School News & Calendars

THIS KUTE KID is… 4 year old Eli Knight Stantz of Hartford. His mother is Devon Stantz and father is De’rron Thomas. Grandparents are Louie Stantz of Benton Harbor and the late Billy Horn, as well as Denny and Marinda Schultz of Niles. Proud aunts include Tena Schultz of Hartford, Morgan and Courtney Stantz of Watervliet. As well as a proud uncle Braylon Schultz of Niles. 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’d 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. Pick up the photo after it ap-pears in the paper or include a stamped, self-addressed envelope and we’ll mail it back to you. Where are your “Kute Kids”?

Coloma High School Honor Roll 2nd Semester ending June 8, 2016

The Gold Honor Roll includes those students who have a 3.5—4.00 or higher GPA and no more than one “C.” An asterisk is used to denote a GPA of 4.00 or higher.

9th Grade

Sophia Abbott, Lyndsey Arny, Randi Askren, Phoebe Browne, Jacob Bryant, Carson Clark, Hunter Crist, Cassidy Dryer, Mackenzie Ecker, Caleb Ellis, Lindsey Fischer, Zachary Goodline, Adiel Granados, Mackenzie Grant, Emily Greenman, Jacob Huttenga, Erik Jarvis, Dalton Jenkins, Matthew Kennedy, Jarod Martin, Hannah Mathis, Tanya Perea, Lindsey Robinson, Brandon Schmidt, Lindsey Schreier

10th Grade

Mika Andersen, Emily Bolis, Skylar Crisenbery, Spencer Culby, Caleb Dahlke, Matthew Davis, Samantha Fischer, Sky Hempel, Grace Hester, Tristan Lewis, Leeza Noles, Divine Parker*, Derek Plitt, Mya Potter, Mallory Spaulding, Julia Sternaman, Maritza Villegas, Morgan Wagner, Kelly Walter, Brianna Wright, Kayla Yore*, Joshua Young

11th Grade

Alyssa Bahr, Benjamin Ball*, Alyssa Blankenship, Clayton Burgess, Kiara Cole, Ariel Delatorre, Gabriel Doggett, Cassidy Fickett*, Patrick Guntz, Austin Hebner, Grant Kroschel*, Jacoby Kroschel*, Nicolle Larson,m Dylan LeClear, Shawn Moore, Destiny Motton, Gregory Olsen, Kathryn Pawluk, Bryce Peters, Samuel Tavolacci, Jenna Walter

12th Grade

Nicole Baldwin, Sabrina Ball, Skyler Brown, Hunter Browne, Phillip Bryant, Tyonna Burnett, Amber Case, Kevin Clark, Eric Gorzynski, Antonio Hernandez, Tristen Howard, Alyssa Jarvis*, Dana Jenkins, Victoria Kolenko, Courtney Kroschel*, Carly Lentz, Allison Martinez*, Katherine Martinez, Sydney Miller, Michael Pellerito, Becka Plitt, Anthony Puma, Brianna Schultz, Ashley Sipla, Zackary Swisher, Allison Woodard

The Green Honor Roll includes those students who have a 3.00—3.49 GPA and no more than one “C.”

9th Grade

Sean Bambrick, Devin Berry, Arienana Braddock, Paige Burgess, Lacey Carpenter, McKenzie Emrath, Shelby Gipson, Chloe’ Harmon, Faith Hester, Narelle Hickmon, Alyssa Jones, Connor Kreitner, Zackary Lake, Alyssa Little, Audrey Meader, Savannah Perez, Alyssa Rickett, Alexia Saucedo, Samantha Scott, Amber Street, Steven Trosper, Dylan Whitaker

10th Grade

Blake Cartwright, Kaylah Dumont, Kayla Henderson, Lauren Morris, April Rathbun, Samantha Schreiber, Calvin Starnes, Elisa Sypian, Ryley Watson, Levi Wilkens, Emiliea Winans, Zachary Yenchus

11th Grade

Samantha Alfaro, Adam Batey, Dylan Bohle, Juanita Clark, Michael Collins, Kobe Hunter, Jake Kelley, Mathew Kelley, Lindsey Loomis, Hannah Mort, Katherine Schmidt, Trystan Skaggs, Hannah Strunk, Jennabeth Thomas, Ryanne Wagner

12th Grade

Anthony Adkins, Tyler Blevins, Tyler Bradshaw, Alex Castillo, Paige Cattes, Chyna Coulson, Michael Danneffel, Paige Derrick, Austin Ebrecht, Jared Evans, Emily Fischer, Desiree Goldner, Tristin Hicks, Jenna Miller, Kaitlyn Moxley, Tessa Parrigin, Justin Pullins, Karl Ruel, Tayler Snow, Emma Tavolacci, Justin VanAvery

Hunter/Archery Safety Education Course

The Coloma Rod and Gun Club is offering  Hunter Safety and Archery Certification classes, August 22-27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Range Time is Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 NOON. For more information please call Larry Lute at 269-208-5095 or 269-463-3416. Club address is 6145 Angling Road, Coloma.


Open play Monday, Tuesday, And Thursdays, 7-9:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic School in Watervliet.  Three courts with one court designated for beginners.  Equipment is available.  Air conditioned gym.  No charge but free will donations accepted.

Jackson College names local student to Dean’s List

 Local student Darbie Jones of Watervliet was named to the Dean’s List at Jackson College.

WHS class of 1970 gathering August 20

 The WHS class of 1970 will be having their first annual get-together on Saturday, August 20, beginning at 6 o’clock p.m. at Hawgsville Saloon in Watervliet.  This is also the same day as the Watervliet 40 Year Club all class reunion, which will be held earlier in the day.  Please help spread the word of our 1970 class gathering. We will be accepting a minimum donation for a pizza and salad bar that will be available.

Community Calendar

July 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 “LASAGNA DINNER”. At the Keeler United Methodist Church on the corner of CR 687 and Territorial.

July 17 “ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT VAN BUREN HISTORICAL SOCIETY”. Ice cream social will be held from 2-5 p.m. on July 17, celebrating the historical society’s 60th anniversary.

July 18 – 22 “VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL”. VBS will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church in at 66325 M-152, Sister Lakes from 9:30-11:50 a.m.

July 26 at 6 p.m. “BERRIEN COUNTY SHRINE CLUB ANNUAL SAUSAGE AND CORN ROAST”. Tuesday, July 26 at the Berrien County Shrine Club at 2985 E. Linco Road in Berrien Springs.

On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, beginning at 9:00 a.m., “ 27 TH ANNUAL VITICULTURE FIELD DAY.” at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC), 1791 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor MI 49022. To register, call Renee Tinkey at 269-944-1477 x 201 for a registration form.

On, Friday, August 5, 2016, “2016 PEACH BAKE-OFF.” Applications can be picked up July 7 through August 3, 2016 at the Coloma City Hall, Honor Credit Union, 133 Badt Dr., Hammond Chocolate and Cup Cakes, 126 N. Paw Paw St. and West Street Station, 210 N. Paw Paw St. The deadline is August 3 and must be turned into Coloma City Hall by 4 p.m.

For more information contact Don Burleson, Chairman at 408-6010.

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, 11 a.m., “WHS ALL ALUMNI REUNION.” At the FOP Lodge #147, 3470 Angling Rd. Coloma. For all former students, graduates, faculty of WHS & sponsors. Paid reservation only, deadline is July 30, 2016. Have any questions or more info contact Marsha Cole, 269-463-3712 or Donna Curtis, 269-463-6680.

On Saturday, August 20, 6 p.m. “WHS class of 1970 GATHERING.” At Hawgsville Saloon in Watervliet. This is also the same day as the Watervliet 40 Year Club all class reunion, which will be held earlier in the day.

August 22-27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  “HUNTER ARCHERY SAFETY COURSE”. August 22 at the Coloma Rod and Gun Club.

On Sunday’s 8 a.m. – noon “BREAKFAST.” At the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.

On Wednesday nights, 5-6 p.m., GRIEF “SHARE SUPPORT GROUP MEETS.” At Watervliet Free Methodist Church, 7734 Paw Paw Ave, Watervliet.

Learn how to walk the journey of grief and be supported on the way. It is a place where hurting people find healing and hope.

Call the church at 463-8280 for more information. Thank you.

On Thursday’s 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. “Trap shooting.” At the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.

On Thursdays nights, 7-9 p.m., “INTRODUCTION TO PICKLEBALL.” At St. Joseph Catholic School, Watervliet. Instruction and equipment provided. There is no charge. Open play for all skill levels

Once a month on the third Monday of the month, 3-6 p.m. “FOOD BANK.” At Central Assembly of God, 6801 Ryno Rd., Coloma. 468-8422.

Once a month on the third Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., “SOUTHWESTERN STAMP CLUB MEETING.” At the Lincoln Township Library located on John Beers Rd. in Stevensville.


P.O. BOX 7


CALL: 269-463-6397
FAX: 269-463-8329

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