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PAGE 8 THE PRESS FEBRUARY 1 i, 2014 # ., : Photos: Larry Biri More 00hoolt. Park River00 ESP celebrates Family Fun On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the Park River Area Ex- tended School Program had a Family Fun Night that fo- cused on fun and healthy family activities. Above: ESP di- rector Peppi Robideaux leads her stu- dents in a Zumba dance during ESP family night at the Park River Area School. Top Left: Ella Johnson adds some flour to the bag to make a tortilla at the i ESP fun night. Bottom Left: Shawn Thorvil- son helps his daughter Made- lene add some butter to the bag to make a tortilla. The Ex- tended School Program is available to all Park River pub- lic school stu- dents in grades K-12 and is fully funded by the Park River Area School at no monetary cost to the families. J Edmore High School names students of00e second quarter Photo: Sulmitted Above: L-R: Mr. Schill, superintendent, Nicole Bylin, Jaedyn Pesek, Joshua Gnham, Johnathan Ketelsen and Mr. Ford, principal EDMORE, N.D. -- The students of the sec- ond quarter at Edmore Public School are: Joshua Graham, Most Improved Jaedyn Pesek, Distinguished Nicole Bylin, Citizenship Johnathan Ketelsen, Elementary These students are chosen by'he stafff ex- emplifying an outstanding workethic, ddica- tion and enthusiasm for Edmore lhblic School. Congratulations to these studens!! Keep up the great work! Center for Rural Health anna.races Scrubs Academy opportumty GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Students in sixth, sev- tal health, music therapy, nursing, occuational ther- enth, and eighth grade are invited to take part in an in- novative health career awareness camp June 9-12 at the University of North Dakota (UND) campus in Grand Forks. The Center for Rural Health at UND is hosting the 4th annual Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy. Deadline to apply is February 19, 2014. Applications can be found at http://rural- The R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy is a four day camp aimed to increase awareness, interest, and un- derstanding of health careers available in North Dako- ta through creative and interactive activities. Students are chosen for the Academy through an application process and typically represent both rural and urban communities throughout North Dakota. The R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy will feature prep.tion, fr0m ocal heath car.e professionals such as dentistry, emergency medical services, men- apy, optometry, pharmacy, physical thpy, public health, and radiology. Students will have thopportunity to become CPR and HIPAA certified, disscaa cow eye- ball, and interact with the human simulat from the ND STAR facility on campus. The current and projected shortage ofhea care pro- fessionals in North Dakota and across the non is cre- ating a critical demand for an increased t'alth care workforce. A national shortage of 100,000 ysicians and 800,000 nurses is projected by 2020. Proxns like the R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy hope tncrease awareness of this need and expose kids to thvariety of options that exist in the health care field. Financial support for the R-COOL-HealtBcrubs Academy is provided the State Office of Rurealth program at the Center for Rural Health, the Oversi- ty of North Dakota Summer Programs and!vents Council, and state appropriated funding desi to the Center for Rural Health for workforce devekhent FREE ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS AT: DR.BR00EwER, GRAFTON @ 352-2450 . DABY DENTISTRY, GRAFTON @ 352-0730 DR, EKMAN, LIFETIME DENTAL, PARK RIVER @ 284-7777 KERN FAMILY DENTISTRY, GRAFTON @ 352-2013 DR. LARSON & DR. BENEDA, PARK RIVER DENTAL CLINIC @ 284-6131 CALL TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE SCREENING/ Breathe: Say iij lives Savi!l(! 'oi/ey :/e ' o rt prnpi. An initiated measure approved by North Dakota voters provides funding to Walsh County Health Dislriet to diminish the toll of tobacco in our state by addressing the number one preventable cause of deoth and disease: tobacco use.