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School Levy Info Session & PTA meeting Jan. 22nd

Mark your calendar to join us Tuesday January 22 at 7-8 pm as we host a speaker from School’s First, a grassroots, citizen-based organization that works to help pass SPS levies. If you have missed any of the SPS Community Meetings regarding the levies, we invite you come and catch up on all of the news.
All Seattle Schools Community members are invited to attend. Please help spread word around West Seattle. All are welcome to attend this FREE event. Childcare provided. Your RSVP needed.
Will you be able to make the meeting?
RSVP here: https://www.lafayettepta.com/rsvp/

If you know other parents from different schools in the West Seattle area who may be interested in joining us, please help us spread the word.

https://mailchi.mp/18ddd1845567/levycommunitymtgs-3130105?e=[UNIQID]

Girls On The Run @ Lafayette

Girls on the Run @ Lafayette

Girls on the Run at Lafayette is open to girls in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade.

Girls on the Run is dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Practices: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-4:00

March 5th – May 21st

Girls on the Run 5k: Sunday, May 19th

Register here

Payment is a sliding scale, and sneaker scholarships are available.

Lafayette Coaches: Carolyn Whipple, Maggie Mattmiller, Aimee Corr, Kris Stafie, Claudina Valcarlos

Questions: contact Carolyn Whipple

Lafayette Elementary Celebrates 100 Years by Collecting 100 Socks and 100 Shoes for Kids

To recognize the one-hundredth year of Lafayette Elementary the student council is organizing a fundraiser and community outreach to collect new and lightly used socks and shoes for kids in need. We also accept money as a donation and all proceeds will be donated to Westside Baby and Youthcare for youth in need.

“The Lafayette Student Council wants to give back to our community for its support for the last 100 years and thought helping kids was the best way to do it. Our goal is to collect at least 100 pairs of new (and lightly used) kid sized shoes and socks (per grade level) so no kid has to go without” — Lafayette Student Council Members

You can drop off your donations between 7:30 am and 6:00 pm M-F January 14, 2019 to May 31, 2019 at Lafayette Elementary.

Lafayette Elementary is located in West Seattle at 2645 California Ave SW.

For more information contact Pamela Quadros, Parent Volunteer at ms.pamelaquadros@gmail.com

Written by Jack Colenso Grade 5 Student Lafayette Elementary

GREEN Team Mondays

Green Team starts Jan 14th. The Green Team will meet Mondays at 2:30-3:30 pm.  Sign-up by filling out a permission slip and returning it to Ms. Whipple, room 13.  Permission slips available outside Ms. Whipple’s door (room 13) and all are welcome to participate/join any time of year.  Parent volunteer(s) are also welcome.  What is the Green Team?  It is a team of students led by Ms. Whipple who will be looking for ways that our school can be more eco-friendly and act more sustainably, as well as participate in environmental learning activities.  Questions or interested in volunteering, please contact Ms. Whipple.

Care about Inclusion @ Lafayette in today’s world? – Join us for a meet-up!

Join the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee at Lafayette Elementary! Please join the DEIC and make a difference to our community! We meet the SECOND Wednesday of every month to plan and share ideas.  Topics: Black Lives Matter, finalizing a budget, buddy bench, inclusion, transportation issues, and raising awareness and visibility. 

When: Second Wednesdays of the month

Where: Uptown Espresso, 3845 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106

Feb 13, Mar 13. Apr17. May 8. Jun 12

Check out our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion page on our web-site: https://www.lafayettepta.com/diversity-equity-inclusion/

All Are Welcome! Hope to see you there!

email us at: lafayette.deic@gmail.com

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