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.


NOMINATE FAIRFAX R-3 SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE MONSANTO GRANT!!!  IF you are a farmer and live in the Fairfax School District you can nominate us at the following link -

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. 


March 27, 2015


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


 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.


A couple of changes in the calendar:  1) Track pictures will be on MONDAY


All Students who did not get their head checked @ the nurses office, must be @ the nurses office TODAY morning @ 8AM. The nurse will only be here on Friday a short while.


'Northwoods Nonsense' -- FHS Drama Club - Performances: TONIGHT & TOMORROW @ 7PM. -- Sophomore supper @ 6PM, Friday & Saturday.


DRAMA club will be practicing the play TODAY from 1:45 - 3PM. K-12 are invited to come get a sneek peak.


Congratulations to Rhonda Baker, Amber Clark & April Clark on taking silver @ State STAR Event competition. Awesome job girls .........Mrs. Million


Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy - For students interested in being a Missouri Hwy Patrol, this is a summer camp where you learn about this occupation. Age 16-18, must have a C average or higher and a 2.0 or higher GPA. May 31 - June 5. See Mrs. Hedlund for more information if you are interested. 




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! 




03/27-- 'Battle of the Books': 3:30 - 5PM @ TKO Resource Center


             FHS Drama Club Play - 7PM


03/28-- District Solo/ensemble contest @ St. Joe


             EA Bsbl @ N. Platte tourn. - TBA


            FHS Drama club play - 7PM


03/29-- Palm Sunday


03/30-- Cheerleading try out practice @ TKO


             3 wk. Progress reports


            EA Golf @ Mozingo - 4PM (V)


           JH & HS Track pictures @ TKO - 3:30PM


03/31-- District Ag. CDE - 11:30AM @ NWMSU


            EA Bsbl. @ Fall City, NE - 4:30PM


           275 Conference Academic Tourn. @ Rock Port


04/01-- Cheerleading try out practice @ FX


             District CDE - 11:30 AM @ NWMSU


             NHS mtg. - lunch


            275 Conference Academic Tourn. @ Rock Port


04/02-- Drama club mtg. - lunch


04/03 & 06-- No School - Spring Break


04/03-- Good Friday


04/04-- Passover


***Lunch Today***  Pepperoni pizza OR Hotdog, Corn, Yogurt, Apple crisp, Milk


***Lunch Monday**  Hamburger/bun OR Ham sandwich, Tater tots, Mixed vegetables, Mixed fruit, Milk


***Breakfast Monday***  Cereal, Granola bar, Fruit, Fruit juice, Milk


***Breakfast Tuesday***  Sausage-egg-cheese biscuit, Applesauce, Fruit juice, Milk 


03/30 - 01/02, 2015: ASD/After School Zap Program = C. Davis  Elem. Morning = S. Fentiman H.S Morning = E. Schmerber  Lunch = C. Lovely




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: Taking Ownership in What You Say and Do.

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