Community Patrons, Parents and Students,

I would like to thank everyone who attended our ice cream social hosted by PTO on September 21st. We had a large gathering and I really enjoyed meeting the students and parents that make up our district. Working together we can make great things happen for our kids.

There are a few dates I would like to remind everyone to make sure they capture. We will have a Professional Development day on October 16th, which means no school for students. Our Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on October 20th and October 22nd. A note will go home in the next couple of weeks, letting parents know of their assigned times to meet with their child's teachers. Please make every effort to attend these conferences.

Seventh and eighth grade basketball games will begin starting October 6th. Future games will be posted on our district website calendar. Our students love playing in front of large crowds, so please come out and support the Cardinals.

Once again, I would like to thank everyone for their support of our school and continually working with their child to make our district a huge success.

John Fluhrer





About Our School

Phelps County R-III School District is located in rural Phelps County.  The school serves grades PreK - 8 with a student population of approximately 200.  The school is served by a Board of Education that truly believes in the students and an education that prepares the students for becoming lifelong learners.  Our staff, faculty members, and administrator work together to create a family atmosphere where everyone enjoys learning - children and adults.  Our community  families work together to support  those learning endeavors.

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Phelps County R-III

It is the policy of the Phelps County R-III School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Upcoming Events

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October 09 - October 09

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October 13


08:30 am - 09:00 am

October 14

4th & 5th Field Trip to MO Geological Survey Bldg

12:15 pm - 03:00 pm

October 15

Swedeborg Home Game

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

October 16

NO SCHOOL-Professional Development Day

October 20

Parent Teacher Conferences

03:30 pm - 07:00 pm

October 21

PK, K, & 1st Pete's Pumpkin Patch

08:30 am - 01:00 pm

October 22

Parent Teacher Conferences

03:30 pm - 07:00 pm

October 23


October 26

Dent-Phelps Boys/Girls Home

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

October 27

Green Forest Boys/Girls Away

06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

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