting other winter gear, such as hats, scarves, and gloves....

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4th & 5th Grade Basketball Try-Outs

If you were unable to join us Thursday evening for the Basketball Interest Meeting BUT you are interested in having your student try-out for either the Boy’s or Girl’s Basketball Team, please fill out this survey. Ms. Bosurgi, our AP and Athletic Coordinator, will assign your student a try-out...

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Fall Festival News & Volunteers Still Needed This Saturday

1. PICK UP YOUR PRE-ORDERED BRACELETS & TEES! In an effort to ease congestion on the day of Fall Festival, families are encouraged to pickup their all-access bracelets at the Farmer’s Market site (corner of Northampton and Broad Branch) during any of three scheduled pickup times:   October 20th...

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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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Add Your Details to the Lafayette Family Directory!

We would love all families to participate in AtoZ Connect, the Lafayette family directory!  This year, AtoZConnect changed their software and we have our own web site!  All families, whether you are new or returning, need to register even if you had an account in a prior year.   Please...

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