12-07-2017 School News & Calendars

WATERVLIET HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH… for November are (from the left): Fresh-man Abigail Burrows, Sophomore Ashley Bumstead, Junior Allen Cha-pin III, and Senior Nicholas Swan-son. Students from each grade level are chosen by the staff each month. Stu-dents may be chosen for grades, attitude, performance, improvements made, being leaders in the class, or for helping others. Selected students receive certificates and recognition in school and in the Tri-City Record newspaper. Congratulations to these students for being chosen Students of the Month!


Lake Michigan College to hold open auditions for Hairspray

 Lake Michigan College is seeking up to 32 student and community actors to perform in its spring musical, “Hairspray.”

Director, Paul Mow, of LMC’s Performing Arts department will hold public auditions from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 and Wednesday, Dec. 13 in The Mendel Center’s Hanson Theatre in Benton Harbor. Dance callbacks will be held Monday, Dec. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.

This lively, highly choreographed musical will require some performers with extensive dance and vocal experience. Contenders will be asked to read a selection of slides from the show, and should come prepared with one or two pieces of American musical theatre no longer than 32 measures. Comedic monologues up to 90 seconds will also be welcome.

Contact director Paul Mow at pmtenor@gmail.com for more information.

Hairspray performances will run Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 25 at 3 p.m. LMC performance and event information is available at www.TheMendelCenter.com or by calling The Mendel Center box office at (269) 927-8700.

THIS “KUTE KID” is… McKenzie Noelle Smith, 12 months, daughter of Brian & Sarah Smith of Coloma. Her grandparents are Kurt & Tami Wisner and Jeff & Amy Smith.


Senior Services

Hartford United Methodist Church, 425 E. Main St.

 Monday, December 11

10:00 A.M.-11:30 P.M. – Social/Coffee Hour, 10:00-11:30 a.m.; LUNCH served at 12:30 p.m.; Bingo/ Card Games/ Euchre/ Hand & Foot/ Knitting, Crocheting & Needlework, 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 12 Social/Coffee Hour, 10:00-11:30 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11:30 a.m.; LUNCH served at 12:30 p.m.; Card Games/ Euchre/ Hand and Foot/ Computer Help/ Crocheting, Knitting & Quilting, 1:30 p.m.

Friday, December 15 Social/Coffee Hour, 10:00-11:30 a.m.; Tai Chi, 11:30 a.m.; LUNCH served at 12:30 p.m.; Card Games/ Euchre/ Hand & Foot, 1:30 p.m.

All seniors, age 60 and older, residing