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.)


January 22, 2015

Character word for the Quarter: ‘RESPONSIBILITY’. Definition: Taking Ownership in what you Say and Do.

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.

CONGRATULATIONS to the SPELLING BEE winners: 7th grade Winner = Kilea Cooper, Runner up = Jesse Graves.  8th grade Winner = Shelbey Morris, Runner up = Shanna Gilpin

BLANKET DRIVELast day to donate a blanket is TOMORROW = Donate your new or gently used throw blankets for the elderly. The class of 2020 will be taking lap blankets to area nursing homes. These will need to be smaller blankets. There will be a drop box in the cafeteria.

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. 

The Class of 2018 is hosting the 2nd Annual Trivia Night on SATURDAY, @ 7 PM in the FHS cafeteria. Deadline for sign-up is TOMORROW.We are looking for teams of 8-10 to play. Each team member pays $10 to enter, w/ the winning team receiving their entry fee as the prize. Get your friends together for a fun night of trivia, laughs, food, & fun. If you have any questions, please let Mr. Staten know.  Pass the word please. This is a kid friendly event.


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!

 Northwest Missouri State University - 11:30 Monday Jan. 26th in Library - bring your lunch


01/22-- Business club mtg. - lunch

Play practice = 7-8 PM

01/23-- Vr.BB @ Tarkio - 6PM

01/24-- FrFx 6th gd. BB tournament. - All day

Class of 2018 - Trivia Night - 6:30PM - Cafeteria

01/26-- 3 wk. Progress reports

01/27-- Vr.BB @ Home - N.E. Nodaway - 6PM

01/28-- Dismiss @ 2:18PM - P.D.

Financial Aid mtg. - Srs. @ Fairfax R-3 Library - 6:30PM

01/29-- Vr.BB @ Home - Nishnabotna - 6PM

01/30-- Vr.BB @ Home - Nod. Holt - 6PM - COURTWARMING

After Prom Chili Supper: 5-7PM

01/31-- Fairfax Optimist 4th gd. BB tourn.

Snow day for Trivia Night

Nod. Holt 5/6th gds. BB tourn.

***Lunch Today*** Chicken noodle OR Vegetable beef soup, crackers, Grilled cheese, Grapes, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow**  Hamburger/bun OR Hotdog, Potato wedges, Carrots, Mixed fruit, Milk

***Breakfast Tomorrow***  Pancake-sausage/stick, Orange, Fruit juice, Milk

***Breakfast Monday***  Biscuits/gravy, Yogurt, Fruit juice, Milk 


01/20 - 01/23, 2015: ASD/After School Zap Program = E. Schmerber  Elem. Morning = W. Harrington  H.S Morning = J. Fields  Lunch = D. Million



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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