500 Main St. Fairfax, MO 64446
(660) 686-2421



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.


Character Word of the Month:


Demonstrating Determination and Commitment to Complete a Task.



Fairfax High School Song

We're loyal to you Fairfax High

To the green and the white, Fairfax High

We'll back you to stand

You're the best in the land

For your true loyal band, Fairfax High



So keep that in mind, Fairfax High

We're pledged to your shrine, Fairfax High

Our school is our fame protector

Lead on that we may do great things

for our own high school band.


Bring out the dear old flag of

green and white,

Lead on ye students for the

right we fight,

Like men of thrift and courage

Placing reliance, shouting defiance,



Amid the broad green fields

that nourish our land for honest labor

and for courage we stand,

For unto thee we pledge our hearts and hands,

Dear old Fairfax High you are so grand.






4/14-4/17, 2014:

Elem. Morning: K. Defenbaugh

H.S. Morning: J. Fields

Lunch: D. Million 

ZAP: E. Schmerber
















April 16, 2014


Yearbooks are in! Come get yours today!! If you would like to purchase a yearbook they are only $50 while suplies last!!!

Senior mtg. w/ Alumni TOMORROW @ 11:30 AM, in the library.

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN!! The FHS NHS 2014 Pennies for Patients! Every year the FHS NHS sponsors the collection of Pennies for Patients to help children w/ leukemia. This year we challenge each class to bring in their change. The class w/ the highest % of change per student will earn an ice cream sundae party on April 25. This year’s collection dates are April 14-17. Each classroom will have a collection box. Thanks for helping us in our annual service project. If you have questions please contact: Alyssa Lewis, Baylee Lewis, Boo Cooper, Keifer Nemyer, Brooklynn Morris, Trevor Brown, or Mr. Staten. JH & HS collection boxes are in Mr. Staten’s room.

Summer Spike forms are due to Mr. Herron by WEDNESDAY, April 23.

Elementary Field Day is FRIDAY, May 2. There will not be a regular meal served this day. If you would like a sack lunch prepared for this day, please let Mrs. Umbarger know by THURSDAY.  NO LATE ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. There will be a food stand sponsored by the Student Council @ the FB field for you to buy your lunch if you do not request a sack lunch.

Seniors – Get your senior pictures to Mr. Staten by TOMORROW, for the composite.

Seniors – you need to have your: 

  • 5 baby pictures 
  • Thank-you letters 
  • Number of total flowers you need
  • And a check for the flowers (minus the two the class is paying for)

All turned in to Mr. Hollingsworth by TODAY. The flowers are $4.00 each. Make all checks payable to Fairfax R-III & in the memo put Senior Class. The school will write a check to pay for all of them at once.

Seniors & Parents -- It is the time of year for the yearbook staff to put together the Senior Parents Pages. Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, etcetera, have the opportunity to write a letter to their senior for inspiring words & to submit a maximum of two pictures of their choice. The pages will be split in to fourths & halves. Fourth pages will be $15 & half pages will be $25.  Please send in your pictures & letters to Baylee Lewis or Mr. Hollingsworth at the school or by email @ mhollingsworth@fairfaxk12mo.us, or baylee_14@hotmail.com by TOMORROW!



See Mrs. Hedlund if you have any questions or need more info!

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!

The CFX car spirit decal is now on sale for $5.00!!You may now pick up in the HS office.

If you would like to order a CFX patch for your letter jacket, order forms are in the HS office. Cost $16.00.



On the Fairfax R-3 website, click on the 'Students' tab. On the left side of the screen, click on 'Counselor's Corner Scholarship List'.

**Go to your colleges website and apply there!**


As always, I am happy to help you with anything. I will proofread your essays or your apps!

 If a scholarship is due at 9am that does not mean you can ask to get out of your 1st hour class to work on it. If you get these done before the due date, give them to me or put them in the red folder on my desk that is labeled "Scholarships"

TODAY - Kenny Oliver Scholarship Due to Mrs. Hedlund at 9am - Use the generic form on the

                            School Website and Change the title to Kenny Oliver Scholarship.

TOMORROW – Methodist Scholarships Due to Mrs. Hedlund

TOMORROW - Farm Bureau scholarship due to the Rock Port Farm Bureau office -if you want me to mail it for you, please get it to me by WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY, April 25 – Alumni Scholarship Due to Mrs. Hedlund

MONDAY, April 28 - Grace Finch – Fairfax Christian Church Scholarship Due

Due dates to be announced: Methodist Scholarship, Christian Church, Baptist Church, Bob Phelps Sr Community Scholarship 

-American Legion scholarships www.missourilegion.org



Teachers please dismiss students first bell (bring your lunch to library on these days). Grades 10, 11, and 12 are welcome.




You will find the dates on the website under the 'Students' tab.

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.

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




Board mtg. TONIGHT

2013 - 2014  SCHOOL YEAR:  August 15, 2013 – May 16, 2014

SEMESTER 1: August 15 – December 20, 2013TERM 1: August 15 – October 21, 2013     TERM 2: October 14 – December 20, 2013     

SEMESTER 2: January 7 – May 14, 2014     TERM 3: January 6 – March 7, 2014     TERM 4: March 10 – May 14, 2014





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









***Calendar of Events***



Vr. Track @ Rock Port – 1:30 pm (Blue Jay Relays)

04/16—Vr. Golf @ Mound City – 4 PM

04/17— JH Track @ N. Andrew – 4 PM

Academic Banquet – 6 PM

04/18—No School: Spring Break

Good Friday

04/20-- Easter

04/21—No School: Spring Break

Vr. Baseball @ W. Nodaway – 4:30 PM      

04/22—Earth Day

Vr. Golf @ Tarkio – 4PM

JH Track @ Mound City – 4PM (Squaw Creek Relays) reschedule from the 14th.

Vr. Track @ Worth Co. – 1:30 PM

Vr. Baseball @ H(TKO) – S. Nodaway – 4:30 PM

04/23-25—State FFA Convention

04/24—Vr. Golf @ Rock Port – 4PM

JH Track @ Rock Port – 3:30 PM (Blue Jay Relays)

04/25—Vr. Track @ Tarkio – 4PM (Indian Relays)










***Lunch Today***

 Cheese burger/bun, dill slices, French fries, Corn, Pears, Milk

***Lunch Tomorrow***

BBQ rib/bun, Potato wedges, Peas, Pineapple, Milk

***Breakfast Tomorrow**

Sausage pizza, Fruit juice, Milk
















Bulldog Text Alert