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.)


AUGUST 20, 2014

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

SAVE THE DATE = H.S. Students -- NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS? We can help! No need to go to all meetings! Registration Time: Friday, August 22, after school @ Fairfax Dairy Dinner. Get a FREE cone when you register! Contact Sam O'Riley (686-3439) for questions.

Bus for Volleyball game TOMORROW leaves @ 4 PM. Be here early.

Any HS student wanting volunteer hours contact Lori Staten, to help w/ Relay for Life events.

FFA Dues are $20 & should be paid to FFA Treasurer, Ryan Hopkins or Miss Fields by FRIDAY, Sept. 19.

The following FCCLA members need to meet in the Ag. room TOMORROW, morning Aug. 21 @ 7:30 AM, to discuss fun day. Miles Murry, Karrigan Bowling, & April Clark

TODAY the 7th & 8th gds. will be having a head lice check. 7th gd. report to nurses office @ 8:30 AM, & 8th gd. report @ 8:45 AM. HS will not be checked unless we have problems or a younger sibling is infected.


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. On the left side of the screen, click on 'Counselor's Corner Scholarship List'.


Due Dates for Scholarships: As always, I am happy to help you with anything. I will proofread your essays or your apps! ****If a scholarship is due at 9am that does not mean you can ask to get out of your 1st hour class to work on it. If you get these done before the due date, give them to me or put them in the red folder on my desk that is labeled "Scholarships"


Due dates to be announced: Bob Phelps Sr. Community Scholarship 

**Go to your college website and apply there!


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



08/20-- Picture Day - Individual & Fall sports. Faculty @ 7:45 am

08/21-- VB @ Nod. Holt - 5:30 pm (JV,V)

08/22-- FB @ H(TKO) - Mound City - 7 pm

08/25-- VB @ Rock Port - 5:30 pm (JV,V)

08/26, 28 & 30-- FrFx VB Tourn. - TBA

08/27-- Cheerleading pictures @ TKO after school

    Reiman Music - 5th gd. = 6pm - Library

08/29- FB @ Albany - 7 pm

 ***Lunch Today***   Chicken nuggets, BBQ sauce, Tator tots, Green beans, Pears, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow***  Salisbury steak/gravy, Mashed potatoes, Mixed vegetables, Mandarin oranges, Milk

***Breakfast Tomorrow***  Cereal, Donut, Orange, Fruit juice, Milk

***Breakfast Friday***  Breakfast sausage pizza, Applesauce cup, Fruit juice, Milk


08/18 -08/22, 2014: ASD/After School Zap Program = M. Carpenter    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 CTA is selling Kelly Green Bulldog Tumblers. See Mrs. Fentiman or Ms. Wyatt, to by yours today! $8.00 ea. -- Proceeds help fund our scholarship to a Frfx Graduating senior & other school related projects.

Character Word of the Quarter:


Treating Others with Courtesy and Honor.

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