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Lafayette New Family Orientation

Lafayette New Family Orientation

Welcome incoming families to Lafayette! On behalf of Lafayette Elementary School and the New Family Committee, you are cordially invited to an informational orientation being held on Friday August 17th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am by Principal Jake Hodgson, PTA President Chris Smith, Kindergarten Teachers, and Staff. A free luncheon, provided by our PTA, will follow from 11:15 am – 12:30 pm in our cafeteria. At the orientation, get valuable information that will ease you and your student(s) into the first day of school at Lafayette Elementary. Classroom assignments will be mailed out prior to orientation and/or will be posted at the school. We encourage you to bring your student to meet their teacher & see their classroom. If you have not already received the evite for the event and you would like to attend, please send email to, as we would like to ensure there is plenty of food for you. Please note that the luncheon is optional. Feel free to park in the school yard for this event. Enter from 36th Ave. We are excited to see and guide you through this exciting...
Lafayette New Families Summer Playdate #2 – Sunday, July 22nd

Lafayette New Families Summer Playdate #2 – Sunday, July 22nd

We’d like to invite new incoming families of Lafayette Elementary to come out and play for our 2nd Summer New Families Playdate. Also invited are members of our current school community. The playdate will be held in Sutro Heights Park on 846 Point Lobos Ave.  Find our table on the lawn near the base of the fort.  At around 11:00, we will lead a short hike to the entrance of Lands’ End, as well as some fun icebreaker activities. You’ll meet other incoming families (K-5th), have an opportunity to meet PTA committee members, gather info on Afterschool enrichment and School events, and play together. We’re looking forward to meeting you and your...
Request for Yearbook Photos & Other Reminders (Yearbook Pre-Order, Ads & Cover Art Contest)

Request for Yearbook Photos & Other Reminders (Yearbook Pre-Order, Ads & Cover Art Contest)

Have you taken pictures of your children at school events this year? We would love to see them! Here is what our yearbook layout is going to look like this year: Each Lafayette classroom will have two full-color pages in the yearbook. The layout will consist of the Fall Class Picture with student names and approximately 8 more pictures to fill in the 2-page layout. An additional number of candid pictures will be spread throughout the yearbook. Pictures should be approximately 300 dpi in size – jpeg preferred. When uploading please add the room number, teacher name and or the name of the event featured in the pictures. If your class has not taken any group pictures this year please email us, and we can set up a time to take pictures.  It’s really important to us that all children make it into the yearbook. Upload Your Pictures: Go to and enter school code: DOLPHINS (all capital letters). Pictures are due by Wednesday, March 7th Types of pictures needed:           Group shots with all students Group shots of all girls or boys Mixed group shots in classroom or on field trips Pictures with interesting backgrounds & bright colors are a plus Happy children learning, playing games and being friends Other Reminders Yearbook Pre-Orders Your Ad in the Yearbook (Due – Wednesday, March 7th) Cover Art Contest (Due – Wednesday, March 7th) YEARBOOK ORDERS:  Yearbook order forms were sent home the week of 2/5.  Did you not receive your form? Not a problem! Order forms can be downloaded right here.  Please return your yearbook order forms to your child’s teacher. They will place the yearbook orders in their...


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