Spring Auction Ticket Presale!

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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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Annual Give Campaign

Our Goal is 100% Participation!

All money raised benefits our students and is tax deductible.

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Art in Action

Thank You to All of Our Volunteers!

Come look at all the art displayed in the hallways.

e-Envelope 2/3/16

Dear Lafayette Families, The upcoming week is Multicultural Week!  Everyday we will be celebrating cultures from around the world.  Each day there are festivities, assemblies and celebrations.  It begins on Monday when we have no school in observance of Chinese New Year!  On Tuesday we have cultural assemblies to kick off the week.  On Wednesday night we have Multicultural Performances and Potluck beginning at 5:45 PM.  Thursday is Cultural Heritage Attire Day and Passport around the World in Grades K-3.  On Friday we will have Multicultural Assemblies for the primary (K-2) at 10 AM, and another for the upper grade (3-5) classes at 9 AM.  Please join us next week as we celebrate cultures from around the world. Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our first DHH community meeting back in December.   Our next meeting will take place at 3:15 pm. on February 16 in the Lafayette Library.  We look forward to hearing your ideas and getting your input! Make sure to check the attachments.  There are are a lot this week.  Have a wonderful holiday weekend…  Happy Chinese New Year!  Kung Hai Fat Choy! See you back here Tuesday. Heath Caceres Principal Lafayette Bulletin Multicultural Week Spring Auction Update Yearbook Cover Art Contest Yearbook Order Form YMCA Summer Camp SF Fencers’ Club...

1st Kickball Game of the Season is Today!

Good luck to both the kickball teams in today’s match up of Lafayette vs. Alvarado. Families are encouraged to attend games. Upcoming Schedule Feb 12 – Lafayette @ Lakeshore March 18 – Lafayette @ West Portal March 25 – Lafayette @ Sunset April 8 – Lafayette hosts Ortega April 15 –  Lafayette hosts Jefferson April 22 – Lafayette hosts...

Spring Auction Gala tickets on sale Friday at morning drop-off

Last chance to purchase Spring Auction Gala tickets at early bird prices ($45/ticket) this Friday in person at morning drop-off in the school yard. (If raining, find us inside at the main Anza school entrance). Credit cards only please. Bring a bottle of wine donation to receive a $5 discount per bottle. Remember, you can also buy your auction tickets online here anytime. Go Dolphins! Your Lafayette Auction...

Giorgio’s Pizza Gives Back 15% to Lafayette Monday 1/25

Eat out at Giorgio’s Pizza on Clement Street Monday, Jan 25 and help support Lafayette. 15% of all carry out, delivery and dine in orders will return back to our school. Be sure to mention Lafayette Elementary to your server when you order Spread the word among your friends and...

Spirit Friday Rain or Shine

What better than a cup of coffee and some chit chat with friends on a rainy day? Come join us for a Spirit Friday tomorrow – rain or shine. If it rains, find us at the Anza entrance to the school. We will have coffee, donuts, spirit wear and you can purchase your auction tickets at a $5 discount for each bottle of wine you donate. See you there!...

e-Envelope 1/20/16

Dear Lafayette Families, I hope everybody had a relaxing Martin Luther King Day on Monday.  Here at Lafayette we are back in the swing of things as we begin 2016. Friday is Spirit Day at Lafayette.  Students and parents are encouraged to wear Lafayette colors (blue and white) to show their school spirit.  On the yard after announcements on Friday the PTA will have coffee and snacks and be selling auction tickets. Spirit Wear will be there as well. If it rains, look for them at the front entrance on Anza at the bottom of the stairs. We have over 450 PTA members!  We are doing everything we can to get as many members as we had last year.  If you haven’t signed up for the Lafayette PTA this year, take a moments to become a member. Next week our Spelling Bee Fundraiser finishes on Friday , January 29.  Thank you for all the pledges that have come in so far.  Make sure to send in your pledge money by next week.  Thank you. Next Friday is Crazy Hair Day!  See attachment for more information, but be as creative as you can.  This is a Lafayette Student Council sponsored event and they would love to see your enthusiasm. On a more serious note, some of you may have seen the news segment last week highlighting Lafayette School.  Unfortunately, it was a segment called People Behaving Badly and it focused on double parking and blocking driveways as parents pick up students in the afternoon.   I ask that you please be respectful when picking up your children.  Blocking driveways and...

PTA Meeting Tonight (Wednesday 1/13/16)

The 1st  PTA meeting of 2016 will be held tonight, Wednesday, January 13, from 7pm-9pm in the cafeteria. Anyone is welcome to come and hear about upcoming events such as Multicultural Night and the Spring Auction. We will also be announcing our nominating committee for upcoming open board position and reviewing the budget. Come meet fellow parents. Hear from Principal Caceres. You do not need to be a member to attend. Free childcare from the YMCA in the art bungalow (must be potty trained) and free parking in the school yard. We will also have food and refreshments for those attending. See you there!   Warmly, Sara...

e-Envelope 1/13/16

Upcoming Dates Jan 13 – PTA Meeting 7 PM Jan 18 – ML King Jr. Day Jan 21 – Coffee and Tea With Principal Jan 22 – Spirit Day/ Friday Coffee Greetings Lafayette Families, We have successfully wrapped our Lafayette tour season! Thank you so much to all teachers and parents who helped out leading the groups, organizing the schedule, directing visitors, answering questions, and so much more! It was wonderful to see so many San Francisco families  interested in our school. The large turnout on the tours are a testament to the hard work happening every day and to our collective Lafayette School spirit! This morning we held our 2016 Lafayette Spelling Bee.  Congratulations to all of the participants.  A special congratulations to Breanna Lau for winning this year’s contest.  She will now be entered into the city-wide spelling bee that happens in late January.  We wish her the best of luck as she represents Lafayette in the upcoming event. Thank you Lafayette community for a very successful Food Drive this holiday season.  Lafayette donated 3,153 pounds of food. This is the most cans of any school in San Francisco. Congratulations Lafayette students in your efforts to help needy families across our city. These efforts have earned an ice cream party for the entire school courtesy of the San Francisco Food Bank!  Stay tuned for more information. Our PTA meeting is scheduled for this evening at 7PM.  There is parking on the yard and child care available.  Snacks and drinks are provided. This Friday is the deadline for Round 1 applications for K and 5th grade students. Make sure you get your...

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