Saline Sat. Jan 16 2021

MDHHS Identifies First Michigan Case of New COVID-19 Variant, B.1.1.7. in Washtenaw County

The first Michigan case of new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7. was identified in an adult female living in Washtenaw County by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Bureau of Laboratories today. The person recently traveled to the United Kingdom, where this variant originated. Close contacts of this individual have been identified and are in quarantine. At this time two new cases have been identified from close contacts with the person, but it is not known if they are infected with the variant.
MDHHS Identifies First Michigan Case of New COVID-19 Variant, B.1.1.7. in Washtenaw County
Saline Mon. Jan 11 2021

Washtenaw County Elects New Board Chair and Leadership Team, Welcomes Two New Commissioners

As their first order of business at their first meeting of 2021, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners held an election to select their Board Chair and four-person leadership team. The meeting, held on Wednesday, January 6 was called to order by County Clerk Lawrence Kestenbaum and then quickly moved into the nominations for leadership. The Board voted unanimously to elect Commissioner Sue Shink as Chair, Commissioner Andy LaBarre as Vice-Chair, Commissioner Justin Hodge as Chair of the Ways and Means Committee and Commissioner Jason Maciejewski as Chair of the Working Session Committee.
Washtenaw County Elects New Board Chair and Leadership Team, Welcomes Two New Commissioners
Saline Mon. Jan 4 2021

Saline Middle School Students Compete at State Debate Tournament

At this past Saturday's MIFA State Tournament, the team of eighth graders Carolyn Kwon and Alice Jiang made it to the team debate semi-finals, placing 4th in the overall competition. In addition to the team debate, Speaker Awards were given based on judge-awarded point rankings to each individual debater. Eighth grader Neah Bloch won First Place Speaker, Carolyn Kwon won Third Place Speaker and Alice Jiang won Fifth Place Speaker.
Saline Mon. Jan 4 2021

Saline High School Science Olympiad Wins at Northview, Takes 3 Golds

Perhaps the most exciting result so far occurred on Dec. 5 when Saline competed in the Northview Tournament, based in Sylvania Ohio. That tournament is typically the first tournament of the season- but this year it was actually Saline’s third. The tournament typically hosts many of the Midwest’s top teams. This year was no different, though many teams participated from other parts of the US.
Saline High School Science Olympiad Wins at Northview, Takes 3 Golds