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                                                                                                                                                             MI HEARTSafeSaline High School has been named one of the best high schools in the state of Michigan and in the top 500 nationally, according to the most recent edition of U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings.  The magazine ranks schools based on state testing proficiencies, student-to-teacher ratios, academic achievement by minority students, and performance on AP exams among other variables.






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"Mental Fitness, Drug Awareness, Suicide Prevention, Social Emotional Forum"

Parents and students for middle school and high school:  Please  plan to attend a county-wide event regarding social and emotional issues confronting our youth today.

The event is on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm in the Saline High School Auditorium.  All are welcome.  Click here for more information.Chasing the Dragon flier 

AP Exam Registration opens!

All AP students may register for their exams at the www.totalregistration.net/AP/233395 website.  The 2017 exam fee is $95.  

Registration window is February 15-February 26, 2017.  

Late Registration fee is $25.  Registrations will not be accepted after March 1, 2017.  

Students should register under their current 2nd Trimester teacher.

All exams will be administered at the Liberty School building.

Mandatory Pre-bubbling meeting is scheduled for 6:45am on April 12, 2017 in the Auditorium.  

Attention Juniors: SAT practice and Khan Academy

The following is information on the tutorial session to link your PSAT score to the Khan Academy.  The Khan program will provide the student with personalized practice sessions based their results in order to better prepare them for the SAT EXAM scheduled for April.  Click here:Tutorial on Khan and the PSAT

Testing Out information for registrants

Please click here for the page with more information on the process, dates and policies, for students who have registered for testing out.

Service Opportunities at SHS

Please click on the link below for information on opportunities.


A Reminder to Students and Parents: SHS is a closed campus.

Attention all SHS students: You must sign out with Mrs. James at the front Sign-Out desk on the first floor when you leave during the school day--no matter the reason. And all students must sign back in--regardless of why you were gone. Otherwise, you will be truant and a disciplinary referral will be written. Attention SHS Parents: Students may not come or go during the day without parent/guardian permission. Please send a note with your student allowing them to do so which they should give to the Attendance Clerk, Mrs. James.


STUDENTS SIGN IN AND OUT EVERY TIME: All students must physically sign in and out at the Front Office Desk on the first floor with Mrs. James during school hours regardless of where and when they are going. Otherwise they will be marked truant. PARENTS NEED TO REPORT ABSENCES AND TARDIES: Please call the Attendance Line (734) 401-4387, to report your student’s absence or tardy. Always send in a note to allow your student to sign out early which Mrs. James can authorize—then we do not have to interrupt the teachers.

Commended Scholars of the National Merit program 2017

Congratulations to the following students for being recognized as Commended Students in the National Merit Program 2017! In alphabetical order: Charles Bellinger, Aidan Carichner, Emma Dester, Manasa Dittakavi, Jackson Gregory, William Kiningham, Victoria Monge, Theodore Nowicki (not pictured), Brenda Owens, Bao Phan, Kayleigh Riggs (not pictured).

CyberPatriot Team at SHS!!

CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire high school and middle school students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation’s future. The program features an annual competition, in which teams across the United States and Canada, as well as from Department of Defense Dependent Schools abroad, compete in a series of online rounds for a chance to earn an all-expenses-paid trip to the in-person CyberPatriot National Finals Competition in Baltimore, MD in the spring. There, students have the opportunity to win scholarships and network with industry leaders. Saline High School has a team participating in the 8th season of CyberPatriot's National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Beginning in October 2015, 6 students have been competing against teams across the country. After the first two rounds, the SHS Team is in 3rd place in Michigan and ranked in the top 20% nationally. The State competition round takes place January 31st. More information is available at www.uscyberpatriot.org or from the CyberPatriot staff at info@uscyberpatriot.org. Team members L to R: Stephen Jasina, Brian Blankenship, Kyle Boxeth, Tristan Klinski, Matt, Lougheed, and Adi Mannari, Technical Advisors: James Ratzlaff​, GE and Beck Adams, Saline Graduate and EMU '18 Coach: Kristin Judge

Early College Alliance (ECA)

The SAS district has committed to participating in the ECA as a secondary option for our students. What is it? The Early College Alliance (ECA) is a unique educational program designed to fully immerse high school-aged students into the post-secondary learning environment. ECA is a public, early/middle college program located on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. It exists in partnership with local school districts, including Washtenaw Intermediate School District. The program gives students an opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school and offers strong, academically focused students a chance to enroll in advanced, college-level coursework. It also provides an alternative for students who are either struggling or do not feel connected to their school. ECA allows students to: *Graduate from high school with a diploma and up to 60 college credits. *Attend classes on a university campus with support. *Learn in a college environment that fosters maturity and academic growth. *Gain vital skills for college success. ECA is funded through a percentage of each district's foundation allowance and continues seeking additional funding through both public and private sources. ECA is recognized by the Michigan Department of Education as a four plus one program. Students can participate in the program a year past what would have been their graduation year, while not negatively impacting the district’s Adequate Yearly Progress. This is an added benefit to the district and to the student. The ECA is an alternative for students who want a different high school experience. This is similar to the other options that are available. Below is a list of all of the secondary options that are available to Saline students: ECA - Early College Alliance through Eastern Michigan University, WIHI - Washtenaw International High School (County International Baccalaureate (IB) program, WAVE - Washtenaw Alliance for Virtual Education, Saline Alternative High School. For more information please click here... More...

Front Parking Lot and Entrance

The front parking lot area is only for Visitors, Special Needs students and "during school hours only" dropoffs & pickups. Please DO NOT drop off students in the front before and after school. Thank you!

Haiti Team 9

Chris Trainor, Ari Frink and Jen Denzin had the honor of taking 19 students to Haiti from December 3-10, 2016. Unlike past trips installing water filters, this trip focused on Hurricane Matthew disaster relief. We divided our time between three tasks, building a community bakery, rebuilding the compound walls for the Top Notch Translator Academy, and transporting cinder blocks up the mountainside to rebuild the home of a mason. He, in turn, is tasked with helping 2 other masons rebuild, and so on... The funds for these projects were raised by PowderPuff attendance, the Mr. Pretty Legs contest, and the SAS Denim Day donation. We ended each day teaching English in the academy and working with younger kids who are not enrolled in school (roughly 50% of Haiti's children do not attend school). SHS students making the trip included: Hannah Bird, Marissa Brandly, Lyndsie Clossick, Nicole Deford, Marley Duerst, Megan Ender, Erin Evans, Justin Flanagan, Mitchell Gasche, Noah Helber, Laila Houser, Taylor Konwinski, Francesca Panzica, Tyler Plocki, Olivia Walker, Ethan Walsh, Maggie Werner, Bryce Wolma, and Tyler Zmich.

Kristen Klager wins State FFA competition!

Kristen Klager, SHS Student, won the Michigan Farm Bureau’s Youth Discussion Meet on November 29th in Grand Rapids. This year’s contestants took on several topics relevant to farmers today: Farmers have progressively produced more food using fewer of our limited natural resources, like land and water. What technological advancements have helped improve agriculture’s efficiency? What’s the next frontier for improving agricultural efficiency? In the truest sense of sustainability, agriculture, environment and social concerns walk hand-in-hand. What changes have farmers made to help improve how they manage environmental resources? What policies have helped—or harmed—farmers’ abilities to manage their farms and resources? Sixty percent of American farmers are 55 years old or older. Discuss contributing factors to the gradual aging of the farming population and ways we can attract more young farmers. What new or existing programs could entice more young people into production agriculture. More...

National Merit Semifinalist for 2017

Congratulations to Michael Wolf, SHS's National Merit semifinalist!!

PowerSchool Single SignOn

PowerSchool provides parents/guardians with a new feature called "Single Sign-On" which offers a number of benefits. See "Quick Links" for instructions. More...


Mission Statement

The staff of Saline High School will support all students in the development of their talents consistent with their interests and aspirations. 

We will provide a comprehensive educational program that will instill knowledge and skills necessary in preparing our students to become productive citizens in a constantly changing global community.

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.  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