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Auditions for Singin’ in the Rain Jr. (Nov 28 & 29)

It’s that time of year! Scripts are being read, music choreographed, and costumes and sets being discussed! The crew is very excited. Please see below for all signup and audition information for the school play.  All Grades Can Pre-Register at the Spirit Friday Table This Friday Morning (November 18th). Kindergarten & First Grade: Please sign up for a special chorus number the week of November 28th. All K-1st graders who sign up are automatically in a chorus. The signup sheet will be posted outside the auditorium or you can sign up online at http://lafayettedolphins.net/parentinfo/school-musical/. Auditions for Upper Grades Only (2-5) All 2nd-5th grade children are welcome to audition and everyone who auditions will be part of the play. You can pre-register here: http://lafayettedolphins.net/parentinfo/school-musical/ — or sign up at the audition. Location:  Lafayette Auditorium Monday, November 28th 4th graders @ 2pm 5th graders @ 2:45pm Tuesday, November 29th 2nd graders @ 2pm 3rd graders @ 2:45pm Come prepared to sing 1 minute of your favorite song. Please attend auditions with a parent or make arrangements with your aftercare program to return immediately after auditions. We will be seeing children in groups in the auditorium. We ask that parents please wait quietly in the hall until your child is done. Callbacks will be Monday, December 5th, and the student will be notified at the audition if they need to attend. Cast list will be posted Friday, December 9, near the auditorium at the end of the day. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Wimmer at amwimm@gmail.com. Thank you! —Barbara, Jennifer, and the School Play...

Kezar Fun Run This Saturday (Nov. 19)

This Saturday is the Fun Run at Kezar Stadium!! Pre-registration ended today. However, registration will continue on race day starting at 9:00am during warm ups. Come out with the family for a day of healthy exercise while supporting our school, students, and wonderful teachers. There will be a post-race picnic in the meadows outside of Kezar Stadium.   Race t-shirts for all families who registered by last week Thursday will be delivered to your child’s classroom this week.   Pledges for those children who are running in the pledge-per-laps run or walked race are due back to school on Monday, November 28th, after the Thanksgiving Break! Return pledges to: Front Office PTA folder or your child’s teacher’s PTA Envelope.   Each child will receive a certificate of completion after the race with the number of laps completed indicated on the certificate. Please encourage family and friends to be generous with their donations over Thanksgiving Break.  The three students with the highest amount raised in pledges will each get a turn being Principal for the Day.  Students raising over $50 in pledges will get a stainless steel water bottle.  Students who raise over $100 in pledges will be entered into a raffle to win 4 rounds of golf at the Presidio Golf Course. Thank you to all the families who have supported this fundraiser so far by registering for the race. We look forward to seeing lots of you at Kezar Stadium on Saturday.    We also welcome helpers!! Sign up to help out on race day here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1MDu8C3mv94DqSXhtp8kcZ5uPwcqo-DdVAKjwzHw9fOc/edit?usp=sharing   Warmly, Fun Run Committee   http://facebook.com/LafayetteDolphinsPTA/...

Book Fair Is Coming (November 14-18)

The Book Fair is almost here! All Lafayette school children will visit the Book Fair once with their class, and it’s our goal that every child will leave with a new book. Parents, friends, and family are welcome to visit Book Fair, too! It runs from November 14th through the 18th. Volunteer In order for the Book Fair to be a fun event for everyone we need volunteers. Please sign up to volunteer for the Book Fair: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nc6Yu14asq6onIHbQAlfc_qyzpeT3IVbi6I9M8Q9pgs/edit?usp=sharing Raffle Your child has a chance to win a $20 Scholastic Dollar gift certificate to be used at the Book Fair! Have your child decorate the attached pirate coloring sheet and return it to their teacher by Tuesday, November 8th, to be entered. There will be one winner in every grade!   (Winners will be notified on Thursday, November 10th)   Online Store Check out our online store! Shop from November 5th through 18th, and your books will be shipped to school. Access the online store at: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/lafayettebookfair If you have any questions, contact Lafayette.bookfair@gmail.com....

1st Annual Fun Run is on November 19th at Kezar Stadium

Register by November 4th to guarantee having your shirt by race day.  Drop by room 221 for the registration and pledge forms or download them below. Promote good health by running or walking around Kezar Stadium for a good cause. Join us for the 1st Annual Lafayette Elementary Fun Run! 100% of all proceeds raised will go toward supporting our outdoor education science, art & music programs, Field Trips and other fun educational activities at Lafayette Elementary. Download Forms: Registration Form (Download the PDF) Pledge Form (Download the Word Document) Frequently Asked Questions About the Fun Run: What are the race details? Participants can either run a # of laps for pledges in 15 or 30 minutes, or just run 1 mile around the track (4 laps). What does it cost to participate? $5 if running/walking a given # of laps with pledges per lap $20 if just running 1 mile (4 laps) with no pledges Can adults participate in the Fun Run? Do we get a t-shirt? Yes!! Parents can either support their young runner at no cost, or run the 1-mile race for $20 with no pledges. Adults get a t-shirt as well (while supplies last). What do I get for the registration fee? An official student-designed race t-shirt (while supplies last) An official race bag with enclosed goody bag Do younger siblings and adults walking with younger students need to pay? No, only race participants pay the registration fee. Parents and younger siblings can join their participating family member for the Family Run/Walk which happens during the K-1 time bracket. Only participants get a t-shirt but family members are...

Autumn Carnival Coming Soon!

Please come and join us Saturday, October 22nd for our Annual Autumn Carnival! VOLUNTEERS GREATLY NEEDED! Please sign up here: Autumn Carnival Volunteer Sign Up Sheet. We’d love it if you can help! You can also contact either Jennifer Wong: jenndotwong@gmail.com or Craig Bergman:bergie1119@yahoo.com directly. Pre-selling Tickets – We’ll be pre-selling tickets on Friday, Oct. 21st, in the school yard in the morning & afterschool. Come and look for our table! All PTA sponsored games/activities, the inflatables, & cakewalk require tickets. Minimum advanced ticket purchase is 4 tickets – $1. Best deal is 25 tickets for $5. Wristbands for unlimited rides on the inflatables will be on sale on Saturday for $5. CASH ONLY- to purchase tickets please. BRING CASH AND CANS: Donate canned food to the SF Food Bank for free game tickets! For every 1 can of food you donate, you’ll receive 2 free carnival tickets, Limit of 12 free tickets. Please check the expiration date on your...

Books Inc. Fundraiser Shopping Event- Thursday, October 6

The PTA has partnered with Books Inc. to hold a fundraising shopping event this Thursday, October 6, 2016. Mention “Lafayette” and 20% of all purchases will be donated to our school! Valid all day and on all items sold at Books Inc. · SPECIAL EVENT HOURS – hours extended until 8:00PM · HAPPY HOUR – Join us for wine and appetizers from 6:00pm-8:00pm · Student Art display of the Fun Run T-shirt design contest · Tell your family and friends! · Pre-orders are accepted, simply call Books Inc. (Orders must be picked up on Oct 6) · Complimentary gift wrap is offered. BOOKS INC. | LAUREL VILLAGE | 3515 CALIFORNIA STREET | 415-221-3666 A very big THANK YOU to our partner and donor: · Book’s Inc. for hosting the event · Cole Hardware for the wine...

Thank you Lafayette Parent Volunteers!

Thank you to all our wonderful parent volunteers! The PTA is so grateful to all of you for pitching in to make our HSB Parking Fundraiser a success this past weekend. We raised just over $7,300 to help support our children’s education here at Lafayette! We would like to say thank you to all our parent volunteers who have given more than 2 hours of your time to help the PTA, so far this year, by entering you into a raffle to win a $50 gift card to Sports Basement. Please log in your volunteer hours under the community tab. There will the quarterly raffles held throughout the year to say Thank You. This quarter’s winner will be announced after the Halloween Celebration. Thank you for all you do to make Lafayette such an amazing...

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