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MARCH 16, 2.011 THE PRESS .PAGE 7 Thur. March. 17 -Wed. March Meals are subject to change wthout notice ADAMS~EDMORE ELEMENTARY (ADAMS) Thur.: B: Cereal, PBJ L: Taco salad, corn, lettuce, cheese, rice pudding/raisins , Fri.: B: Toast, sauce L: Cream of potato soup, sandwiches, fruit Men.: B: Cereal, PBJ L: Chicken enchiladas, corn, gravy, lettuce, cheese, rice pudding/raisins Tue.: B: Toast, sauce L: Turkey noodle soup, sandwiches, frosted graham crackers Wed.: B: Tac go, sauce L: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, sauce ADAMS~EDMORE HIGH SCHOOL (EDMORE) Thur.: B: Scrambled eggs/sausage bits, toast, orange slices L: Whole wheat turkey wraps w/trimmings, carrots, chips, applesauce Fri.: B: Cereal, toast L: Tomato soup, grilled cheese, carrots, orange slices Men.: B: Cereal, toast L: Whole wheat individual pizzas, cottage cheese, carrots, apples Tue.: B: Breakfast burritos, peach cups L: Scalloped potatoes w/ham, cranberries, bread, mandarin oranges Wed.: B: Cereal, toast L: Lasagna, whole wheat breadsticks, corn, cucumbers, dessert ' FORDVILLE-LANKIN SCHOOL (FORDVILL) Milk & bread are served daily. Meals are subject to change. , Thur.: B: Cinnamon rolls L: Homemade veg beef soup w/dumplings, sandwiches Fri.: NO SCHOOL Mon.: B: Cereal', toast L: Burgers, assorted toppings, fries, coleslaw, fruit sauce Tue.: B: Waffles L: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garlic toast, salad bar, fruit sauce Wed.: B: Fried eggs, toast L: Turkey roast, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, cranberries, fruit sauce MINTO PUBLIC SCHOOL (MINTO) Peanut butter and Jelly served at all breakfasts; milk, peanut butter, and bread served with aH meals. Thur.: B: Cereal, toast, milk, juice L: Chili, crackers, cheese, veggies, fruit cup Fri.: B: Egg patties, toast, milk, juice L: Burritos, cheese, corn, taco sauce, fruit cup Mon.: B: French toast, toast, milk, juice L: Hamburgers on bun, French fries, pickles, fruit cup Tue.: B: Taco to go L: Tator tot hotdish, veggies, fruit cup Wed.: B: Omelets, toast, milk, juice L: Diced chicken, gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, fruit cup PARK RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS (PARK RIVER) Milk & bread are served daily. Meals are subject to change. Thin'.: NO SCHOOl, Fri.: B: NO SCHOOL Mon.: t: Bye !: c,! taco, fr,i! 1,: Popcorn chicken, fries/wedges, salad Tue.: B: BaGel6 , yosurt Meatballs, baked potato, broccoli, salad bar L: Meatballs, baked potato, broccoli, salad bar Wed.: B: French toast, sausage L: Hamburger bar with toppings, salad VALLEY-EDINBURG K-4 (HOOPLE) Peanut butter, Jelly Bread, Milk, Veggie, Dessert served with all meals. Thur.: NO SCHOOL Fri.: NO SCHOOL Men.: Hot Ham & Cheese, Sun Chips, Vegetable, LettLlce Tue.: Chicken Burgers, Mac Salad, Vegetable, Lettuce . Wed.: Taco in a Bag, Toppings, Vegetable, Lettuce VALLEY-EDINBURG 5~8 (CRYSTAL) Thur.: NO SCHOOL Fri.: NO SCHOOL Men.: chicken burgers, lettuce salad, corn, dessert Tue.: taco in a bag, sandwiches, dessert Wed.: subs, hash browns, baked beans, dessert VALLEY-EDINBURG HIGH SCHOOL (EDINBURG) Milk, bread and peanut butter are served with every meaL Thur.: NO SCHOOL Fri.: NO SCHOOL Men.: B: Baked chicken, hash brown patty, corn, salad bar, fruit Tue.: B: Corndogs, Tostitos and cheese, blsh's beans, fruit Wed.: B: Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, carrots, cranberries, and Dixie cup ITD Notice of the 8th Annual Meeting Cavalier- Neche,- Park River Thursday, March 24, 2011 Senior Citizens Center, Cavalier 8:30 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Meeting Annual audit report will be presented Election of two (2) directors Any other business to properly come before the meeting will be transacted Door prizes By order of the Board of Directors Matt Foerster, Secretary Wlhere ldhLe giirtb aunL00dl lb00o,ys sure Area students represent, show thier science smarts i the National Science Foundation titled "Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2011." But, the NSF notes, "Overall, more women than men graduate from college with a bachelor's degree; however, men earn a higher proportion of degrees in many science and engineering fields of study." Working to improve the engagement of girls and boys in science and engineering is Karen Harder, the fair's regional director. "A student who develops a science fair project covers all the subjects in school," Harder said. She is a middle school teacher in Lakota, which had 17 students participating. "They learn art, computer and graphic techniques as well 'as English, math and science. In addition, the students hone their presentation skills with classmates and, most notably, with the adult judges drawn from the scientific and engineering community at UND. Participants learn skills that will serve them for life." The students not only investigate an idea with scholarly rigor but also must hurdle the same strict technical standards 'that world-class scientists surmount to GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Alyssa Kemp of Cavalier, a fourth-grader at Valley-Edinburg Elementary in Hoople, was among seventy-eight students who presented their scientific and engineering findings at the 53rd Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair at the University of North Dakota Memorial Union on Wednesday, March 2. Her project investigated "The Effect of Temperature on the Metabolism of Quick-Rise Yeast." Alyssa was in the minority in the elementary division, grades 4 through 6, where boys outnumbered girls by almost a 3- to-1 ratio. However, a curious shift occurred in the mix of boys and girls who competed in the older divisions. In the junior division, grades 7 through 9, girls more than closed the gender gap and accounted for almost two-thirds of the competitors. And in the senior division, grades 9 through 12, girls completely tilted the scale in their favor with a 4-to- 1 ratio. The number of girls in the regional science and engineering fair reflects the national trend of more women participating in science, technology,' engineering and mathematics in the past two decades,according to a report from Elementary Division Winners Junior Division Winners Elementary Division Winners get their work accepted by peers. Projects and displays must pass muster with an internal review board, which ensures the welfare of human or animal subjects used in experiments. The review also upholds safety standards for the students as well as the audience at the fair. Running a regional science and engineering fair is not chegp. "It costs $3,500 to operate the regional fair," Harder said. Substantial financial support for the lair came from Polar Communications of Mayville and Park River. And this year, student participation fees, usually paid by the schools, were covered by a UND and North Dakota State University program: the North Dakota IDeA (Institutional Development Award) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), which is administered by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences in collaboration with NDSU. Harder said additional donations are welcomed and needed in order to continue the fair. Some pretty heavy hitters sponsor awards in each division and for special categories: from Intel to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the four branches of the U.S. military. The junior and senior division awards determined who will participate in the State Science and Engineering Fair to be held April 7-8. 2011, also at UND. State finalists in the senior division move on to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles: Www.society lbrscience.org/isef/. At the awards ceremony, with her parents watching, Alyssa bounded up on stage to take home a first-place prize in the elementary division. Her brother Wesley, a fifth-grade student, was also a winner. The Senior Division Grand Champion was Vahid Fazel-RezaL a Grand Forks Red River ninth- grader. His exploration of "Mathematical Flowers: Patterns in Dots Generated by Intersecting Points," earned him an $18,000 scholarship from Jamestown College. Morgan Uriell, a ninth- grader from Lakota, was the Senior Division Reserve Champion; her project, "talkin 2 my friends," garnered a $14,000 scholarship from Jamestown College. Before presenting the awards to the students, Harder emphasized, "Kids who are successful in our fairs are successful in their lives." Top awards at Regional SF Elementary Division Grand Champion: Wesley Kemp, 5, Valley-Edinburg, A Comparison of the Respiration Rate of Smooth Peas Reserve Champion: Alec Setness, 6, Park River, The Accuracy of Paper Airplanes First Place Awards: Chris Bucher,6, Lakota, Wind Energy; Nathan Steffan, 6, Lakota, Wheat Germination; Trent Carlson, 6, Park River, Battery Life; Jacob Ham, 5, Park River, Surface Tension of Water; Jace Jehlicka, 5, Park River, Fiat or Fizzy; Annie Koenig, 5, Park River, What's Growing in Your Mouth?; Spencer Skavhaug, 5, Park River, Light My Fire; Elaina Swartz, 5, Park River, Rainbow Flame; Toby Zikmund;5, Park River, Does Your Nose Know?; and Alyssa Kemp,4, Valley-Edinburg, The Effect of Temperature on the Metabolism of Quick-Rise Yeast. Junior Division - all advance to State Fair Grand Champion: Abbie Sondeland, 9, Valley-Edinburg, Safety of Fabrics Around Open Flames Reserve Champion: Selena Hobbs, 9, Valley-Edinburg, Effect of the Color of Light on Growth and Chlorophyll Content of Ivy First Place Awards: Jonathan Skjervheim,7, Adams-Edmore, Fertilizer Runoff; Taylor Anderson, 7, Lakota, Warped Words and the Stroop Affect; Matt Miller, 8, Lakota, It's Hammer Time; Ryan Thompson, 8, Lakota, Battle of the Brands; Cassandra Twedt, 8, Lakota, What Electric Bills Can Tell You About Energy Use; Kristin Wall, 8, Lakota, Electrolyte Challenge: Orange Juice vs. Sports Drinks; Peyton Cole, 7, Park River, Jam Out or Germ Out; Kaitlyn Nelson, 7, Park River, Distraction Reaction; Morgan Ellingson, 9, Valley-Edinburg, Gender Differences in Short-term Memory; Courtney Estad, 9, Valley-Edinburg, Effect of Pitch on the Strength of a Roof; Hayley Fingarson, 9, Valley-Edinburg, Eliminating Bacteria from Dish Cloths; Josh Holm, 9, Valley- Edinburg, Effect of Design on Bridge Efficiency; Kristian Myrdal, 9, Valley-Edinburg, Effect of Diet on the Value of Manure as Fertilizer; and Josh Spaulding, 9, Valley-Edinburg, The Effect of the Amount of Fertilizer on Plants. Senior Division - all advance to State Fair Grand Champion: Vahid Fazel- Rezai, 9, GF Red River, Mathematical Flowers: Patterns in Dots Generated by Intersection Points Reserve Champion: Morgan Ufiell, 9, Lakota, talkin 2 my friends First Place Awards: Nicole Bylin, 9, Adams-Edmore, On the Rise; Karlee Linstad, 9, Adams- Edmore, ,Stance vs. Distance; BreAnna Misialek, 11, Adams- Edmore, The Solution to Bacteria; Mary Skjervheim, 10, Adams- Edmore, Hydroponic Plants; Lydia Kinneberg, 12, Dakota Prairie, Phytoremediation; Mariah Kinneberg, 9, Dakota Prairie, The Effect of Caffeine on Planaria; Rheanna Quam, 9, Dakota Prairie, The Effect of Common Drugs on the Heart Rate of Daphnia magna; Luke Strom, 11, GF Red River, Catalysts and Inhibitors or Planaria Regeneration; Dylan Beck, 9, Lakota, The Shaq Theory; Ashley Fontaine, 9, Park River, Does Warping Matter?; Taylor Lehar, 9, Park River, Tap vs. Bottled; Anna Rand, 9, Park River, The Light of Luminol; Abby Zikmund, 9, Park River, Saturated Fats in Cooking Oils; and Bill Klose, II, Valley- Edinburg, Placement of Trailer's Axle for Best Weight Distribution. 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