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.
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.
January 19, 2017
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: 01/27-- 8th gd. Hospital Career Day = 8-11:30AM
Play practice = 7-8PM on the stage: Jan. 18, 25, 30
All Students: Community Hospital – Fairfax is looking for student waiters to help out with their Celebrity Waiter Dinner on March 25, 2017. This evening allows Community Hospital – Fairfax to raise much needed funds for important equipment and lifesaving technology. Serve dinner to our donors alongside a cast of celebrity waiters before you enjoy dinner and entertainment performed by teachers, students and community members from our area. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact your school counselor or reach out to Kris Umbarger at 660-686-2350, by e-mail at KrisU@FairfaxMed.com.
4-H in Focus: Youth Photography Workshop!! When = Saturday Time = 9AM to 10:30AM Where = TKO Baptist Church Insturcted by WC & Mike Farmer **Please bring your camera!! RSVP by Jan. 13 to660.744.6231 or firstname.lastname@example.org Class cost $5.00 **Enrolled 4-H Youth are FREE!!! ****
4th ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT sponsored by Class of 2018!! Saturday, Feb. 4, @ 7PM in the high school gym. Emcee Mark Staten!! Enter your team of 8-12 members ($10 for each member) by emailing or calling Mrs. Wyatt @ email@example.com / 660.253.0656 or Mr. Palmer @ firstname.lastname@example.org / 660.734.0182. You can also contact any member of the Class of 2018. Please try to enter your team by WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1. Walk-ins will be accepted @ $15 per person.
TKO NHS BLOOD DRIVE: When: Wednesday, February 8 Time: 1PM - 7PM Where: TKO Elem. gym Book your appt. @ esavealifenow.ogr, enter Sponsor Code: atchisonmo. For additional details contact Mark Staten @ 660.253.0183 or email@example.com
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.
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
01/19-- JV BB @ Jefferson = 6PM
Wrestling @ Mid-Buchanan = 5:30PM
Business Club mtg. = lunch
01/20-- JV/V BB @ Rock Port = 5PM
01/21-- Area I Trap Shoot @ Stewartsville = 9AM
FX Athletic Booster's 6th gd. BB tourn. = All day
Wrestling @ Lathrop Invite = TBA
JV BB tourn. @ W. Platte = TBA
01/23-28-- (Vr.) N.W. MO BB tourn. = TBA
JV Girls BB @ TKO - Falls City = 5:30PM
01/24-- Wrestling @ Stanberry = 5:30PM
01/25-- 12:18PM dismissal = P.D.
3 wk. Progress Reports
Play practice = 7-8PM - Stage
01/26-- Wrestling @ Albany = 5:30PM
01/27-- 8th gd. Hospital Career Day = 8-11:30AM
01/28-- Knights of Columbus 5/6th gds. BB tourn. (Maryville)
Wrestling @ Maryville tourn. = TBA
FX Optimist 4th gd. BB tourn. = All day
01/30-- JVBB @ Mid-Buchanan = 6PM
Play practice = 7-8PM - Stage
01/31-- JV/V BB @ W. Nodaway = 5PM
Wrestling @ Sidney = 5:30PM
02/01-- NHS mtg. = lunch
Play practice = 7-9PM - Stage
02/02-- Wrestling @ Riverside = TBA
02/03-- JV/V BB @ TKO - N. Nodaway = 5PM
02/04-- Wrestling @ Warrior Invite = 9AM
FFA Area I Trap Shoot @ Smithville == 9AM
Mound City 5-6th gds. BB tourn.
***Lunch Today*** Ravioli/meat sauce, Green beans, Cheese bread, Mandarin oranges, Milk
***Lunch Tomorrow*** Chicken nuggets OR Ham sandwich, Corn, Pineapple, No Bake cookie, Milk
***Breakfast Tomorrow*** Cereal, Donut, Peaches, Fruit juice, Milk
***Breakfast Monday*** Bacon scramble pizza, Applesauce, Fruit juice, Milk
01/17- 01/20, 2016: ASD/After School Zap Program = N. Harrington Elem. Morning = L. Lotter H.S Morning = J. Dowis Lunch = P. Bredensteiner
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.
7-12 English Teacher
7-12 History Teacher
Substitute Bus Drivers
To apply contact Superintendent Michael Garrett 660-686-2421 firstname.lastname@example.org
Notice of Filing for Fairfax R-3 School Board Candidacy
The Fairfax R-3 Board of Education positions currently occupied by Deanna Beck, Matt Heits, and Doug Miller come open in April of 2017. Interested parties are encouraged to file for these openings. The term of these offices is three years.
In order to file for the Board of Education, you must be a citizen of the United States, a resident taxpayer of the District, reside in the state of Missouri for one year preceding their election or appointment, and be twenty-four (24) years of age.
Interested persons may file with Laurie Yocum, bookkeeper/secretary to the superintendent, at the Office of the Superintendent, Fairfax R-3 School, 500 Main St. Fairfax, MO 64446, December 13 of 2016 between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:45 pm,
December 14, 15, 16 and 19 of 2016 between the hours of 7:45 am and 3:45 pm,
December 20, 2016 between the hours of 7:45 am and 2:00 pm,
January 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 of 2017 between the hours of 7:45 am and 3:45 pm and January 17, 2017 between the hour of 7:45 am and 5:00 pm.