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HOOL THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, HAY I 3, 2015 Page 7 Thur. May - Wed. May Meals are subject to change without notice EDMORE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (EDMORE) Served Daily: Skim milk, salad bar option, whole wheat products Thurs- B: French toast casserole, sauce L: chicken nuggets, rototini, green beans, bread, Sauce Fri- B: oatmeal, toast, sauce L: fish burger, corn, fruit Mon- B: cere~d, yogurt, juice L: BBQ's chips, carrots, pickles, cheese, sauce Tues- B: omelets, toast, .sauce L: baked potato bar w/trimmings, dinner roll, sauce Wed- B: oatmeal, toast, sauce L: chicken burger, French fries, sauce FORDVILLE-LANKIN SCHOOL (FoRDVILLE) Milk, bread, and salad bar or reg. tray are served daily. Thurs-B: scrmnbled ~s, toast, juice L: macaroni hamburger hot dish, buns, fresh fruit Fri- Breakfast & Lunch- Cook's choice Mon- Breakfast & Lunch- Cook's choice Tues- Breakfast & Lunch- Cook's choice Wed- B: Cook's choice L: hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, chips, fresh fruit MINTO PUBLIC SCHOOL (MINTO) Fruits, vegetables, milk, peanut butter, jelly~ and bread served with all meals. T~urs- B: Cook's choice L: hot dc~g ccxbkout "~ PARK RIVER AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS (PARK RIVER) Bread, sun butter, jelly, fruit, salad bar, and milk served daily. Thurs- Bi sauSage, cheese & ,gg biscuits L: taco salad, corn Fri- B: cereal, toast L: popcorn chicken French fries Mort- B: omelets, toast L: chicken burgers, chips and s,~sa Tues- B: French toast, Sausage L: polish sausage, French fries Wext- B: cereal, toast L: BBQ pork on bun, beans VALLEY- EDINBURG K-4 (HOOPLE) Fresh vc~es (lettuce, broccoli, carrots, cucumbers, celery), fruit and milk served at each meal. Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches offered as an alternative to the entree. Thurs- B: popcorn chicken, potato variety, corn Fri- B: BBQ's, baked beans, baked chips VALLEY-EDINBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (CRYSTAL) Salad bar, fruit, milk served at each meal Thurs- meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gxavy, corn Fri- hot ham and cheese, pasta salad Mon- chicken alfredo, garlic bread sticks Tues- sp~ghetti w/meat sauce, garlic toast Wed- egg salad sandwich or ham Sandwich, cheese soup VALLEY-EDINBURG HIGH SCHOOL (EDINBURG) Bread, milk, fruit, retie bar~ dessert, peanut butter and jelly served with aH meals. Thurs- BBQ on a WG bun, nmcaroni salad, chips Fri- cheese pizza, fudge bar Mon- hamburger on WG bun, tonlato, cheese, lettuce, tomato, baked beans, chips Tues- macaroni hot dish, French bread, cmTots Wed- chicken nu&qets, has browns, cookie FORDVILLE, N.D. -- Two lo- cal teachers have been named to the Renais lce National Honor Roll for outstanding performance in ad- vancing students' achievement in reading. Renaissance Learning, an as- sessment and learning analytics company based in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, recognizes ed- ucators who have led students to suc- cessfully meet or exceed data targets that research shows lead to optimal student growth in reading and math. Darlene Christianson and Kari Geisinger at Fordville-Lankin Pub- lic School earned this exclusive distinction through the Renaissance Empowered Educator Program. The nationwide program guides ef- fective implementation of products designed to differentiate instruc- tion and personal' student practice. Mrs. Christianson and Mrs. Geisinger received the honor for their outstanding implementation of Accelerated Reader, a K- 12 program that personalizes reading practice and enables teachers to monitor student comprehension and growth. Photos: Submitted Left: Darlene Chrislianson and Kari Geisinger have been named to the Renaissance National Honor Roll for outstanding performance in advandng students' achievement in reading. Right: Fordville-Lankin Public School's elementary has been added to the Renaissance National Honor Roll for outstanding commitment to advancing student growth in reading. Fordville-Lankin aissance National Honor Roll for Rapids, Wisconsin, recognizes ed- the Fordville-Lankin elementary grade) with a total words lead count Elementary added to National outstanding comittment to advanc- ucato > who have led students to suc- students have earned over 1200AR exceeding 5.2 million. Presently, School Honor Roll ing student growth in reading, cesslhlty meet or exceed data targets Points (equivalent to 405 Diary of Fordville-Lankin Public School is For the second year in a row, Renaissance Learning, an as- that research shows lead to optimal a Wimpy Kid books) while main- the sole school in the state to be Fordville-Lankin Public School's el- sessment and learning analytics student growth in reading and math. taining an average book level diffi- awarded National Honor Roll lecog- ementary has been added to the Ren- company based in Wisconsin For the 2014-2015 school year, culty of 4.04 (slightly above 4th nition. By Mallory McCarty PARK RIVER, N.D. -- What is Response to Intervention (RTI)? The term response to interven- tion refers to an educational ap- proach that is designed to maximize student achievement ] and behavior. Not only has it ] been proven to help identify stu- ] dents who are at risk for poor ] learning outcomes, but, it has also | helped to ensure that all students , [are progressing: ate, their ability -| it is based on a multi-level sys- tem in which students are screened and regularly monitored to ensure that students are pro- gressing, instruction is effective and curriculum is meaningful. Most importantly, RTI is based on a team approach, with a variety of teachers working together to make meaningful decisions re- garding your child's education. What does RTI look like? RTI is not something that is additional instructional interven- your child so that he or she can re- limitedto specific classrooms, but ti0n in a small group setting to ceive imlnediate targeted, data- ,is, instead, implemented school target specific areas of difficulty driven prevention and wide with all children. As men- and progress is monitored more intervention based on his or her tioned above, it is based on a frequently. Level three is referred current level of ability. Interven- multi-level system. Level one is to as the tertiary level of preven- tions relate to, and are also imbed- referred to as the primary level of tion. In this level, students re- ded in, the curriculum. As a prevention. In this level, students ceive more intensive, result, your child's meaningful receive most instruction in the individualized intervention to ad- education time is being increased. classroom and progress is moni- dress specific areas that are Overall, its use helps to ensure tored using district wide assess- greatly impacting your child's that services and supports for ments that take place tri-annually, ability to experience success, your child are being implemented Level two is referred to as sec- What can RTI do for your earlier in the learning process so ondary level of prevention. In child? that he or she can make greater this level, your child may receive Interventions are tailored to progress. ceremony m RTI at PRAE: At Park Area Elementary, dis- trict wide assessment is done three times a year, with intermit- tent progress monitoring taking place throughout the year. Data collected is used to determine ac- ademic needs, review instruc- tional effectiveness and plan for future teaching. Staff members meet bi-monthly to review stu- dent data, screening results, cur- rent classroom perforlnance, and academic, social and emotional needs. At PRAE, the implementation of RTI positively impacts your child's development and educa- tion so that he or she can reach his or her best potential! Editor Note." McCarO, is a Special Ed. General Strategist at Park River Area Elementary. PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Allison Gudmundson and her teacher, Kelli Johnson of Park River Area school traveled to Washburn, N.D. on April 24 where she was hon- ored for her prize winning Keep North Dakota Clean poster at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Cen- ter. Allison placed second among North Dakota first graders. KNDC is the largest and longest running poster contest in the state. More than 10,000 students learned about protecting the environment by keeping North Dakota clean for the people who live and visit here. Grades 1-8 and special needs cre- ated posters reflecting the need to keep water clean, reduce waste, prevent wildfires, recycle, plant trees, create wildlife habitat, and explore our beautiful state. The Digital Media Contest this year for high school students focused on promotional video clips that pro- mote keeping North Dakota trails clean. All first place state winners receive a gold medallion, certifi- cate, and $100 cash award. First place poster winners get their art- work turned into a billboard and placed along a major transportation route near their hometown by Newman Outdoor Advertising. Second and third place winners re- ceive a silver or bronze medallion, certificate, and $75 or $50 cash award. All winners had their photo taken with First Lady Bet- sy Dalrymple and their teacher at the awards ceremony. In addition to her state win- nings, the Walsh County Three Photo: Submitted Above: Kelli Johnson and Allison Gudmundson went to Washburn, N.D to accept Allison's award for second place among first graders in the Keep North Dakota Clean pester contest. (Poster pictured center.) Rivers Soil Conservation hon- Allison is the daughter of Chad ored her efforts by presenting AI- and J ana Gudlnundson of M otm- lison with a tree. tain. FARGO, N.D. -- The North Dakota 4-H Foundation has awarded 10 scholarships to 4-H members. The scholarships and recipients from Walsh County are: Jerome Striegel Memorial Scholarship ($150) - Abby Zik- mund, Walsh County John D. Pauls0n Memorial Award ($1,000 each) - Hayley Fingarson and Abby Zikmund, Walsh County As part of the selection process, applicants submit answers to ques- tions about what skills and types of knowledge they gained from 4- H project and leadership experi- ences, how they used 4-H experi- ences to impact their conmmnities, and how 4-H has helped shape FORDVILLE, N.D. -- Fordville-Lankin Public School will be hosting a free dynamic technology driven sell-paced ac- ademic program from Tuesday, June 9th to Thursday, July 30th with operation between 8:30 and 11:30 am. All students in grades 1-6 for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year who reside in the Fordville- them as a person and influenced their futures. "The scholarship committee received 38 very qualified appli- cants," says Meredith Gilroy, North Dakota 4-H Foundation ex- ecutive director. "I was incredibly impressed by the determination our 4-H members have to make their community and state a better place: The future is very bright for 4-H'ers in North Dakota." The North Dakota 4-H Foun- dation is the North Dakota State University Center for 4-H Youth Development's private-sector, non- profit parmer. Visit www.ndsu.edt 4h for more information about scholarships and other North Dakota 4-H activities. Lankin area are eligible to attend. Students can attend anytime for any given length of period and receive research based on-level ac- ademic assistance in reading and math. See www.fordville-lankin. k or contact the school for more information. ! i * i