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.)


AUGUST 29, 2014


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


If you would like to be a member of Hi-Step/TNT this year, Freshman-Seniors can fill out an application. Applications available in Mrs. Hedlund's office. Applications are due at 9am sharp on September 4th to Mrs. Hedlund. No exceptions. 


No Cheer practice today. 


Fairfax Marching Pride will be taking orders for Stadium chairs. BULLDOG, FAIRFAX MARCHING PRIDE & WOLVES design will be available. Contact Ms. Wyatt if interested. 


East Atchison Baseball hats for sale. We will be sending in an order TODAY Cost $18.00. If you want to order a hat bring a check to the HS office.


FCCLA members need to pay this years dues of $20.00 by September 20, to treasured April Clark or Mrs. Million. If members would like to order a different polo please see Mrs. Million.


Any HS student wanting volunteer hours contact Lori Staten, to help w/ Relay for Life events.


ASVAB will be given to Sophomores TOMORROW at 8:15. If you are even a little bit interested in the military (any branch) you should take the ASVAB again as a Junior or Senior. Sign up in Mr. Staten's room if you would like to take the ASVAB.


FFA Dues are $20 & should be paid to FFA Treasurer, Ryan Hopkins or Miss Fields by FRIDAY, Sept. 19.






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. On the left side of the screen, click on 'Counselor's Corner Scholarship List'.




Due Dates for Scholarships: 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"




Due dates to be announced: Bob Phelps Sr. Community Scholarship 


**Go to your college website and apply there!




College Visits: Teachers please dismiss students 1ST bell. Grades 10 – 12 are welcome, bring your lunch!






08/29- FB @ Albany - 7 pm


08/30-- FrFx VB Tourn. - - High School - Athletics, for tournament play.


09/01-- No School - Labor Day


09/02-- FFA mtg. - Lunch


09/03-- NHS mtg. - Lunch


09/04-- 3 wk. Progress Reports


             VB @ W. Nodaway - 5:30 PM (V)


09/05-- FB @ H(Fx) - N. Nodaway - 7 PM


             FFA Fruit Sales Start


09/06-- TKO VB tourn. - TBA (V)


             Hamburg Parade Band


09/07-- Grandparents Day


09/08-- FX JHVB Tri-Meet - 5 PM


            JHFB @ Stanberry - 5 PM


09/09-- VB @ H - E. Buchanan




 ***Lunch Today***   Hamburger/bun, dill slices, French fries, Peas, Mandarin oranges,, Milk


***Lunch Tuesday*** Spaghetti/meat sauce, Lettuce salad, Diced peaches, Cheese bread, Milk


***Breakfast Tuesday***  Cereal, PopTart, Orange, Fruit juice, Milk


***Breakfast Wednesday***  Pancakes, syrup, Apple, Fruit juice, Milk




09/02 -09/05, 2014: 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






Character Word of the Quarter:


Treating Others with Courtesy and Honor.

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