11-29-18 Schools News & Calendars

“Kute Kids”… THESE “KUTE KIDS” ARE… Lyla (6) and Ellie (2) Current. Their proud parents are Garth Current and Rebecca Atherton of Coloma who say these girls are their “Daddy’s girls and Mama’s world.” The even prouder grandparents of these sweet girls are Dan and Kim Atherton (Watervliet), Joan Marquart (Coloma), and Norman Current (South Dakota). They are also adored by their great-grandparents Marcia Wagner and Tom Smith (Berrien Springs), Doris Atherton (Coloma), and Margie Current (Saint Joseph). 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”?

Coloma Community Schools Calendar of Events Friday, November 30 Coloma Intermediate Hearing and Vision Screening; Boys basketball at Kalamazoo Hackett, 9th Grade 4:30 p.m., JV 6:00 p.m., Varsity 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 1 Robotics Competition at Coloma High School Gym, 7:00 a.m. Monday, December 3 Bowling at Bronson, 4:00 p.m.; Middle School Boys Basketball vs. Fennville at home, 5:00 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Buchanan, JV 6:00 p.m., Varsity 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, December 4 Boys Basketball at Buchanan, 9th Grade 4:30 p.m., JV 6:00 p.m., Varsity 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 5 Bowling vs. Comstock at Kelley’s Bowl, 3:30 p.m.; Middle School Boys Basketball at Benton Harbor, 4:30 p.m.; Wrestling at Portage Northern, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, December 6 3rd Grade Holiday Music Program at Coloma High School Auditorium, 6:00 p.m.; 9th Grade Boys Basketball vs. New Buffalo at home, 4:15 p.m.; JV Girls/Boys Basketball vs. Martin at Home, 5:30 p.m./7:00 p.m.

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, November 29 MS Honor Club Trip; MS Basketball, Home vs. New Buffalo, 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 30 JV & Varsity Boys Basketball at Schoolcraft, 6:00 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 1 Boys MS basketball at Comstock Tournament, 9:00 a.m. Monday, December 3 MS Boys White Basketball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 5:00 p.m.; Girls JV & Varsity Basketball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 4 HS Grad Packet Meeting, 11:15 a.m.; Girls on the Run registration, North School, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 5 PTO meeting at North School, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Wrestling at Otsego, 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 6 JV Girls/Boys Basketball, Home vs. Fennville, 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.; Winter Band Concert, HS Auditorium, 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 7 Spirit Day at South School; Mid Marking-period Progress Reports; Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball at Fennville, 6:00 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 8 Varsity Wrestling at North Pointe Christian, 9:00 a.m.; MS Boys Maroon Basketball at St. Joseph Tournament, TBA

HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL “Students of the Week” for November 12 – 16 are: (from the left) 9th Grade – Descenya Rodarte, student of Angel Rodarte & Ellen Zeiner; 10th Grade – Mario Martinez, student of Joel Martinez; 11th Grade – Luis Delarosa-Ramon, student of Urbano & Martina Delarosa; 12th Grade – Cecilia Perales Botello, student of Jose Perales-Ramon & Nereyda Botello-Villanueva. 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!

2019 Bud Prince & Princess & Miss Jr. Teen crowned for Blossomtime

Forty-one children between the ages of 6 and 12 competed Saturday, Nov. 17 for the titles of Blossomtime Bud Prince & Princess and Miss Jr. Teen Blossomtime. The pageant was held at the St. Joseph High School Auditorium. Tying into the 2019 Blossomtime theme, “America, the Places You’ll Go”, the contestants performed a dance choreographed by Cammie Hernandez of Connie Cassidy School of Dance to the song “You’re Welcome” from the movie Moana. Pageant Chairmen Kim Hauch and Melissa Vegter created a beautiful stage and show. The pageant was emceed by Lindsay Zvonar. The Blossomtime Festival Bud Prince and Princess and Jr. Teen will