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.


March 22, 2017

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 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 

Congratulations to the following FCCLA Officers for the 2017-18 School year. President: Chaos Powers. VP: Shelbey Morris. Secretary: Destany Theas. Treasurer: Kinley Thornhill. Historian: Morgan O'Riley and Reporter: Jaelynn Hill.

Jr/Sr. = Sign up for Prom/Date in the HS office by FRIDAY, April 7.

Jr/Sr. = Sign up sheets for Prom T-Shirts is in the HS office. Deadline to sign up is FRIDAY.

Seniors will be mtg. in the English room 5th hour, TOMORROW & FRIDAY, to work on prophecies..

 All Students: Community Hospital – Fairfax is looking for student waiters to help out with their Celebrity Waiter Dinner on March 25, 2017. This evening allows Community Hospital – Fairfax to raise much needed funds for important equipment and lifesaving technology. Serve dinner to our donors alongside a cast of celebrity waiters before you enjoy dinner and entertainment performed by teachers, students and community members from our area. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact your school counselor or reach out to Kris Umbarger at 660-686-2350, by e-mail at

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 2016-17 School 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


 ADDITIONS TO PRINTED CALENDAR:  03/30 = Workkeys testing for Jrs. / Srs. : 8:15 - 11:30AM



03/22-- JV/Vr. Golf @ Mound City = 4PM

03/23-- JV/Vr. BsBl @ N. Andrew = 4:30PM

              FFA NCMC CDE = TBA

              HS Track @ Worth Co. = 3:45PM

              275 Conference Scholar Bowl tourn. - Osborn/R.P. = 4:30PM

03/24-- JH Track pictures @ TKO

              Set Up - Celebrity Waiter Dinner

03/25-- Vr. BsBl @ N. Platte  = TBA

             Celebrity Waiter Dinner

             275 Conference Scholar Bowl tourn. - Mound City = 9AM

 ***Lunch Today*** Chicken patty/bun, Mashed potatoes, Green beans, Applesauce, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow*** BBQ rib/bun, Potato wedges, Peas/carrots, Mandarin oranges, Milk

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

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

03/20- 03/24, 2017: ASD/After School Zap Program = D. Million    Elem. Morning = L. Lotter    H.S Morning = N. Harrington    Lunch = J. Palmer


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-

Pre-School teacher

K-12 Special Education Teacher

Substitute Bus Drivers


To apply contact Principal Dustin Barnes- 660-686-2851




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