Book Fair News: Support Classroom Libraries at Takoma Education Campus

Lafayette Gives Back is partnering with Takoma Education Campus (TEC) to provide an opportunity for Lafayette parents to support classroom libraries at TEC, a Title 1 DCPS school. This is a great chance for you and your child(ren) together to choose a favorite book or books to share with...

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Auction Committee Volunteers Needed!

Auction chairs Chris Lisi and Lara Kline are already hard at work planning this year’s Diplomatic Ties auction, to be held March 16, 2019. For new families, this is an event you don’t want to miss – imagine a kid-free night filled with international food, drink, and entertainment PLUS...

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School Photos Available Now!

We are delighted to let you know that the Lafayette individual student galleries are now online for viewing and purchasing! For more information, please see this flyer which will be to distributed to each student as well.   To view the galleries, go to Enter the password: CUBS18FG...

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Lafayette Gives Back: Thank you, Lafayette Families!

A huge thank you to all of the Lafayette families who helped out on this year’s very successful coat drive. Due to your generosity, more than 130 DC children living in poverty have a new coat for the winter. A special thanks to Katie Burke, Amy Joyce, Maria Laura...

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Drop-Off Line To Open Five Minutes Earlier Every Day

We’ve heard from many of you about the delays in the drop-off line and in response, have moved the start time from 8:25 to 8:20 AM. We hope this helps! Likewise, thanks to Sarah Remes and others for springing into action and helping to facilitate some immediate traffic changes,...

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Art Room Volunteers Needed

It’s Native American Heritage Month and the art room is full of excited grade 3 & 4 stitchers and weavers. The art room needs adult volunteers during FLEX time between 2:40 PM & 3:10 PM to help with knots and other issues (training provided!) If you have some time...

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Special Subjects Bulletin Update

Find out who is playing dribble bingo, who is studying ancient art, get news about the book fair and more!!! ​Find links to Instagram pages, websites for student practice, and sign-up geniuses! And for that awww moment, check out the Spanish, Peace and Music pages for a few fun photos of Lafayette students! Click here...

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Tonight is Potomac Pizza Night!

Come join us this evening at Potomac Pizza-Chevy Chase to help support Lafayette Elementary School from 4 to 9 pm. Please come join us for some great food, good company most importantly to help Lafayette Elementary School raise money! Please either dine in, carry out or order for delivery...

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Save The Date: Nov. 28 Barstons Child’s Play Lafayette Shopping Night

Have You Ever Wondered What Happens in a Toy Store After Hours? Well You Can Find Out on Wednesday, November 28 from 7 to 9 PM right here on CT Avenue. Save the Date for Barstons Child’s Play Special Lafayette Shopping Night Wednesday, November 28 from 7 to 9...

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Thanks to our Annual Sponsors

A hearty round of thanks go to these local businesses for helping support all the programs that help our students. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor next year, you can find out more here.

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Can YOU answer these questions and more?

Can YOU answer these questions and more?   Which of your children are learning about the five finger rule? Who is learning about nested loops and who is creating a capstone project? Who is using body percussion to create a pattern? You will after reading the Special Subject Bulletin this week!​ Links to websites and...

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Lend a Hand, Pull Some Weeds!

We’re looking for volunteers to help weed and maintain the front entrance to Lafayette. Join us every Tuesday morning this fall from 9:00 – 9:45 am. Gloves will be provided. If you’re able to RSVP to *protected email*, it would be appreciated—but feel free to just drop by!  We’ll meet...

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Come hear about the Peace Program at the HSA Meeting!

Please join us Thursday, November 8 for our HSA General Meeting, Thursday at 6:30. (Please note the time change.) In addition to updates on the Bear Fund and our upcoming budget planning, we will hear an update on our Peace of Mind program. Peace Teacher Linda Ryden will be...

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Halloween Slideshow

Relive the cute, curious and downright creepy. Click to see the slideshow.

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Latest Edition of Cub Facts

See the latest edition of Cub Facts.  Cub Facts is a publication specifically written for Pre-K and Kindergarten students. It is created by 4th and 5th grade students.

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Security Technician (Crossing Guard) Recruiting Fair at Lafayette on Nov. 5

Lafayette Elementary school will be hosting a Security Technician (Crossing Guard) recruiting fair on Monday, November 5 from 9 am to 11 am. The District Department of Transportation Talent Acquisition Team will be on hand to conduct onsite pre-screening for potential candidates. This is for a part-time position with full...

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Holiday Season Support

Holidays can sometimes be stressful or present unique challenges. We want to ensure that all of our Lafayette families have access to supports and resources if needed. If you are in need of any assistance during this holiday season, please let our counselors know by returning this form or...

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Survey: We Want to Hear From You!

While we’re still on a high from the 2018 Fall Festival, we’re already thinking about how to raise the bar for next year. We want to hear from you to help us make 2019 the best Fall Festival yet! Please click here to complete a brief survey. 

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A Note From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – WOW!!!! This weekend’s Fall Festival was one for the record books! THANK YOU to our Fall Festival chairs – Sheri Lockwood and Heather Schwenk – and their army of parent volunteers. Saturday was a beautiful display of our community. It was a truly amazing day...

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Attention Fairies, Zombies and Superheroes: The Halloween Parade is Tomorrow

Parents, grab your cameras for Lafayette’s annual Halloween Parade!  Starting at 1:30 p.m., the entire school will display their Halloween finery! Students will circle the fields (see map here) before retiring to their classrooms for their Halloween parties. Send your best pics to *protected email*!

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