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.




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 23, 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 


Mound City is having a Walking Taco tailgate @ the FB game TONIGHT. Starting @ 5:30 - 7PM - $5 per person.

FCCLA / FFA Blood Drive MONDAY in the cafeteria from 2-7PM.

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 ( - 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 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


09/23-- FB @ M.C. = 7PM

9/24-- Vr. @ Sidney, IA VB tourn. - TBA 

           JH @ St. Gregory's VB tourn. - 8AM

           FFA Trap Shoot @ Smithville - 9AM

09/26-- JHFB @ N. Andrew = 5PM

             JH/JV VB @ FX - Sidney = 4:30PM

             District Girls Golf @ Mozingo = TBA

             FCCLA Blood Drive = 2-7PM - Cafeteria

            Jostens mtg. w/ 10&12th gds. = 2:30PM

09/27-- JH/JV/Vr. VB @ M.C. = 5:30PM

             JV/Vr. Cr.Co. Blue Jay Flight = 5PM

09/28-- NCMC College visit - Library - lunch

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

 ***Lunch Today*** Mini Corndogs, Tater tots, Baked beans, Yogurt, Milk

***Lunch Monday***  Taco pizza wedges OR Ham sandwich, Corn, Peaches, Rice Krispie treat, Milk

***Breakfast  Monday*** Sausage breakfast pizza, Pears, Fruit juice, Milk

***Breakfast Tuesday***  Cereal, Donut, Applesauce, 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


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 Superintendent Michael Garrett 660-686-2421





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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  • September 24, 2016
    EAWOLVES varsity defeated by Griswold Iowa in 2 sets 21-23, 15-21
  • September 24, 2016
    EAWOLVES High school volleyball team defeats Freemont Mills in 2 sets. 22-20, 23-21. Nice win ladies!!
  • September 24, 2016
    EAWOLVES High school volleyball defeat South Holt in 2 sets 21-14, 21-12
  • September 24, 2016
    Junior High EAWolves volleyball girls win!! Defeats Bedford in 3 sets.
  • September 24, 2016
    Junior High EAWolves have split first two sets with Bedford. Heading to the third!!!
  • September 24, 2016
    Fairfax FFA trap shoot team in action today at Smithville!!!
  • September 24, 2016
    High school EAWOLVES Volleyball lose to Riverside in first match this morning. Lost in 3 sets.
  • September 24, 2016
    Junior High EAWolves defeat St.Gregory in 2 sets. 25-18, 25-17. Keep it up ladies!!