LSAT Meeting February 15 (7-8pm)

All are welcome to attend the next regular meeting of the Lafayette LSAT, February 15th 7-8pm. We will be discussing response to budget priorities survey and further preparation for DCPS budget season. We welcome any input or feedback from community members regarding spending priorities — link for meeting below....

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Volunteer for the Spring Auction! Also Seeking Auction Items

Plans for the 2023 Lafayette Spring Auction – Lafayette in Bloom – are already underway, and the auction committee is looking for individuals to join our team as an auction volunteer! Serving on the auction committee is a fun way to meet new people while giving back to our...

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Book Drive

Lafayette Gives Back’s annual book drive to benefit Takoma Elementary School is now underway through Friday February 17. Many students there do not have access to books at home and this book drive is a huge help. We will be collecting books ONLY for grades preK-3 through 5th grade....

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We Want to Hear from You! Weigh in on the School and HSA Budget Surveys

School and HSA Budget Survey The Lafayette LSAT is preparing to advise Dr. Broquard about budget priorities for the 2023-24 school year. The Lafayette HSA is also preparing its budget. As part of the process, both the LSAT and HSA hope to hear what is most important to our...

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Lafayette Gives Back – Annual Book Drive

Lafayette Gives Back’s annual book drive to benefit Takoma Elementary School will be starting Monday February 6- Friday February 17. Many students there do not have access to books at home and this book drive is a huge help. We will be collecting books ONLY for grades preK-3 through 5th grade....

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Math Team Update

On January 20 th we had our second Math Team contest from the Continental Math League and thirty-nine students participated. Getting even one answer correct is an accomplishment and we are so proud of all of our students for their dedication! The winners of our second competition are listed...

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Thank you Bears for supporting the Georgetown University Women’s Basketball Team on Saturday! 

Thank you to the 150 Lafayette Bears who came to McDonough Arena to cheer on the Georgetown University Women’s Basketball Team on Saturday!  HSA VP 2, Nok Nora Duany Bassey, and Katherine Holloway greeted the children with pom poms as they entered.  Our group sat near mid-court, the perfect...

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January Updates – No School 1/25; Budget Season Begins; Smart Watches

Dear Lafayette Families – Here we are…in the last week of January already!  Happy Lunar New Year to everyone as well!  I’m finishing up a bout with COVID and have been missing the daily hum of the building!  Reminder – No School Wednesday January 25th. This is the end of...

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Calling all 5th Grade and Pre-K Parents!

This month we are asking the 5th grade and Pre-K parents to team up for the month of February! The morning drop-off line is staffed by Lafayette parents, and each month we ask parents from a specific grade to volunteer. The drop-off line for February is assigned to 5th Grade...

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Ice Cream Fundraiser Sunday 1/29

Confetti Play Cafe (ice cream shop and cafe in Tenleytown, 4545 42nd St. NW, #109) is generously donating 20% of sales to Lafayette this Sunday, January 29th from 9am-5:30pm. Stop in with the whole family, grab a sweet treat, and check out their kid play space. They have coffee,...

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Join Lafayette HSA For Valentine’s Drinks & Auction Stock The Bar Party TOMORROW, 2/15!

Please help us stock the bar for the night of the auction and bring a handle of Tito’s or bottles of any Sauvignon Blanc (that is more than $15) to donate as your entry fee for the evening!    Show Your Love For Lafayette! Wednesday, February 15 7:00 PM The Avenue Cash Bar If...

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Join the Lafayette Community at the Georgetown University’s Women’s Basketball Game (1/28)

Join us as we cheer on the Georgetown University Women’s Basketball Team as they take on Creighton University on Saturday, January 28 at 1 pm.  SUPPORT WOMEN’S SPORTS!! One of the best ways to support women’s sports is by being an “enthusiastic fan.”  Women’s sports often get less fan support,...

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Alice Deal Middle School Feeder School Chat for Lafayette Elementary School 5th Grade

For all 5th Grade families, the Deal Feeder School Chat for the Lafayette community is scheduled for February 1, 2023 at 6:30 pm.  Here is the link for the virtual chat via Microsoft Teams:  bit.ly/FSCLAFAYETTE

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Lafayette Gives Back

Thank you to all who came out to Lafayette Gives Back’s Day of Service on January 16th.  We had an AMAZING event making sandwiches for Friendship Place / La Casa, dog toys for shelter dogs at the Humane Rescue Alliance, toiletry kits for Thrive DC and cards for We...

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Pride Game Night – Wednesday, February 8th

Ms. Stanton and Ms. Diesner, Lafayette’s Pride Club leaders, are hosting a first – ever game night for LGBTQ+ families. Come out and socialize with us, win some prizes, and meet up with other Lafayette families. This is an event for kids and grown-ups together. Please contact Ms. Diesner if you have any questions. ...

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Smartphones and Social Media Presentation

Thank you to the more than 100 members of the Lafayette community that joined presenter Jeremy Joseph for an informative presentation about Smartphones and Social Media. Also, thank you to Jeremy for leading this session for us.    Jeremy encourages us all to continue the conversation about technology and...

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Thank you for supporting the book fair!

Thank you to the Lafayette community for making our Scholastic book fair such a success!  It was a fun week for our students.  As your librarian, I appreciate your commitment to literacy and reading for pleasure.  Together, we raised more than $6,200 to purchase new books for our library...

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Winter Concert Information

Happy New Year! We are very excited to share the details for the Thursday, January 19th Band and Choir Winter Wonderland Concert! All details are below; we are trying a different schedule that resembles the Arts Night format! We have many students involved in the extracurricular music programs (WHICH IS...

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Ruby Bridges HSA Event

Do you want to do something proactive with your children for Black History Month?  Join the HSA in watching the movie Ruby Bridges with your family, and then (adults) please join us to discuss the film on Thursday, February 9! To participate: Watch the movie with your children in...

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MLK Day of Service

Lafayette’s day of service is less than one week away!  Please join us for Lafayette’s first in-person day of service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16th from 1 to 4 pm at the Lafayette cafeteria. You and your children will participate in a wide variety of great...

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