School

School Enrollment and Screenings

Written on March 12, 2019

Smart Steps Preschool Fairfax R-3 School District Smart Steps Preschool is currently full for the 2019-20 school year. However, the school will take names for the waiting list (this will help ensure you get on the list for the following year as well). Students must be 3 years of age before August 1, 2019, and  Continue Reading »

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Written on March 12, 2019

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held at Tarkio R-I on Thursday, March 14, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. School will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. that day. School will be in session at Tarkio R-I on Friday, March 15. Classes will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Parent/Teacher Conferences at Fairfax R-3 will be held on Thursday, March 14,  Continue Reading »

Fairfax Prom

Written on March 12, 2019

Fairfax juniors and seniors will be attending the 2019 “Rustic Romance” Prom Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s dance will be held at The White Barn, located at 21792 Outer Road, Rock Port.

News from the Superintendent’s Office

Written on March 12, 2019

Submitted by Mr. Ethan Sickels I truly thought flipping the calendar to March would finally mean getting away from the miserable weather we have had this winter. At this point I think everyone is tired of all the days we have missed, even the students . . . well, maybe half of them. That provides  Continue Reading »

Mid-year update for Fairfax R-3 School District

Written on March 12, 2019

Submitted by Fairfax R-3 Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Burright What an incredible year this has been for the Fairfax R-3 School District. We are reaping the benefits of a new tax levy, our first year of windmill revenue has been disbursed to us, we are completing remodeling projects, and our state Annual Performance Rating was once  Continue Reading »

Fairfax R-3 Board of Education meets

Written on March 12, 2019

The Fairfax R-3 School Board met in regular session February 28, 2019, in Elementary Room 3. Mike Lewis, board president, called the meeting to order at 6:40 p.m. Board members present were Doug Miller, Josh Oswald, Sam O’Riley, Marshal Oswald, Chris Smith, Jon Graves, and Mike Lewis. Others present were Fairfax R-3 Superintendent Dr. Jeremy  Continue Reading »

THS Academic Bowl results

Written on March 12, 2019

The Tarkio High School Academic Bowl Team held a match March 5, 2019. Results from the event include: Rock Port 420 vs. Tarkio 120, Tarkio 200 vs. DeKalb 110, Tarkio 270 vs. Nodaway-Holt 200. The team has 4 wins and 2 losses.

“Dino-mite Book Fair, Stomp, Chomp, and Read!” at Tarkio Elementary

Written on March 12, 2019

Tarkio Elementary School will host the Scholastic Book Fair Monday, March 18, through Friday, March 22, 2019. “Dino-mite Book Fair, Stomp, Chomp, and Read!” is the theme for the Spring 2019 Book Fair. This is an event geared to excite children about reading and learning. Tarkio and the surrounding community is welcome to join in  Continue Reading »

Project Lead the Way CEO to visit Rock Port School

Written on March 5, 2019

Dr. Vince Bertram, president and CEO of Project Lead The Way, will visit Rock Port Elementary’s Student Showcase Tuesday, March 12. Submitted by Mr. Steve Waigand, RP Elementary Principal Rock Port Elementary is excited to announce that Dr. Vince Bertram, president and chief executive officer of Project Lead The Way (PLTW), will be visiting the  Continue Reading »

Kids’ Korner enrollment

Written on March 5, 2019

Enrollment for Kids’ Kor-ner, the Tarkio R-I preschool, will be held Thursday, March 14, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Enrollment packets will be available for pickup beginning March 1 at Kids’ Kor-ner Preschool, located next to Tarkio Elementary at 1201 Pine Street, Tarkio. You may pick up an enrollment packet anytime between 7:30-2:45 p.m. Enrollment  Continue Reading »

Food Drive

Written on March 5, 2019

Fairfax R-3 students recently participated in the FCCLA Canned Food Drive for the local food pantry.  A total of 112.7 pounds of food was collected. The class winning the root beer float party was sixth grade with 26 cans. Other class totals include: third grade collected 24 cans, second grade 13 cans, first grade 9  Continue Reading »

Fairfax Prom

Written on March 5, 2019

Fairfax juniors and seniors will be attending the 2019 “Rustic Romance” Prom Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s dance will be held at The White Barn, located at 21792 Outer Road, Rock Port, MO 64482.