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Rock Port Elementary opens “Blue Jay Shop” for students’ holiday gifts

Written on December 11, 2018

  Second grader Leah Meyerkorth tries to find the perfect gift for one of her brothers at the Blue Jay Shop. Blue Jay Shop Coordinator Dixie Teten helps one shopper pay for the gifts he bought at the Blue Jay Shop. A new tradition has made its way to Rock Port Elementary. The Blue Jay  Continue Reading »

Elementary Blue Jay Bulletin

Written on December 11, 2018

Submitted by Mr. Stephen Waigand Principal, Rock Port Elementary December is upon us and holiday cheer is in the air! Our character word for December is compassion. Compassion is caring for others with kindness. In the spirit of the season our elementary student council has challenged each classroom to a door decorating contest. The theme  Continue Reading »

Tarkio FCCLA Chapter attends Region 1 Fall meeting

Written on December 11, 2018

Forty members of the Tarkio High School FCCLA Chapter recently attended the region 1 Fall Meeting. (Photo submitted by Dara Wennihan) Written by Taylor Stanton On October 10, 2018, the Tarkio High School FCCLA Chapter attended the Region 1 Fall meeting on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University. The chapter had 40 members attend.  Continue Reading »

Grinchmas Dress-Up Days at Fairfax R-3

Written on December 11, 2018

Fairfax R-3 students are celebrating the last week of school before Christmas break in style with “Grinchmas” Dress-Up Days December 17-20: Monday, December 17 – “The Grinch had been caught by this tiny Who daughter who’d got out of bed for a cup of cold water.” Who in Pajamas – PJ Day Tuesday, December 18  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 Holiday Break

Written on December 11, 2018

Classes will dismiss at Fairfax R-3 for Holiday Break Thursday, December 20, at 12:18 p.m. This will be the end of 2nd quarter/1st semester. Students will return to school Tuesday, January 8, and will begin the 3rd quarter/2nd semester.

Fairfax R-3 Music Events

Written on December 11, 2018

Fairfax R-3 music students are busy preparing for their holiday activities. On Friday, December 14, the high school band will travel to Tarkio to perform for the Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care residents and staff. On Wednesday, December 19, the Fairfax K-12 Winter Music Program will be held in the high school gym. Pre-K to  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education meeting

Written on December 11, 2018

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education met in regular session November 15, 2018, in Elementary Room 3. Mike Lewis, board president, called the meeting to order at 6:27 p.m. Board members present were: Mike Lewis, Jon Graves, Doug Miller at 6:34 p.m., Josh Oswald, Marshal Oswald at 7:00 p.m. and Chris Smith (Sam O’Riley was absent).  Continue Reading »

Atchison County 8th graders attend CH-F Career Day

Written on December 11, 2018

Atchison County 8th graders were able to witness a mock “code” due to a texting while driving accident at Community Hospital-Fairfax during Career Day. Jay Stanton, DPT, right, talks to Fairfax 8th grader Braden Graves, left, about physical therapy procedures. (Pictures submitted by CH-F) Atchison County 8th graders took part in a very informative program  Continue Reading »

FCCLA Christmas Wrapping

Written on December 4, 2018

The Fairfax FCCLA will offer a Christmas wrapping service free of charge to the community on December 8. Bring presents that need to be wrapped for Christmas to the Fairfax R-3 Vocational Building west of the football field from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and let FCCLA members wrap them for you. Please provide a  Continue Reading »

Rock Port FFA Hosting Winter Blood Drive Dec. 12

Written on December 4, 2018

The Rock Port FFA Chapter is hosting a Winter Blood Drive Wednesday, December 12, 2:00-6:00 p.m. at the Rock Port Vo-Ag building, 600 S. Nebraska Street. Book your appointment today at esavealifenow.org, enter Sponsor Code atchisonmo. For additional details, contact Ross Hastert at 660-744-6296 ext 118 or rhastert@rockport.k12.mo.us. For medical eligibility questions, call 1-800-688-0900.

Change in Tarkio school schedule

Written on December 4, 2018

Due to school being missed because of the snow, classes at Tarkio R-I WILL be in session Wednesday, December 19 (periods 1-4), and Thursday, December 20 (periods 5-8), 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Christmas break will be held Friday, December 21, through Wednesday, January 2. School will be back in session Thursday, January 3.

Four-State Honor Choir

Written on December 4, 2018

Rock Port choir students named to the 2019 Four-State Honor Choir are Rebekah Lucas, RyAnne Herron, Josie Watkins, and Gage Maxwell. There were 230 nominations, and 175 choristers were selected. They will perform Saturday, January 19, at Northwest Missouri State University.