Thank You For Your Support At Arts Night

We would like to say a big “thank you” to the Lafayette community for your support and attendance at our three Arts Nights this year! We are so proud of all of the students for their fabulous artwork and spectacular musical performances. Thanks, too, for your support and appreciation...

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Special Subject Bulletin: Week of May 25

Why read the Special Subject Bulletin? How about wrapping up a fabulous school year with Field Day news, a plea from the library and peace programs, Arts Night pics and more! Click below to read this week’s issue Special Subject Bulletin 

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Join us June 5th to Share Your Ideas for Lafayette Gives Back

Do you have great ideas for hands-on community service activities that Lafayette families can do through Lafayette Gives Back next school year? Are you interested in helping to lead next year’s events? If so, please join the Lafayette Gives Back planning committee on Wednesday, June 5th at 8 am...

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Arts Night 3: Thursday May 23, Grades 3-5

Lafayette’s Arts Night #3 is almost here! The 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Arts Night will be on Thursday, May 23 from 6:15pm – 8:00pm It’s our annual celebration of art and music during which every child in the school will have a chance to perform on stage, and...

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Want to Help Edit the Tuesday Bulletin Next Year?

We are looking for a new editor to join the TB team for 2019-20. This is a great way to volunteer for Lafayette from your desk once every few weeks! If you like to write and edit and aren’t afraid of learning or using WordPress, shoot me an email...

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Meet the HSA Candidates

Please see the below candidate statements for the 2019-20 Lafayette HSA Board. The election will be held at the June 6 HSA general meeting. As we have recent passed revisions to our current bylaws, you will notice a smaller slate of candidates below. For more information on these changes,...

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What’s Happening in Specials This Week?

As the year winds down to a close, the happenings at Lafayette wind up! Don’t miss reading about what’s going on in your child’s special subject classes… exciting and meaningful learning and special events are happening right up to the last minute of school! Click here to read more. 

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Join the DCPS Contingent for the Capital Pride Parade

Please join the DCPS contingent in walking in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 4:00 pm. This is a fun opportunity to show our pride and support for the diversity in our school community, and our commitment to making schools safe and inclusive. On June...

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Retirement Reception for Ms. Nickel — We Need Pictures!

Hello all! Less than a week to go—this is the last week to submit pictures and stories for Ms. Nickel’s retirement! Please join us for an open house in celebration of Ms. Nancy Nickel, our beloved 2nd grade teacher who is retiring after 42 years of teaching and 20+...

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Advertise in the AtoZ Directory for 2019-20

Dear Lafayette Parents and friends, Each year the HSA publishes a Directory that is an invaluable resource for all Lafayette families. This year we will once again work with AtoZ Directories to produce the Directory, and we’d like to invite our Community families and area merchants to purchase advertising...

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Please Help Us Celebrate Ms. Dixon on June 4!

Please join us for us during drop off time from 8:15 am-9:00 am on Tuesday, June 4th to say thank you and farewell to Ms. Betty Dixon, who is retiring after 30+ years at Lafayette! Ms. Dixon has been assisting our little ones in Kindergarten Green Base and then also...

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Frame Arts Nights Masterpieces With Framebridge–and Help Support Lafayette!

Framebridge makes framing your kids masterpiece a breeze! In support of Lafayette Elementary and Arts Night, they are giving back 10% of Lafayette sales from June 1st through June 14th. See info about the giveback here.  Stop by the new Bethesda Row store to custom frame your kids art, family photos,...

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Arts Night #2 Thursday May 16 for 1st and 2nd Grade!

Lafayette’s Arts Night #2 is almost here! The 1st and 2nd Grade Arts Night will be on Thursday, May 16th. ​The event runs from 6:15pm – 8:00pm It’s our annual celebration of art and music during which every child in the school will have a chance to perform on...

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Join the DCPS Contingent in the Capital Pride Parade on June 8

Please join the DCPS contingent in walking in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 4:00 pm. This is a fun opportunity to show our pride and support for the diversity in our school community, and our commitment to making schools safe and inclusive.   On June 8th, please meet the...

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Save the Date: Lafayette Retirement Reception for Ms. Nancy Nickel on June 4

Dear Chevy Chase community, Please join us for an open house in celebration of the retirement of Lafayette’s much beloved 2nd grade teacher, Ms. Nancy Nickel, on Tuesday, June 4th from 6:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the school library and atrium.  Light refreshments will be served. Families, children, and Lafayette alumni...

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Are you a parent of a student of color?

Join the Lafayette Girls of Color Committee and the Social Emotional Learning team for a gathering in the LES School Library on May 22nd at 6 pm as we share what we are doing to support our students of color and discuss next steps, highlight our She Reigns girls...

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PARCC Testing & Pastries with Dr. B

Want to know more about the PARCC assessment your students have been taking the past week?  Curious as to what the questions look like?  Or what the scores mean?  Or how the data is used?  Please join me on Wednesday, 5/15 at 8 am for coffee and pastries to...

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A Huge Volunteer Thank You!

Do you know how many parent volunteers help throughout the year at Lafayette? Hundreds. As we head into the end of year rush, the HSA would like to thank and acknowledge all of the parent volunteers.

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LSAT Candidates and Bios are here!

It’s time to elect next year’s parent members for our Local School Advisory Team (LSAT).  Voting will occur at each Arts Nights (5/9, 5/16, 5/23).  Every household is eligible to vote for their top 5 candidates.  Please see the list of candidates and bios below! Kalah Auchincloss I have been...

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A Note from Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – Thank you to everyone for your support and love during Teacher and Staff Appreciation week. Monday started off on a sweet foot with more baked goods and treats than you can possibly imagine! We always appreciate your support, but this week is always a highlight...

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