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The Week That Was – June 5 Edition

So much is going on! We had Student Recognition Day and Sweet 66 for the Class of 2017 on Friday; and over the weekend we had Reunion and we celebrated departing board of trustees chair Margaret Brown '72 in the Magavern-Sutton Courtyard.  Pictures of all are on Vidigami. Reunion: Alumnae should check SEM Alumnae Facebook to see pictures as they come in - there ar...

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Student Life

Write for the Buffalo News

June 19, 2017

Interested in a journalism career? Want to be published? You can be a correspondent for NeXt, the weekly The Buf...

As American as… SMORES

As American as… SMORES

May 23, 2017

Saturday night Smores party in the Magavern-Sutton Courtyard with Ms. Stothart. A campfire tradition...

SEM Set to Compete at the Buffalo Science Museum Maker Faire

SEM Set to Compete at the Buffalo Science Museum Maker Faire

May 15, 2017

Saturday, May 20 SEM students will have their chance to show their projects to the world and be judged among peers at the annual Maker Faire. Emma Hammel, Maggie McCullogh,...

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Creative Outlet for Teens in Buffalo

Creative Outlet for Teens in Buffalo

Xinyang "Amber" Ye '17, Contributor

Standing in a spacious second-floor room with huge windows overlooking the scenery of downtown Buffalo, the Just Buffalo Writing Center (JBWC) brings students from different schools and neighborho...

June 19, 2017No Comments

SEM Musicians Awed at the Spring Concert

May 15, 2017

It was an anxious, joyful, exhilarating time when members of the ensemble, glee club, and Semachords were ready to give an "auditory feast" in the...

Specially Priced Neglia Ballet Tickets

Specially Priced Neglia Ballet Tickets

May 1, 2017

Neglia Ballet is offering SEM $25 tickets to the Dancing to Live gala performance on Thursday, May 18. Neglia and SEM partner to give Neglia's students...

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Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning November 21

Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning November 21

Melanie Jaskolka, Advancement Associate

The weather is still warm, but autumn will be here before we know it! SEM's annual Grandparent Morning is Tuesday, November 21, 8:30 - 11:30 am. Grandparents will experience an abbreviated day at SEM – they accompany their...

August 16, 2017No Comments

Lauren Pollina ’17 Wins Writing Prize at Duquesne U.

Lauren Pollina ’17 Wins Writing Prize at Duquesne U.

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

Lauren Pollina '17, a recent SEM Weekly reporter, was awarded Duquesne University's Thomas Edison Award, given to those who embody his quote, "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration."  ...

August 12, 2017No Comments

End of Year Honors & Awards

End of Year Honors & Awards

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

Student Recognition Day, June 1, and Class Day, June 13, SEM students were recognized for their exemplary leadership, scholarship, creativity, community service, and athletics. On Student Recognition Day, math faculty Andrea Mastracci presided as...

August 11, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

Donate Life Team Urges a Conversation About Organ Donation

Lauren Pollina, Contributor

Dear Parents, Throughout this week your daughter has been listening to speakers and students about the positive impacts of organ donation. SEM's Donate Life Team asks...

April 24, 2017No Comments

A Senior’s Impassioned Plea for Underclassmen to Energize

April 10, 2017

Dear Rising Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please do not be the generation that kills the community at SEM. My past four years...

My Two Steps For Your One

My Two Steps For Your One

April 10, 2017

On February 7, I stood up in front of the whole SEM community and presented what it is like to be this 18-year-old girl. It's something I never...

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SEM news written by students for students, faculty, parents & alumnae
SEM news written by students for students, faculty, parents & alumnae