By Robin D. Fish, Park Rapids Enterprise, August 10, 2019
The Park Rapids Area School Board on Monday heard a presentation by the community’s ACEs Committee about the school’s central role in the drive to make Park Rapids a trauma-informed community.
Speaking for ACES MN, a local group started under the auspices of ACTION Park Rapids to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), five presenters reviewed the area’s first ACEs Summit, held Feb. 13 at the high school.
Lisa Coborn, coordinator of the Alternative Learning Center (ALC) at the high school, played video of a TV news report about the summit. In the video, a Lakeland News reporter commented, “What’s happening right now in Park Rapids is something to be admired.”