10-03-2019 School news & calendars


COLOMA HIGH SCHOOL… September 2019 Students of the Month are (from the left): senior – Izy Stevens, junior – Aaron Pounders, sophomore – Isabelle Greenman, freshman – Addyson Milnickel.


Hartford Public Library announces October activities

The Hartford Public Library will be conducting its annual Fall Book Sale – all books are $1 per bag. The sale runs Monday, Oct. 7 through Saturday, Oct. 12. All proceeds will be used for the new building slated to begin construction in October. The library will host a “Harry Potter Escape Room” on Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Participants must find and answer all clues in order to escape the room. The game is limited to six participants. It is important that all participants have knowledge of the Harry Potter books. Make your reservation early. The new Toddler Time is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and focuses on beginning concepts for children ages 0 to 3 years. Children are able to interact with the library’s doll house, LEGOs and train table. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month visitors can make tissue paper flowers on Tuesday, Oct. 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. Make flowers and take home a free book. Hartford’s Annual Halloween Carnival will be on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Hartford Bible Church gym, 65418 Red Arrow Hwy. The event is from 1 to 3 p.m. with free games, candy prizes and face painting. For information call the library at 269-621-3408 or email: hartfordlibrary2000@yahoo.com.


HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL “Students of the Week” for Sept. 23-27, 2019 are: (from the left) 9th Grade – Sandra Cortes, student of Ernesto Cortes & Martha Anguiano; 10th Grade – David Martinez, student of Melinda Navarro; 11th Grade – Meadow Goodrich, student of Dwight & Tracy Goodrich; 12th Grade – Mackenzie Summerhill, student of Lisa Summerhill. 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!


Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events

Thursday, October 3 JV Volleyball, Home vs. Brandywine, 5:00 p.m.; Varsity Volleyball, Home vs. Brandywine, 6:00 p.m.; JV Football, Home vs. Delton-Kellogg, 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 4

Mid Marking Period Progress Reports; 5th grade Band instrument demonstration; 8:30 a.m.; Varsity Football at Delton Kellogg, 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 5 MCBA Portage Northern Band Competition; 7th Grade Maroon Volleyball at Coloma Tournament, TBA; 8th Grade Maroon Volleyball Home Tournament, TBA; 7th Grade White at Paw Paw Tournament, TBA; MS/HS Cross Country at Portage West MS, Portage Invitational, 9:00 a.m.

Monday, October 7 MS Maroon Volleyball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 5:00 p.m.; Varsity Boys Soccer at Fennville, 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 8 Donuts for Dudes at North School, 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.; Sarett Naturalist to visit 3rd grade; MS Football at Lawton, 5:00 p.m.; JV Volleyball, Home vs. Coloma, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Volleyball, Home vs. Coloma, 6:30 p.m.; Cross Country and Volleyball SENIOR NIGHT Wednesday, October 9 Donuts for Dudes at North School, 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.; North and South Schools Picture Day; 2-Hour Early Release – ALL BUILDINGS; Marching Band District Festival; esports vs. Brandywine – https://www.twitch.tv/whspanthers_esports, 3:15 p.m.; MS White Volleyball, Home vs. St. Joseph, 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 10 Donuts for Dudes at South School, 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.; Playgroup in South School Gym, 9:30 a.m.; HS Cross Country at Gobles SAC Jamboree, 4:30 p.m.; MS White Volleyball at Comstock, 5:00 p.m.; JV Football at Constantine, 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 11 North School Spirit Day; Donuts for Dudes at South School, 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.; 3rd Grade to Fish Hatchery, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.; District Soccer Round One at Ratcliffe Field, South Haven, 5:00 p.m.; Varsity Football, Home vs. Constantine, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 12 MS Cr