Mission Statement

The mission of R.C. LaPerche Elementary School, as an inclusive learning community devoted to high standards and best teaching practices for all students, is to inspire life-long learning and to develop responsible, self-confident children capable of effective communication and problem solving, through a collaboration of parents, teachers, students, and the community, which fosters a safe, respectful environment, recognizing diversity and individuality.

December Town Meeting--Date and Time Change!!

 Our second Town Meeting for 2014-2015 will be held on Tuesday, December 23 at 10:30.  Mrs. Hegarty's class will be performing. Third and Fourth grade chorus will be performing. Also, November and December student council will be presenting.

Spirit Day Tomorrow-Friday, December 5-Dress as UNIQUE YOU!

 The November student council has chosen Dress as the Best YOU--Dress UNIQUE--Fashion Show during lunch tomorrow!

PTA Meeting--Tuesday, December 1, 2014

Please plan to join us for our next PTA meeting on Tuesday, December 1 at 6:30 at LaPerche. Smithfield School's Technology Director, Paul Barrette, will join us to talk about the variety of electronic devices we have at LaPerche and how they enhance teaching and learning for all students.This meeting will take place in the kindergarten classroom.  Immediately folowing the PTA meeting there will be a 5th grade committee meting. 

PTA Meeting Followed by 5th Grade Committee Meeting-November 5

 Please join us tomorrow, Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30 for our monthly PTA meeting. The 5th Grade Committee Meeting will begin at 7:30.  Please visit http://rclaperchepta.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Agenda-11.5.14.pdf for the PTA meeting agenda.

Guitar Lessons at LaPerche-October 2014

Is your child interested in learning how to play the guitar?  We are now offering guitar lessons at LaPerche on Thursday and Friday mornings from 8:00-8:45.  Please email Mrs. Bazinet for an application at sbazinet [at] smithfield-ps [dot] org or call LaPerche at 231-6652.

After School Enrichment Classes--Sign Up Today! September 26, 2014

Our after school enrichment classes (LEAP) are quickly filling up. Tuesday LEAP classes begin on September 30 and Thursday LEAP classes begin on October 9--Tuesday start date was changed due to Election Day!!  If you would like to register your child for any class, please visit the PTA website at http://rclaperchepta.org/leap-2014/  for registration information and class descriptions. This fall we are offering :

                              i.      Hip Hop Dance--3 spots left!!

                              ii.     Creative Writing

                              iii.    Flag Football

                              iv.     Card Making--4 spots left!!

                              v.      Stop Motion Animation--2 spots left!!

                              vi.      F.A.S.T. Sports

                              vii.     Carpentry—1 spot left!!

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Raymond C. LaPerche Elementary School is one of four elementary schools in the Smithfield Public School system. Our school is dedicated to Raymond C. LaPerche, a former teacher, principal and superintendent in the Smithfield Public Schools for 41 years. LaPerche first opened its doors in 1968 and presently serves students in kindergarten to grade five.