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Child Find - Early Identification

Children with special needs can often benefit from a number of therapies and, generally, the sooner they receive treatment, the better the outcomes will be. But, how do you know if a child needs help?

Learn More about How the Child Find Program Works External Link

 

News & Notes
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SHS Wind Ensemble Performs at WMU

SHS WE WMUThe High School Wind Ensemble performed at the Spring Conference for Music Educators at Western Michigan University on Thursday, April 16.  The band performed a one-hour collegiate level program of music for an audience of music educators, high school students, college students, and university professors from across the State of Michigan.  The Saline High School musicians executed their performance with excellence, artistry, and precision; representing their city and school with great pride.  The students also had the opportunity to work with composer Dr. Dana Wilson on one of his compositions.  Special thanks to the Saline Music Boosters for providing transportation to WMU, Music Department Administrative Assistant Linda Klepaczyk for her outstanding work with organization and logistics, and to Rebekah Allmand, Ben Reed, and Scot Cannel for helping to prepare the students for this special performance.  It was a great day of making music with wonderful people!

High School Musicians Special Concert

Special Concert

Join Saline High School Musicians for a special concert! The Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra, select Wind Ensemble members, and Saline Community/Staff members will perform the Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem at 7:00pm on Wednesday, April 1st in the Saline High School Auditorium. This concert will send-off the Chamber Choir to their trip to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The concert is free and all are welcome to come enjoy this unique collaborative event!

 

 

 

 

Destination Imagination Champions7 Saline Destination Imagination “DI” teams Sweep 1st/ 2nd Place at DI Region 5 Tournament in Parma, MI on Saturday, March 7, 2015

Contact:  Ginger Liemohn, Saline Destination ImagiNation© “DI,” Publicity Chair, Saline DI Board    Tel:  734-604-3664       Email: gliemohn@frontier.com

Seven Saline Destination ImagiNation teams ranging from the elementary to the high school level competed on March 7, 2015, at the Region 5 Tournament in Parma, Michigan at Western High School.  These 37 students represented seven teams that have worked hard since Fall 2014 to complete a set of Central Challenges and Instant Challenges. Destination ImagiNation Inc., or “DI”, is a creative problem solving organization for students from elementary school through college.  Teams of up to seven members compete in various challenges that require complex thinking, problem solving, teamwork and creativity.  The organization holds regional, affiliate, and international competitions to encourage creativity in the world's youth.

All 7 DI teams placed first or second in their division, and will proceed to the Affiliate Finals competition April 18th, at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.  This is equivalent to an all-state competition.  Teams who then place first or second at the Affiliate Finals will be eligible to proceed to the Global Finals event in May 2015.  Global Finals is the culminating event of every Destination ImagiNation season. Each year, more than 1,000 teams from 30 countries gather at Global Finals to showcase their top-ranking Challenge solutions.

Saline DI as a non-profit raises money every year to support teams.  We will be hosting its first annual Barn Sale & Bake Sale on April 24-25 on Judd Road in Saline.  If you’d like to support these teams, you can help in a few ways:

Donate items for the Barn Sale.  Drop-off location is Liberty School (in the back parking lot – look for the trailer and Saline DI volunteers with their bright yellow shirts)

Sat, March 21 (9am-noon), Sun, March 22 (9am-noon), Sat, March 28th (9am-noon), Sat, April 11th (9am-noon)

Purchase items on April 24-25th at the Barn Sale & Bake Sale on Judd Road (look for balloons)

Interested in learning more about the DI?  For more information about Saline Destination ImagiNation, go to www.salinedi.org.  Teams form in the September-October timeframe, and compete in competitions in the winter and spring.  Also, check us out on Facebook under “Saline DI.”

 

 

 

Skills USA Regional Competition 2014-15 GroupSkills/USA Automotive Technology 2014-15 Regional Competition

On Friday February 6th nine Career and Technical Education students from the South and West Washtenaw Consortium competed in the Skills USA regional Automotive Technology competition.   The South and West Washtenaw Consortium was one of twelve schools in attendance. The competition was held at Washtenaw Community College and is designed to create real life diagnostic and repair situations. The SWWC Automotive Technology program dominated the overall Master Technician competition with Milan H.S. junior Christian Libby placed second, Saline H.S. senior Kyle Jennings placed third and Manchester H.S. senior Evan Molotky placing fourth.  SWWC students Austin Stark senior from Lincoln H.S. and Saline Senior, Angelos Bairactaris placed second and third respectfully in the Automotive Brakes competition.  Saline junior, Dane Hoffman placed fourth in the Automotive Electrical competition and Saline senior Alex Labovich placed fourth in the New Car Prep competition. All four of the competitions reflect the requirements of the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) technician certification tasks and exams. All the above mentioned students earned industrial prizes from Snap-On tools and Car Quest Auto Parts.  

 

Strategic Goals

Board Meeting 8/12/14

Video of Board of Education Meeting of August 12, 2014 More...

compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI

Any person having inquiries concerning the Saline Area Schools' compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IS, the ADA, or Section 504 is directed to contact: Saline Area Schools, Director of Human Resources, 7265 Saline Ann Arbor Road, Saline, MI 48176-1168

Equal Opportunity Info

Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents, employees, sources of referral of applicant and admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with the Saline Area Schools are notified that the Saline Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in any of its programs, activities, or policies.

Mission

We, the Saline Area Schools, will equip all students with the knowledge, technological proficiency, and personal skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly complex society. We expect that our students, staff, and the Saline community will share in these responsibilities. Our ultimate goal is to instill in our students a desire for lifelong learning.

School of Choice 2014/15

Please be aware that it is likely that the Saline Area Schools will be taking a very limited number of School of Choice students for the 2014/15 school year. Please see SAS Board Policy 8040 below: More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discrimination Policy

The District will not discriminate against any person based on sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, handicap, age or disability. The Board reaffirms its long-standing policy of compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination including, but not limited to, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d. et.seq.; and 42 U.S.C §§ 2000e, et seq.; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681, et seq.; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C § 794; The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1210, et seq.; the Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act, MCL §§37.1101, et seq.; and the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, MCL §§ 37.12101, et seq.
Inquiries or complaints by students and/or their parent(s)/guardian(s) related to discrimination based on disability/handicap should be directed to

The Administrator in Charge of Instructional Services
Saline Area Schools
7265 Saline-Ann Arbor Road
Saline, MI  48176
Phone:  (734) 429-8002