Mary L. Fonseca Elementary School               @frps_Fonseca

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Mary L. Fonseca Elementary School

School Hours - 8:15 am - 2:52 pm


Dear Parents,

When preparing for the Scholastic Book Fair this week, please consider asking your child to purchase a book from the following list to prepare for summer reading. All the books listed are engaging as well as developmentally and academically appropriate for the grade spans indicated.

Many of the books are part of a series which means the reading doesn’t have to end after one book! WOOHOO!

Please feel free to send your child to the book fair searching for one of the titles listed. The volunteers and teachers at the book fair will help guide your child to find the best book for them. If you would like your child to find a specific book, please list it below.

Child’s Name: ______________________________________

Grade: _____________ Book Title: ___________________________


Queridos pais,


Ao se preparar para a Feira do Livro Scholastic esta semana, por favor, considere pedir a seu filho que compre um livro da lista a seguir para se preparar para a leitura de verão. Todos os livros listados são envolventes, bem como desenvolvidos e academicamente apropriados para os períodos indicados.

Muitos dos livros e parte de uma série, o que significa que a leitura não precisa terminar depois de um livro! WOOHOO!

Por favor, envie o seu filho para a feira do livro de um dos livros representados neste papel.. Os voluntários e professores da feira do livro ajudar o seu filho a encontrar o melhor livro para eles. Se você quiser que seu filho encontre um livro específico, por favor, liste-o abaixo.


Nome de Filho/a:_____________________________________

Grau: ____________ Titulo de livro: ____________________



Spunky Little Monkey

The Pigeon Needs a Bath

Pig the Pug

Groovy Joe

Llama Llama Series

Black Cat, White Cat


Grade 1-2

Bad Kitty Goes to the  Vet

Dog Man Series

Dr. Kitty Cat Series

Fly Guy Series

Magic Tree House Series

Ugly Cat and Pablo

Who Would Win? Series

Grade 3-4


Geronimo Stilton Series

Zoe in Wonderland

I Survived Series

The Harlem Charade

Grade 4-5



Scar Island

The Warden’s Daughter

Wolf Hollow






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Parents' Conditions for Learning Survey

In English

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Parent Information on MCAS 2.0

Please review this important information regarding next generation MCAS:

Letter to Parents



Walking School Bus



Fonseca students are welcome to join in on The Walking School Bus! Teachers and administrators will be walking daily beginning on 9/11/17 to pick Fonseca students up at designated stops along our two routes: 

The bus travels along two routes to school picking up students along the way at designated “bus stops”:


Route 1

Stop #1 - 7:30am - Corner of Locust St. and Plain St.

Stop #2 - 7:35am - Corner of Locust St. and Robeson St.

Stop #3 - 7:45am - Corner of Robeson St. and Pine St.

Stop #4 - 7:50am - Corner of Robeson St. and Bedford St. (Dunkin' Donuts)

Stop #5 - 8:00am - Corner of Bedford St. and N. Quarry St.


Route 2

Stop #1 - 7:50 am - Corner of Bedford St. and Stinziano St.

Stop #2 - 7:55am - Corner of Bedford St. and Oak Grove St. (Across from Eastern Pizza)

Look for the yellow school bus on the sidewalk at each stop.





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News and Notices


District Backpack- Notices

2017-2018 School Calendar

Early Release Days

Dismissal at 12:52 pm

Thursday, May 3, 2017

Thursday, June 7, 2017

Closing Day of School: Friday, June 22, 2018 (NOTE: The last two days of school are half-days for students.)

Tuesday Notice:



School Lunch Menu

FRPS District Handbook

Student/Parent Handbook


Saturday School:

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:

/Saturday Detention SchWide Letter.pdf



School Council:


PTO Corner:

The next PTO meeting for 2017-2018 is Wednesday, May 9th at 6:00 pm in the Community Room. If anyone is interested in participating in PTO events please contact our PTO at, or our Parent Outreach worker, Marisol Calderon,




Grade Pre-K will enter through the entrance on the corner of London Street and N. Quarry Street. 

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

Grade 3 will enter through the bridge.

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

School hours: 8:15am - 2:52pm

Doors will open at 8:15am.

Breakfast is free for everyone and will be served from 8:15am until 8:25am.

All students that arrive after 8:25am will be marked tardy and will need to enter through the Community Room door located near the main entrance. 


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

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Register your Stop and Shop card

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