Below is an example of what the PTA supports throughout the school year.
Back to School Celebration
Enjoy an evening with other LaPerche families as welcome the start of the school year as a school community. Held on school grounds, bring a picnic or enjoy a gourmet grilled cheese meal from Championship Melt Food Truck, $10/ticket includes a grilled cheese, chips and a drink. September 15th, 2017.
An evening event, open house is an opportunity for parents to tour the school, meet teachers and spend time in their child’s classroom. Parents are also welcome to sign up for a PTA membership and participate in fundraising activities.
Learning Enrichment After School Program (LEAP)
LEAP is proud to provide students a wide selection of quality after school enrichment classes in the safe environment of R.C. LaPerche School. Offered twice per year, LEAP programs run for several weeks and focus on various social and educational activities such as Sports, Drama, Culture and Music.
Building a sense of community, LaPerche students gather during school lunches to celebrate a Thanksgiving dinner complete with turkey and all the traditional fixings. Thanks to the generous donation of time from parent volunteers, food donations are collected in preparation for the school-wide. Parent volunteers are also help to serve students during the annual celebration.
Set in the school cafeteria, Holiday Shop provides students an opportunity to independently shop for affordable holiday gifts for loved ones while learning decision-making and money management skills. Parent volunteers assist the students with shopping for and wrapping gifts.
Students in first and second grade enjoy a December day experiencing the journey of the Polar Express through a pajama dress up day, parading through the school and settling down to watch the Polar Express movie with refreshments. As conductor, the school principal leads led the journey to the North Pole.
Twice a year, Scholastic Books presents a book fair for students and families. Parent volunteers assist students with purchases as they develop money management skills.
Boys Choice Dance
A social event, male students are provided an opportunity to spend the evening with their mothers or female chaperone. The dinner dance is complete with a DJ and raffle prizes – A highlight for many students!
An evening show displaying a variety of student talent for families to enjoy. The variety show is not mandatory for students to participate in, however they are encouraged to be a part of this wonderful evening to demonstrate some of their skills and talents. Performances include Instrumental, voice, acting, dancing and acrobats.
Boys Night Out
An evening event for male students and their fathers or male chaperones. All who attend enjoy a great night planned, whether it be bowling or attending a PawSox game.
Held during the spring, the brunch is social event for female students and their mothers or female chaperones, all enjoy a morning of food, music, and raffle prizes.
In addition to the many sponsored events, the LaPerche PTA provides volunteers and refreshments for the following activities:
- First Day of School Teacher Breakfast
- Kindergarten Orientation
- Open House
- LEAP Program (Fall)
- Fall Picture Day
- Fall Food Drive/ Baskets
- Jump Rope for Heart
- Read Across America Day
- Book Fair
- Variety Show
- Art Show
- Teacher Appreciation Week
- DARE Graduation
- Preschool Story Hour
- Field Day
- First Grade Open House
- Kindergarten Celebration
- Grade 5 Step Up Ceremony