Oakland FlexTech Academy is opening a new high school campus in Novi in September.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
Calling all student newspapers, teachers and anyone with a passion for education. We want to see your ideas on Patch!
Patch is seeking student newspapers, teachers, parents and administrators to contribute to our Local Voices platform and help educate the masses on what going on in your schools. We would love for student newspapers to post their articles. If you love to photograph local graduations, school plays and concerts, you can showcase that passion as well in a Local Voices post. Part of the Patch mission is to strengthen communities and improve the lives of their residents, but we can't do it without you. Our Local Voices section allows members of the community—from cooking enthusiasts to local politicians and everyone in between—to interact and post directly to the site. These posts then appear on the homepage, in the daily newsletter and are …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Jessica Lipa was among more than 250 recipients of WXYZ-TV's annual honor.
Channel 7, WXYZ, recently honored more than 250 recipients of this year's "Brightest and Best" award – including one from the Saline School district – with a special luncheon at the station in Southfield. Among the winners for 2013, the 34rd year of program, was Jessica Lipa of Saline High School. The station teamed up with Gardner-White Furniture again this year to present the awards. Click here to see the complete "Brightest and Best" list.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Senior Michael Bundas has been accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy.
Saline High School senior Michael Bundas, a stand-out for his high school swim team, will continue his career next year at the Naval Academeny in Annapolis, Maryland. The high school senior was also accepted to the University of Michigan, but according to the Saline Reporter, the Naval Academy had been his top choice. Although attending the school comes with a commitment to serve in the Navy for five years after graduation, according to the report, Bundas knew "it was the right school for him." “It’s the atmosphere, it’s amazing. I mean you walk around campus and everyone’s in their uniforms and everything just looks neat, nice and in order,” he said in the report. “All the halls are amazing and well kept.” Read the full story on heritage.…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Explore all of Newsweek's top high schools using the interactive map below.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek has ranked Saline High School as the #298 high school in the country. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about Saline's ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several criteria including on-time graduation and college acceptance rates. In addition, instead of averaging the number of courses offered, this year Newsweek considered the percentage of students enrolled in AP, IB or Advance International Certificate courses. The final scores then …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Drive One 4 UR School test-drive event is back Saturday. Check out new vehicles from Briarwood Ford and raise funds for students.
Briarwood Ford is partnering with the Saline Music Parents for the third year in a row to raise up to $6,000 for Saline music students when Drive One 4 UR School returns to Harvest Elementary School Saturday. The money raised this year will go toward the music program for Saline students. "We're always happy to help out the Saline music program" said Steve Whitener, co-owner of Briarwood Ford. "And to have people test drive new products. But there's absolutely no pressure and no sales pitch. Just show up, spend a few minutes to register and take a short survey, and take a new Ford for a ride." For every test-driver, Ford will make a $20 donation to the school, up to $6,000. Any licensed driver 18 or older may test drive a new vehicle at …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
College acceptance letters are in—tell Patch where you're headed next!
Calling all Saline seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below. You can upload a picture here, too. Just click "Upload Photos and Videos." Congratulations, Class of 2013!
Thursday, April 4, 2013
In-district and Schools of Choice students and their families are welcome to attend the informational event from 6 to 8 p.m. at Liberty School
Saline Area Schools will host a kindergarten registration roundup April 11 for the 2013-2014 academic year. In-district and Schools of Choice students and their families are welcome to attend the informational event from 6 to 8 p.m. at Liberty School, according to the Saline Area Schools website; those who enroll April 11 will receive a free drawstring backpack. The following items are required for registration, according to the district. Families who are not able to attend the April 11 event may sign up their children for kindergarten at the district office at Liberty School. Click here or call 734-429-8018 for more information.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Saline Area Schools Superintendent Scot Graden will make a recommendation April 9 on the district's athletics and activities fees.
Saline Area Schools Superintendent Scot Graden is expected to make a recommendation next week on the district's pay-to-participate athletics and activities fees. The Saline Board of Education requested the input following a March 26 discussion of the escalating costs and their impact on the district's students, according to The Saline Reporter. The current fees are as followings, the newspaper and Saline Area Schools report. “Over the last six to seven years we have been increasing the burden on parents ... ,” Board of Education President David Holden said, according to The Saline Reporter. “We are reaching the breaking point.” At least one Patch reader agreed. "I think it's become way too expensive to participate," Leela Riggs wrote on …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Students who register early for the 2013 fall semester will be able to lock in current fees.