11-1-2018 School news & Calendars

“Kute Kids”…

THIS “KUTE KID” IS… Colton Tyler Green born June 16, 2018. He is the son of Sarah Faulkner and Tyler Green from St. Petersburg, Florida. Sarah is formerly of Watervliet. Colton is the first grandchild for Stephanie and David Faulkner, also of St. Petersburg. His Grandma Laura Tomlinson is from Show Low, Arizona. Colton is also the first great-grandchild for Sue and Corky Openneer of Watervliet and Bob Faulkner of Coloma.

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”?

Indoor Flea Market/ Rummage Sale An Indoor Flea Market /Rummage Sale is being held Friday & Saturday, November 9 and 10 in the gym of St. Joseph Catholic School on Lucinda Lane in Watervliet. Sale hours are Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be all sorts of great buys and a lunch option as well, so grab friends, shop and have lunch too. This event also includes a raffle for a brand-new full warranty Whirlpool 32 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel French Door Refrigerator with ice maker and water in the door, and freezer on the bottom. This refrigerator retails well over $2,000. Raffle tickets are $5 each and can be bought at the door.

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, November 1 Hearing and Vision Screening at North School Friday, November 2 End of First Marking Period; Hearing and Vision Screening at North School; South School Spirit Day Saturday, November 3 Cross Country State Final at Michigan International Speedway; MCBA Marching Band State Championship at Ford Field Monday, November 5 North School Band Begins; 7th & 8th Grade Boys Maroon Basketball, Home vs. Niles, 4:30 & 5:30 p.m.; 7th & 8th Grade Boys White Basketball at Paw Paw, 4:00 & 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, November 6 Men’s Choir Invitational at Howard Performing Arts Ctr., Berrien Springs Wednesday, November 7 Fellowship of Christian Athletes (All HS students welcome), 7:00 a.m.; PTO Meeting at North School, 5:30 p.m. Friday, November 9 Spirit Day at North School

HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL “Students of the Week” for October 22 – 26 are: (from the left) 12th Grade – Noah Wade, student of Shanna Wade; 11th Grade – Seth Faultersack, student of Richard Westberry & Jennie Faultersack; 10th Grade – Gabriella Wright, student of Christopher Wright & Julia Tio; 9th Grade – Jennifer Sarco, student of Lorenzo & Maria Sarco. 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 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 Thursday, November 1 Varsity Volleyball Districts Finals in Coloma, 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 5 Health Hero Flu Shots District-wide; Boys HS Basketball Try Outs begin 3:15 p.m., HS Gym Tuesday, November 6 9th–12th Grade Conferences, 4:00-7:00 p.m.; 4th-5th Grade Conferences, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7 Pizza Parties with the Principal for students who raised at least $150 for walk-a-thon, Elementary 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. & Intermediate 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; K-3rd Grade Conferences, 5:00-8:00 p.m.; 6th-8th Grade Conferences 4:00-7:00 p.m.; Junior High Study Hall Closed Thursday, November 1 K-5th Grade Half Day of School, 6th-12th Grade Full Day of School; K-5th Grade Conferences 1:00-4:00 p.m. & 5:00-8:00 p.m.; 6th – 12th Grade Conferences 4:00-7:00 p.m.; Junior High Study Hall Closed Friday, November 2 K – 12th Grade No School

NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STARS! (From the left): Brenden Strong – 5th grade student in Mrs. Laws’ room. Brenden is a fantastic student! He works very hard and tries his best. He is so kind and helpful in class and always ready to help out a friend in class. Lucadis Fonsec – 4th grade student in Mrs. VonKoenig’s class. Lucadis is a very kind boy. He is always completing his work on time. He is considerate and kind to his peers and is very respectful to all adults and students in the building. Lucadis comes to school in a good mood and has a good sense of humor. Sydney Chappel – nominated by librarian Mrs. Stibal. Mrs. Stibal reports that Sydney always tries her best, is always willing to add to group discussions, or help out a friend that may be struggling. She comes to group with a positive attitude. This year she is volunteering to read to third grade classes. Eathen Burnett – 3rd grade student in Miss Romeo’s room. Eathan is very serious about his work. He tries his hardest on everything he does. He is quiet, kind, always listens, and is nice to everyone in his room. Eathan can be counted on to always do the right thing. He is respectful of everyone!


Vein specialist to discuss treatment for varicose veins

Community members are invited to join vein specialist, Glen Hastings, MD, FACS, for a free educational seminar titled, “Rid Yourself of the Look and Feel of Varicose Veins.” The seminar will take place from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7 at the Lincoln Township Public Library, located at 2099 W. John Beers Road in Stevensville. During the seminar, Dr. Hastings will discuss the causes and symptoms of spider and varicose veins as well as the best options for treatment. “If your legs feel tired, heavy, or achy – especially at night – you may be one of the many people who suffer the painful effects of varicose veins,” said Dr. Hastings. “The condition affects both men and women and isn’t always visible to the naked eye. Fortunately, there are safe, virtually painless treatment options to consider.” Preregistration is encouraged; walk-ins are welcome. For more information, or to register, call (269) 927-5361 or visit www.lakelandhealth.org/veinseminar.

Nov. 2-3 “ANNUAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE” at New Life Christian Center, 6674 Paw Paw Ave., Coloma. Friday at 7 p.m. & Saturday at 10 a.m.; open to the public. Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “SUPPORT THE TROOPS CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE” hosted by Blue Star Mothers of America #177 at Stevensville American Legion Post 568, 3093 Johnson Rd. Patriotic program at 11 a.m. Donations being accepted. Call 269-266-2130 or 925-4123 for more information. Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-4 p.m. “90TH BIRTHDAY OPEN HOUSE” for Rita Lynch of Watervliet at Knights of Columbus Hall, 7454 Paw Paw Ave., Watervliet. Coffee and dessert to be served. Tuesday, Nov. 6 “ELECTION DAY” Thursday, Nov. 8 “RAKE A DIFFERENCE” United Way’s Day of Action for Seniors; volunteer event to help senior citizens with yard work. Visit uwsm.org/rakeadifference for more information. Thursday, Nov. 8, 6-8 p.m. “THE BUSINESS OF MURDER” murder mystery event at Watervliet District Library. Seeking participants; preregistration required. Contact the library at 463-6382 or by email to info@wdlib.org and on Facebook Nov. 9 & 10, “INDOOR FLEA MARKET/ RUMMAGE SALE” at St. Joseph Catholic School gym, Lucinda Lane, Watervliet. Hours: Friday 7-3 & Saturday 8-3. Lunch available; Whirlpool refrigerator raffle tickets $5 at the door. Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. “VETERANS DAY SERVICE” at VFW Post 1137, 8777 Red Arrow Hwy, Watervliet followed by an Open House until 2 p.m. Nov. 10 & 11, “NATURE BOOK SALE” at Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., Benton Harbor during normal business hours. Monday, Nov. 12, 1-3 p.m. “MEET & GREET” social work intern at Watervliet District Library. Call 463-6382 for more info. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4-6 p.m. “3-D PRINTER DEMO” at Hartford Public Library. Call 621-3408 for more information. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. “A CRUDE AWAKENING” sea otter rescue presentation by Tom & Sherry Miller at Coloma Public Library. Call 468-3431 for more info. Friday, Nov. 16, 5-8 p.m. “COOK’S NITE OUT THANKSGIVING DINNER” at American Legion Post 362, 351 E. St. Joseph St., Coloma. Tickets: $10/in advance, $12/at the door. Call 468-5501 for more information. Saturday, Nov. 17, 3 p.m. “MISS TEEN COLOMA 2019 CONTEST” at Coloma High School Dec. 1-2 “HOME TOWN CHRISTMAS” in Watervliet Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, 6 p.m. “MISS & MR. COLOMA 2019 CONTESTS” at Coloma High School Mondays, 7 p.m. “PUB THEOLOGY” at Arclight Brewery. Public is invited to join in discussions hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. Thursdays, 6 – 10 p.m. “Trap shooting” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club. Second Thursday of each month, 3 – 5 p.m. “BERRIEN COUNTY PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP” at Lakeland Healthcare Frederick S. Upton Education Center rooms 5 & 6, 1234 Napier Ave. For info, contact Michigan Parkinson Foundation at 800-852-9781 or bcpdsupport@aol.com.

OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH… for Watervliet High School are: (from the left) Freshman Amy Eisen, Sophomore Vendon Workman, Junior Tekoa Marshall, Senior Lindsay Adams. Each of these students were picked by the staff for being that kind, go above, helping others, and hard working student. Congratulations to all of them!


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