05-09-2019 School News & Calendars

COLOMA HIGH SCHOOL… April 2019 Students of the Month are (from the left): Senior Sean Bambrick, Junior Cole Kirby, Sophomore Ja’Vachey Hill, and Freshman Alexandra Aguilar.


Coloma Community Schools Calendar of Events Friday, May 10 Golf at Fennville, 4:00 p.m.; Varsity Baseball/Softball vs. Watervliet at home, 4:30 p.m.; JV Baseball/Softball at Watervliet, 4:30 p.m.; Soccer at Bangor, 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 11 JV Baseball at Hartford, 10:00 a.m.; Varsity Softball at St. Joe, 10:00 a.m.; JV Softball at Lakeshore, 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 13 JH Study Hall closed; Golf at New Buffalo, 4:00 p.m.; Varsity Baseball/Softball vs. Delton Kellogg at home, 4:30 p.m.; JV Baseball/Softball at Delton Kellogg, 4:30 p.m.; Tennis at Bridgman/LMC, 4:30 p.m.; Track at Watervliet, 4:30 p.m.; Soccer vs. Watervliet at home, 6:00 p.m.; PTO Meeting, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 Coloma Elementary Breakfast with a Buddy, 7:15-7:45 a.m.; JH Track at Saugatuck, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 2-Hour Delayed Start; Coloma Elementary Dental Van Visits Thursday, May 16 Coloma Elementary Dental Van Visits; JV Baseball at Berrien Springs, 4:30 p.m.

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, May 9 Varsity Golf, Watervliet hosting at Paw Paw Lake, 2:00 p.m.; MS Track SAC Divisional Meet at Martin, TBA; Varsity Girls Soccer Home vs. Hartford, 6:00 p.m.; HS 2021 Europe Trip Meeting, HS Cafeteria, 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 10 Muffins with Moms at South School; North School Spirit Day; 5th Grade Orientation, 9:00 a.m.; 3rd Grade meets with School Resource Officer, 10:30 a.m.; Varsity Golf, Fennville hosting at Beeches, 4:00 p.m.; Varsity Softball & Baseball at Coloma, 4:30 p.m.; JV Softball & Baseball Home vs. Coloma, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11 JV Softball at River Valley Tournament, 9:00 a.m.; HS Junior/Senior Prom Monday, May 13 Intercare Dental Van at Elementary School; Varsity Baseball & Softball Home vs. Galesburg-Augusta, 4:30 p.m.; JV Softball at Galesburg-Augusta, 4:30 p.m.; Varsity Track Divisional SAC Championship at Watervliet, 4:30 p.m.; Varsity Girls Soccer at Coloma, 6:00 p.m.; Board of Education Meeting, HS Media Center, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 Intercare Dental Van at Elementary School; Track Divisional Championship Rain Date if Needed Wednesday, May 15 2-HR EARLY RELEASE, ALL BUILDINGS; Varsity Golf, Paw Paw hosting at Lake Cora, 3:00 p.m.; JV Softball Home vs. Buchanan, 4:30 p.m.; Senior Awards Night, WHS Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 16 Varsity Softball & Baseball, Home vs. Fennville, 4:30 p.m.; JV Softball & Baseball at Lawrence, 4:30 p.m.; Varsity Girls Soccer at New Buffalo, 6:00 p.m. Girls-On-The-Run 5K at Berrien County Fairgrounds, 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 Varsity Girls Soccer at Lawton, 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18 9:00 AM Varsity Softball at River Valley Tournament, 9:00 a.m.; Varsity Track Regional Meet at Centreville, TBA

WHS Class of 1977 – 60th Birthday Party Save the date: Members of the Watervliet Class of 1977 will celebrate their communal 60th birthday on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The celebration will be held from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the banquet room at Chief’s Bar, 4790 Territorial Road, Benton Harbor. More details may be found on the “WHS Class of 1977 Reunion” page on Facebook; by contacting Greg Krell at thekrell59@yahoo.com, or by calling Greg at 269-876-8260.

Berrien RESA to host 2019 Festival of Families Opportunities available for sponsorship, vendors and volunteers This fall, Berrien Regional Education Service Agency (Berrien RESA) will be hosting its 7th annual countywide event for families and children wishing to learn more about educational programs offered in their community. The event, the Berrien RESA Festival of Families, will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds in Berrien Springs. The 2019 Festival of Families will feature a resource expo where families can learn about a variety of community programs and services designed to help their children thrive. Also, for the second year, the event will feature a 5K run/walk benefiting the United Way of Southwest Michigan and MyTEAM TRIUMPH. Berrien RESA is currently offering sponsorship opportunities for this year’s Festival. Sponsorships levels range from a Donating Sponsor (providing a product or service) to a Premier Sponsor (top billing on all printed materials, included in all media marketing as well as have a section of the event named after the donor). The Festival is also seeking vendors. Those community entities wanting to showcase their community or education-related program or business are welcome to become a vendor. All vendors must submit a $50 non-refundable fee to offset building rental charges. Volunteers are also needed. To register to volunteer, visit www.berrienresa.org and click on the Festival of Families photo in the banner. For questions or to learn more about these opportunities, please contact Karen Heath, Supervisor of Communications, at karen.heath@berrienresa.org.

Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser for Michigan Flywheelers Museum May 17 Michigan Flywheelers Museum is hosting a homemade spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Friday, May 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion in South Haven. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic bread, salad and dessert. Cost is $9 per adult and $4 for children 12 and under. Meatless sauce will be available. Proceeds from the dinner are earmarked for the construction of an addition to the Stephenson Barn. The addition will allow more space for educational events and other programs. The American Legion is located at 129 Michigan Ave. For more information, contact the museum at 269-639-2010. The museum’s main events for 2019 are Farm History Day, May 10; Swap Meet, June 7 & 8; and Antique Engine & Tractor Show, Thursday, Sept. 5 thru Sunday, Sept. 8. More information on the museum is found at their web site http//www.michiganflywheelers.org or on Facebook.

Lasagna Dinner at Coloma American Legion Post May 17 American Legion Post #362 located at 351 E. St. Joseph Street in Coloma is holding a Lasagna Dinner on Friday, May 17, 2019. Dinner includes lasagna, salad and Italian bread for $9.50 per person and is being served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The public is invited and take-outs are available.