Our annual banquet and auction will be held on March 22, 2019 .

This year's theme is:

"His Amazing, Sustaining Grace."


1. Dates To Remember


  • 5 - Student Bell Choir at chapel 8:30 AM
  • 5 - Grades 3-5 at the Zeiterion for Charlotte's Web
  • 12 - Star Wars Day - A separate flyer will be sent home with details.
  • 21 - Class Christmas parties and Ugly Sweater Day after recess.
  • 21 - Early Dismissal at 12:30 PM. Please arrange transportation for your children, as there is no lunch or after care at school that day.
  • 21 - Christmas break begins.

Christmas Blessings:

From all of the staff to all of our East Gate families—a very Merry Christmas and a New Year filled with blessings of good health, peace, love and joy.


  • 2 - School reopens.
  • 11 - Early Dismissal at 12:30 PM. for staff training. Please arrange
    transportation for your children, as there is no lunch or after care at school that day.
  • 15 - Super Heroes Day. A separate flyer will be sent home with details.
  • 18 - Term 2 ends; Early Dismissal at 12:30. Please arrange transportation for your children, as there is no lunch or after care available.
  • 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School

2. Winter Dress Code:

Girls may begin to wear the Donnelly grey slacks during the months of December through March.

3. Bless-A-Vet

Can drive was a HUGE success. Students brought in 1,629 items. Thank you so much for your generosity!

4. Chapel - December 5

Chapel begins at 8:30, and all are welcome to attend. Mrs. Bernier's class will be doing some Christmas songs on the bells.

5. School Cancellations:

It’s that time of year again. Please listen to local based radio or TV stations (Channels 10, 12, 6, NECN) for any school cancellations because of wintry, snowy conditions. Information will also be posted on each channel’s website. The quickest one to check is DO NOT CHECK for this info on our website. We will also post any cancellations on our Facebook page as well. PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE NOT FOLLOWING THE FALL RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN OUR STORM DECISIONS.

6. Gift Exchanges:

There are several reasons why we ask that no Christmas gifts be exchanged from student to student on school grounds:

(1) No parent accountability as to the contents and appropriateness of the gift

(2) The general safety of all students at EGCA (concealed contents)

(3) The possibilities of isolating and hurting students who do not get gifts or get inappropriate or gag gifts

(4) The expense that some parents cannot bear

If you would like your child to give something to another student, please arrange an appropriate time with that family to drop it off at the home or to make other suitable arrangements. Thank you for your understanding.

7. Class Parties:

Classes will be having homeroom Christmas parties on Friday, December 21, right after recess. More information will be sent home as the time draws near. Students should wear gym uniforms. Ugly Christmas sweaters may also be worn.

8. Fundraisers:

Thank you so much for your support in this area. The catalog fundraiser and the spaghetti supper were great successes! They really do help to keep tuition reasonable. The gift card fundraiser will continue throughout the entire school year.

9. Scrip Gift Card Fundraiser:

Please consider ordering gift cards for groceries, gas, restaurants, etc. through EGCA as a painless fundraiser.  There are plenty of order forms in the office.  Orders get placed every Friday morning.  Cards arrive on Tuesday or Wednesday of the following week.  This fundraiser will run throughout the year until May.  Great way to begin your Christmas shopping. There is no charge to you at all; You get what you pay for.   For example, a $10.00 Subway gift card costs you $10.00.  Each company or restaurant donates a portion of the sale to EGCA.  It's that easy! Fundraisers help keep tuition costs down.

10. A+Bonus Bucks:

Stop and Shop Cards:

Stop and Shop is requiring individuals to register themselves. Ms. Robillard will assist you if needed.

11. Boxtops For Education:

We are still collecting.

12. Recycling:

Please save your used ink cartridges. There is a basket in the office for them.

13. EGCA Facebook Page: 

If you are a participant in Facebook, check out and like our page.  Many pictures and fun information get posted there often.


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