Pi Day is Coming!

On Thursday, March 14th (3.14), we will celebrate all things circular! On this day, dedicated to the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, we will have our Pi recitation contest in which students try to recite as many digits of Pi as they can. Any student in...

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9 Days to Go: Lafayette’s Diplomatic Auction Cable (Vol. 5)

March 7, 2019- High Priority “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”   Ticket Prices Increase This Sunday! Don’t wait! Auction Night Tickets are $75 through March 9  but will jump to $90 on March 10 and will be $100 at the door on...

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Today’s Girls Basketball Final: Postponed

Bears supporters! Unfortunately the girls city basketball championship game has been postponed and will not be played today. We’ll let you know the rescheduled date ASAP.     

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HSA General Meeting Tonight– Meeting Begins at 6:30 pm; Ballots Available Until 8 pm.

Just a reminder to please join us for the HSA General Meeting tonight in the cafeteria. We will be holding votes on the HSA budget and a one-time ask to spend down HSA reserves on the technology request that was presented at our February meeting by the school technology...

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Auction Countdown: 11 Days to Go

Hey Parents! Auction Tickets = Pizza Party for Your Kids Did you see the flyer in your kid’s backpack yesterday? The Spring Auction Committee announced that one class in each grade will receive a Potomac Pizza Party for purchasing the most auction tickets. That’s right… you and your fellow...

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A Message From Dr. B

Dear Lafayette Families – March has definitely come in like a lion! This week I am writing to share important updates about our budget for next school year, important technology updates, and reminders about the family survey administered by DCPS. Please also mark your calendars to join us this...

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HSA General Meeting on March 7th

Please join us for the HSA General Meeting on March 7th. We will be holding votes on the HSA budget and a one-time ask to spend down HSA reserves on the technology request that was presented at our February meeting. Your vote is critical on both of these issues...

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Save the Date for our First Family Fun and Fitness Night March 20

On Wednesday, March 20th we will be exploring some of different ways we can keep ourselves healthy.  The overarching theme is Health Moves Minds.  We are working in physical education class to incorporate some of the ideas and lessons from peace class to provide our students with a tool belt...

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Join Lafayette’s Girls on the Run!

Are you a girl in 3rd-5th grade? Do you want to meet new friends? Do you like having fun? Lafayette is hosting the annual Girls on the Run again this spring! Girls on the Run is a place where girls learn that they can. No limits. No constraints. Only opportunities to be remarkable. Twice a week for 10 weeks, your girl will learn that her...

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March is National Nutrition Month – Garden Clean Up Day March 9

Join us in the garden this Saturday to help support our school garden and FoodPrints!  Please join us Saturday March 9th from 9-noon at the Lafayette Garden for our Spring Garden Clean Up Day! Mrs. Wolfish, our FoodPrints teacher, will be there with some healthy snacks as we work...

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Parents Mindfulness Evening March 13

Curious to know what mindfulness is all about? You’ve probably been hearing about mindfulness in the media over the past few years. Your children may have also told you about Peace Class, their weekly special in which they learn mindfulness practices as the foundation for social and emotional skills.  Whether...

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Save the Date: Potomac Pizza Night March 14

Join us for the final Potomac Pizza Night of the school year!  It will be the last evening,  to support our school and you get dinner taken care of!   20% of all sales that evening will be given back to Lafayette, either dine in or delivery.  For further...

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Flex After-School Activities Program: Register March 6 for Spring

Registration opens at 10am on Wednesday, March 6 for the spring session and closes March 25. Visit here for more information.

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The Lafayette Girls Basketball Team to Play for City Championship!

The undefeated Bears will play Randall Highland Elementary school in the final game of the season this Thursday at 4pm at Roosevelt Senior High School. Please come cheer the girls on. Go Bears!

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16 Days to Go: Lafayette’s Diplomatic Cable (Vol. 4)

Diplomatic Cable The Official Communiqué of the 2019 Lafayette Spring Auction February 28, 2019- High Priority “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller Pack your bags Lafayette Families! We are heading into March in a big way with the Spring Auction Night only...

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2019 Auction: RSVP Today for Pre-Boarding at the Diplomatic Lounge

Please RSVP here and choose your choice of one premium bottle of liquor (tequila, bourbon, vodka, gin) priced at $35 or higher (for couple or individual) that will be used for the Auction bar- make it good as our TSA Screeners have a very discerning taste! Visit our annual...

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Coming Soon: Confidential Panorama Survey for Lafayette Families

On March 4th, Lafayette families with email addresses on file with the district will receive a confidential Panorama Survey to complete. If you do not have an email on file, you can complete the survey at either of the following links: Panorama Surveys or DCPS Family. If a paper-based...

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Cub Facts February 2019

Click here to read the latest edition of Cub Facts, a magazine for Pre-K and Kindergarten students at Lafayette Elementary School, created by 4th and 5th grade students

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Spring Track Interest Meeting

Attention all 4th and 5th Grade Runners! There will be a Spring Track Interest meeting on Thursday, February 28th at 8:15 a.m. in the Cafeteria. All paperwork will be handed out at this meeting as well as a practice schedule. Parents are encouraged to attend with their runner if...

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Special Subject Bulletin: Week of February 25th

A new cycle starts this week! Check out your updated Special Subject Bulletin to find out what YOUR child will be learning and exploring in Art, P.E., Music, Peace, Spanish, Library and Tech. This week in the Art room, Grade 1 will begin creating a Chinese dragon shadow puppet in time for...

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