4th & 5th Grade Spring Track & Field Interest Meeting

The Lafayette Track & Field Team is open to all 4th & 5th grade students. Practice is 2x a week and attendance on both days is required. Practice begins Mid-March.

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Come Support Lafayette Basketball

The Lafayette Boys Basketball Team invites you to root for the Bears at their upcoming home games:   4:30pm on Tuesday 2/20 vs. Dorothy Height 4:30pm on Thursday 2/22 vs.

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Book Drive Starts This Week

The Annual Book Drive is Here! Layfayette’s annual book drive to benefit our sister school Takoma Elementary School (TES) will be starting this week. Every year we collect books that

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Math Center News

Pi Day is Coming! Because March 14th is a conference day, we will celebrate all things circular on Wednesday, March 13th! On this day, dedicated to the ratio of a

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Learn American Sign Language Event on March 7

Thursday, March 7th at 5:30pm: Learn American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate in Signing Town. If you use your voice you might get sent back to Signing School! Join us

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LSAT Meeting Tomorrow!

The Lafayette LSAT will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 21st from 7:30 am – 8:30 am via Teams with the link below.  The agenda is as follows: Reviewing

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Lafayette Budget Update for 2024-2025

Dear Lafayette Families –   As you may have read in a note from Chancellor Ferebee, the DCPS budgets for the 2024-2025 school year have been released.  The Lafayette LSAT

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Lafayette Volunteer Mixer and Open House

Please join us upstairs at The Avenue at 7:30pm on March 5 to celebrate the hard work of all our Lafayette Volunteers! Whether you’re creating signup geniuses for mystery readers or pulling

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Math Team Contest Results

On Friday, February 2 nd we had our second Math Team competition from the Continental Math League. Forty-five students participated and we are so proud of all of them for

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February Cub Facts is Here!

The theme for this month’s Cub Facts is love and Valentine’s Day! 4th and 5th Grade students enjoyed writing poems, stories, and comics. They did a great job creating activities and coloring

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We Want to Hear from You – Weigh in on the School LSAT and HSA Budgets 2/19

The Lafayette LSAT is preparing to advise Dr. Broquard about the 2024-2025 school year budget priorities. The Lafayette HSA is also preparing its budget. As part of the process, the

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Lafayette LSAT and HSA – Initial Budget Allocation Review 2/14

The Lafayette LSAT will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 14th from 7:30 am – 8:30 am to review the recently released DCPS proposed 2025 school year budget via Teams with

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HSA Belonging Committee: DREAM TOWN Book Event with the Author

Join the Lafayette HSA Belonging Committee for a conversation with parents and caregivers about the new book DREAM TOWN: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity. The author is

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Beginning Monday: Lafayette Student Council Hosts Winter Spirit Week

A week of fun showing our school spirit by kicking off with the 100th day of school and ending with Fan Day! Join us for our first Spirit Week of

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Want to Volunteer In School? Get Your Clearance Now! 

DCPS requires all volunteers and field trip chaperones (beyond one-time event volunteers such as Field Day or in-class book reading) to obtain a tuberculosis (TB) screening within the past 12

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Company Matches Reach the 23-24 Bear Fund Goal!

Thanks to a variety of end-of-year company matches that have come in, we are pleased to announce that Bear Fund 23/34 has reached its goal! Thank you to the 400

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Tomorrow: Lafayette LSAT and HSA Budget Priorities Community Meeting

The Lafayette LSAT and HSA will hold their annual community meeting on Wednesday, February 7th from 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm via Teams with the link below.  The agenda is

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February Mental Health Team Newsletter

The Lafayette Mental Health Team (MHT) is excited to share this month’s MHT Newsletter discussing African American History Month, Black Lives Matter Week of Purpose and National School Counseling Week.

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Operations Disruption Before School – 1/31/24

January 31, 2024   Dear Lafayette Elementary School Parents and Families,  At Lafayette, we are committed to ensuring a safe learning environment for all students. Communicating home about issues that impact

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Student Supervision Incident

January 31, 2024  Dear Lafayette Elementary School Families,   At Lafayette, we are committed to ensuring a safe environment for all students. Communicating home about incidents that take place during the

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