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.)


February 27, 2015

Character word for the Quarter: ‘RESPONSIBILITY’. Definition: Taking Ownership 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 ( - STUDENT - GRADES. This will get you to the login page.

National FFA wk. (2/22 - 03/01)TODAY =  Boots, braids & flannels. Members wear chapter t-shirts & nice jeans (mandatory - no holes or snags). Tug-O-War @ lunch. Assembly @ 2:45PMfor K-12.  SUNDAY = FFA supporter lunch in cafeteria. (mandatory for all FFA members. chapter t-shirts & nice jeans) Time: 11:30 - 1 PM.

If you are interested in being a lifeguard @ the Tarkio pool this summer, please contact Terry Woote. Must be 15 by March 1st (or around that time)

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! 


02/28-- Tarkio 5/6th gds. BB tourn.

03/01-- FFA Supporter lunch: 11:30AM - 1PM

     TKO 4th gd. BB tourn.

03/02-- Play practice: 7-9PM

             Speech Students trip to TKO: 12:30 - 1:30 PM

03/03-- 6th gd. DARE bowling @ Rock Port

     Jostens: Delivery of Grad. Announcements, cap/gown - 9:51AM - Cafeteria

03/04-- Band Fundraiser Ends

      NHS mtg. - lunch

     Play practice: 7-9PM

03/05-- Drama club mtg. - lunch

     Academic Tri-meet @ Fairfax

    Play practice: 7-9PM

03/06-- End of 3rd Qtr.

03/07-- N. Nodaway 5-6th gd. BB tourn.

03/08-- N. Nodaway 3-4th gd. BB tourn.

     Daylight Saving Time Begins (SPRING forward 1 hr.)

03/09-- Start of 4th Qtr.

     Stu. Co. mtg. - lunch

     Play practice: 7-9PM

    Academic Tri-Meet @ Fairfax

03/10-- Area FFA/State FFA Officer interviews - 5:30PM - Savannah

     FCCLA mtg. - lunch

 03/11-- Dismiss @ 12:18PM - P.D.

      Class mtgs. after lunch

     Play practice: 7-9PM

     NHS Faculty/Staff Breakfast: 7-8AM

            Compass test - Jrs. - 8:30AM

03/12-- Pictures: Classes, Spring individual, 8th/Sr. graduation, Spring sports - 8AM

     Art club mtg. - lunch

     Play practice: 7-9PM

03/13-- Dismiss @ 12:18PM: P/T Conferences = 1-4PM

     April ACT deadline

***Lunch Today***  Ravioli/meat sauce, Corn, Cheese bread, Grapes, Milk

***Lunch Monday**  Chili-dog OR BBQ rib/bun, Curly fries, Baked beans, Grapes, Milk

***Breakfast Monday***  Cereal, Mini muffin, Banana, Fruit juice, Milk

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

03/02 - 03/06, 2015: ASD/After School Zap Program = D. Wyatt  Elem. Morning = L. Lotter  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 


****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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