02-08-2017 School news & calendars

THIS “KUTE KID” is… Harrison Miller, at 4 months old. His parents are Rachael and Ross Miller of Sand Lake, MI. They have one other son, Carter, who is four years old. Harrison’s grandparents are David and Shauna Bayer. Paul and Suzanne Bayer, brother and sister-in-law of Karl and Anne Bayer, are the proud great-grandparents.


Watervliet High School 2017-18 Honor Roll 2nd marking period

Freshman all A’s: Ruth Aguilera, Isaac Bultema, Saul Burgos, Alexandra Hays, Jazmin Moron, Danyel Munson, Caitlyn Poupard, Anayeli Rosales, Kyah Sexton, Grace Weckwerth, Vendan Workman Freshman Honor Roll: Elizabeth Arndt, Abigail Burrows, Jazmin Finch, Kristen Gardiner, Devin Goss, Te’a Halamka, Matt Hanks, Alexis Hayes, Madline Henagan, Kayla Hoy, Evan Hutchins, Grant Jackson, Destiny Kerr, Davis King, Aiden Klein, Robert Kraklau, Alyssa Lange, Dylan Lawson, Aaron Leoni, Michael Lewison, Laiya Liberto, Riley McKinney, Abigail Miller, Joselin Moron, Dakota Munson, Jade Osbourne, Josh Reeves, Aria Richards, Abbigayle Roberts, Marisa Rowe, Zachariah Rukas, Don Smith III, Sophia Tavolacci, Mercedes Tingue, Ezra Troyer, Kade VanNiel, Adriyanna Winters, Anthony Woods, Isaiah Yazel Sophomore all A’s: Stephanie Cox, Augustus Hinch, Tekoa Marshall, Susanna VanLente Sophomore Honor Roll: Keegan Adams, Jordyn Angelo, Danielle Bouma, Ashley Bumstead, William Collins, Brennan Dygert, Allison Eisen, Logan Franklin, Jessica Gearhart, Logan Geisler, Madison Hopkins, Masyn Hotovy, Alex Isbrecht, Ryan Jerue, Harneet Kaur, Meghan Klann, Jacob Loomis, Erin Maneepun, Taylor O’Neal, Trever Pelton, Cole Pline, Nick Polaskey, Brian Ramirez, Serena Reyna, Jayna Rodgers, Logan Roland, Saarah Schaefer, Katelynn Sutherland, Dylan Tucker, Noah Weber, Curtis White, Madelyn Wilkinson Junior all A’s: Emma Kraklau, Matt Melcher, Tyler Pennington, Madeline Teresko, Hannah Yerrington Junior Honor Roll: Lindsay Adams, Jakob Aldrich, Alex Anthony, Emma Armstrong, Johnny Benavidez, Allen Chapin III, Mikalah Clay, Arbin Gomez, Brytnie Harden, Jerrica Hargreaves, Angela Hayes, Coby Henslee, Cole Hunt, Elaine Koshar, Brenna Langston, Garrett Matthews, Brionna Myers, Hannah Nye, Allison Pazera, Noah Pritchard, Maria Privett, Katherine Schmidt, Grace Smith, Russell Smith, Marissa Testini, Harlee Thornton, Emma Yazel

Senior all A’s: Julie Aggar, Octaviano Blanco, Trent Boone, Luis Cervantes, Ryan Chisek, Katie Clark, Kelli Elston, Kayla Farrow, Heather Frank, Courtney Little, Jaelyn Pitre, Taylor Shafer, Zoe Smith Senior Honor Roll: Brenda Aguilar, Arianna Avina, Dan Cluster, Tyler Eyerly, Kyla Geisler, Stella Grear, Alexys Hess, Alyssa Hobson, Madalyn Hutchins, Jordan Leoni, Kara Liles, Klayton Marshall, Taylor Prillwitz, Bill Pulley, Cianna Quattrin, David Robinson, Ariana Rowe, Alex Rye, Kara Safranek, Brian Schlender, Domanik Skidmore, Lamarrius Smith, Madison Smith, Logan Swigart, Ellie Troyer, Kylee Warren, Cara Woods Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, February 8 Berrien County Playgroup at South School, 9:30 a.m.; 9th Grade Boys, JV Girls & Boys Basketball at Coloma, 4:15, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.; MS White Girls Basketball at Hartford, 5:00 & 6:30 p.m.; Division 4, District 211 Varsity Wrestling Meet at Watervliet with Bangor, Lawrence & Hartford, 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 9 6th Grade Field Trip to Five Pines; MS Dance, MS Gym, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.; Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball at Coloma, 6:00 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 10 All HS Basketball at Hartford: 9th Grade Boys, 3:00 p.m.; JV Boys & Varsity Girls, 4:30 p.m.; Varsity Boys & JV Girls, 6:00 p.m.; Rec Council Softball & Baseball Sign-up, HS Cafeteria, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Monday, February 12 Board of Education Meeting, HS Media Center, 6:00 p.m.; 9th Grade Boys, JV Girls & Boys Basketball, Home vs. South Haven, 4:15, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.; MS Maroon Girls Basketball, Home vs. St. Joe, 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 13 Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball at South Haven, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.; 9th Grade Boys Basketball at Bridgman High School, 6:00 p.m.; Rec Council Softball & Baseball Sign-up, HS Cafeteria, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 14 Winter Count Day; MS White Girls Basketball at South Haven Baseline MS; 3:45 p.m.; MS Maroon Girls Basketball, Home vs. Coloma, 5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 15 1/2 Day for Elementary Only; Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences afternoon and evening; HS & MS Parent Teacher Conferences, evening only; MS Wrestling at Constantine, 5:00 p.m.; JV Girls & Boys Basketball, Home vs. Lawrence, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 16 1/2 day for all buildings; PTO Daddy-Daughter Dance, MS gym, 6:00 p.m.; Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball at Lawrence, 6:00 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 17 MS Wrestling at River Valley Invitational, 9:00 a.m.; MSVMA HS District Solo & Ensemble at SWMI College

Northern Michigan University announces Dean’s List for Fall 2017 semester Northern Michigan University in Marquette has announced their Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. The following student in the Tri-city area qualified with a grade point average of 3.50-3.9; Emily Morrison of Coloma.

HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE WEEK… for Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2018 are (from the left): 9th Grade – McKayla Maynard, student of Natalie Maynard; 10th Grade – Abigail Lopez, student of Perla Lopez; 11th Grade – Caitlin Steele, student of Amanda Stokes & James Steele; 12th Grade – Jessica Cortes, student of Ernesto Cortes & Martha Anguiano. Congratulations to these “Students of the Week” and keep up the great work!


Saturday, Feb. 10, noon – 3 p.m. “WATERVLIET RECREATION COUNCIL SIGN-UP” at Watervliet High School Cafeteria. Visit www.watervlietrec.com or contact Nikki Priebe at 208-6875 for more info. Sunday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. “CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING” with Sarett Nature Center naturalists at Ross Coastal Marsh Preserve. $10/person; equipment rental available. Call 927-4832 to register. Sunday, Feb. 11, 4:00 p.m. “THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE” free screening of the classic movie starring John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Sodus. Free pop and popcorn is provided. Come and bring a friend(s). Sunday, Feb. 11, 5 p.m.-closing “GIVE BACK NIGHT” at The Friendly Tavern for HOPE Resources Food Pantry building fund. 10% of sales is donated to this fundraiser. Call 468-6062 for more information. Monday, Feb. 12, “REP. BETH GRIFFIN OFFICE HOURS” as follows: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at Biggby Coffee, 400 S. Kalamazoo St., Paw Paw; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at South Haven Memorial Library, 314 Broadway St.; 1 – 2 p.m. at Decatur Village Hall, 114 N. Phelps St.; 3 – 4 p.m. at Cooper Township Hall, 1590 West D Ave., Kalamazoo. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. “WATERVLIET RECREATION COUNCIL SIGN-UP” at Watervliet High School Cafeteria. Visit www.watervlietrec.com or contact Nikki Priebe at 208-6875 for more info. Wednesday, Feb. 14 “VALENTINE FLOWER & CANDY SALE” hosted by Lakeland Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary in the hospital lobby at 400 Medical Park Dr. Fridays, Feb. 16-Mar. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m. “LENTEN FISH FRY” at American Legion Post 362, 351 E. St. Joseph St., Coloma. Adult dinners/$9; all-you-can-eat fish dinners/$11; children 4-12/$5; children 3 and under are free. Call 468-5501 for takeout orders. Saturday, Feb. 17, 1:00 p.m. “NATURE CRAFTS” at Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., Benton Harbor for kids 7-12 (adults welcome). Crafts cost $1-$2; call 927-4832 to register. Thursday, Feb. 22, 5:30-8:00 p.m. “SOUR GRAPES OF WRATH” interactive murder mystery at Watervliet District Library. Pre-registration is required, call 463-6382 for more information. Saturday, Feb. 24 “HUNTING HERITAGE BANQUET” hosted by Berrien County Trophy Toms at Pebblewood Banquet Hall, 9794 Jericho Rd., Bridgman. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., dinner at 7:00. Event includes games, raffles and auctions. For more info call Dale Jasper at 269-921-3474. Saturday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. “AARON SHUST CONCERT” hosted by Freshwater Community Church at Watervliet High School Auditorium, 450 E. Red Arrow Hwy. $16 general admission tickets available at Eventbrite.com. For more info contact Amy Loshbough at 269-876-1326.

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