For another kind of Throwback Thursday, here are our Graduate pages from the Class of 2008 and the Class of 1998. Click the images to see the PDF editions.
Salado High School Commencement will be 7 p.m. Fri., June 1 at University of Mary Hardin Baylor Mayborn Center.
Dane Hankamer graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs May 23 with Secretary of Defense, General “Mad Dog” James Mattis presiding over the ceremony.
Hankamer graduates in the top 3 percent in his class at the Air Force Academy.
Kayla Manning is heading to Harvard this fall after graduating at the top of her class at Salado High School.
The daughter of Will and Kris Manning, Kayla will graduate Salado High School with a final GPA of 113.667.
Kaden Smien, the son of Reem and Eddie Smien of Salado, is the Salutatorian for the Salado High School graduating class of 2018 with an overall GPA of 110.807.
He has attended Salado schools since the seventh grade.
Site work on Salado Middle School could begin as early as December, according to a timeline Salado ISD Trustees discussed at their May 14 meeting.
The annual Salado Reunion is held on the second Saturday of June, which falls on June 9 this year.
The reunion will be held at the Salado Intermediate School at 550 Thomas Arnold Road.
Blancett narrowly re-elected
Salado ISD voters overwhelmingly approved the $49.4 million bond proposal. Village of Salado voters narrowly re-elected Mayor Skip Blancett.
Village early vote surpasses last year’s Disannexation election early vote
More than 1,400 voters cast ballots during early voting in the $49.4 million Salado ISD Bond Election and almost 600 voters have cast ballots during early voting in the Village of Salado municipal election for what appears to be a strong indication of what will be a high turnout.
The 592 voters who have cast ballots in early voting surpassed the record number who voted during last year’s Disannexation election. Last year, through the end of early voting, 582 cast ballots in the Village election.
Early voting began April 23 in local elections that include a ballot for the Village of Salado Mayor and Aldermen races and a ballot for the Salado ISD $49.4 million bond election. [Read more…]
Lamar Medal presentation scheduled April 28
Salado Masonic Lodge will honor Teachers of the Year from each of the four school campuses with the Mirabeau B. Lamar Medal during a luncheon at the Salado Civic Center at noon on April 28.
The Lamar Medals will honor the Salado ISD Teachers of the Year from Thomas Arnold Elementary (Meredith Bonnett), Salado Intermediate School (Colleen Gilchrest and Laura Tomlin), Salado Junior High (Ruth Watkins) and Salado High School (Kenny Mann) with the Lamar Medal and a $250 check.
There is no charge for the luncheon, but public attendees are asked to join the Lodge members in bringing side dishes, salad or dessert for this community celebration of education. Lodge members are cooking Italian food for the lunch. For more information, call Secretary Tim Fleischer, 254-458-2643 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.