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.


NOMINATE FAIRFAX R-3 SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE MONSANTO GRANT!!!  IF you are a farmer and live in the Fairfax School District you can nominate us at the following link -

Those students who have any outstanding bills (lunch, band, etc.) may not participate in any extra curricular activities. (sports, clubs, etc.)

The Fairfax R-3 School District still has openings for children ages 3 and 4 for the preschool program for the 2015-2016 school year. If interested, please contact the school at (660)686-3424 or email  Tuition is set at $100 per month. 



April 24, 2015

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

 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.

HS Volleyball girls -- Please return your Summer Spike forms & money to Mrs. Graves by TODAY!!!

ELEMENTARY FIELD DAY -- FRIDAY, May 1 -- Stu. Co. Food Shack Menu: Main Entre: Pulled pork sandwiches = $2.00, Pulled beef sandwiches = $2.00, Hotdogs = $1.00. Sides: Bag of potato chips = $0.50, Baked goods (brownies, etc.) = $0.50. Drinks: Gatorade = $1.25, Water = $1.00, Canned pop = $0.75.

*****If you did not order a sack lunch for field day, you will need to buy your lunch from the Food Shack.******

Baccalaureate for seniors will be on THURSDAY, May 7, @ 8PM -- Christian Church.

The Salvation Arm Service Extension Camp -- June 16-19, for ages 8-12 yrs. -- So much to do. Outdoor adventure, Bible, Team building, Nature, Crafts, Sports, Swimming, lots & lots of free time to explore & make new friends. For more information or to request an application call Teresa @ 1-800-336-4547, ext. 368. Visit us on Facebook: KWM Service Extension. 

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.

Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy - For students interested in being a Missouri Hwy Patrol, this is a summer camp where you learn about this occupation. Age 16-18, must have a C average or higher and a 2.0 or higher GPA. May 31 - June 5. See Mrs. Hedlund for more information if you are interested. 


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! 


04/24-- VrEA Track @ TKO - 3PM (Indian Relays)

04/25-- VrEA Track @ Albany - 10AM (Albany Double Quad)

04/27-- 7 wk. Progress reports

            EA Bsbl. @ W. Nodaway - 4:30PM

04/28-- JHEA Track @ TKO - 4PM (Indian Relays)

             Jrs. ACT testing @ FHS

04/28-30-- EOC Testing - HS

04/29-- Area FFA Awards Night - Savannah - 7PM

             2nd Annual FFA Ag. Day = 9-11:15 AM

04/30-- EA Bsbl. @ TKO - ND Nodaway - 4:30PM

            Savannah Golf Tourn. - TBA(Vr)

           JHEA Track @ Worth Co. - 1:30PM

           Vr. EA Track @ Rosendale - TBA 

05/01-- Elem. Field Day

             Vr. EA Track @ Mound City - 2:30PM (Panther Relays)

            State Solo/Ensemble Contest

***Lunch Today***  Cavatini, Corn, Broccoli/ranch dressing, Mandarin oranges, Milk

***Lunch Monday**  Chicken nuggets, Carrots, Potato wedges, Strawberries, Milk

***Breakfast Monday***  Cereal, PopTart, Peaches, Fruit juice, Milk

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

04/27 - 05/01, 2015: ASD/After School Zap Program = J. Fields   Elem. Morning = L. Lotter   H.S Morning = M. Hollingsworth   Lunch = N. Harrington


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:


Definition: Taking Ownership in What You Say and Do.

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