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Page 8 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS" WEDNESD=/, DECEMBER 3, 2014 : ................................ z_-=_z: c Aggie Art " c i es News and Notes from Park River Area School mittee has been working to reno- vate and update the theater, which was originally opened on July 8, 1915. When working toward the orig- inal goal of $100,000 for digital equipment and much needed ren- ovations, the committee found that every tittle bit helped. Through grants, donations, fundraising events of bingo and silent auctions, and even popcorn sales at street dances, the committee achieved their goal of converting to a digi- tal projector, however there still is more work to be done. There currently are plans in place to update the southeast hall- way fire exit and repair the valance above the screen in early Decem- ber as well as finish the front fa?ade next spring when the weather is warmer. Theater information can be found on the City of Park River website as well as Facebook.com on the Lyric Theatre - Park River page. . - r t l-- 2 : i-- . - .t= ;--: 2 "- 2 : 2-- r r :L&apos;2 z----2_2; c The Holiday Mall also is where shoppers can sign up to win two chances for $250 in Park River Bucks for those 18 and up and four chances to win $25 in Park River Bucks for those age 17 and younger donated by Dundee Mu- tual Insurance, Grafton/Park Riv- er Chiropractic, Good Samaritan Society of Park River, Heartland Eye Care, Leon's Building Center, Mortenson and Rygh, Park River Implement and Tollefson Funeral Home. The drawing will be held at the end of the event; however, you need not be present to win. First United Bank will be of- fering sweet treats from 9 to 11 a.m. where you can decorate your own cookies and warm up with some hot cocoa and coffee. As a new attraction to the fes- tivities this year, Walsh County Three Rivers Soil Conservation District will be hosting an open house at their new location on Highway 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will have Christmas trees for sale. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Fed- erated Church will be host to the Western Walsh Ministerium's "It Began With A Family" Nativity display showcasing a variety of Nativity sets. Santa will make an appear- ance at Citizens State Bank from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Those making a stop to visit are asked to bring a non-perishable food items to help fill Santa's Sleigh. Donations will be given to the Walsh County Food Pantry. Following their visit with San- ta, kids are encouraged to attend the free kids movie at the Lyric Theatreponsored by Polar Com- munications and Gate City Bank. "Big Hero 6" is an animated film by Disney based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The film tells the sto- ry of a young robotics prodigy named Hiro Hamada, who forms a superhero team to combat a masked villain. The annual PEO Chapter Q Tour of Homes will take place from noon to 4 p.m. The self-guid- ed tour costs $10 and tickets will be available at the Holiday Mall, tour homes, Jim's Super Valu, and Ye Olde Medicine Center. Park River businesses are look- ing to to help the community kick off the holiday season this year with Park River's Super Santa Saturday. Interactive learning for all PRAS Technology Fair Includes Pre-K By Trisha Cole PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Stu- dents at Park River Area School are excited about tchnol0gy and ' that excitement can even be felt in Pre-K. On Wednesday, Novem- ber 26th the Pre-K class eagerly participated in the first Technol- ogy Fair held at the Park River Area Elementary School: This year the PreK-6th e students and teachers at Pir'k River Area School are eagerly ac- cepting the challenge to become 21 st Century educators and learn- ers. The Move 21 grand has provided every student K-6th with an iPad or chromebook to use in the classroom. Students were eager for the opportunity to share projects, apps, and learning techniques with parents and com- munity members at the first Tech- nology Fair. Pre-K has been busy this fall. Our curriculum includes many ac- ademic and social goals and ob- jectives. Technology is one to01 we use to accomplish some of those goals. We use iPads and an interactive white board on a dai- ly basis. Part of our curriculum is learning how to be respectful,:fe: sponsible, and safe with tech- nology devices. The Pre-K starred in a video entitled "Be Nice40 Photo: Submitted Above: Isabella Swarlz, Tucker Bata, and Hudson Soblik demonstrate how the iPad is used in Pre-IC Bottom Left: Henry Holland shows how to take a picture with the iPad. your Device." This video was shown at their booth Wednes- day, at the Technology Fair. They also dentnstrated how to take a photo and how to delete a photo with the iPad. Students were ex- cited to show members of the community and parents how we use technology in Pre-K. Editor's Note: Cole is a Pre- K teacher at Park River Area Schools. ":": : -: : ' ...... The Aggie football team and coaches would like to send out a huge THANK YOU to all sponsors of the hospitality room after our championship football game. Thank you to all the fans during the whole season, and especially during the playoff run and championship game. Also, thanks to the Aggie Boosters for their continued support of all Aggie athletic programs. You are all a part of a football season we will never forget! COOK Full-time and part-time benefitted positions available (rotating morning/afternoon shifts). 'Requireg"ci h]gh"ghool 'dfiplToa  or GED and drl year-ef-sdmilar foodi.preparatio experience.' Startin! salaryat $1,927- $2;569/mOhth (full-time) or $11.12 $14.82/hour (part-time) DOE. Will consider underfilling as a Food Service Assistant, which requires a high school diploma/GED or one year food service experience, $10.32 - $13.76/hour. The Life Skills & Transition Center's impressive. benefits package includes: Fully paid health insurance for families and individuals Fully paid retirement plan Life insurance Accrued annual and sick leave each month .... Ten paid holidays per year Shift differential Internal recruitment opportunities Deadline to apply WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014 by 5 PM. Reference Job ID Numbers 3002085 & 3002086 Please visit our website and apply on-line www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html LIFE SKILLS & TRANSITION CENTER rl-r[ e 701 West 6t" Street' Graftn' ND ,,p Anyone needing assistance or accommodation should contact N,,'' lulie Kosmatka, 701-352-4284 The State of North Dakota is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We operate a drug-free campus. WALSH COUNTY- BLADE OPERATOR - PARK RIVER The Walsh County Highway Department will be accept- ing applications until December 9, 2014, for a Road & Bridge Tech III - Blade Operator position, working out of the Park River Shop, available in the Walsh County High- way Department. Starting Salary for the position is $2,251 minimum (monthly) with benefits, depending on experience. The position is under supervision of the County Road Su- perintendent, is responsible for performing general labor- type duties, hand and power tool operation, and intermediate level truck and equipment operation on var- ious road and bridge projects. Main responsibility is to op- erate motor grader to maintain gravel roads in safe condition. The job description, minimum qualifications, additional knowledge, skills and abilities, duties and responsibilities, work environment and conditions and how to apply can be found at www.walshcountynd.com under the highway department tab or by stopping by the highway department office in the Walsh County Courthouse, 600 Cooper Av- enue, Grafton, ND. Walsh County is an Equal Opportunity Employer us at Floral 945 Summit Ave Graflon, ND Hours 8 am -7 pm Your community. Your paper. Your source for Happy Happeninls. Walsh County Press 284"6333 i i ii i i i ii t J of North Dakota adults read their NEWSPAPER everyweek! 730 of 18 to 24-year-olds , 74< of 25 to 34-year-olds 73 of 35 to 44-year-olds 89% of 45 to 54-year olds 91% 0f those 55+ i