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.)


Octorber 22, 2014


Character word for the Quarter: ‘HONESTY’. Definition: Being Truthful in What You Say and Do.

Early Bird Special -- 2014-15 Yearbooks only. $40.00 till November 1!!!! 

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

HS Boys BB  mtg. during lunch TODAY in the gym after you eat.

FBLA dues are $20 = due on HALLOWEEN.

Optimist Spook parade will be Friday, October 31, @ 4 PM. Meet @ Fairfax City Park

Scoliosis screens will be for 5th through 8th gds. TODAY, from 9 - 11 AM, starting w/ 8th gd., then 7th, 6th, & 5th.


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!


10/20-23-- District VB Tourn. - FX vs. Tarkio @ 5 PM

10/24-- United Nations Day

             D.A.R.E. - 12 PM - Sophomores

10/25-- MU Homecoming Parade - FX Marching Pride

             ACT testing

10/27-31-- Red Ribbon wk.

10/28-11/01-- National FFA Convention

10/29-- Dismiss @ 12:18 PM - P.D.

10/30-- JHBB @ S. Holt - 5:30 PM

10/31-- Halloween

     Elem. Fall Parties - 2:30 PM

    D.A.R.E. - 12 PM - Sophomores

11/01-- All Saints Day

11/02-- Daylight Saving Time Ends (Fall back in the Fall)

11/03-- 3 wk. Progress Reports

JHBB @ FX - Tarkio - 5:30 PM

11/04-- Election Day

11/05-- Fall FFA Fall Speaking - 4:30 PM - Savannah

NHS mtg. - lunch

11/06-- JHBB @ Rock Port - 5:30 PM

FCCLA Cluster

Drama club mtg. - lunch

11/07-- FCCLA Cluster

December ACT deadline

11/10-- JHBB @ FX - N. Nodaway- 5:30 PM

Stu. Co. mtg. - lunch

11/11-- Pictures: Retakes, Winter sports, Organizations - 8 AM

FCCLA mtg. - lunch

JHBB @ FX - Nishnabotna - 5:30 PM

Veterans Day

***Lunch Today***   Salisbury steak, Mashed potatoes, Mixed vegetables, Pineapple, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow**  Chili, crackers, Diced peaches, Cinnamon roll, Milk

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

***Breakfast Friday***  Cereal, Mini muffins, Mandarin oranges, Fruit juice, Milk 

10/20 - 10/24, 2014: ASD/After School Zap Program = D. Million  Elem. Morning = M. Graves  H.S Morning = N. Harrington   Lunch = J. Fields



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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