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01-09-2020 School News & Calendars

Coloma Community Schools Calendar of Events Friday, January 10 Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Saugatuck, 6:00 p.m.; Varsity Boys Basketball, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 11 Varsity Wrestling at Mendon, 9:00 a.m.; Middle School Wrestling at Berrien Springs, 9:00 a.m.; JV Boys Basketball at Brandywine, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Boys Basketball at Brandywine, 7:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12 Bowling at Battle of the Bakers, 9:15 a.m. Monday, January 13 Jr. High Study Hall Closed; Bowling at Kalamazoo Christian, 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, January 14 Honor Club WMU Trip, 3:00 p.m.; Varsity and Middle School Competitive Cheer at Lawton, 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 15 2-Hour Late Start; Bowling vs. Kalamazoo Hackett, 3:30 p.m.; Middle School Girls Basketball scrimmage at Comstock, 4:15 p.m.; Middle School Boys Basketball scrimmage at Comstock, 5:15 p.m.; Wrestling at Constantine, 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 16 Middle School Wrestling at Lawton, 5:00 p.m.; JV Girls Basketball vs. Gobles 5:30 p.m.; JV Boys Basketball vs. Gobles, 7:00 p.m.

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, January 9 Playgroup in South School Gym, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Girls & Boys JV Basketball, Home vs. Martin, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 10 South School Spirit Day; Girls & Boys Varsity Basketball at Martin, 6:00 & 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 11 Varsity Wrestling at Homer Invitational, 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, January 12 Miss Watervliet Pageant, HS Auditorium, 3:00 p.m.

Monday, January 13 Board of Education Meeting, HS Media Center, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 14 Boys Freshman, JV & Varsity Basketball at Brandywine, 4:15, 5:45, & 7:00 p.m.; Girls JV Basketball at Paw Paw, 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday January 15 1/2 Day for MS/HS Students Only – Final Exams; Girls 7th & 8th Maroon Basketball at Saugatuck, 5:00 & 6:00 p.m.; Varsity Wrestling SAC Meet at Constantine with Schoolcraft, 6:00 p.m. Thursday, January 16 1/2 Day for ALL Buildings – MS/HS Final Exams; MS Wrestling SAC Meet at Lawton, 5:00 p.m.; Girls & Boys JV Basketball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.; Girls Varsity Basketball at Hartford, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, January 17 End of Semester 1; 1/2 Day for ALL Buildings – MS/HS Final Exams; North School Spirit Day; Pre-School Field Trip; Girls & Boys Varsity Basketball at Saugatuck, 6:00 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 18 Varsity Wrestling at Marcellus Tournament, 9:00 a.m.; MS Wrestling at Bloomingdale Tournament, 10:00 a.m.

Monday, January 20 NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day

Community Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 11, 3-5:30 p.m. “RETIREMENT OPEN HOUSE” for Drs. Ed and Sue Liebenthal at His Place Community Center, 15 S. Maple St., Hartford

Sunday, Jan. 12, 3 p.m. “MISS & MR. WATERVLIET PAGEANT” at Watervliet High School Auditorium. For more information on purchasing tickets to the event or becoming a supporter of the 2020 pageant, please contact the Watervliet Pageant Organization through their WPO email at

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 5-7 p.m. “LOCAL AUTHOR VISIT” and book signing by Don Pierce at Coloma Public Library

Thursday, Jan. 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. “BURGER NIGHT” at Coloma American Legion Post 362, corner of East St. Joseph and Sassafras streets Thursday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m. “TAILS FROM THE TRAIL” by Bonny & Joe Barrett at Coloma Public Library. Trail snacks and talk on 3,680-mile bike adventure across the U.S.

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m. “THE ROBERT’S COVE WRECK” lecture on Combining Archaeological and Historic Research to Identify a Shipwreck by Wayne Lusardi at Michigan Maritime Museum, 260 Dyckman Ave., South Haven. Admission is $8, $7 for seniors. There is no admission fee for Museum members. Visit

Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “BOOK SALE” in the Community Room at the Coloma Public Library

Saturday, Feb. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. “INDOOR SHOP HOP” hosted by Sweet Charity Sewing Group at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 601 Sycamore St., Niles. Quilting related items for sale from Indiana, Illinois & Michigan vendors. Raffle tickets with paid $5 admission and food by Brew Ha Ha of Niles.

Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020 6 p.m. “SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANTS” for Mrs., Ms., Miss and Miss Teen Southwest Michigan at Bridgman High School Auditorium. Visit for more information. August 17-22, 2020 “BERRIEN COUNTY YOUTH FAIR” celebrating 75 years with the theme “Diamonds are Fair-ever”

Tuesdays 1-5 p.m. “SOCIAL WORK INTERN” at Watervliet District Library, 333 N. Main St. provides assistance with educational opportunities, employment assistance, emergency services, family matters and any other issues that people may need help with. The intern does not give legal advice nor do they counsel people, but they can refer them to agencies that provide these services.



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