Mary L. Fonseca Elementary School               @frps_Fonseca

Welcome to

Fonseca Elementary School!

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Fonseca Strong!

Our students and staff from Room 232 sporting their new Fonseca Eagles bracelets!

We are all committed to building a strong community, supporting one another, every single day! 


Fonseca Golden Eagles!

It was a great season for both boys' and girls' basketball teams as they both competed in the city playoffs with our boys' team winning it all and becoming the 2017 city champions! The Fonseca Family had its first school-wide pep rally before the games and a victory parade celebration after the championships! Teamwork, perseverance, and your effort pay off both on and off the court!!! We are all so proud of your hard work and effort this season!!!

Walking School Bus



Fonseca students are welcome to join in on The Walking School Bus! Teachers and administrators will be walking daily beginning on 10/24 to pick Fonseca students up at designated stops along our 1.25 mile route. The stops run along Locust St., Robeson St. Bedford St. and Quarry St. For more information, please call the school. 











News and Notices


2016-2017 School Calendar

Good Friday: Friday, April 14, 2017 (No school)

Spring Recess: Week of April 17, 2017 (Recess begins at the close of school on Thursday, April 13, 2017, and school resumes on Monday, April 24, 2017.)

Memorial Day: Monday, May 29, 2017

Closing Day of School: Monday, June 26, 2017

Tuesday Notice:


School Lunch Menu:


Saturday School:

Beginning Saturday, March 25, 2017, our school has started a new initiative to increase instructional time for students who have acquired three or more detentions/suspensions/other incidents over a two week period. This will allow students to receive a consequence, being held accountable for their actions without missing critical instructional time. 

Please read the following letters for more information:

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School Council:

The April meeting for school council has been cancelled.

PTO Corner:

The next PTO meeting is Wednesday, April 12th at 6:00 pm in the Conference Room. If anyone is interested in participating in PTO events please contact Mrs. Rose Braga our PTO President. Here is a link to the PTO Newsletter: 


There is one upcoming fundraiser - the Scholastic Book Fair which will run from Monday, 4/24 through Friday, 4/28. Here is the classroom schedule:



Grades K-2 will enter through the Wall Street Entrance.

Grade 3 will enter through the bridge.

Grades 4-5 will enter through the Quarry Street Entrance. 

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

Doors will open at 8:25 AM.

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.

Click here to

Register your Stop and Shop card

to obtain A+ points for our school which will turn into dollars in the spring.