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.


October 20, 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 


RED RIBBON WEEK DRESS UP DAYS: MONDAY = PJ Day. TUESDAY = Favorite Decade day. WEDNESDAY = Famous Movie couples. THURSDAY = Shades, hat & tie day. FRIDAY = Wear RED & WHITE.

Thanksgiving meal will be served on November 11. Anyone guest wishing to eat @ the school that day, need to contact the HS or Elem. office by THURSDAY, Oct. 27. NO LATE notices will be accepted. This is to ensure we have enough food available for our students & their guest. Payment before November 11 is preferable, this will keep the service line moving in a timely manner. All guest meals cost $2.90. You may send your payment w/ your student  or make your payment @ the HS or Elem. office. Thank you

All JH & HS students who were absent the day of the health fair need to work it in to their schedule next week to see the nurse for their health screen on MONDAY, WEDNESDAY or FRIDAY, between 8-11AM.

All students who attend Vo-Tech need to go to the nurse's offfice after lunch WEDNESDAY, to be screened. The nurse will stay @ school till 1AM, to get these completed.

District FB game TOMORROW @ TKO vs. Albany = 7PM

FCCLA members should be selling Kliehenn Girfs. Money & Forms are due MONDAY, to Mrs. Million.

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


10/19-22-- FFA National Convention

10/19-- Hi-Step/TNT mtg. = lunch

             District VB @ Rock Port: Wednesday -- EA Wolves vs. Mound City @ 6:15 PM

10/20-- 12:18PM Dismissal = P/T Conferences = 2-7PM

              JV/Vr Co.Co. @ W. Nod. Invite = 5PM

              NCMC Col. visit = 11:30PM

             Business club mtg. = lunch

10/21-- NO school = Teacher Work day

              FB Play Offs = TBA

10/22-- Sectional VB

              ACT testing

10/24-29-- Red Ribbon wk.

10/24-- JHBB @ N. Nodaway = 5:30PM

             United Nations Day

10/25-- HS DARE = Jrs. 

10/26-- 12:18PM Dismissal = PD

10/27-- Buchanan Co. Drug Task Force Speaker @ 12PM

10/28-- FB Play Off = TBA

10/29-- District Cr.Co. = TBA

             Marching Pride @ NWMSU Parade = 9AM

10/31-- Happy Halloween!

              JHBB @ FX - W. Nodaway = 5:30PM

              State VB = TBA

             NWMSU College visit = 11:30PM

11/01-- All Saint's Day

             FFA mtg. = lunch

11/02-- FFA Area 1 Fall Speaking Contest - Savannah = 4:30PM

11/03-- JHBB @ Mound City = 5:30PM

              Drama Club mtg. = lunch

10/04-- ACT testing deadline for December

11/05-- State Cr.Co. = TBA

 ***Lunch Today*** Cheese pizza, Corn, Broccoli/ranch, Grapes Milk

***Lunch Monday***  Chicken nuggets OR PB&J sandwich, Ranch wedges, Peas/carrots, Pineapple, Milk

***Breakfast  Monday*** Bacon Scramble pizza, Orange, Fruit juice, Milk

***Breakfast Tuesday***  Cereal, Mini muffins, Applesauce, Fruit juice, Milk 

10/24 - 10/28, 2016: ASD/After School Zap Program = N. Harrington  Elem. Morning = J. Blakeman    H.S Morning = J. Dowis    Lunch = P. Bredensteiner


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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  • October 22, 2016
    Final from Tarkio. Albany wins 66-8 over the EAWOLVES.
  • October 22, 2016
    End of the third quarter Albany leads EAWOLVES 60-0
  • October 22, 2016
    Halftime at Tarkio. Albany leads EAWOLVES 44-0.
  • October 22, 2016
    3:26 left in the first half, Albany leads the EAWOLVES 36-0
  • October 22, 2016
    End of first quarter Albany leads the EAWOLVES 20-0.
  • October 22, 2016
    5:55 left first quarter. Albany leads 12-0
  • October 22, 2016
    Warriors take the lead 6-0.
  • October 21, 2016
    Ready for the toss!!!