02-28-2019 School news & calendars

“Kute Kids”… THIS “KUTE KID” IS… always happy and is celebrating his happy first birthday on Saturday. His name is Jaxon Lee Loshbough. Excited to help him celebrate are his parents Willy and Brook Loshbough of Hartford and his older brother William. Happy to be his loving grandparents are Amy & Bill Loshbough, Leanne Rose and Brad & Karen Rose. Jaxon’s great-grandparents are Anne & Karl Bayer, Parris & Fran Rose, Dian Mahar and the late Ed Mahar, Karen & Brig Johnson, and Barb & Sonny Loshbough. Jaxon wishes his special Great Aunt Gillian Marchenko a happy birthday on Saturday too! 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 28 Martel Taylor at North School, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.; JV & Varsity Girls Basketball at Schoolcraft, 5:30 & 7:15 p.m. Friday, March 1 Boys District Basketball Final at Brandywine, TBA; MS Wrestling Watervliet Invitational at WHS, 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 2 MS Girls White Basketball at Comstock Tournament, 10 a.m. Monday, March 4 HS musical “The Little Mermaid” ticket sales start; Girls Varsity Basketball District round 1 at Bridgman (Watervliet – Bye); Superintendent Candidate Interviews in HS Media Center, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 HS Science Olympiad at Lake Michigan College; Boys Regional Basketball play at Watervliet (2 games), 6:00 & 7:45 p.m.; Superintendent Candidate Interviews in HS Media Center, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 PTO Meeting at South School, 5:30 p.m.; Superintendent Candidate Interviews in HS Media Center, 6:30 p.m.; Girls Varsity Basketball District round 2 vs. Bridgman or Bangor at Bridgman, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7 Boys Regional Basketball Final at Watervliet, 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 8 North School Spirit Day; PTO Spaghetti Dinner at Middle School; Girls District Basketball Final at Bridgman, 7:00 p.m.

HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL “Students of the Week” for Feb. 11 – 15, 2019 are: (from the left) 9th Grade – Alexsis Torres, student of Alejandro Torres & Marina Calderon; 10th Grade – Jacob Morales, student of Adolfo Morales & Annabelle Meza; 11th Grade – Tonda Daisy, student of Brian & Marie Daisy; 12th Grade – Alexander Lehnert, student of Joseph & Jessica Lehnert. 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 doing a good deed. Selected students will receive a certificate, their picture taken & posted in the High School front lobby showcase for the week and in the Tri-City Record. At the end of the school year all Student 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!

Coloma Community Schools Calendar of Events Friday, March 1 Bowling State Finals in Muskegon; Wrestling Individual State Finals at Ford Field Saturday, March 2 Bowling State Finals in Muskegon; Wrestling Individual State Finals at Ford Field Monday, March 4 Coloma Intermediate Family Read-a-Thon, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.; Girls Basketball District game vs. Buchanan, 5:30 p.m. at South Haven Wednesday, March 6 Coloma Junior High Spring Picture Day Thursday, March 7 Coloma Elementary Family Game Night, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Berrien RESA to host 32nd Annual Science Olympiad Competition Berrien County middle and high school students will be competing in the Berrien Regional Education Service Agency’s (Berrien RESA) 32nd Annual Science Olympiad Competition at Lake Michigan College on Tuesday, March 5. The competition will be held from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. with winners announced at an awards ceremony beginning at 2:45 p.m. Media is encouraged to attend. Lake Michigan College is located at 2755 E. Napier Ave. in Benton Harbor. The elementary event will not be held this year due to construction on the campus. Science Olympiad is an opportunity for Berrien County students to learn about science using hands-on skills and knowledge. The event is a regional competition of which the winners for each division go on to compete at the state level. The state competition will be held on the campus of Michigan State University later this spring.

W-A-Y Watervliet High School Honor Roll – 2018 Fall Semester W-A-Y Watervliet High School has created an honor roll system to recognize students who have earned 1.5 credits or more for the semester, and earned grades of A’s and B’s or better. The Honor Roll f