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.


December 09, 2016

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 

 ADDITIONS TO CALENDAR:  December 16 = Josten's to deliver Rings @ 11:30 AM

Bus for JV/V BB game @ N. Andrew will leave FX @ 3:15PM. Game start @ 5PM.

FCCLA members: If you do not have our STAR Events started & your money turned into Mrs. Million TODAY for registration, you will not be registered to do your event. Please get w/ Mrs. Million ASAP.

BLOOD DRIVE, MONDAY = 2-7PM: Rock Port High School Vo-Ag. Building (600 S. Nebraska St.) . Sponsored by Rock Port Vo-Ag. students.

TKO Schools would like to cordially invite FX JH/SR high to their Winter Ball TOMORROW. JH = 7-9PM, HS = 9-11PM. Located @ the TKO Elem. gym. Business casual dress is expected. Free will donation being accepted @ the door, half of the proceeds will go to adopting a family in Atchison County.

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 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. 


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


12/09-- JV/V BB @ N. Andrew = 5PM

12/10-- ACT test date

12/12-- JV BB @ S. Paige = 6PM

             Stu. Co. mtg. = lunch

             HS Band - Nursing home tour

12/13-- JV/V BB @ TKO - NE Nod. = 5PM

              WR @ R.P. = 5:30PM

               FCCLA mtg. = lunch

12/14-- HiStep/TNT mtg. = lunch

12/15-- Business Club mtg. = lunch

              Finals: 1,3,5 & 7th hrs. 

              JV Boys BB @ FX = Sacred Heiart = 6:30PM

12/16-- JV/V BB @ Nod. Holt = 5PM

              Finals: 2,4,6 & 8th hrs. 

             Josten's to deliver Rings = 11:30AM

12/17-- WR. @ JCC Invitational = TBA

12/19-- K-12th gds. Winter Music Program: K-6th gds. = 6:30PM, 7-12th gds. = 7:45PM

             Soup Dinner = 5-7PM

12/20-- Dismiss @ 12:18PM = Start of Holiday Break

             Elem. Holiday parties = 11AM

             End of 2nd Qtr. 

              JV/V BB @ Osburn = 5PM

12/21-01/03-- No School = Holiday Break

 ***Lunch Today*** To Be Announced, Milk

***Lunch Monday*** Chicken patty/bun OR Ham sandwich, Carrots, Pears, Milk

***Breakfast  Monday*** Cereal, PopTart, Applesauce, Fruit juice, Milk

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

 12/12 - 12/16, 2016: ASD/After School Zap Program = H. Wilson   Elem. Morning = J. Koop    H.S Morning = D. Million    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

Character Word of the Quarter:


Definition: Caring for Others with Kindness.

Employment Opportunities-

Substitute Bus Drivers

To apply contact Superintendent Michael Garrett 660-686-2421





Fairfax R-3 School District is accepting sealed bids for the Community For Kids Preschool Building located at 108 E Main Street.  The bids will be taken until November 17th. The school board reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.  Please submit sealed bids to the Superintendent's office at 500 East Main Street, Fairfax, MO. 

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  • December 9, 2016
    EAWOLVES junior high girls basketball Win 275 conference tournament!! End the season undefeated!!!
  • December 9, 2016
    Final from Fairfax, EAWOLVES 48 Sidney 32. Great Job Wolves!
  • December 9, 2016
    Fairfax Flag Corp in action!!
  • December 9, 2016
    Halftime at Fairfax, EAWOLVES lead Sidney 28-24. Go Wolves!
  • December 9, 2016
    EAWOLVES High school girls basketball fall to Sidney 29-64. Play North Andrew tomorrow night.
  • December 7, 2016
    Second grade class teaching the third graders their Continent Song!!
  • December 7, 2016
    First grade guidance this morning. Learning how to show care for others!
  • December 7, 2016
    Final from Fairfax EAWOLVES 57, Stewartsville 51! Great Job Wolves!