Spring Raffle

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Field Day is Monday, May 23rd!

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Information will go out to the community soon.

 

Aladdin Jr. Was Amazing!

Great job to all the students who participated!

A HUGE thank you to the parent volunteers who made this wonderful production happen!

 

Lafayette Cares: Blanket Drive

For Home-bound Elderly in Our Neighborhood

Lafayette families made over 40 blankets and 100 cards/bags to deliver with groceries to our neighborhood seniors.

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Art in Action

Thank You to All of Our Volunteers!

Come look at all the art displayed in the hallways.

Spirit Friday this Friday

The PTA will be sponsoring coffee and donuts this Friday morning in the school yard. Come on by and grab some to go or stick around and mingle a bit. Don’t forget to break out your blue and white attire or Spirit Wear to show your school spirit!  There is rain in the forecast. If it rains, we will reschedule and let you...

e-envelope 04/13/16

Dear Lafayette Families,   Hope that everyone is having a great week.  Enclosed is the Wednesday Bulletin and some additional school flyers. Sincerely, Heath Caceres, Principal Lafayette Bulletin 04.13.16 Bike & Roll Flyer Music Camp NCMACC Flyer Cal Fresh RDNC...

PTA Meeting and Parent Seminar this Wednesday

Our next PTA meeting is this week, Wednesday, April 13 from 7:30 pm-9 pm in the cafeteria. All are welcome and encouraged to come and hear about upcoming events. We will be voting on the slate of open board positions of President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary announced at the last PTA meeting as well as reviewing the budget.  Come meet fellow parents and hear from Principal Caceres. You do not need to be a member to attend, but you must be a member to vote.Free childcare will be provided from the YMCA in the art bungalow (children must be potty trained). Free parking available in the school yard. There will be food and refreshments for those attending. Please note the later start time of 7:30P to accommodate those parents who may be attending Principal Caceres’ seminar in the auditorium on the PAX program earlier in the evening.   Hope to see you at...

e-envelope 04/06/16

Welcome Back Lafayette, I hope that you all had a restful and relaxing spring break.  Back at school we have begun our Smarter Balanced Assessment testing.  This year our standardized testing is staggered because all students take the SBAC testing online.  The fifth graders begin their Language Arts portion this week.  Fourth and third graders will take the Language Arts portion next week and the week after.  Afterwards students will be tested in mathematics in a similar staggered schedule.  This year we are scheduling SBAC testing on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  If your child is absent we will have make up days.  Your student’s teachers will provide specific information about specific dates and times for upcoming testing.  In any case is is very important that your children be present during the month of April and the beginning of May.  Thank you. Please check out the Pax Good Behavior Game flyer.  Next week Dennis Embry, the founder of the PAX GBG, will be presenting before our PTA meeting in the Lafayette Auditorium from 6 PM to 7:30 PM.  Lafayette is very lucky to host Mr. Embry and parents and teachers from around the district will be coming to learn more about the Social Emotional Learning game.  At Lafayette teachers regularly play the PAX game to practice best behaviors and defer gratification.  If you would like to hear more about this program we would love to see you next Wednesday at 6 PM.  YMCA is providing child care during this presentation. Finally, I want to appreciate all the parents and community members that helped make the Lafayette production of Aladdin Jr....

YMCA After School Registration Opens April 4th

Hi Lafayette Families, Afterschool Registration for the 2016-2017 school year opens on April 4th. The YMCA will make registration packets available to the school office, the YMCA bungalow and the YMCA Branch located at 360 18th Ave on March 28th, this year we will also be offering online registration. Below and attached is more information on our program offerings and how to join our community. We are excited to grow together YMCA After School Flyer 2016 Marcela Hunter Youth and Family Programs Director Richmond District YMCA 360 18th Avenue San Francisco CA 94121 D 415-666-9609 M 415-666-9622...

Teacher Experiences Still Available

Our wonderful teachers & staff are offering fun experiences for our students to help raise funds for PTA sponsored programs and events. Take a look and grab a spot for your child before the online auction closes:   ANY GRADE Pizza and Movie Night in the Auditorium with Mr. Caceres and Ms. Tong Mr. Caceres and Ms. Tong https://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/catalog/show/167 Your child will enjoy 3 hours of movies, pizza, and perhaps dancing as part of this really fun sign-up.  Mr. Caceres and Ms. Tong will host 50 kids in the Lafayette Auditorium from 5:30 – 8:30 on April 29th.  Movie and date to be determined.  Open to all grades levels. Option to spend the night for 4th and 5th graders only is listed further down the page.   KINDERGARTEN Ice Cream and Dance Party with Ms. Hubbell and Ms. B Ms. Hubbell and Ms. B https://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/catalog/show/245 20 students will join Ms. Hubbell and Ms. B. in Room 109 for a party with ice cream and toppings, dancing, crafts and games.    Wednesday April 13th from 2-3:30. FIRST GRADE Choose + Do and Ice Cream Floats Ms. Gaylord https://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/catalog/show/230 15 students will have one hour of Choose + Do with a short break for an ice cream float – scheduled for May 5th from 2-3 after school.   Friday Plan-Do-Review with Mrs. Melander Mrs. Melander https://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/catalog/show/237 On Friday, April 29th from 2-4 pm, 22 students may choose an activity in the classroom with Mrs. Melander.  The students may draw, paint, play with blocks, use the puppet theater, origami, writing, construction… it’s the students’ choice.   Paper Airplane Party Mrs. Benjamin and Mr. Krista https://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/catalog/show/244...

Online Auction is Open: Golfing, Giants Tix, Restaurants, Camps and More!

Hello Wonderful Lafayette Families! If you were unable to attend the Lafayette Gala last Saturday you missed out on a wonderful event! But don’t miss out on the great items we still have up for auction online! You can still bid even if you didn’t attend the gala. Check out the online catalog! https://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/catalog We have: Giants Tickets! Foursome at Chardonnay Golf Course 1 Week USF Boys Soccer Camp 1 Week Soccer Insight Soccer Camp AcroSports Gift Certificate Lessons at La Petit Baleen Billabong Luggage Philz Coffee package CalShakes Tia Margarita SF ZOO Lafayette Parent Softball Game Lafayette Swim/Pizza Party After School Spend the Night a Lafayette Teacher Experiences and so much more!!! New stuff is entered daily! Registering and bidding is so easy! Be sure you send this link to all your friends and family. Grandparents love to support schools! If you have any question regarding the online auction. Please contact me, Amber...

Online Auction Open to EVERYONE

Hello Lafayette! Our online auction is LIVE today until March 18, 2016 and is open to EVERYONE whether or not you are coming to the event on Saturday. Be sure to share this link with your family and friends! To get started, register as an online bidder at https://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/signup Once you have registered click here http://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/catalog/online to see the catalog of items available for online bidding. To bid, you will need to login at http://pta.schoolauction.net/2015auction/login Click on any item name to see more details about the auction for that item, including the minimum bid, minimum raise, shipping information and time remaining until that item closes. When you see something intriguing, you can make a bid by entering the amount you want to bid in the box below the “Time Remaining” counter, and clicking the “Bid Now” button. As soon as the auction closes, we will send you an email alerting you to your winning bid, and sending you a link to use for providing payment information. If you have questions, you can get them answered by online administrator at lafayetteauction2016@gmail.com...

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