THESE “KUTE KIDS” ARE… Gabby and Nathan Layne enjoying the snow. They are the grandchildren of Steve and Deedee Stakley of Coloma and Tracy and Chris Jones of Ohio. Their parents are Danny and Ashley Layne of Watervliet.
Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events
Thursday, December 29
JV Girls Basketball at Holiday Tournament in Hartford vs. White Pigeon, 1:00 p.m.; Varsity Girls Basketball at Holiday Tournament vs. Hartford at Watervliet, 7:15 p.m.
Friday, December 30
Varsity Wrestling at Shamrock Invitational, Berrien Springs, 9:00 a.m.; Varsity Girls Basketball at Holiday Tournament at Home, 5:30 or 7:15 p.m. (depending on Thursday results)
Tuesday, January 3
Freshman Boys Basketball Home vs. South Haven, 4:15 p.m.; JV Boys Basketball Home vs. South Haven, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Boys Basketball Home vs. South Haven, 7:15 p.m.
Thursday, January 5
JV Girls Basketball at Gobles, 5:30 p.m.; JV Boys Basketball at Gobles, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, January 6
Varsity Girls Basketball Home vs. Gobles, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Boys Basketball Home vs. Gobles, 7:00 p.m.
WATERVLIET SOUTH SCHOOL CHARACTER AWARDS… At South Elementary they are working on putting their South School pledge into action each day. For November and December they are focusing on learning about and being trustworthy. The “Trustworthiness” awards for December 20, 2016 were presented to: (from the left) Nathan Naughton, Y5 student in Mrs. Wendt’s room; Kenadi Scott, Kindergarten student in Mrs. Smith’s room; Deven Tavolacci, 1st Grade student in Mrs. Melton’s room, Gabriella Guthrie, 2nd Grade student in Mrs. Zuniga’s room. Little Panthers… small but mighty!
WATERVLIET NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STARS OF THE WEEK… pictured (from the left) Isabella Bul-tema, student in Mr. Babcock’s 3rd grade class; Ellie Wildeman, student in Mrs. Graffenius’ 4th grade class; Makenzie Williams, student in Mrs. Kane’s 5th grade class. All three Rock Stars were nominated this week for always staying on task, doing an excellent job on homework and class work, and most of all they are always willing to help out in class at anytime! Good job to all the Rock Stars! Thanks to Burger King for donating gift certificates.
Watervliet Middle School Honor Roll
Brady Bornas, Kameron Bultema, Jeremy Burnett, Brenden Camp, Samantha Dietz, Jennifer Garcia, Jesus Garcia, Morgan Hanks, Zachary Hastings, Myah Hobson, Brianna Hoy, Lillyanne Lefor, Rachel Litaker, Kyersten Long, Karly Mason, Reegan Mcconnell, Kendall Molter, Jaylie Querfurth, Perry Rowe, Ariona Wagner, John Washington, Tyson Williams, Esperanza Zuniga
Dakota Anderson, Alysse Angelo, Dameon Bell, Keegen Camp, Bryton Cockrun, Jacob Cook, Adriannnah Crotts, Brodie Emery, Madison Flowers, Leah Gallegos, Dillon Gardiner, Abigail Garey, Kaden Jonjevic, Wynter Kerr, Devon Lawson, Kristopher Lazzara, Lilanne Liberto, Brooke Lopez, Jorge Mendez, Kristine Preston, John Rudell, Zuriel Ruiz, Addison Schmidt, Ava Selby, Ella Shaffer, Ella Shunkwiler, Tristan Steltner, Kristina Swanson, Owen Tackitt, Megan Trapp, Abdias Valdes, Hailey Variell, Abelardo Villarreal, Jaimi Wicks, Cayden Wildeman, Paige Williams
Zoe Aguilar, Ezequiel Alvarado, Cassidy Boo, Savanna Clark, Lucas Clemons, Jenifer Fox, Alexander Gettig, Victoria Grzanich, Javier Gutierrez, Zachary Halfacre, Edwin Hernandez, Jazmine Irwin, Lylie Irwin, Eric Kreitner Jr., Kyler Krugler, Zachary Kuehl, Karsen Langston, Jennifer Marin, Kyler Mcconnell, Alexander Mejia, Dominick Morrison, Jaidyn Morton, Danny Poupard, Camden Reyna, Sumner Robbins, Andrew Torres, Haylee Wilkinson
Andrew Chisek, Haiden Edelberg, Amy Eisen, Madison Hagood-Saunders, Hannah Hart, Alyssa Hyska, Emma Isbrecht, David Koshar, Jake Kroepel, Jennell Mason, Deven Miller, Hailey Morrison-Schuck, Bryce Priebe, Addison Riley, Raine Scott, Jakob Stibal, Lacie Strunk, Andrew VanLente, Alex Zoschke
Brennan Bornas, Nathan Brewer, German Casiano, Jaylin Daugherty, Jadyn Emery, Tina Etemi, Andrew Fish, Ethan Fish, Lauren Gustafson, Taylor Harris, Joshua Heater, Aaliyah Hinch, Nathan Isbrecht, Ryan Knapp, Jenna Kreinter, Elijah Marshall, Alyssa Melcher, Mason Pennington, Allison Pline, Jodi Prillwitz, Zane Pritchard, Hannah Pullins, Luna Ramirez, Thomas Sando, Jovana Solis, Olivia Sutherland, Jackson Weber, Kaylee Williams, Austin Wilmoth
Alissa Abney, Joshua Creasy, Naudia Cushinski, Matthew Delk, Annabel Farlow, Lauren Gardiner, Camdon Geisler, Aleah George, Madison Harvell, Jacob Heater, Brianna Kierstead, Parker Lanning, Alexa Little, Gabrielle Munson, Braxton Noe, Avery Openneer, Norberto Palacios, Savanah Taylor, Emmaley Thornburg, Dyllan Wolfe-Moran
Tea Halamka, Alexandra Hays, Kayla Hoy, Destiny Kerr, Alyssa Lange, Dylan Lawson, Benjamin Leblang, Aaron Leoni, Abigail Miller, Jazmin Moron, Danyel Munson, Joshua Reeves, Aria Richards, Kyah Sexton
Ruth Aguilera, Isaac Bultema, Saul Burgos, Abigail Burrows, Jazmin Finch, Jonathan Franklin, Kristen Gardiner, Devin Goss, Jorge Guzman, Matthew Hanks, Alexis Hayes, Evan Hutchins, Grant Jackson, Davis King, Aidan Klein, Madelyn Kolosowsky, Robert Kraklau, Riley McKinney, Dane Molter, Joselin Moron, Dakota Munson, Jade Osborne, Kyle Peek, Lily Perry, Caitlyn Poupard, Abbigayle Roberts, Shareni Romero, Anayeli Rosales, Marisa Rowe, Symphony Skvarek, Don Smith, Kayanna Stanfill, Bailey Swisher, Sophia Tavolacci, Ezra Troyer, Kade Vanniel, Samuel Williams, Anthony Woods, Sarah Workman, Isaiah Yazel
Elizabeth Arndt, Angelina Avina, Sydney Burkhardt, Alana Burnett, Jesus Cervantes, Kiara Crain, Sarah Curl, Caitlyn Harmon, Madline Henagan, Garett Hotovy, John Leaf, Laiya Liberto, Aaron Mccarver, Thomas Morgan, Damarius Osteen, Saleena Parr, Cierra Partee, Rikki Peek, Cameron Porter, Zachariah Rukas, Kaitlyn Schadler, Marshall Smith, Jerry Unger, Sophia Warsko, Josephine Whelan, Darian Williams, Adriyanna Winters
Saturday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-6 a.m. “NEW YEAR’S EVE LOCK-IN” held by the Class of 2018 for WHS students grade 9-12. Tickets are on sale Dec. 12-20 for $10. Contact Candice Kinzler at 269-325-6970 or Senica Smith at 269-876-2117 for more information.
Saturday, Jan. 7, 2:00 p.m. “CROSS-COUNTRY SKI LESSIONS” at Sarett Nature Center for adults. The fee is $10 for the lesson and $5 for equipment rental. Please call (269) 927-4832 to register.
Saturday, Jan. 7, 6 p.m. “MISS AND MR. COLOMA PAGEANT” at Coloma High School. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance for $20 each, please call Doreen Hess at 269-468-4020 or Barb Stroder at 269-468-3731. Tickets are $25 each at the door.
Saturday, Jan. 14, 6:00 p.m. “2017 MISS WATERVLIET PAGEANT” at the Watervliet High School Auditorium. For more information, go to the WPO Facebook page or call pageant chairperson, Angela Widdis at 269-449-0790.
Sundays, 8 a.m. to noon “BREAKFAST” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.
Tuesday and Thursdays, 7 – 9 p.m. “PICKLEBALL” at St. Joseph Catholic Church gymnasium on Lucinda Lane, Watervliet. Extra paddles are available, beginners are welcome.
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. “STORY HOUR” at Coloma Public Library for preschool aged children accompanied by an adult. No sign-up or fee required. For questions, call 468-3431.
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. or Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. “STORY HOUR” at Watervliet District Library for 3-5 year olds. Sign-up required, call 463-6382 for information.
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. “TINY TOTS LEGO STORYTIME” at Hartford Public Library for children four and younger. Every week during the school year.
Thursdays 6 p.m.–10 p.m. “Trap shooting” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.
Third Monday of every month, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. “FOOD BANK” at Central Assembly of God, 6801 Ryno Rd., Coloma, 468-8422.