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.



HOMECOMING 2015!!-  We Salute Our Troops.

Wednesday September 9th- At Fairfax Football Field

6:00 p.m.  Little EA Wolves vs. EA Wolves Football team

7:00 p.m.  Jersey Auction

8:00 p.m. Bonfire

Friday- September 11th

1:15- Everyone K-12 Ride bus to Tarkio for Parade

2:15- Pep Rally

3:05- Back to Fairfax

7:00-  FB Game at Tarkio

Those students who have any outstanding bills (lunch, band, etc.) may not participate in any extra curricular activities. (sports, clubs, etc.)

Fairfax scores perfect in Special Education determination rating!!!

Click link below for full article:

 Determinations 2015.pdf 


2015 End of Course Scores and grade 3-8 MAP scores have been finalized and provided to the school district.  We will be distributing them by mail to parents by the first week of September. 



September 03, 2015

Character word for the Quarter: ‘Respect’. Definition:Treating Others with Courtesy and Honor.

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

 Any Student in grades 7-12th who would like to be in the Drama Club, plan to attend our first mtg. on TODAY, in Mr. Staten's room. Bring your lunch.

Science Club -- Meet @ the FB field before school TUESDAY to clean up trash.

  FRIDAY (9/11) - 9/11 Ceremony starting @ 8:20am, lasting about 20-30 minutes. All are welcome to participate.

FFA dues need to be paid by Sept. 18, to Mr. Palmer or Emma Morris. -- $20.00 

HOMECOMING THEME: We Salute our Troops

HOMECOMING EVENTS: Wednesday = 6pm - Little EA Wolves vs. Varsity FB team. 7pm - Jersey Auction. 8pm - Bonfire. All @ the Fairfax FB field. Friday = 1:45pm - Homecoming Parade.  2:15pm - Pep rally. 7pm - FB game. All @ TKO.

HOMECOMING DRESS UP DAYS: Tuesday = Nerd day, Wednesday = Class theme day: Elem. = Animals, JH = Mismatch clothes & crazy hair, 9th gd. = Babies, 10th = Super heroes, 11th gd. = Hillbillies, 12th gd.= Royalty, Faculty/staff = Criminals.   Thursday = Patriotic day (red, white & blue). Friday = Spirit Day

FCCLA members need to pay their membership dues of $20.00 either to Secretary Caitlyn O'Riley or Mrs. Million.

Any FCCLA member that would like to order an offical polo shirt needs to see Mrs. Million ASAP. The shirts are $20.00 & payment needs to be made before order is placed.

 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.



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

 09/11-- Missouri Western Rep. - 11:30am to 12pm


09/03-- VB @ home - W. Nodaway - 5:30pm

Drama Club mtg. - lunch 

09/04-- FB @ NW Nodaway - 7pm

 Start of FFA Fruit sales

09/05-- TKO VB Tourn. - TBA

09/07-- NO School - Labor Day

09/08-- JHVB @ Rock Port - 5:30pm (w/ TKO HS)

 VB @ E. Buchanan - 5:30pm (JV,V)

 JHFB @ Fx - NW Nodaway - 5pm

 FCCLA mtg. - lunch

09/09-- Dismiss @ 12:18pm - P.D.

 VB @ E. Buchanan - 5:30pm (JV,V)

 JHFB @ N.W. Nodaway - 5pm

 FCCLA mtg. - lunch

09/10-- JHVB @ TKO - Nod. Holt - 5:30pm

 VB @ S. Holt - 5:30pm (JV,V)

 JHFB @ TKO - 5pm

 Art Club mtg. - lunch

09/11-- FB @ TKO - S. Holt/Nod. Holt - 7pm  *HOMECOMING*

 Homecoming Parade @ TKO - 1:30pm

 MO Western Rep. - 11:30 AM

 Patriot Day

09/12-- JHVB Tourn. @ W. Nodaway - TBA

 ACT testing

09/13-- Grandparent's Day

09/14-- JHFB @ Graham - Nod. Holt/S. Holt - 5pm

 Stu. Co. mtg. - lunch

09/15-- JH & HS VB @ W. Nodaway - 5:30pm

09/16-- NO School - P.D.

 Co-op Public Forum - 6:30pm 

 ***Lunch Today***  Taco salad, lettuce, cheese, salsa, Mixed vegetables, Peaches, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow** Tator Tot casserole, Corn, Mandarin oranges, Granola barMilk

***Breakfast Tomorrow***  Cereal, Mini muffin, Pears, Fruit juice, Milk

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

08/31 - 09/04, 2015: ASD/After School Zap Program = M. Carpenter Elem. Morning = M. Graves  H.S Morning = J. Mullins  Lunch = D. Wyatt


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: Caring for Others with Kindness.

Employment Opportunities-

Assistant HS Volleyball Coach

Assistant HS Girls Basketball Coach

Substitute Bus Drivers

To apply contact Principal Dustin Barnes  660-686-2851

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  • September 3, 2015
    Cooperative learning at it's best!
  • September 1, 2015
    Varsity home volleyball game on Thursday vs West Nodaway will start at 6:00 pm. No jv
  • September 1, 2015
    Mr. Staten's camp fire stories!!!!
  • August 31, 2015
    Students working on their reading skills.
  • August 31, 2015
    Junior High EAWolves volleyball girls working hard. One week till first game!