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.




August 26, 2016 **CHANGE OF LOCATION!!!**




Go to the Parent Portal and sign in (  Parent Resources -- Check your Child's Grades

click on the meals tab -- click on  ONLINE PAYMENT -- Enter amount you wish to Pay -- Follow instructions

There is a service charge for using online payment.


August 26, 2016

Character word for the Quarter: ‘COMPASSION’. Definition: Caring for Others with Kindness.

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 


FB bus for TONIGHT'S game will leave here @ 4:15PM.  Be here & ready to go. 

EA WOLVES VB vs. W. Nodaway - TOMORROW @ 10AM.

FCCLA Card Night - WEDNESDAY, August 31 - @ 6PM in the FCS room for all members & anyone wanting to join FCCLA this year.

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. 


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


08/26-- FB @ N. Nodaway = 7PM

08/27-- FX VB tourn. = 8AM Start

08/29-- Girls Golf @ Maryville - 9AM

            FFA National Office visit @ TKO: Chptr. Officers/Soph. = 11:30AM to 2:30PM

08/30-- JV/V VB @ FX - Maryville = 5PM

             JV/V Cross Country @ Maryville Invite = 4PM

08/31-- Picture Day: Individual, Faculty group @ 7:45AM

            Girls Golf @ Stanberry = 4PM

09/01-- JV/V VB @ S. Paige = 5:30PM

09/02-- FB @ Nod. Holt/S/ Holt = 7PM

            JV/V Cross Country @ Tecumseh Invitational = 10AM

            FFA Fruit Sale Begins

09/03-- TKO VB Tourn. = TBA

 ***Lunch Today*** Chicken patty/bun OR HotDog, Mashed potatoes, Peas, Pineapple, Milk

***Lunch Monday***  Chicken quesadilla OR Ham sandwich, Lettuce salad, Grapes, No bake cookie, Milk

***Breakfast  Monday***  Cereal, Poptart, Peaches, Fruit juice, Milk

***Breakfast Tuesday***  French toast sticks, syrup, Applesauce, Fruit juice, Milk 

08/22 - 08/26, 2016: ASD/After School Zap Program = None   Elem. Morning = L. Heck    H.S Morning = M. Hollingsworth   Lunch = J. Dowis


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



Character Word of the Quarter:


Definition: Caring for Others with Kindness.

Employment Opportunities-

Substitute Bus Drivers

To apply contact Superintendent Michael Garrett 660-686-2421




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    Congratulations Benton Lady Cardinals. First Place 2016 Fairfax Volleyball Tournament
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