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PAGE 8 THE PRESS AUGUST 22, 2012 Thur Aug. 25 - Wed Aug'. 29 Meals are subject to change without notice ADAMS ~ EDMORE ELEMENTARY (ADAMS) -! Ava i lablc ADAMS-EDMORE HIGH SCHOOL (EDMORE) Served daily: skim milk, salad bar option, whole wheat products Thurs- B: Cereal & toast L: BBQ's, whole wheat buns, baked beans, coleslaw, potato chips & applesauce or salad bar. Fri-B: Carmel rolls & pineapple cups L: Sausage patties, whole wheat penne pasta, romaine lettuce & hummus or salad bat'. Mon-B: Cereal & toast L: Vc~e, etable soup w/ dmnplings, assorted sandwiches, baby carrots & chocolate mousse or salad bar. Tues-B: Scrambled e&gs, toast & kiwi I,: whole wheat turkey wraps w/trimmings, potato chips & fruit or salad bar. Ved-B: Cereal, toast & kiwi I= Scalloped potatoes w/ham, cranberries, wheat whole wheal roils, mandarin oranges or cookies or salad bar. FORDVILLE~ LANKIN SCHOOL (FORDVILLE) Milk & bread are served daily. Meals are subject to change. Thurs- B: Grilled cheese, juice & milk L: Taco salad w/loppi%~s & fresh fruit. Fri- B: Cinnmnon rolls, juice cups and milk L: Pepperoni Pizza, salad bar & fruit sauce. Men- B: Assorted cereal, toast, juice & milk L: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, garlic toast, coleslaw & fruit sauce. Tues- B: Fried eg~s, toast, juice & milk L: ttot hun & cheese, pasta alfredo, salad bar & fruit sauce, i Wed-B: Raised donuts, juice & milk L: Baked potalo bar w/ assorted toppings, veg. tray & fruit sauce MINTO PUBLIC SCHOOL (MINTO) Peanut butter and Jelly served at aH breakfasts; milk, peanut butter, and bread served with all meals. Not Available PARK RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS (PARK RIVER) Milk & bread are served datly. Meals are subject to change. Thur: B - Cereal, "Ibast, Fruit I. - Chicken, Sweet Potato Fries Salad Bar, Fruit Fri: B - Breakfast Bagel, Fruit L- Pepperoni Pizza, Baby Carrots, Salad Bar, Fruit, /VIon: Breakfast - Cereal, Toast, Fruit L- Taco Salad, Corn, Salad Bar, Fruit, Tue: B - French Toast, Sausage, Fruit L- Hot Ham & Cheese Baked Chips, Salad Bar Pineapple Ved: B - Frittata, Salsa, Fruit L. Chicken Quesadillas, Rice, Salad Bar, Fruit VALLEY- EDINBURG K-4 (HooPLE) Peanut butter, Jelly, Bread, Milk, Veggie, Dessert served with all meals. Not Available VALLEY~EDINBURG 5-8 (CRYSTAL) Not Available VALLEY-EDINBURG HIGH SCHOOL (EDINBURG) Milk, bread and peanut butter are served with every meal. Not Available oun By Bill Bishop in the South and West didn't fare and Roberto Gallardo as well as those in the Midwest and WALSH COUNTY, N.D. -- Northeast in attracting college Walsh County has experienced a graduates. Even though the Sun- brain gain in the last 40 yea ,join- belt has seen tremendous growth ing the rest of the country in what over the past few decades, the has been a massive increase in the South's rural counties haven't kept number of adults who have earned up in terms of attracting adults with college degrees, college degrees. In 1970, 5.0 percent of those But the problem of keeping col- over 25 years of age had college lege graduates in rural Panerica is a degrees in Walsh County By 2010, national issue and one that is also 15.8 percent of adults here had enduring. completed college. Missouri economist Stallmann The percentage of adults with said this is a reflection of the kinds college degrees in Walsh County of jobs that are generally available was less than the national average in rural cormnunities. If there are of 27.9 percent in 2010. The col- fewer jobs demanding college de- lege-educated rate here was less grees in a community, there are than the North Dakota average of likely to be fewer college gradu- 26.3 percent. adults ate,it,ss a big deal in a lot of rural The number of in the United States with college degrees has nearly tripled since 1970, when counties because you don't see a lot only 10.7 percent of adults had of jobs that require a college edu- cation," Stallmann said. Young graduated from college. But the people graduating from high percentage of adults with degrees in rural counties, such as Walsh school don't see many jobs that de- County, while increasing, has gen- mand a college diploma, so they erally fallen behind the proportion don't think about coming home of college-educated residents in once they leave for the university. urban counties. There can be a "self-reinforcing The loss of young, well-edu- cycle" in rural communities, Stall- cated residents has posed a long- mann said -- young people leave standing difficulty for ruralto gain higher education, they communities, don't come back after college be- "One of the problems that rural cause there aren't jobs that demand areas face is that in order to get a such education, and their absence college education, young people diminishes the chances that more often have to leave," says Judith of these kinds of jobs will be cre- Stallmann, an ecofiomist at the ated. University of Missouri. "Once you Nationally, rural counties and leave, that introduces you to other counties with small cities have opportunities that you might not caught up with urban counties in have seen had you not left."the percentage of adults who have The good news for rural Amer- some post high school education ica is that it has caught up in every Stallmann sees this as a sign that other measure of education. "there are perhaps more jobs in In 1970, 7.8 percent of adults in rural areas that require post sec- rural counties had some education ondary education but not college." after high school, but less than a Both Stallmann and Partridge- college degree. By 2010, 27.4 per- said the data on college education cent of rural adults had attained rates told them that rural comlnu- some post high school education nities should consider the kind of without earning a college diploma, jobs being created locally. ThaVt ucation was close . "Rural communities may need to the national average of 28.1 per- to think about the types of jobs" cent. being created, Stallmann said. In Walsh County, 11.3 percent "There are some communities that of adults had some college in 1970, are doing things like getting local rising to 32.8 percent in 2010. The businesses to put an emphasis on North Dakota average in 2010 was hiring local kids who got a college 35.0 percent. Walsh County had education." 9,319 adults (those over 25 years "'It really suggests that rural of age) in 1970 and 7,993 adults in communities that aren't thinking 2010. Overall, Stallmann says, theabout making themselves attrac- trends show that"rural people have tive to educated people are really responded to the demand for in- going to suffer," Partridge said. creased job skills by the increasing Editor Note." Bishop is co-edi- their post secondary education." tot" of the Daily Yonder (vvww.dai- Only 18.6 percent of the adult 1)yonclel:co,O, . an online news population in Walsh County had publication covering no'al Amer- failed to graduate from high school ica that is published by the Center in 2010. Nationally 15 percent of fbr Rural Strategies. The Center adults had not completed high Jor Rural Strategies ( rwrural- school; in North Dakota, the rate strategies.org) is a nonpartisan, was 10.6 percent, nonprofit organization whose raMs- Mark Partridge, a rural econo- sion is to promote healthy civic dis- mist at Ohio State University, says course about rural issues. that regional differences in college Gallardo is' an assistant extension graduation rates have increased in professor at the Southern Rural recent years Partridge said his Development Center atMississippi studies have found that rural coun- State UniversiO, (srdc.msstate. ties and counties with small cities edzO n@F Photo: Submitted Above: The last graduating class of WCAS held their class reunion in Park River over the 4th of July. Back row: Jeff Flaten, Bill Larson, Keith Berg, Joyce (Mandt) Nickerson, Evie Barta, Larry Ellingson, Orlin Dahl. 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