Fonseca Student Dies

Media Statement from Superintendent Malone
Fall River Public Schools
January 11, 2019

It is with deep regret that we inform you that one of our Fonseca students tragically passed last evening.


At this time, details have not been fully released. We are deeply saddened by this loss.

Fall River Public Schools will be offering support staff to help students, families, and school personnel during this very difficult time.


Please do not hesitate to reach out to Fonseca Elementary School directly with any assistance you may need.


Grief counseling will be available this afternoon, Friday, January 11, 2019, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm and tomorrow, Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Fonseca Elementary School, 160 Wall Street, Fall River, MA.


We thank you in advance for your understanding and support and ask you to keep the child’s family, friends, and Fonseca community in your thoughts as we all continue to deal with this very difficult situation.
Matthew H. Malone, Ph.D., Superintendent