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Friday, 2019 Jan 11th

"How do you respond to a student using the N-word in class?" Saline resident Channon Washington asked the Saline Area Schools Board of Education at this Tuesday's Board of Education meeting.

Washington is an educator with two of her own children in the district. She has been helping lead "Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion" efforts, which in part is making district officials and staff face these and other challenging questions.

"There's no lesson on that in college, there's no first day new teacher training on that, it just doesn't happen."

Saline was no match for Pioneer as the SEC Red rivals met at Saline High School for a swim and dive meet. Pioneer came away with a 110-76 victory.

Sports

Thursday, 2019 Jan 10th

So we’ve all heard the saying “new year, new me”. There’s this pressure every January to pull a major transformation, as if the person you were the whole previous year wasn’t good enough in some way. That’s not a really motivational place to start from, is it?

Health

It was cold Wednesday. And it felt colder than the thermometer read.

It’s not going to be much better today. We’ll see a high of about 27-28 degrees – but it will only feel like 17 degrees. Overcast skies will clear up in the early afternoon. Expect a low of 21.

At school Wednesday, Saline sophomore Dallas Casey was asked by teacher Jason Schmier what his New Year’s resolution was. Casey’s reply?

“I said I wanted to bowl a 300,” Casey said.

Sports

Saline swept a couple of matches in an SEC quad at Saline High School Wednesday. The Hornets continued their march to a potential SEC Red title with a convincing 62-9 victory over Monroe. Then the Hornets defeated Jackson 66-12.

Sports

Wednesday afternoon, City of Saline Mayor Brian Marl fielded questions about his State of the City Address.

Here are the questions and answers.

Government

Margaret “Peggy” Mary (Wiliamson) Gagnon age 65, died on Saturday, December 29 2018, peacefully at her home in Saline, surrounded by her family.

She was born November 15 1953 in Detroit, to the late Earl and Margaret (Lynch) Williamson. She was the second oldest of four children.

She married her best friend Steven Gagnon on March 14 1997, and he survives.

Obituaries

Wednesday, 2019 Jan 09th

The project remains on schedule for the WWTP odor control system to be substantially complete by June 30, 2019, with total completion by July 30, 2019.  Work is being performed daily at the WWTP.  The air duct support foundations have been installed.  Through the winter months, the contractors will assemble duct supports and ducts to collect the odorous air and deliver it to the odor control units.  The WWTP odor control treatment units have been ordered and will be manufactured over the winter months for delivery in the spring.

Government

Yes, we’ve traded in those sunny days in the mid-40s for below-freezing weather. But look on the Brightside, we’re only a little below freezing.

Saline’s varsity hockey team opened 2019 by defeating Jackson United in front of the home crowd at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube Tuesday.

Sports

Nominate Saline's top citizen, a distinguished veteran, a hometown hero on active duty, and a first responder.

Community

The Foundation for Saline Area Schools will be celebrating The Greatest School District on Earth, (with “The Greatest Showman” theme), during its annual benefit, Snowblast 2019.   The event will be held at Travis Pointe Country Club on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.  Emagine Entertainment is the Presenting Sponsor of the event.

This annual event raises funds to support academic projects, enrichment programs, and other activities aimed at enhancing the quality of education in the Saline school district.

Schools

Tuesday, 2019 Jan 08th

Register now for Spring Recreational soccer

 

REGISTER HERE

(Early Bird registration ends on January 31st 2019)

 

The January spring fling is over.

A youth volleyball team was practicing at the Woodland Drive facility when the building was evacuated. Owner Todd Trese said his team is committed to getting the building open soon -- and better than ever.

Police & Fire

The potential purchaser of a 6.5 acre lot on Michigan Avenue said he hoped to soon bring new shopping and dining opportunities Saline residents.

Government

Monday, 2019 Jan 07th

City of Saline Mayor Brian Marl gave the biannual State of the City address Monday,

Below is video and text of the speech.

Mayor Marl will take your questions about his speech during a Facebook Live interview Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. The interview takes place at Carrigan Cafe. You can ask questions live, right in the video, or you can send questions in advance to tran@thesalinepost.com.  Watch for the video on The Saline Post Facebook Page.

Government

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