02-23-2017 Schools News and Calendars

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events

Thursday, February 23

Pre-Festival MS/HS Choir Concert, Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.; JV Girls Basketball Home vs. Bangor (changed from away), 5:30 p.m.; JV Boys Basketball Home vs. Bangor (changed from away), 7:00 p.m.

Friday, February 24

1/2 of 5th-grade students to Sarett Nature Center


MS Dance, 3:00-5:00 p.m.; Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Bangor, 6:00 p.m. with half-time presentation of 1992 teams; Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Bangor, 7:30 p.m.; HS Winterfest Dance following the game

Girls Basketball District games at Watervliet – 2/27, 3/1, & 3/3

Monday, February 27

New Buffalo vs. Eau Claire – Girls District Basketball at Watervliet, 6:00 p.m.; Watervliet vs. Brandywine – Girls District Basketball at Watervliet, 7:45 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28

Freshman Boys Basketball at Hackett, 4:15 p.m.; JV Boys Basketball at Hackett, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Boys Basketball at Hackett, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 1

2-Hour Early Release – Teacher Professional Development

HS/MS District Choral Festival at The Chapel, St. Joseph; MS Girls Basketball at Decatur, 5:00 p.m.; TBA vs. Cassopolis – Girls District Basketball at Watervliet, 6:00 p.m.; TBA vs. Bridgman – Girls District Basketball at Watervliet, 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, March 2

Panther MS Wrestling Tournament at Watervliet, 5:00 p.m.

Friday, March 3

South School Spirit Day

Girls District Basketball Championship Game at Watervliet, 7:00 p.m.

WATERVLIET NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STARS OF THE WEEK… pictured (from the left): Alex Wilder, student in Mrs. VK’s 4th-grade class-room. He was nominated for being hardworking, considerate and respectful. Alex always completes his homework and he recently reached his reading goal on the NWEA test. Savanah Nearpass, a 5th-grade student in Mrs. Pline’s class. She was nominated for always being kind and nice to others. Savanah works extremely hard in all subjects, especially spelling. Kendal Kiefer, a 3rd-grade student in Mrs. Brown’s classroom. She was nominated for being committed to learning all she can and for also being on the Principal’s List for both 1st and 2nd marking periods. Good job to all the Rock Stars! Thank you to Burger King for donating gift certificates.

Coloma Junior High School

Principal’s List/Honor Roll

2016-2017 1st Semester

 Principal’s List includes those honor students who have a straight “A” average for the full semester. Honor Roll includes students with a minimum GPA of 3.00 and no more than one “C” for the full semester. Citizenship must be satisfactory in all cases.

6th Grade

Principal’s List: Hannah Grenon, Brodie McQuillan, Addyson Milnickel, Devin Sinnett, Wyatt Sinnett, Skyler Wolfe

Honor Roll: Emily Abraham, Wyatt Arms, Georgia Briske, Camryn Brown, Kyle Burnette, Josh Casnave, Malik Cowgill, Lilean Dunafin, Yohaly Estrada, Logan Glass, Carsyn Goldner, Seth McQuillan, Kaleb Mwewe-Smith, Preston Parker, Kayla Pratl, Christian Quintana-Santana, Hudson Sternaman, Olivia Stroba, Skylar Tuttle

7th Grade

Principal’s List: Austin Arnold, Riley Davis, Michael DeRosa, Christopher Eastman, Ava Genovese, Eric Gomez, Isabella Greenman, Cali Grenon, Jake Ickes, Caeleb Ishmael, Ethan Kreitner, Chloe Mathis, Bailey McVay, Molly McVay, Luke Phillips, Kylie Prisk, Wesley Seabury, Sierra Shuburte, Breana Tillotson, Ethan Vandermolen, Chloe Williams

Honor Roll: Micayla Adams, Alexandra Aguilar-Alvarez, Adian Allmon, Zander Baldwin, Taylor Brown, Joseph Davis, Christian Deming, Aiden Dryer, Joseph Franklin, Kayla Gillan, Alexis Gilson, Cassidy Henley, Kyler Hosbein, Katrina Howell, Abigail Huttenga, Ashley Kennedy, Grace Kiessling, Adeline Kimmerly, Eadie Needham, Paige Penkal, Yesenya Perea, Allie Pleyer, Hunter Rennick, Jaime Rocha, Devin Sawyer, Cameron Schinck, Jacklynn Smith, Layne Whitaker, Lucian Whitaker, Delray Williams Jr.

8th Grade

Principal’s List: Jonen Bravo, Mia Cole, Drew Goodline, Kayleigh Jewell, Maurissa LaGrow, Mason Lampros, Kimberly Spaulding

Honor Roll: Vaneza Alvarez, Ethan Blanchard, Landyn Fickett, Kaitlin Foster, Miranda Green, Damon Howley, Ashley Little, James Mathis, Madison McQuillan, Kiely Moore, Noah Mort, Cody Palgen, Marisa Pullins, Shane Sherburn, Robert Sinnett, Kayla Smith, Karon Smith-Mwewe, Abigail Vandermolen, Courtenay Varvel, Kayla Walter, Gracie Whitaker

HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL’S “STUDENTS OF THE WEEK”… for the week of February 6 – 10, 2017 are pictured (from the left): 9th Grade – Cristy Burtchett, student of Mike & Sandy Burtchett; 10th Grade – Evan Delarosa, student of Sarah Delarosa & Michael Delarosa; 11th Grade -Sierra Moses, student of Theresa Mos-es; 12th Grade – Daniel Soto, student of Guadalupe & Maria Soto. To become a “Student of the Week”, students are nominated by teachers or staff for doing something positive. For example: getting a good grade on tests or homework, doing well in class participation or just being a kind person to another. Selected students will receive a certificate, their picture taken & posted in the HS front lobby showcase for the week and in the Tri-City Record newspaper. At the end of the school year, all Students of the Week names will be entered in a drawing for some cool prizes, treats or gift cards. Congratulations to these “Students of the Week” and keep up the great work!

WATERVLIET SOUTH SCHOOL CHARACTER AWARDS… At South Elementary they are working on putting their South School pledge into action each day. This month they are focusing on learning about respectfulness. The “Res-pectfulness” awards for February 14, 2017 were presented to: (from the left) Makenzie Driver, Kindergarten student in Mrs. Trapp’s room; Leah Melton, 1st Grade student in Mrs. Cullitan’s room; Abigaile Daniel, 2nd Grade student in Mrs. Iliff’s room. Little Panthers… small but mighty!

Thursday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. “MID-WEST FAMILY JOB FAIR” presented by Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce at Grand Upton Hall, LMC Mendel Center, Benton Harbor. More info at www.myjobfair.com.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m. “PRESENTATION ON IDENTITY THEFT” by the Michigan Dept. of Attorney General, hosted by the Coloma Lions Club at Coloma FOP Lodge #147, 3470 Angling Rd., Coloma. Open to the public.

Friday, Feb. 24, 9-10 a.m. “OFFICE COFFEE HOUR WITH KIM LASATA” at Sidetrack Café, 315 N. Main St., Watervliet. Visit www.RepLaSata.com.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. “WING KING” at Hidden Pointe Hall, 1062 Nickerson Ave., Benton Harbor. More info and tickets at www.radiosupersaver.com.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m. “MICHIGAN’S BIG TREE PROGRAM” with Andy Sawyer at Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd. Fee is $3 for adults.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 5 p.m. “16TH ANNUAL HUNTING HERITAGE BANQUET” at Pebblewood Banquet Hall, 9794 Jericho Rd. Bridgman. Contact Dale Jasper at 269-921-3474 or email kkdjasper1992@sbcglobal.net; or Jerry Flenar at 269-240-5371 for more information.

Friday, Mar. 3, 5-6 p.m. “COMMUNITY SOUP & SALAD SUPPER” at the North Berrien Senior Center, 6648 Ryno Rd., Coloma. $5/adult; $3 for children up to 12; under 3, free. Proceeds go the the North Berrien Food Pantry. Hosted by Coloma Lioness Club.

Fridays, Mar. 3 – April 14, 5:30-8:00 p.m. “LENTEN FISH FRY” at Coloma American Legion Post 362, 351 E. St. Joseph Street, Coloma. Fish dinner $8/all you can eat $10/children 4-12 $4/under age 3, free. Take outs available, call 269-468-5501.

Saturday, Mar. 4, 6 p.m. “COMMUNITY HYMN SING” at Plymouth Congregational Church, 123 First St., Watervliet. Everyone is invited; includes singing, fellowship and refreshments.

Thursday, Mar. 9, 2 – 4 p.m. “PARKINSON’S & MOVEMENT DISORDERS” a comprehensive approach to care event at Hilton Garden Inn, 1300 Cinema Way, Benton Harbor. Contact Donnemarie Rockwell at 616-437-6043 or Donnemarie.rockwell@medtronic.com for info or to RSVP; or Barbara Ann Ford at 269-429-3675