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.)


November 25, 2014



Character word for the Quarter: ‘HONESTY’. Definition: Being Truthful 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.


Change of times for Jr. Stand TONIGHT. First shift starts @ 5:30 - 6:15 PM. Please check your email or the stand door!!!!


There will be a Pep Rally TODAY @ 2:45 PM.


FFA Student Development Committee mtg. on TUESDAY (Dec. 2) @ Lunch. Watch your email for more details closer to time. 


FFA Chapter Development Committee mtg. w/ Chapter Officers EXCLUDING FFA GREENHANDS on FRIDAY (Dec. 5) @ Lunch. Watch your email for more details closer to time. 


FFA Community Development Committee mtg. on WEDNESDAY (Dec. 10) @ Lunch. Watch your email for more details closer to time. 


The following students owe $20.00 for their FBLA dues: Gage Crowley, Garrett Ball, Alyssa Garrison, & Dakota Allen. PLEASE PAY ASAP!!!




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!




11/25-- Vr.BB @ FX - Dekalb - 5 PM


          Pep Rally @ 2:45 PM


11/26-28-- NO School - Thanksgiving Break


11/27-- Thanksgiving Day


12/01-- 7 wk. Progress Reports


12/01-06-- Mound City BB tourn. - TBA


12/03-- NHS mtg. - lunch


12/04-- KJ BB @ Fx - W. Nodaway - 5:30 PM


          Drama club mtg. - lunch


12/05-- 8th gd. Career Day @ Hospital = 8:30-11:30 AM


12/06-- FCCLA Parents Day Out


12/08-- JHBB @ Mound City - 5:30 PM


          Stu. Co. mtg. - lunch


12/09-- FCC:LA mtg. - lunch


12/10-- Dismiss @ 12:18 PM - P.D.


          Class mtg. after lunch


          Elem. Awards. Movie


12/11-- Art Club mtg. - lunch


          Winter Music program: K-6 @ 6:30 PM, 7-12 @ 7:45 PM


          Chili Supper: 5-7 PM


12/12-- Vr BB @ S. Holt - 5 PM


12/13-- ACT testing


          'NUTCRACKER' @ Liberty Theater - 2 PM (Elem. students performing)


12/15-20-- NWMO. BB tourn. - TBA


12/16-- FFA mtg. - lunch


12/17-- Hi-Step/TNT mtg. - lunch


12/18-- Business Club mtg. - lunch


          K-3rd gd. Omaha Field Trip


12/19-- Dismiss @ 12:18 PM - Holiday Break (End of 2nd Qtr./1st Sem.)


          Elem. Holiday Parties


12/22-26-- No School - Holiday Break


12/29-01/02-- No School - Holiday Break


01/05/15-- Start of 3rd Qtr./2nd Sem.




***Lunch Today***  Pepperoni pizza OR P.B. & J., Peas & carrots, Peaches, Rice Krispie treat, Milk


***Lunch Monday**   Frito pie/cheese OR Ham/cheese sandwich, Buttered red beans, Peaches, Milk


***Breakfast Monday***  Cereal, Mini muffin, Fruit, Fruit juice, Milk


***Breakfast Tuesday***  French toast sticks, syrup, Fruit, Fruit juice, Milk 




12/01 - 12/05, 2014: ASD/After School Zap Program = J. Mullins  Elem. Morning = S. Mires  H.S Morning = M. Staten   Lunch = M. Hedlund






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:


Treating Others with Courtesy and Honor.

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