It is the mission of the Fairfax R-III Schools is to equip students with appropriate skills to function as contributing citizens in our changing global society. The highest skills will be developed in the (Each student will develop skills to the maximum of his/her potential in the areas of...) communication arts, mathematics, science, social relationships, fine arts, wellness, and technology. Students will experience the excitement of discovery, and the school will nurture that experience into a life-long quest for learning.



Those students who have any outstanding bills (lunch, band, etc.) may not participate in any extra curricular activities. (sports, clubs, etc.)

The Fairfax R-3 School District still has openings for children ages 3 and 4 for the preschool program for the 2015-2016 school year. If interested, please contact the school at (660)686-3424 or email  Tuition is set at $100 per month. 

2015 End of Course Scores and grade 3-8 MAP scores have been finalized and provided to the school district.  We will be distributing them by mail to parents by the first week of September. 



August 27, 2015

Character word for the Quarter: ‘Respect’. Definition:Treating Others with Courtesy and Honor.

REMINDER that Flu season is upon us.......Remember to cough into your sleeve.wash hands, wash hands, wash hands, & still reinforce.WASH THOSE HANDS!!......Have hand sanitizer handy. We just have to do our best to try to prevent!!!.......Nurse Grossman

FCCLA members need to pay their membership dues of $20.00 either to Secretary Caitlyn O'Riley or Mrs. Million.

Any FCCLA member that would like to order an offical polo shirt needs to see Mrs. Million ASAP. The shirts are $20.00 & payment needs to be made before order is placed.

 STUDENT PORTAL -- Just a reminder to students. You can view your grades, announcements, attendance, etc. from the student portal. Get your Login Id & password from Mrs. Umbarger. Go to the school website ( - STUDENT - GRADES. This will get you to the login page.

If you need a copy of the calendars -- You can ask for one in the office or get it off the website ( You can find it under Elementary, Junior High, or High School tabs. Just hold your mouse arrow (pointing hand) over any of the previous mentioned tabs, scroll down to 'Calendar of Events/Menu' and click.  Note: You can also get a copy of 2015-16 Year calendar & class schedule. You may need to adjust your margins to print it out properly. Click on the enable editing button on the top to be able to adjust the margins.



Do you need to improve your ACT score or do you want to prepare before you take the test? See Mrs. Hedlund or check out the ACT PREP classes offered by NWMSU and Missouri Western in the Guidance Room next to Mrs. Hedlund's office on the board under student opportunities! Sign up NOW, space is limited! 

See Mrs. Hedlund if you have any questions or need more info! Student opportunities are posted in the Guidance room located beside Mrs. Hedlund's office. 

SCHOLARSHIPS: Go to the Fairfax R-3 website click on the 'Student' tab. 

Due Dates for Scholarships: 

**Go to your college website and apply there! 

College Visits: Teachers please dismiss students 1ST bell. Grades 10 – 12 are welcome, bring your lunch! 


08/25, 27 & 29-- FX VB Tourn. - TBA

08/28-- FB @ Home(FX) - Albany - 7pm

09/03-- VB @ home - W. Nodaway - 5:30pm

09/04-- FB @ NW Nodaway - 7pm

09/05-- TKO VB Tourn. - TBA

 ***Lunch Today***  Cavatini, Corn, Raw broccoli/ranch, Pears, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow** Chicken patty/bun OR Turkey Wrap, Mashed potatoes, Peas, Pineapple, Granola barMilk

***Breakfast Tomorrow***  Sausage pizza, Yogurt, Fruit juice, Milk

***Breakfast Monday***  Cereal, PopTart, Apple sauce, Fruit juice, Milk 

08/24 - 08/28, 2015: ASD/After School Zap Program = M. Hollingsworth  Elem. Morning = J. Blakeman  H.S Morning = D. Wyatt  Lunch = M. Carpenter


For School closing because of weather you can listen to: KMA (960 AM), KKBZ (99.3 FM), KFEQ (680 AM), KNIM (1580 AM), (97.1 FM). You can call the Maryville radio station snow line to get a listing of canceled school @ 660-582-7669 (do not call the radio station itself). You can also watch KQTV, Channel 2 out of St. Joseph and the Local Cable station, Channel 60 


****Fairfax Marching Pride will be taking orders for Stadium chairs. BULLDOG, FAIRFAX MARCHING PRIDE & WOLVES design will be available. Contact Ms. Wyatt if interested.

Character Word of the Quarter:


Definition: Caring for Others with Kindness.

Employment Opportunities-

Assistant HS Volleyball Coach

Assistant HS Girls Basketball Coach

Substitute Bus Drivers

To apply contact Principal Dustin Barnes  660-686-2851

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  • August 28, 2015
    Fairfax Girls Volleyball plays Nishnabotna on Saturday, August 29th at 8:00 a.m. Full tournament bracket on School website
  • August 27, 2015
    6th grade students are working on their typing skills.
  • August 27, 2015
    Our new pre-schoolers love lunch time.
  • August 26, 2015
    Cooperative learning groups in 3rd grade. Getting our learning on!!!!
  • August 26, 2015
    Volleyball girls are loving their new uniforms!!!! #Bulldog pride