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.

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ONLINE LUNCH PAYMENT NOW AVAILABLE

Go to the Parent Portal and sign in (www.fairfaxk12mo.us)  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.

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS


September 29, 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 

ADDITIONS TO CALENDAR: None

Bus for VB game @ R.P. leaves @ 4PM TODAY. Be here & ready to leave.

PINK OUT VB GAME NIGHT: THURSDAY, Oct. 6, EA Wolves vs. Mound City. Cancer Awareness Night. A pink and white VB w/ all players & coaches signatures, will be auctioned off after the varisity game. There will also be a bake sale. If anyone wishes to donate items for the bake sale, it would be GREATLY appreciated!!

PINK OUT FB GAME NIGHT: FRIDAY, Oct. 14, EA Wolves vs. S. Nodaway. Items will be donated for a silent auction to be held during the FB game. If you wish to donate items for the silent auction, donations will be wlecome!!!

THE THEME FOR BOTH OF THESE CANCER AWARENESS EVENTS WILL BEGO PINK, FIGHT CANCER, WIN THE FIGHTAll proceeds from these events will be kept locally to assist residents dealing with cancer.

SCAVENGER HUNT: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, AT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – FAIRFAX. REGISTRATION STARTS AT 8AM, RACE STARTS AT 9AM & WILL BE DONE BY 10:30AM. PRIZES ARE AWARDED FOR FIRST PLACE ($100.00) & THE MOST SPIRITED ($20.00) TEAMS!  ENTRY FEE IS $20.00.  IT GOES TO THE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL REHAB DEPARTMENT. GET A GROUP OF UP TO 4 PEOPLE. GET ON YOUR TENNIS SHOES & BE PART OF THEIR FUN!  FOR RULES & REGISTRATION VISIT www.FairfaxMed.com , CALL 660.686.2317 OR STOP BY THE HOSPITAL.

All FCCLA members your yearly dues of $20.00 are due ASAP! Please turn in money/check to Mrs. Million. 

FCCLA members who have ordered a polo shirt, the cost is $26.00. Please turn in money promptly to Mrs. Million

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 (www.fairfaxk12mo.us) - 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 (www.fairfaxk12mo.us). 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. 

***STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES: 

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

***Calendar***

09/29-- JH/JV/Vr. VB @ R. P. = 5:30PM

              JV/Vr. Cr.Co. @ Shenandoah Invite = 4PM

09/30-- FB @ Stewartsville = 7PM

10/01-- Marching Pride @ Clarinda Band Days

10/03--JH/JV FB @ St. Joe Christian = 5PM

             JV/V VB @ TKO - E. Buchanan = 5:30PM

            Girls Golf Sectionals - TBA

10/04-- JH/JV/V VB @ W. Nodaway = 5:30PM

             JV/V Cr.Co. @ M.C. =  4:30PM

             HS DARE = Jrs.

10/05-- 7 wk. Progress reports

10/06-- My Success Event - Soph. - 8:30AM TO 3PM

             JV/V VB @ TKO - M.C. = 5:30PM *SENIOR NIGHT*

             Drama club mtg. - lunch

            FFA NWMSU CD - All day

10/07-- FB @ Stanberry = 7PM

10/08-- FFA Trap Shoot @ Smithville = 9AM

 ***Lunch Today*** Spaghetti/meat sauce, Lettuce salad, Pears, Cheese bread, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow***  Pepperoni pizza OR PB&J sandwich, Carrots, Pineapple, Yogurt, Milk

***Breakfast  Tomorrow*** Pancakes, syrup, Yogurt, Fruit juice, Milk

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

09/26 - 09/30, 2016: ASD/After School Zap Program = H. Wilson  Elem. Morning = T. Clark    H.S Morning = D. Million   Lunch = C. Lovely

INCLEMENT WEATHER:

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:

COMPASSION

Definition: Caring for Others with Kindness.

Employment Opportunities-

Substitute Bus Drivers

To apply contact Superintendent Michael Garrett 660-686-2421   mgarrett@fxbulldogs.net

 

 

TAKING SEALED BIDS

 

Fairfax R-3 School District is accepting sealed bids for the Community For Kids Preschool Building located at 108 E Main Street.  The bids will be taken until November 17th. The school board reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.  Please submit sealed bids to the Superintendent's office at 500 East Main Street, Fairfax, MO. 

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