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.

Staff Directory

First Name Last Name Position Staff websitesort icon
Sandra Bazinet Secretary
Torie Lemoine Special Education
Laura Zucker 1st Grade
Dawn Clough 2nd Grade
Debra Hegarty 2nd Grade
Dennis Austin 5th Grade
Heather Ferreira 3rd Grade
Jana Schnell 4th Grade
Megan Feeley Special Education
Lori Beckel Special Education
Amy O'Hara Special Education
Barbara Furtado Support Services
James Connell Physical Education
Will Plante Art
Sandra Wytrwal Special Education
Jennifer King Support Services
Heather Caswell Kindergarten
Michele Thibault Support Services
Bethany Giarrusso Support Services
Lauren Giroux Support Services
Lisa Vitacca Support Services
Lorna Fossa-Moretti Support Services
Cheryl Mattson Support Services
Lauren Friel Kindergarten
Cheryl Deroche Support Services
Stephanie Bucci Special Education
Steve Burger Custodial
Jaina Harrison Special Education
Andrew Medeiros 4th Grade
Alyssa Martino 3rd Grade
Erica Elefsiades 5th Grade http://5elefsiades.weebly.com/classroom-blog
Sandra Barrette Music http://sbarrette.smithfield-ps.org
Melissa Clapprood Library https://mclapprood.wixsite.com/mysite
Julie Dorsey Principal https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/27q5a
Celine Forte Nurse Teacher https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/vp3k7
Lena Martel 1st Grade https://www.smore.com/m5btg

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.