Lafayette Public Charter School


October 5th-9th, 2020

What’s New at LCS 

Welcome to the first week of October! I wanted to point out our COVID 19 Resource page on our school website. Here you can find resouces and updates from LCS. If you have any questions related to COVID 19, check out the website or call the office. Information is updated/changing daily; we’re trying our best to keep everything current. 

I wanted to send another reminder that the STEM night scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8th has been canceled due to COVID restrictions. 

Please watch your child’s backpack for midterms this week. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s teacher. 

Nicollet County Cares

Nicollet County Health and Human Services continues to have funding opportunities available to help Nicollet County residents with costs related to child care, housing, utilities, and other crisis needs related to COVID-19. Learn more about Nicollet County Cares Act on the flyer below or on their website:

Academic Calendar Changes

There are 2 upcoming events listed on our academic calendar that are canceled due to COVID restrictions:

STEM Night- Canceled

Grandparents Day- Canceled

School Board Elections

LCS School Board Elections will be held Tuesday, October 20th from 3-6pm in the gymnasium. If you’re interested in running for board, please complete an application and submit a biography to Mrs. Petersen at by October 12th. Applications can be found at under Board Membership-search school board application.

REMINDER: Pre-K tuition is due the 1st of every month. 

Please label masks, water bottles, lunch bags etc. 


Job Posting- Technology Coordinator

Lafayette Public Charter School is now accepting applications for a Technology Coordinator. This is a part-time position. Knowledge with SMART boards, Apple Products, website maintenance, basic troubleshooting, testing set-up and serving on the Technology committee is required.

Please email or mail a cover letter, resume, and application (found on LCS website) to:  


Natasha Petersen, Director, Lafayette Charter School PO Box 125, Lafayette, MN 56054

Teacher/Para/Food Service Subs WANTED

Interested in subbing? LCS is currently looking for substitute paras and teachers. For more information, contact Natasha Peterson at 507-228-8943.

Want to help give back to LCS? Check this out!

MORE School Rewards program
1) Sign up for MORE Rewards at or any participating Coborn’s, Cash Wise, or Marketplace. Foods store. Designate your preferred school (Lafayette Charter School) by logging into your account at or via the MORE Rewards mo- bile app.

2) Shop Coborn’s, Cash Wise, and Marketplace Foods stores Food Club, Full Circle, Top Care, @ease, Paws & Tippy Toes brand products to earn points for your school. There are more than 3,000 qualifying items!

3) The points your school earns will help grow their share of the $150,000 total. It’s like a pie – the size of your school’s slice will depend on how many points they have received. School Rewards funds can be used for whatever your school or organization needs!

*Learn more or get started today at*

Dates to Remember!

October 5th-9th: Fire Prevention Week

October 9th: Early Out at 1pm

October 12th: School Board applications due

October 13th: School Board Meeting @ 5:30pm

October 15th & 16th: MEA Break-No School

October 20th: School Board Elections 3-6pm – LCS Gym





Oatmeal breakfast cookie, Fruit or juice, White or chocolate milk


Corndog, Baked beans, Lettuce, Veggie sticks, Fruit, White or chocolate milk



Muffin, Fruit, White or chocolate milk


Sub sandwich-ham/turkey/cheese, Winter blend vegetables, Fruit, White or chocolate milk



Yogurt, Granola bar, Fruit, White or chocolate milk


Tomato soup, Grilled cheese sandwich, Peas, Lettuce, Veggie sticks, Fruit, White or chocolate milk



Muffin, Fruit, White or chocolate milk


Chicken pot pie, Mixed vegetables, Lettuce, Fruit, White or chocolate milk



Assorted cereal, Fruit, White or chocolate milk


Cheese pizza, Corn, Lettuce, Veggie sticks, Fruit, White or chocolate milk

This menu is subject to change. Fresh vegetables are utilized in the daily menu whenever possible. Vegetables will vary dependent on the availability in our Farm to School Program. Whole wheat grain products are used unless otherwise noted. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Our Lunch Program is Offer vs Serve. See handbook for more information