Meet Our Staff

The staff at St. Francis Xavier school come from diverse backgrounds.  The faculty is state certified and brings more than fifty years of classroom teaching experience.  Every teacher expresses a personal commitment to academic excellence and to Christian values. Teachers seek professional associations through workshops, in-services, and advanced degrees.

Administrator: Fr. Riley Williams (

Principal: Mrs. Michelle Russo (

Assistant Principal: Mrs. Anabela Shaughnessy (

Secretary: Mrs. Beth Reis (

Alumni/Volunteer: Mrs. Therese Ledoux

Nurse(s): Mrs. Maura Manning, RN and Mrs. Laura Duarte, RN

Property Manager: Mr. John Guillotte

Technology/Computers: Mr. Michael Manzi

Physical Ed: Mr. Hector Amaro

Art: Ms. Molly Wilson

Music (K-5): Mr. Antonio Borges

Spanish (K-8): Mrs. Estella De la Cruz

Extended Care Staff: Mrs. Sandra Vigeant & Mr. & Mrs. Davignon

Small Wonders (PS3):
Lead – Mrs. Amy Plante
Classroom Aide – Mrs. Linda Duff

Pre-School 4 (PS4):
Lead – Ms. Michelle Cordeiro
Classroom Aide – Mrs. Kari Motto

Pre-School 4 (PS4):
Lead – Miss Nakita Guerrouxo
Classroom Aide – Mrs. Sandy Vigeant

Lead – Mrs. Catherine Jason
Classroom Aide – Mrs. Judy O’Malley

1st Grade:
Lead – Mrs. Jennie Martel
Classroom Aide – Mrs. Marina Araujo

2nd Grade:
Lead – Mrs. Jennifer Larkin
Classroom Aide (2-4) – Mrs. Lori Gomes

3rd Grade: Miss Haley Ketschke

4th Grade: Miss Melissa Cournoyer

5th Grade: Mrs. Laurie Bentley

6th Grade (6-8 Math/Sci): Mr. James Crowell

7th Grade (6-8 Hist/Lit): Mr. Arthur Ferreira

8th Grade (6-8 Rel/ELA): Miss Elizabeth Westbrook

Algebra 8/Math Support: Mr. Fran Hamel