01-17-19 School News & Calendars

“Kute Kids”… THIS “KUTE KID” IS… Marley Speck, at seven months old. She is the daughter to Jasmine Miller and James Speck of Coloma. Share a photo of your “Kute Kids” with your friends, neighbors, and relatives who read the Tri-City Record. Make sure you write your kids’ names on the back of the picture and include any other information about it you would like to see in the paper, including mom and dad, grandma and grandpa, and so on. Send the “original” photo to the Tri-City Record, P.O. Box 7, Watervliet, MI 49098 or email it with your information to record@tricityrecord.com. Pick up your photo after it appears in the paper or include a stamped, self-addressed envelope and we will mail it back to you. Where are your “Kute Kids”?

NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STAR! Sam Milham was nominated by his 5th grade teacher, Mrs. Laws. Mrs. Laws states, “Sam is a very kind and respectful student. We enjoy having him in our classroom. He is always helpful and searching for opportunities to make us better! Sam also has great comments to include in class discussions.” Great job Sam!

Coloma Community Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, January 17 9th Grade Girls/ JV Girls/ JV Boys Basketball vs. Watervliet at home, 4:15 p.m./ 5:20 p.m./ 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 18 Varsity Girls/ Boys Basketball at Watervliet, 6:00 p.m./ 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 19 Middle School & Varsity Cheer Competition at Mattawan, 9:00 a.m.; Varsity Wrestling at Hopkins, 9:30 a.m.; Middle School Wrestling at Decatur, 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 21 K-12 NO SCHOOL; Middle School Girls Basketball at Fennville, 5:00p.m./ 6:00 p.m.; Middle School & Varsity Competitive Cheer at home, 6:00 p.m.; Bowling at Comstock, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 22 Coloma Elementary Parents as Teachers Playgroup, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.; Girls JV/ Varsity Basketball vs. Schoolcraft at home, 5:30 p.m./ 7:00 p.m.; Boys JV/ Varsity Basketball at Schoolcraft, 5:30 p.m./ 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 Bowling vs. Constantine, 3:30 p.m.; Middle School Girls Basketball vs. Saugatuck, 5:00 p.m./ 6:00 p.m.; Middle School & Varsity Competitive Cheer at Delton Kellogg, 6:00 p.m.; Varsity Wrestling (Senior & Parent Night) at home vs. Watervliet & Benton Harbor, 6:00p.m. Thursday, January 24 K-5 Full School Day; 6-12 1/2 School Day; Middle School Wrestling at Gobles, 5:00 p.m.; JV Boys Basketball at Martin, 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 25 K-12 1/2 School Day (End of 1st Semester)

NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STAR! Katelyn Brown is a 3rd grade student in Mrs. Bohle’s room. Katelyn greets each day with a smile. She is enthusiastic about everything she does. Katelyn is the first to offer help with anything that needs to be done. She seeks challenges and works hard to achieve goals. Katelyn is a great asset in her classroom! Great job Katelyn!

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events

Thursday, January 17 1/2 Day ALL BUILDINGS – HS & MS Exams; Freshman Boys Basketball at Coloma, 4:15 p.m.; MS Wrestling at Martin, 5:00 p.m.; MS Girls Basketball, Home vs. Benton Harbor, 5:00 & 6:15 p.m.; JV Girls/Boys Basketball at Coloma, 5:30/7:00 p.m. Friday, January 18 End of 1st Semester; 1/2 Day ALL BUILDINGS – HS & MS Exams; Varsity Girls Basketball, Home vs. Coloma, 6:00 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 19 Varsity Wrestling at Marcellus Tournament, 9:00 a.m.; JV Girls/Boys Basketball, Home vs. Hartford, 2:00/3:30 p.m.; Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball, Home vs. Hartford, 5:30/7:15 p.m. Monday, January 21 2-Hour Early Release – ALL BUILDINGS; MLK Day activities at South Elementary Tuesday, January 22 5th Grade to Sarett Nature Center: JV & Varsity Girls Basketball at Kalamazoo Christian, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 Report cards go home with Elementary Students; MS Girls White Basketball, Home vs. Lawton, 5:00 & 6:15 p.m.; Varsity Wrestling at Coloma, 6:00 p.m. Thursday, January 24 Middle School Wrestling at Schoolcraft, 5:00 p.m.; MS Girls Maroon Basketball at New Buffalo, 5:00 & 6:15 p.m.; JV Girls/Boys Basketball at Fennville, 5:30/7:30 p.m. Friday, January 25 Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball, Home vs. Fennville, 6:00/7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 26 Wrestling at St. Joseph HS, Berrien County Invitational, 9:30 a.m.; PTO Movie Night at South Elementary, 5:15 p.m.

NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STAR! Vivienne Sexton was nominated by her 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Williamson. Mrs. Williamson reported that Vivienne is extremely polite, friendly, outgoing, and intelligent. She comes to school with a smile on her face, and it is extremely contagious. Vivienne knows right from wrong and always chooses to do what is right. She is a role model for all students. Thank you for being you! Great job Vivienne!

Spring Arbor University announces Fall 2018 graduates Jenny Parker of Hartford graduated with a degree in Master of Science – Nursing from Spring Arbor University. Spring Arbor University is a Christian liberal arts university located in Spring Arbor, Michigan. SAU offers more than 70 majors and programs to undergraduate students. As a leader in adult and professional studies, Spring Arbor University continues to reach out to working adults who wish to complete associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees. With programs offered throughout locations in Michigan, Ohio and online, the University continues to meet the growing needs of its students.

Saturday, Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m. “SUPERMOON POTLUCK” at Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., Benton Harbor. Depending on snow cover, cross-country ski or hike on the torch guided trail and enjoy hot cider by a bonfire. End at the Nature Center for the potluck. Cost is $5 for nonmembers and attendees should bring a dish to pass and their own table service. Call (269) 927-4832 to register. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. “ECUADOR BIRDING ADVENTURE” presentation by Naturalist Mike Mahler at Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., Benton Harbor. Cost is $5 for non-members. Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:30-8 p.m. “BEGINNING GENEALOGY” presentation by Carole Kiernan at the Watervliet District Library. Refreshments will be served Friday, Jan. 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m. “REP. GRIFFIN OFFICE HOURS” at Hartford City Hall, 19 W. Main Street. No appointment necessary. Those who are unable to attend at the scheduled time but would like an opportunity to talk with Rep. Griffin may call her office at (517) 373-0839 or email BethGriffin@house.mi.gov. Friday, Jan. 25, noon-5:45 p.m. “RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE” at Hartford Federated Church, 65418 Red Arrow Hwy. Call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule an appointment. Monday, Jan. 28, 6-8 p.m. “HARTFORD REC BASEBALL/ SOFTBALL SIGN UP” at Redwood Elementary School main entrance. For more information, visit www.hartfordrecreation.org Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6-8 p.m. “HARTFORD REC BASEBALL/ SOFTBALL SIGN UP” at Redwood Elementary School main entrance. For more information, visit www.hartfordrecreation.org February 16, 4-7 p.m. “A NIGHT WITH ELVIS” St. Jude Fund-raiser at the Coloma FOP 147, 3470 Angling Rd., Coloma. Tickets are $10 and include AYCE spaghetti dinner served from 4-7 p.m. Showtimes are 6 & 7:15 p.m. Open to public; raffle prizes; 50/50 drawing. Call Herb Fickett at 269-208-3380 for more info. February 16-17, 2019 “WINTER FREE FISHING WEEKEND” visit www.michigan.gov/freefishing Thursday, Mar. 7, 6-8 p.m. “HARTFORD REC BASEBALL/ SOFTBALL SIGN UP” at Redwood Elementary School main entrance. For more information, visit www.hartfordrecreation.org Mondays, 7 p.m. “PUB THEOLOGY” at Arclight Brewery. Public is invited to join in discussions hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. Thursdays, 6 – 10 p.m. “TRAP SHOOTING” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club. Second Thursday of each month, 3 – 5 p.m. “BERRIEN COUNTY PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP” at Lakeland Healthcare Frederick S. Upton Education Center rooms 5 & 6, 1234 Napier Ave. For info, contact Michigan Parkinson Foundation at 800-852-9781 or bcpdsupport@aol.com.

COLOMA HIGH SCHOOL December 2018 Students of the Month! (From the left): Freshman – Tyonne Smith, Sophomore – Tandi Gray, Junior – Tyler Streu, Senior – Hunter Crist. Congratulations to these Students of the Month!


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