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. 


March 31, 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.

Please release the Bsbl. boys @ 2:40 PM TODAY: T. Agnew, M. Baker, G. Ball, J. Barnes, T. Brown, B. Cooper, D. Jeffords.

'Thank You' to everyone for their help & support w/ last week's drama 'North Woods Nonsense!'. We have such an awesome school w/ excellent students. Thanks for supporting us, loaning us props, feeding us, & encouraging us. I'm very proud of my students!!.............Mr. Staten

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! 


03/31-- District Ag. CDE - 11:30AM @ NWMSU

            EA Bsbl. @ Fall City, NE - 4:30PM

           275 Conference Academic Tourn. @ Rock Port

04/01-- Cheerleading try out practice @ FX = 5-6:30PM

             District CDE - 11:30 AM @ NWMSU

             NHS mtg. - lunch

            275 Conference Academic Tourn. @ Rock Port

04/02-- Drama club mtg. - lunch

04/03 & 06-- No School - Spring Break

04/03-- Good Friday

04/04-- Passover

04/05-- Easter Sunday

04/06-- No School - Spring Break

             EA Bsbl @ TKO - Maryville Freshmen - 4:30PM

04/07-- EA Bsbl @ TKO - S. Nodaway - 4:30PM

            Vr. EA Track @ Rock Port - 4:30PM (R.P. Quad.)

            JHEA Track @ Mound City - 4PM

           FCCLA mtg. - lunch


04/08-- Dismiss @ 12:18PM - P.D.

            EA Boys Golf (JV,V) @ Mound City - 4PM

           Stu. Co. mtg. - lunch

04/09-- Activities Banquet - 6PM

            JHEA Track @ TKO - 4PM

            Art Club mtg. - lunch

04/10-- Mid 4th Qtr.

             State Band contest

            Cheerleading Try outs @ TKO

            4 &5th gds. Jefferson City Trip

04/11-- Jr./Sr. Prom

             EA Bsbl. @ W. Nodaway Tourn. - 12PM 

04/13-17-- MAP testing - gds. 3-8

04/13-- FCCLA Banquet - 6PM

             JHEA Track @ M.C. - 4PM (M.C. Relays)

             EA Boys Golf (JV,V) @ TKO - 4PM

            Stu. Co. mtg. - lunch

***Lunch Today***  Turkey Wrap, Potato chips, Broccoli/ranch dressing, Strawberries, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow**  Chicken fried steak OR PB&J, Mashed potatoes/gravy, Raw carrots/ranch dressing, Strawberries, Milk

***Breakfast Tomorrow***  Cereal, Donut, Pears, Fruit juice, Milk

***Breakfast Thursday***  French toast sticks, syrup, Yogurt, Fruit juice, Milk 

03/30 - 01/02, 2015: ASD/After School Zap Program = C. Davis  Elem. Morning = S. Fentiman H.S Morning = E. Schmerber  Lunch = C. Lovely


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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