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SEM Scientists in the City

SEM Scientists in the City

Becca Thomas, Student Writer and Editor
October 2, 2016
Filed under News

Friday, September 23, four SEM students and an enthusiastic teacher headed down to the downtown Buffalo and Erie Public Library for an amazing opportunity. Science journalist, lab experiment participant and author Dava Sobel visited the upstairs Milestones of Science exhibit to give a speech and t...

Fall Production is Blue Stockings!

Becca Thomas, Student Writer and Editor
October 2, 2016
Filed under A&E, News

Watch here as Ms. Drozd announces Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale as the theatre fall production to a very enthusiastic crowd! Auditions and crew interviews will be held this upcoming week and we hope to see everyone at (or in!) every performance November 17, 18, and 19 in the PAC! (Start vid...

SEM Students Go to Court

SEM Students Go to Court

Sara Caywood, Studnet Life Reporter/ Editor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Features, News

Friday, September 16, the students in Mr. Hopkins' South Africa History class got on the red SEM bus bound for the Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse in Niagara Square. For the last four years SEM has been invited to mark Constitution Day at the annual James Otis Lecture presented by the Buff...

Hornet/Jacket Day Essentials

Aerin Wagner
September 25, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, News, Student Life

Hornet/Jacket Day fast approaches us once again on Friday, September 23, and with that comes both excitement and stress. The seniors prepare to say goodbye to their last day of welcoming new members to their team, and the freshmen anxiously wait to find out which team they are on.  This is the day ...

SEM?Quest is Nov. 4

SEM?Quest is Nov. 4

Melanie Jaskolka, Contributor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Parent Association News

The only parent fundraiser of the year - there is no gala

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SEM Varsity Soccer Conquers CCA 2-1

Kyra Fogg, Sports Editor
September 24, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

Monday, Sept. 19, varsity soccer played a game against Christian Central Academy (CCA) at Larkin Field. Clare von Simson ’17 summed up the game in two sweet and simple words,“We won.” Beating CCA has been a goal for the team as one of the team captains, Sophie Mielnicki ‘17 said. “We have...

Draw for Change – NYT Editorial Cartoon Contest

September 22, 2016
Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

Everyone at SEM has an opinion - or two... Many of can also draw. Opinion plus art = editorial cartoon. Only have an opinion but feel weak in art skills? Find an artist friend and collaborate. Cartoons can be funny, or not. What they should be is able to make you think about something in a way you...

Where Should Absent Student Notices Should be Sent?

September 21, 2016
Filed under News, School Administration

When notifying the school that a student will be late or absent, please contact the school nurse, Nancy Vargo. You either can call extension 245, where you can leave a message, or email [email protected] Thanks very much!

Picture Day is Sept. 27

September 20, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

On Tuesday students and faculty will have those classic school headshots taken. Payment and packages forms are available for printing here and there are some in the main office. Payment and form are handed to the photographer on picture day, not back to the main office....

Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning on Nov. 22

Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning on Nov. 22

September 18, 2016
Filed under News, Parent Association News, Student Life

SEM's annual Grandparent Morning is Tuesday, November 22, 8:30-11:30 AM. Grandparents experience an abbreviated day at SEM - they accompany their granddaughters to Morning Meeting in the Chapel, are treated to student performances and attend their classes. Lots of pictures are taken! (If you have activ...

The SEM Parent Association Wants You

September 18, 2016
Filed under News, Parent Association News

The SEM Parent Association (PA) invites parents to join in a number of flexible ways. The PA understands that parents are busy and so has made it easy to help and get to a meeting without creating a feeling of overcommitment. This link leads to a complete list of opportunities. For questions contact PA President Wendy Sievenpiper Beck at cell: (716)868-2863; wo...

Go See Theatre: 2016-17 Season Promises Invaluable Experiences

Go See Theatre: 2016-17 Season Promises Invaluable Experiences

Jesse Sloier, Student Writer
September 18, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, News

"Theatre makes you smart."

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