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Back to School BBQ

SAVE THE DATE!  The PTA’s Back to School BBQ is scheduled for Tuesday, September 4 at 5-6:30 pm.  This is a FREE dinner and All-School play date.  It is also a chance to meet your new teacher, catch up with old friends and make new ones.  Like on Facebook

Beef and chicken hot dogs, beverages and condiments will be provided.

Please help by bringing sides (last name begins with):

A – G:  Hand Held Sweet Treats (or Fruit)
H – L:  Chips, Crackers, Popcorn, Dips
M – Z:  Healthy Finger Foods (Veggies, Fruit, Cheese, Bean/Hummus Dips)


Thank you in advance for your help in making this a successful event!
Karin Guidry & Kristin Szabadi
2018-19 Event Chairs

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY:  Please help our event, with set-up/clean-up, BBQ masters, and food prep.

Please remember to RSVP, it helps us to plan accordingly.

Field Day June 21st

June 21, 12:45 – 2:15 pm


Field Day is a celebration of the end of the school year with a lot of activities and games.  There will be fun stations like water balloon toss, reverse dunk tank (bring change of clothes), 50 yard dash, and of course cold treats! The stations are both inside the school and outside on the playground, each run by a teacher and at least one parent volunteer.  Students are encouraged to wear their Walk-a-Thon shirts to promote school spirit.  Parents and guardians are welcome to join, this one is going to be FUN!

Event Coordinators
Ms. BannerAimee Corr & Claudina Valcarlos

If you plan on attending, please remember to sign in at the front office.

Volunteer Tea Tuesday, June 5th 1:45 to 2:30 pm in the Cafeteria

Dear Lafayette Volunteers,

Join us June 5th at 1:45-2:30 pm in the cafeteria. If you volunteered this year for the school, in the classroom, events, on the playground or in the background, the entire staff of Lafayette Elementary would like to say a big THANK YOU for all of your efforts to support the school.  There will be snacks, refreshments and student performances.

With Gratitude,
The Lafayette Elementary Teachers & Staff

Book Fair May 30 – June 5

Keep the reading momentum going this summer!  Here are the different ways you can buy books from the Book Fair:

  1. Visit our library (during lunch recess (10:40-12:10 pm (lunch recess) and after school until 2:25-3 pm)
  2. Order Online:   enjoy a larger, expanded selection when you shop online (online orders delivered to the school before the year ends).  You can shop online before the actual book fair starting on May 17.
  3. Clip & Send the Newspaper Flyer Order Form from the interactive Book Flyer (remember to add 10.1% sales tax).  The Library cannot accept cash book orders BEFORE May 30th.  , Checks are accepted anytime and can be made payable to the Lafayette PTA.

Special Schedule:  May 30 (early dismissal):  open after school at 1:05-1:45 pm; May 31 (Spring Fling):  5:00-6:30 pm; June 5:  open 10:40-12:05 pm (lunch recess), not open after school.

Thank you Ms. Nakagawa, her team of volunteers and everyone who shops.  All purchases benefit the school – helping to buy books for the library and classrooms.

Instrumental Music Concert May 30th at West Seattle High School Theatre 7pm

The Lafayette Spring Instrumental Music evening performance is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30 at 7:00 pm in the West Seattle High School Theater.  The concert will feature all Lafayette 4th and 5th Grade Instrumental Music students, including the Combined Band, Beginning Strings, 2nd Year Winds, 2nd Year Strings as well as some feature ensembles.  There will also be a daytime assembly performance at 8:30 am on May 30th.  All Lafayette parents and friends are invited to attend the performances.  VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY:  Set up for the concert starts at 5:00 pm.  Volunteer/help with setting up chairs and stands would be greatly appreciated.  Please contact Instrumental Music Teacher Frank Seeberger if you have any questions.

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