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 31, 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 FRIDAY!!!! 

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.

County wide JH dance - Fairfax old gym - Nov. 8th (Saturday) - 7 PM - $5 admission. 

All Junior class members need to bring one pkg. of hotdog buns on MONDAY morning. Take to Jr. stand before school.

TRUNK OR TREAT!!! Where = Presbyterian Church Parking lot. When = TODAY, from 5 - 7:30 PM. 

EA Wolves FB vs. Rock Port TODAY@ 7 PM.

Elementary Fall parties TODAY @ 2:30 PM

FBLA dues are $20 = due TODAY.

Optimist Spook parade TODAY, @ 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!


10/27-31-- Red Ribbon wk.

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

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

11/08-- Co. wide JH dance @ FX - old gym - 7 PM

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***   Chicken patty/bun, OR Hamburger/bun, Mashed potatoes, Glazed carrots, Peaches, Milk

***Lunch Monday**  Saliisbury steak OR Hamburger/bun, Mashed potatoes, Raw carrots, Mixed fruit, Milk

***Breakfast Monday***  Cereal, Donut, Applesauce cup, Fruit juice, Milk

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

11/03 - 11/07, 2014: ASD/After School Zap Program = N. Harrington  Elem. Morning = P. Simanek  H.S Morning = M. Carpenter   Lunch = M. Hollingsworth



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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