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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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.


September 21, 2017

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 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    

APPLE PALOOZA! Come cook w/ apples & other make & take creations! Where: FX FACS room. When: TUESDAY from 4-6PM. Who: Youth age 5-18 yrs. old. Questions? Call or email: Sam O'Riley @ the University of MO Atchison Co. Extension office: 660.744.6231 or email:  

TONIGHT @ VB game: 2 sets of JH A team, 1 set of JH B team, followed by 2 sets JV and then Varsity.

TODAY =  Following the VB game in the FX gym there will be a EA WOLVES JERSEY AUCTION!!! Auctioned by Mr. Casey Martin. Minimum bid $25.00, Maximum bid $100.00. Proceeds will be split between the FX Boosters & the TKO National Honor Society. BONFIRE @ FX football field following the VB Game & Auction. TOMORROW = Homecoming Parade @ TKO starting @ 1:30PM

HOMECOMING WEEK!!!! THEME: Game On!! DRESS UP DAYS: TODAY = Class Color Day (Sr. - black, Jr. = white, Soph. = green, Freshmen = blue, 8th = purple, 7th = pink, Faculty = Red, Elem. = Orange). TOMORROW = Spirit Day. Prizes awarded to winner of each day @ lunch hour.

CLASS SPIRIT = Each class will need to make a banner, decorate a hall, & decorate a window downtown, which will be scored & added to the class total. Each class will earn points for each lunch competition & for the dress up days as well. A banner will be displayed in the cafeteria showing a running point total for the week so classes can see who is in the lead or how far back their class is from 1st place. Hallways: Srs = Senior Hallway, Jrs.: 3rd floor, west side of hallway, Soph.: Old gym to New gym, Fr. = Cafeteria to old gym., 8th = 2nd floor, west side of hallway. 7th gd. = 2nd floor, east side of hallway.

HOMECOMING LUNCH COMPETIITIONS:  TODAY = Banana Relay. TOMORROW =Volleyball Serve competition.

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 2016-17 School 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






09/21-- FBLA mtg. = lunch

              Girls Golf @ Rock Port = 4PM

             JH/JV/V VB @ FX - S. Holt = 5:30PM

            FFA End of Fruit Sales

           Rosh Hashanah

09/22-- FB @ TKO - Mound City = 7PM


             Deadline for Oct. ACT

              Autumn Begins

09/23-- VVB Borderline Classic (Tabor, IA) = TBA

              JHVB @ St. Gregory tourn. = TBA

09/25-- District Girls Golf = TBA

             JH/JV FB @ FX - Mound City = 5PM

            JV VB Tri Match @ FX - Rock Port, Sydney = 5:30PM

            Jostens to meet w/ Soph. & Srs.

09/26-- JV/V CC @ R.P. = 5PM

             JH/JV/V VB @ M.C. = 5PM

09-27-- JH/HS Speaker: JH Girls = 12:30PM, JH Boys = 1PM, HS Boys = 1:30PM, HS Girls = 2:15PM

            FCCLA Card Night = 6:30-8PM

09/28-- JV/V CC @ Shenandoah Invite = 4PM

              JH FB @ Nod. Holt/S. Holt = 5PM

             JH/JV/V VB @ Nod. Holt = 5:30PM

09/29-- FB @ TKO - Stewartsville = 7PM

09/30-- Marching Pride @ Clarinda SW IA Band Jamboree = 9AM

             Yom Kippur

 ***Lunch Today*** BBQ rib/bun OR Ham sandwich, Potato wedges, Carrots, Mandarin oranges, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow*** Mini CornDog, Tater tots, Baked beans, Yogurt, Milk

***Breakfast Tomorrow***  Cereal, PopTart, Yogurt, Fruit juice, Milk

 ***Breakfast Monday*** Sausage Breakfast pizza, Peaches, Fruit juice, Milk

09/19- 09/22, 2017: ASD/After School Zap Program = M. Hedlund   Elem. Morning = W. Harrington   H.S Morning = Z. Kellner    Lunch = K. Morris


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 Principal Dustin Barnes- 660-686-2851




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