Mary L. Fonseca Elementary School


Happy Thanksgiving to the Family and Friends of Fonseca School!  Students will be dismissed on Wednesday, November 26th at 12:30 PM.  Lunch and Breakfast will served.  Also, this will be a FREE Dress Down Day for students. 


With Term 1 closing on Friday, November 7th - Parent / Teacher Conferences will take place on Wednesday, November 19th from 5:00 - 7:30 PM.  Report cards will be sent home on Tuesday, November 18th. 

The Fonseca School is proud to announce our partnership with People, Incorporated.  As part of the partnership there will be a food pantry on Thursday, November 13th in the Fonseca School Community Room at 4:30 PM.  If you have any questions please call, Joshua Amaral, Community Center Coordinator, 774-627-2531.


The empty chair is a symbol that stresses the importance of attendance and the fact that a teacher cannot teach an empty chair.  Let's work together to ensure that the children at Fonseca are in their seat every day!

September Daily Attendance for Students: 95.6%

October Daily Attendance for Students: 94.2%

Goal for November:  95% of the student population will attend school daily at Fonseca School.


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News and Notices

November Days ~

November 4, 2014 - No School - Election Day

November 7, 2014 - Term 1 ends

November 11, 2014 - No School - Veterans Day

November 13, 2014 - PTO Meeting - in the Community Room beginning at 5:30 PM

November 18, 2014 - Report Cards will be sent home for grades 1 - 5

November 19, 2014 - Parent Teacher Conferences will take place from 5:00 - 7:30 PM.  Conferences will be scheduled by the teacher. 

November 27 & 28 - No School - Thanksgiving Recess


Students in grades K-2 will enter through the Wall Street Entrance.

Students in grades 3-5 will enter through the Quarry Street Entrance. 

School hours: 8:35 AM - 2:52 PM

Breakfast is free for everyone and will be served from 8:25 until 8:35 A.M.

All students that arrive after 8:35 A.M. will be marked tardy and will need to enter through the Community Room door located near the main entrance. 

School Spirit Wear:

Pants or skirts either black, blue or khaki. Shirts either maroon, gold, or white with the Fonseca Logo on it.

Logos are available in the office from 8:00 - 2:00 P.M. The cost is $.50 per logo.

Before school daycare provided by Family Services. If you have any questions or concerns please call (508) 496-6678.

Early Release Days:  The first Thursday of each month will be an early dismissal for students.  Students will be dismissed at 12:30 P.M.  Lunch and breakfast will be served.  The following dates are Early Dismissal:

October 2 / December 4 / February 5 / March 5.

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