Lafayette School

September 24

BTSN: September 29th

Change of Date: LAF's Back to School Night will be coming to you on September 29th.


All homeroom teacher videos will be posted by 2:15 p.m. in their Homeroom Google Classrooms on 9/29. Messages from LAF administration, PTO, CEF, and LAF service providers will be sent to your email.

Save the Date

GET UP AND GET EXCITED for a Virtual Dance Party via Zoom!


DJs from All Star Party will help us kick off the school year with your favorite music, games and dance moves (including Tik Tok and Fortnite dances!)


  • 5th Grade Dance Party is Thursday October 1st at 7:00 pm.
  • 4th Grade Dance Party is Friday October 2nd at 7:00 pm.


Zoom links will be sent closer to the event. Sponsored by the LAF PTO

Final Days.......Get Your Spiritwear!!!

PTO Virtual Book Fair

Are you in need of some great books to read? Well, look no further! Scholastic VIRTUAL Book Fair will be running from October 5-18, 2020. This year the books will be purchased online and they will be shipped directly to your home. Scholastic is offering free shipping on BOOK orders over $25. Please check out our HOMEPAGE to browse all the amazing books that Scholastic has to offer this year!

https://www.scholastic.com/bf/lafayetteelementaryschool14

Box Tops For Education™

Once again, Lafayette will be participating in the Box Tops for Education program to earn additional money for our school. Last year, LAF was able to raise $400!

The program has become digital or we can still collect paper Box Tops (or bonus certificates) while they last. You can double dip by scanning your receipt and sending in the paper Box Tops!


Our first paper collection will run until Friday, October 23rd. To make the submission process more efficient, we would appreciate your help as follows:

  • Send in any Boxtops you have collected in a sealable (Ziploc-type) bag or envelope OR

  • Tape or glue Box Tops on a plain piece of paper

  • Box Tops can be submitted to your child's teacher or to the basket in the LAF school office.

Any questions? Contact Cathy Egan (cathyegan@yahoo.com).

Stop and Shop and Shoprite Cards

And, don't forget to register your Stop n Shop and Shoprite cards to earn rewards for the school.


  • Visit www.stopandshop.com and select Savings & Rewards. Follow the prompts to create your online account. You’ll need your 13-digit Stop & Shop Card number and the School ID# (06274). REMEMBER…if you supported our school last year, you DO NOT need to register your card again!


Any questions? Contact Cathy Egan (cathyegan@yahoo.com).

PTO General Fund

Thank you to all that have donated to the General Fund this year! We are excited to share pictures of the new Lafayette Courtyard, Bike Rack and Front Entrance Awning. All of these were made possible through donations like yours to the General Fund.


The suggested donation for this year is $100 but donations of any size are appreciated. If you would like to donate visit https://lafpto.square.site/
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Reporting Absences and Virtual Learning

Please use the Parent Portal to record your child's absences or to report that your child will be learning virtually for the day. This will allow us to mark the day according to their individual needs. If they choose not to connect with their teacher virtually, we will change their attendance at the close of the day.


Please do not leave any messages on the absentee line. This line is not monitored on a daily basis.


Directions:

  • Log into the Parent Portal
  • Select the Attendance Tab
  • Select Notify the Attendance Office Tab
  • Use the drop-down selection to mark your child absent
  • Enter date
  • Choose student name
  • State reason for the absence or virtual learning (i.e., current temp, any symptoms)
  • Click green submit button to post attendance