05-16-2019 Schools news & calendars

BAND DIRECTOR AWARDS… Liliana Contreras (left) and Hannah Grenon (right) were presented with the 2019 Band Director’s Awards. Liliana, the seventh grade award recipient, is the daughter of Edward Contreras and Natalie Contreras and she plays clarinet in the Coloma Junior High Band. Hannah, the eighth grade award recipient, is the daughter of Courtney Grenon and Andrea Brule and she plays clarinet in the Coloma Junior High Band. They were chosen by Mrs. Thomas for their dedication, leadership, and musicianship.

Coloma Community Schools Calendar of Events Friday, May 17 Tennis Regionals at Leeper Park, TBA; Golf at Schoolcraft, 9:00 a.m.; Varsity Softball at Niles, 4:00 p.m.; JV Softball vs. Niles at Home, 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18 Varsity Baseball at Calvin Christian, 10:00 a.m.; Varsity Softball vs. Vicksburg at Home, 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 20 JV Baseball/Softball at South Haven, 4:00 p.m.; Varsity Baseball/Softball vs. South Haven at Home, 4:00 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Lake Michigan Catholic, 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 JH Honor Club to visit Ferris State University; Track at Constantine, TBA Wednesday, May 22 8th Grade to visit Lake Michigan College; JV Softball at Paw Paw, 4:00 p.m. Varsity Softball vs. Paw Paw at Home, 4:00 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Constantine, 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 23 Golf at Hawkshead, 8:30 a.m.; JV Softball vs. Edwardsburg at Home, 4:00 p.m.; Varsity Softball at Edwardsburg, 4:00 p.m.; JV Baseball at Niles, 4:15 p.m.; Varsity Baseball vs. Niles at Home, 4:15 p.m. Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events 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 Varsity Softball at River Valley Tournament, 9:00 a.m.; Varsity Track Regional Meet at Centreville, TBA Sunday, May 19 PTO Son Event, 1:30-5:00 p.m. Monday, May 20 Varsity Soccer Senior Night, Home vs. South Haven, 4:30 p.m.; Varsity Baseball and Softball at Gobles, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 Varsity Baseball and Softball at Lawrence, 4:30 p.m.; JV Baseball and Softball, Home vs. Lawrence, 4:30 p.m.; Spring Band Concert, WHS Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 Dental Van at North School; Varsity Baseball Home vs. Berrien Springs, 4:15 p.m.; Varsity Softball Senior Night, Home vs. Marcellus, 4:30 p.m.; Varsity Girls Soccer, MHSAA District Round One at Watervliet, 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 23 Dental Van at North School; Varsity Golf All Conference Meet at Hawkshead, TBA; North School Band Celebration, 11:30 a.m.; HS Spring Choir Concert, WHS Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 24 Elementary Field Day; HS Seniors Last Day; JV Softball, Home vs. Constantine, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25 Varsity Softball at Berrien Springs Tournament, 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 27 MEMORIAL DAY – NO SCHOOL Watervliet Band in Memorial Day Parade, 11:00 a.m.

W-A-Y Watervliet High School March/April Students of the Month

Haiden Edelberg A W-A-Y Student of the Month for March/April is Haiden Edelberg. Haiden joined the program in November and has been making steady progress ever since, earning almost four credits. She has been working hard to knock out all of her freshman classes by spring.

Danielle Bidol Another March/April student of the month is Danielle Bidol. Danielle joined this past February, but in that short amount of time has already earned over two credits! She is quickly approaching senior status. Danielle’s parents are Joe Allen and Christine Bidol. During her free time, she enjoys reading a good book or listening to music. After she graduates, Danielle plans to get a part-time job while also attending a secondary school. She knows what it takes to put time into her work, so success after high school should be no problem! In the lab, she is always willing to help someone that needs it, and others know they can go to her for advice or help.

Nadia Lauzon The third March/April student of the month is Nadia Lauzon. This is not Nadia’s first time receiving this honor! Since joining the W-A-Y program a little under two years ago, she has steadily earned over 14.5 credits! She is on track to graduate in the next month or so. Nadia’s parents are April Perry and Neil Perry. When she isn’t busy with school, she enjoys spending as much time as possible outside. She likes fishing, walking in the woods or just sitting outside and enjoying the fresh air. After graduating,