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Change a Young Girl’s Life – Give to SEM

Change a Young Girl’s Life – Give to SEM

June 19, 2017
Filed under School Administration

You can put a girl in a SEM classroom who otherwise would not be able to attend. Your gift to SEM will have an immediate impact on a young girl's life and the woman she is meant to be.  Please remember to make an annual fund gift to SEM. If you have already, thank you! Click to Give Here or Venmo ...

Habitat for Humanity for Class of 2017 & Moms

May 30, 2017
Filed under News

Wednesday, May 31st, 8:45 am - 3 pm: Women Build Wednesday with Habitat for Humanity. We still need seniors and their moms to sign-up! Please email Mrs. Hopkins if you are interested: [email protected]..

SEM Shone at the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Event

SEM Shone at the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Event

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under News

  SEM girls gave of themselves to SEM (some of them for the last time) as performers, speakers, and ever gracious Red Key, when Olivia Haas, director of strategic communications and research at the National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) presented on April 27, 2017. Emily Marie, Sarah Hamdan, and Tracy Clark pe...

13 Reasons Why – Resources for Conversation about the Netflix Series

Natalie Stothart, Assistant Head of School for Community Life
May 1, 2017
Filed under School Administration

A controversial Netflix series,13 Reasons Why is prompting schools to warn parents about the risks of teen suicide. We know that many high school teens are watching this series and it's important to openly talk about it with your child. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers information online about risk factors, warning signs, and where to find resources for support and treatment. This past week, C...

Liz Lewin ’05 and Hannah Buehler ’08 Visit SEM

Liz Lewin ’05 and Hannah Buehler ’08 Visit SEM

Aerin Wagner, Contributor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, News

On Wednesday, April 19, two graduates, Liz Lewin ’05 and Hannah Buehler ’08, visited SEM to discuss their career paths in the field of journalism for the Adsit Lecture series, which brings successful alumni to speak at SEM. Liz reported and produced the Buffalo State College athletic t...

Newest Appointments to Buffalo Seminary Board of Trustees

Betsy Bloom '08, Advancement & Communications Associate
April 17, 2017
Filed under News, School Administration

Buffalo Seminary is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Katharine Bowen Smith ’92 and current SEM parent Mark Burlow to our board of trustees. Katharine Bowen Smith: After graduating from Buffalo Seminary in 1992, Kate attended Hamilton College before transferring to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, graduating with a BS in Politi...

Journalist Alumnae Will Give the Adsit Lecture

Betsy Bloom '08, Advancement & Communications Associate
April 17, 2017
Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, News

We are thrilled to welcome back SEM alums Liz Lewin '05 and Hannah Buehler '08 next Wednesday, April 19 to serve as our 2017 Adsit Lecturers. Liz and Hannah are both multi-media journalists at WKBW Channel 7 news and will speak to students in the chapel. The Adsit Lecture Series was establishe...

President of the Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY Visits

April 17, 2017
Filed under News

Monday April 10th, president of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York, Senor Casimiro Rodriguez, visited SEM Senora Slingerland's elective Hispanics in WNY to talk about his organization and the contributions of Hispanics to our community. Senor Rodriguez also brought an exhibition that showcas...

April 10 Service Week Kicks Off Service Month

April 10 Service Week Kicks Off Service Month

April 10, 2017
Filed under News

All afternoon activities start at 4:00 and return to SEM by 6:15 pm. Monday - St. Luke's Tuesday - St. Luke's Wednesday - bring your computer to advisory and submit your service hours! Then be part of the SEM spring cleaning team. Thursday - City Mission or St. Luke's. Priority goes to sports teams, i...

DISCOVER THE POWER OF ALL-GIRLS SCHOOLS

DISCOVER THE POWER OF ALL-GIRLS SCHOOLS

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under News

April 27 6 PM SEM Chapel

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SNOW DAY VIDEOS SMASH SEM SOCIAL MEDIA RECORDS

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under News

Tuesday, March 14, SEM had its first snow day since the 2014-15 school year. To announce it, the school debuted a video which had over 11,000 views on Facebook as of Tuesday at midnight. Also late Tuesday night SEM cancelled school for Wednesday and released SNOWDAY2, a behind the scenes video with the...

Afternoon Discussion Addresses Student Well-Being

Afternoon Discussion Addresses Student Well-Being

Aerin Wagner, Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under News

On the morning of Friday, March 3, 2017, SEM students were chosen to participate in a government survey that focused on teen health and risky behaviors. A special schedule of 25-minute classes followed and then an afternoon focused on student well-being.  Students were split into two groups: ...

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