02-14-2019 School News & Calendars

“Kute Kids”… THIS “KUTE KID” IS… Phoenix Grosjean, 4 months old, on Christmas Day. He is the son of Doug Grosjean & Katie O’Riley of Dearborn MI. His grandparents are Jeff & Amy O’Riley of Watervliet, Alvin Grosjean (deceased) and Alma Bodi of Sylvania OH. Phoenix is the great-grandson of Eugene & Carol O’Riley of Hartford. 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”?

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, February 14 9th Grade Boys Basketball Home vs. Kalamazoo Christian, 4:15 p.m.; JV Girls/Boys Basketball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 5:30/7:00 p.m.; MS Wrestling SAC Meet at Coloma, 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 15 1/2 day for Students & Staff, All Buildings; North School Valentine’s Day Parties; Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball at Saugatuck, 6:00/7:30 p.m.; North School Daddy/Daughter Dance at MS Gym, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16 MSVMA HS District Solo & Ensemble Choir; 9th Grade, JV & Varsity Boys Basketball, Home vs. Brandywine, 2:00, 3:30 & 5:00 p.m. Hall Of Fame event at halftime of varsity game. Monday, February 18 MS Girls White Basketball at Fennville, 5:00 p.m.; Board of Education Meeting, HS Media Center, 6:00 p.m.; Varsity Boys Basketball, Home vs. Calvary High School, 7:00 p.m.; Pre-Festival Band Concert, 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 19 7th Grade Girls Basketball at Paw Paw, 4:00 p.m.; 9th Grade, JV & Varsity Boys Basketball, Home vs. South Haven, 4:15, 5:45 & 7:15 p.m. SENIOR NIGHT – Boys Basketball, Cheerleaders & Dance Team Wednesday, February 20 MS Girls Maroon Basketball at Lawton, 4:30, 5:30, & 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 21 9th Grade Boys, JV Girls/Boys Basketball, Home vs. Coloma, 4:15, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.; MS Wrestling at Constantine SAC Meet, 5:00 p.m.; MS Girls Maroon Basketball at Lakeshore, 5:00 p.m.; Pre-Festival Choir Concert, HS Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Friday, February 22 Mid-Marking Period Progress Reports; Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball at Coloma, 6:00/7:30 p.m.; Team Finals Wrestling at Wings Event Center, Kalamazoo; PTO Movie Night at South School, TBA Saturday, February 23 MS Wrestling at Coloma, TBA; Team Finals Wrestling at Wings Event Center, Kalamazoo

COLOMA HIGH SCHOOL… January 2019 Students of the Month are (from the left): 9th Grade – Cali Grennon, 10th Grade – Bernabe Guzman Hidalgo, 11th Grade – Jackson Hodges, 12th Grade – Dylan Whitaker.

Miss & Mr. Blossomtime Pageant tickets on sale Feb. 18 The Blossomtime Festival is excited to announce that the 2019 Miss Blossomtime and Mr. Blossomtime Pageant tickets will be open for public sale beginning Monday, Feb. 18 at 9:00 a.m. This year’s theme, “America, the Places You’ll Go” has inspired two wonderful evenings of entertainment, music, and glamour. The Mr. Blossomtime and Showcase of Queens Pageant is Sunday evening, March 10 at 6:30 .m. and tickets are $20.00. The Miss Blossomtime Pageant is the following evening on Monday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $20.00. Program price will be $5.00. The pageants, both nights, are held at the Mendel Center Mainstage and are guaranteed to be wonderful evenings full of talented young ladies and gentlemen, and the coronation of the 2019 Blossomtime Royalty. Please call the Blossomtime office at 269-982-8016, or stop by at 2330 S. Cleveland Avenue in St. Joseph to purchase tickets in advance, availability is limited.

STUDENT OF THE MONTH… A new tradition is started at Coloma Elementary as one student is selected by staff in each class for grades Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Students pictured are (from the left): 1st row – Daisy Banda (2nd), Andrew Ulleg (K), Sophia Swan (1st), Emily Garcia-Hernandez (1st), Jack Selvidge (1st); 2nd row – Addison Page Ferrer (1st), Weston Karrels (K), Chase Kiser (K), Kaylee Shaw Kimber (K), Abella Blaskie (K), Gracie Shook (K); 3rd row – Matthew Hejduk (3rd), Lila Groendyk (3rd), Chase Boyd (2nd), Isabella Muenchow (3rd), Cassidy Lutrell (3rd), Loraline Richey (3rd), Kollen Norden (2nd).