12-21-2017 School News & Calendars

THESE “KUTE KIDS” are… Abby, age 3, and Maggie, age 1. Their proud parents are Scott and Faith Wolbers of Hartford. Grandparents of these adorable sisters are Stan and Sandy Wol-bers of Paw Paw and Carla and Doug Norwood of Bridgman. 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 pa-per, 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 ap-pears in the paper or include a stamped, self-addressed envelope and we will mail it back to you. Where are your “Kute Kids”?

Watervliet Public Schools

Calendar of Events

Friday, December 22

North School Choir Performance, NS Gym, 12:45 p.m.; Afternoon Holiday activities at all buildings

Monday, December 25 thru Friday, January 5

Holiday Break, NO SCHOOL

Saturday, December 23

Varsity Wrestling at Martin Clippers Invitational, 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, December 30

Varsity Wrestling at Climax-Scots Invitational, 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, January 4

Freshmen Boys Basketball at Bridgman, 4:15 p.m.

Saturday, January 6

Varsity Wrestling at Berrien Springs Invitational, 9:00 a.m.

Monday, January 8

Board of Education Meeting, HS Media Center, 6:00 p.m.; Freshmen Boys Basketball Home vs. Coloma, 4:15 p.m.; JV Girls Basketball Home vs. Coloma, 5:30 p.m.; JV  Boys Basketball Home vs. Coloma, 7:00 p.m.

WATERVLIET NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STARS… in Dec. 2017 are pictured (from the left): Courtney VanLente in Mrs. Pline’s room. Courtney is always working hard, trying her best and striving to be a good example for other students. An-gel Nearpass in Mrs. Bongior-no’s room. Angel is a very kind and patient young lady. She is always willing to help others in need, and will work extra hard to make sure they understand. Hector Salguero in Mrs. Morse’s room. Hector is kind to all of his classmates. He always gives his best effort. Aubrey Noe in Mrs. Laws’ room. Aubrey is a very kind and helpful student. She works hard and continuously gives her best! Great job to all the Rock Stars, keep up the great behavior and work ethic! Thank you to Burg-er King for donating gift certificates.

Thursday, Dec. 21, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. “HOLIDAY BAKE, CRAFT & GIFT SALE” hosted by Lakeland Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary in Classroom C at Lakeland Hospital Watervliet.

Sunday, Dec. 24, 6 p.m. “CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION” at Watervliet Free Methodist Church, 7734 Paw Paw Ave. Open to the public.

Dec. 27, 28, 29, & Jan. 2, 2018 “WINTER BREAK OUTDOORS” at Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., BH. Selfie scavenger hunt, trail walks for the whole family. Call 927-4832 for more info.

Saturday, Dec. 30, 1:00-2:30 p.m. “SNOW BIRDS” free program at North Berrien Historical Museum, 300 Coloma Ave., Coloma for children 6-12 and their families presented by Sarett Nature Center. Call 269-468-3330 for more info.

Saturday, Jan. 6, 10 a.m. “RUN, FROSTY, RUN RACES” 5K & 10K runs and 5K walk. Participants’ predictions determine the winners. Pre-register online at runfrostyrun.com. Proceeds benefit Watervliet Athletic Boosters. Race day registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Jan. 6, “MISS & MR. COLOMA 2018 PAGEANT”

Sunday, Jan. 7, 1-5 p.m. “TEAM ZOE BOWLING FUND-RAISER” at Coloma Lanes, 6025 Mountain Rd., Coloma. Cost is $10 per person, includes 2 games and shoes. To donate to silent auction, sponsor a lane for $25, or purchase tickets in advance contact Leah Dibble at 269-277-4771 or Sandy Burtchett at 269-207-8501.

Saturday, Jan. 13, “MISS WATERVLIET 2018 PAGEANT”

Sunday, Mar. 11 “MR. BLOSSOMTIME 2018 CONTEST”


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.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. “PICKLEBALL” (excluding holidays) at Watervliet Catholic School (Head Start) gym, Lucinda Lane and M-140. Must wear clean gym shoes.

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. & Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. “STORY HOUR” at Watervliet District Library. Program for preschool-aged children Oct. thru Apr.

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.

Third Monday of each month, 3 – 6 p.m. “FOOD BANK” at Central Assembly of God, 6801 Ryno Rd., Coloma.

HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE WEEK… for Dec. 15, 2017 are (from the left): 9th Grade – Crystal Steele, student of Amanda Stokes; 10th Grade – James Terry, student of Ronda & Erick Johnson; 11th Grade – Brittney Vanlandingham, student of Gary & Christine Vanlandingham; 12th Grade – Michelle Tule, student of Mi-guel & Ana Tule. 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 & post-ed in the high school front lob-by showcase for the week, and in the Tri-City Record newspaper. At the end of the school year, all Students of the Week names will be entered in a drawing for some cool prizes, treats or gift cards. Congratulations to these “Stu-dents of the Week” and keep up the great work!