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.)
November 21, 2014
Character word for the Quarter: ‘HONESTY’. Definition: Being Truthful in What You Say and Do.
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 (www.fairfaxk12mo.us) - STUDENT - GRADES. This will get you to the login page.
Bus for JH Boys BB @ S. Holt will leave @ 4:15 PM. Be here early.
Do you need volunteer hours? Come help @ the Turkey DInner @ the Fairfax Methodist Church, TOMORROW @ noon or before.
There will be a Pep Rally TUESDAY @ 2:45 PM.
FFA Members: State Officer Visit on TUESDAY. Wear Official Dress for the day! Lunch will be in the Ag Building that day.
FFA Student Development Committee mtg. on TUESDAY (Dec. 2) @ Lunch. Watch your email for more details closer to time.
FFA Chapter Development Committee mtg. w/ Chapter Officers EXCLUDING FFA GREENHANDS on FRIDAY (Dec. 5) @ Lunch. Watch your email for more details closer to time.
FFA Community Development Committee mtg. on WEDNESDAY (Dec. 10) @ Lunch. Watch your email for more details closer to time.
The following students owe $20.00 for their FBLA dues: Gage Crowley, Garrett Ball, Alyssa Garrison, & Dakota Allen. PLEASE PAY ASAP!!!
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!
11/17-21-- BOOK FAIR - Library
11/17-22-- S. Holt JH BB tourn. - Boys vs. Rock Port -TODAY (Consolation) @ 5:45 PM, Girls play TOMORROW (Championship) @ 9:30 AM
11/24-- ACDC Youth Seminar - 9th & 11th gds.
11/25-- Vr.BB @ FX - Dekalb - 5 PM
Pep Rally @ 2:45 PM
11/26-28-- NO School - Thanksgiving Break
11/27-- Thanksgiving Day
12/01-- 7 wk. Progress Reports
12/01-06-- Mound City BB tourn. - TBA
12/03-- NHS mtg. - lunch
12/04-- KJ BB @ Fx - W. Nodaway - 5:30 PM
Drama club mtg. - lunch
12/05-- 8th gd. Career Day @ Hospital = 8:30-11:30 AM
12/06-- FCCLA Parents Day Out
12/08-- JHBB @ Mound City - 5:30 PM
Stu. Co. mtg. - lunch
12/09-- FCC:LA mtg. - lunch
12/10-- Dismiss @ 12:18 PM - P.D.
Class mtg. after lunch
Elem. Awards. Movie
12/11-- Art Club mtg. - lunch
Winter Music program: K-6 @ 6:30 PM, 7-12 @ 7:45 PM
Chili Supper: 5-7 PM
12/12-- Vr BB @ S. Holt - 5 PM
12/13-- ACT testing
'NUTCRACKER' @ Liberty Theater - 2 PM (Elem. students performing)
12/15-20-- NWMO. BB tourn. - TBA
12/16-- FFA mtg. - lunch
12/17-- Hi-Step/TNT mtg. - lunch
12/18-- Business Club mtg. - lunch
K-3rd gd. Omaha Field Trip
12/19-- Dismiss @ 12:18 PM - Holiday Break (End of 2nd Qtr./1st Sem.)
Elem. Holiday Parties
12/22-26-- No School - Holiday Break
12/29-01/02-- No School - Holiday Break
01/05/15-- Start of 3rd Qtr./2nd Sem.
***Lunch Today*** Thanksgiving meal: Turkey slice, Stuffing, Mashed potatoes/gravy, Green beans, Fruit salad, Oreo cookie, Ice cream , Milk
***Lunch Monday** Hamburger/bun OR Ham/cheese sandwich, French fries, Mixed vegetables, Pears, Milk
***Breakfast Monday*** French toast sticks, syrup, Peaches, Fruit juice, Milk
***Breakfast Tuesday*** Cereal, Donut, Applesauce cup, Fruit juice, Milk
11/24 - 11/25, 2014: ASD/After School Zap Program = D. Wyatt Elem. Morning = S. Fentiman H.S Morning = M. Hedlund Lunch = J. Mullins
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
THINGS TO BUY:
****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.