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

Nurses: Mrs. Laura Duarte, RNMrs. Maura Manning, RN

Property Manager: Mr. Mike Girouard

Technology/Computers: Mrs. Nancy Richard

Physical Ed: Provided through Young World (Mr. Hector Amaro)

Art: Provided though Young World (Miss Caitlyn Alexander)

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. Sandy Vigeant

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

Pre-School 4 (PS4):
Lead – Miss Nicole Dandurand
Classroom Aide – Mrs. Linda Duff

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: Mrs. Paula Ferullo

4th Grade: Miss Melissa Cournoyer

5th Grade: Miss Nakita Guerrouxo

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 Lauren Gonsalves

Algebra 8/Math Support: Mr. Fran Hamel

Part-time Special Education Facilitator: Kristen Vieira