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NEW DATE for Sherry Robbins Wilkinson ’25 Poetry Reading

NEW DATE for Sherry Robbins Wilkinson ’25 Poetry Reading

February 20, 2017
Filed under A&E, News

NEW DATE Wilkinson Poster 11x17 New Date New date!  Sherry Robbins is the 2017 Buffalo Seminary Elizabeth McNulty Wilkinson ‘25 Poet. Ms. Robbins will give a reading in the chapel on Friday, April 21, from 2:30-3:15 PM. As is customary for the Wilkinson poet, Ms. Robbins and SEM's poet in residence Ansie Baird will spend the day in classes and c...

Big Week for the Class of ’71

Harry Schooley, Contributor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Alumna, Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, News

Lauren Belfer is being honored with a banner on Washington Street as part of the Buffalo Literary Center's "Lit City" recognition of prominent authors with Buffalo connections. (We like the connection. "Lit City" certainly relates to Lauren's Buffalo-based best-seller "City of Light!") On Jan. 30, ...

[email protected] Registration is Open

February 6, 2017
Filed under News

[email protected] registration is open! Click here to register online. All the old favorites, SEM in the City, and Fantastic Fridays will be back and there's new fun to be had. New this year is a sailing class offered at the Buffalo Yacht Club. And for the second year, the first week of camp is only for girls entering 5th and 6th grades with special programming and or...

New Schlolarships at SEM

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Alumna, News, Residential Life

Buffalo Seminary is pleased to announce six new named scholarship funds that will make it possible for more deserving young women from Western New York or the world, to attend SEM. Since 1851, SEM has provided more opportunities for girls with thoughtfully constructed and specifically tailored education....

Science Olympiad 2017

Tara Porter, Contributor
February 6, 2017
Filed under News

Advised by SEM science teacher Joan Wienckowski, SEM competed with some 40 other teams from regional schools at the New York State Science Olympiad on Saturday, Feb. 4. SEM's medalists, at the annual event held at Canisius College were: Ellie Nedkova '17 and Alicia Land '18 placed 9th in Anatomy...

Legacy Residential Scholarship 2017-18

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, News, Residential Life

Do you know a girl who would be a great SEM girl? A great Hornet or Jacket? She doesn’t have to be from Buffalo anymore… Because whether she’s from around the block or around the world – Buffalo Seminary has a place for her in our 5- or 7-day boarding in the beautiful historic homes next door to the school. Scholarships are...

Summer at SEM 2017 – Fun Awaits

Summer at SEM 2017 – Fun Awaits

Tessa Pszonak '17, Contributor
January 30, 2017
Filed under News

As the school year turns to mid-winter, preparations for Summer at SEM (SAS) begin. At SEM's daycamp for girls entering grades 5 to 8,  campers go out and explore the city they live in, make crafts and experiments, play sports and games and learn in a fun atmosphere. The 2017 program runs from June 2...

Michael E. Maxwell Esq. Will Be Next SEM Board Chair

Michael E. Maxwell Esq. Will Be Next SEM Board Chair

Betsy Bloom '08, Advancement & Communications Associate
January 29, 2017
Filed under News, School Administration

Term of Current Chair Margaret Brown '72 Expires on June 30, 2017 SEM is pleased to announce the election of our next chair of the board of trustees. Michael Maxwell, Esq. officially assumes the role on July 1, 2017, for a three-year term when the term of current chair, Margaret Brown '72, expires. ...

Women’s March in Buffalo

Women’s March in Buffalo

Abby Collins '18, Contributor
January 29, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life

January 21, 2017 was a historical day.  It marked the first full day of Donald J. Trump's presidency which is a story in itself, but it also was the epic Women's March. In Washington, D.C. the Woman's March had the largest turnouts in the nation. There were three times the attendees in  D.C. compared...

Inauguration Day at SEM

Inauguration Day at SEM

Abby Collins, Contributor
January 23, 2017
Filed under News

Since January 20, 2009, Barack Obama has held the role of America's leader as the 44th president, making historical changes in eight year term.  That all changed on January 20, 2017, when he handed over the massive responsibility of presidency to Donald J. Trump. A tremendous amount of controversy ...

The New Dress Code

January 23, 2017
Filed under School Administration

The updated dress code. Students, faculty and administration contributed to the document. ...

Free College!

Emily Marie Jimenez, Contributor
January 16, 2017
Filed under News

Monday, January 9, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a State of the State Address in Buffalo at the University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts. In the hour before the event started, students to politicians entered the building and were given their guest pass. Promptly, guides showed peopl...

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