09-29-2016 School news & calendars


THIS “KUTE KID” IS... seven months old Nolan Charles Quinn snappily dressed in his hat and suspenders. Nolan lives in Watervliet with his parents Cory Quinn and Jayme Diehl. His grandparents are Joe Diehl & Charles and Mary Quinn.

THIS “KUTE KID” IS… seven months old Nolan Charles Quinn snappily dressed in his hat and suspenders. Nolan lives in Watervliet with his parents Cory Quinn and Jayme Diehl. His grandparents are Joe Diehl & Charles and Mary Quinn.


Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events

Thursday, September 29

JV Football at Constantine, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, September 30

Pulled Pork Dinner (sophomore class fundraiser), 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Football, Home vs. Constantine, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 1

Cross Country at BC Invitational, Madeline Bertrand Park in Niles and Varsity Volleyball at River Valley Tournament, 9:00 a.m.

Monday, October 3

MS Volleyball Home vs. Eau Claire, 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 4

JV Volleyball Home vs. Fennville, 5:00 p.m.; Varsity Volleyball Home vs. Fennville, 6:15 p.m.

Wednesday, October 5

2 HOUR EARLY RELEASE DAY – Teacher PD; Elementary Buildings “Walk to School Day”; MS Volleyball at Coloma High School, 5:00 p.m.; MS Football at Lawton, 6:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 6

JV Football at Delton-Kellogg, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 7

HOMECOMING; South School Spirit Day; Homecoming Parade from downtown, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Football vs. Delton-Kellogg, 7:00 p.m.; HS Homecoming Dance in MS gym, 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 8

Marching Band at Grant MCBA Competition

2017 Bud Prince & Princess Blossomtime Pageant

 Twenty-four children between the ages of 6 and 9 will compete for the title of Bud Prince & Princess and fourteen young women ages 10-12 will be competing for the title of Miss Junior Teen for Blossomtime this Saturday, October 1 at 3:00 p.m.  The pageant will be held at the St Joseph High School Auditorium in St Joseph, Michigan.  Doors open at 2:30 p.m. with tickets available at the door for $20, pre-sale tickets are $15 and may be ordered by calling the Blossomtime office at 269-982-8016.  This event is open to the public and will follow the Blossomtime theme “If it starts with ‘B’ it must be Blossomtime.”  All of the children will participate in an opening number dancing to “Boot Scoot Boogie”, choreographed by Cammie Hernandez from Connie Cassidy’s School of Dance.  The Mistress of Ceremonies for the pageant is Lindsay Zvonar from Midwest Family Broadcasting. The 2017 Bud Prince and Princess and Junior Teen Program Chairmen is DeAnn Zindler.  The Blossomtime Festival Bud Prince & Princess and Miss Junior Teen will take an active role in the festival and participate in many of the Blossomtime events, including onstage introduction at the Miss Blossomtime Pageant on March 13, 2017. All contestants are invited to ride on the Bud/ Junior float in the Grand Floral Parade on Saturday May 6, 2017.