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 23, 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


FBLA dues are $20 = due on HALLOWEEN.


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




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!




10/24-- 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***   Chili, crackers, Diced peaches, Cinnamon roll, Milk


***Lunch Tomorrow**  Tacos, lettuce, cheese, salsa, Mixed fruit, No bake cookie, Milk


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


***Breakfast Monday***  French toast sticks, syrup, Peaches, 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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