Spirit Wear Policy



All students from grade K to 5 will be required to wear spirit wear beginning on the first day of school in September.

Parents will purchase tops and bottoms on your own.

Shirts must be gold or maroon t-shirts or sweatshirts; and maroon or white polos, and must have the Fonseca logo ironed onto them.Logos will be available for purchase at the school. Pants, shorts, skirts or capris must be khaki, dark blue or black in the style of Dockers, Dickies or chinos.  No jeans will be allowed.

On gym days only, students will be allowed to wear jogging or athletic pants in blue, black or khaki with the appropriate spirit wear tops. All items must have the school logo.

Black or White sneakers with black or white laces. No colored shoelaces will be allowed.

Any spirit wear that you previously purchased at Fonseca may be used for September.

It is the responsibility of all parents/guardians to ensure that their child(ren) dress in accordance with the school’s Spirit Wear policy.This will ensure an environment that is conducive for learning for all students as well as discourage competition of various styles and name brands.Uniformity for all students will cause less distractions, keep the focus on learning and establish a safe environment at the Fonseca School.



Spirit Wear:

Shirts:(gold or maroon t-shirts or sweatshirts and maroon or white polo)

Pants, shorts, skirts or capris must be khaki, dark blue or black in the style of Dockers, Dickies or chinos.

Logos  available in the main office:  $.50

Mon- Fri 8 AM - 2 PM


News and Notices


2017-2018 School Calendar

Professional Development/Orientation Day: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 (No school for students)

Opening Day of School: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Columbus Day: Monday, October 9, 2017

Professional Development Day: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (No school for students)

Veterans Day: Friday, November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving Recess: Thursday, November 23, 2017, and Friday, November 24, 2017

Christmas-New Year Recess: December 25, 2017, through January 1, 2018 (Recess begins at the close of school on Friday, December 22, 2017, and school resumes on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.) 

Martin Luther King Jr.’ s Birthday Observance: Monday, January 15, 2018

Professional Development Day: Monday, January 29, 2018 (No school for students)

Winter Recess: February 19, 2018, through February 25, 2018 (Recess begins at the close of school on Friday, February 16, 2018, and school resumes on Monday, February 26, 2018.)

Good Friday: Friday, March 30, 2018 Spring Recess: April 16, 2018, through April 22, 2018 (Recess begins at the close of school on Friday, April 13, 2018, and school resumes on Monday, April 23, 2018.)

Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2018

Closing Day of School: Monday, June 18, 2018 (NOTE: The last two days of school are half-days for students.)


Tuesday Notice:


School Lunch Menu:

/FallRiver Elem-6-2017.pdf

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 is Wednesday, June 14th at 6:00 pm in the Community Room. If anyone is interested in participating in PTO events please contact Mrs. Rose Braga our PTO President. 


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 8:05am.

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. 

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 8:00am - 2:00pm. 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.

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