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  • Hawk Walk Was a Glorious Fall Day
    Student Life

    Hawk Walk Was a Glorious Fall Day

    October 23, 2017

  • Class Trips 101
    Features

    Class Trips 101

    Grace Heidinger, Contributor

    October 16, 2017

    Columbus Day Weekend means time for class trips. Each class, along with teachers, adventured somewhere different. "Overall, class trips give your class a place to gather outside of school. It allows people to see others in a different light," said Bridget Ewing '18. The Buffalo River was fi...

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  • Mrs. Leous to the Rescue
    Features

    Mrs. Leous to the Rescue

    Elisa Yi, Associate Editor

    October 10, 2017

    Last Thursday was not the first time the SEM community bid farewell to teacher Glenna Leous. Although some students may not be familiar with one of SEM's most prominent previous faculty members of recent years, most of the upperclassmen's freshmen year memories feature Mrs. Leous. She is remember...

2 Weeks Until the Monsignor Martin Cross Country Championship

2 Weeks Until the Monsignor Martin Cross Country Championship

Steve Mikos, Cross Country Coach

October 23, 2017No Comments

October 20, 2017 Another outstanding effort by our SEM XC team at Evangola State Park on a beautiful evening backed by the setting sun. Competing against some of the best large and small high schools in the area, every ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Oct. 16            Shelby Kmidowski ’18

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Oct. 16 Shelby Kmidowski ’18

October 19, 2017

Senior golfer, Shelby Kmidowski has displayed a strong work ethic and dedication to the SEM golf team over the last 4 years. This season she compete...

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Next PA Meeting Oct. 10

October 2, 2017No Comments

The next Parent Association meeting will be Oct. 10 at 6 PM in the Colby Room. All are invited to attend. The agenda includes the new tuition statements and how to read them.

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All-School Picnic Sept. 9, 2017

Opening Day Address by SGA President

Opening Day Address by SGA President

Maddy Cherr '18, School Government President

September 11, 20171 Comment

Good morning, and welcome to the first day of a new school year. For those who don’t know me, my name is Maddy Cherr, and I’m your School Government Association presiden...

Donate Life Team Urges a Conversation About Organ Donation

Dear Parents, Throughout this week your daughter has been listening to speakers and students about the positive impacts of organ donation....

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Evening Open House Oct. 26

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Hawk Walk Was a Glorious Fall Day

Hawk Walk Was a Glorious Fall Day

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at SEM

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at SEM

Cancer. For most of the population that can be a terrifying and devastating word. Even more terrifying than the word, ...

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Staff Profile

Julianna Scaccia ’18
Julianna Scaccia '18

Contributor

I am a senior at Buffalo Seminary and I have a passion for Italian food....

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Elisa Yi ’18
Elisa Yi

Assistant Editor

Associate Editor of the SEM Weekly, senior and enthusiast of music, diversity and equality.

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Chelsea Anderson ’18
Chelsea Anderson '18

Contributor

  Hi! I'm Chelsea Anderson a senior at Buffalo Seminary. I like to think of myself as very ambitious, but humble simultaneously. Some of my favorite things include clothes, hair/make-up and mus...

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Hugh Hefner, Sexist or Liberator?

Hugh Hefner, Sexist or Liberator?

Julianna Scaccia
October 23, 2017

The iconic Playboy legend Hugh Hefner passed away at the age of 91 on September 27, 2017 inside the famous Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills, California. According Business Insider, his death certificate said Mr. Hefner died due to cardiac arrest and respiratory failure. Mr. Hefner's legacy is confusing and controversial. Mr. Hefner's funeral took place on on September 30, 2017. Hefner buried n...

Class Trips 101

Class Trips 101

Grace Heidinger, Contributor
October 16, 2017

Columbus Day Weekend means time for class trips. Each class, along with teachers, adventured somewhere different. "Overall, class trips give your class a place to gather outside of school. It allows people to see others in a different light," said Bridget Ewing '18. The Buffalo River was filled with 44 freshmen as they canoed their way down the river for their first ever SEM class trip. They left SEM on the dreary morning of October 5, not quite sure what ...

Mrs. Leous to the Rescue

Mrs. Leous to the Rescue

Elisa Yi, Associate Editor
October 10, 2017

Last Thursday was not the first time the SEM community bid farewell to teacher Glenna Leous. Although some students may not be familiar with one of SEM's most prominent previous faculty members of recent years, most of the upperclassmen's freshmen year memories feature Mrs. Leous. She is remembered as a physics teacher, the swim coach, and the freshmen class dean, but her comeback was as a chemi...

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Heather McCarthy Visits Scientist for Life
Scientist 4 Life

Heather McCarthy Visits Scientist for Life

Yasmeen Collins, Contributor
October 10, 2017

Heather McCarthy, a metamorphic petrographer, joined the Scientist for Life class to convey her experiences as a woman in science. Popular statistics such as the wage gap make it almost impossible to deny the sexism that occurs in the workplace. However, it becomes all the more real when a woman with a high position shares her personal experiences being brought down by men who would otherwise treat...

Scientists 4 Life Catches the Milestones of Science Exhibit
Scientist 4 Life

Scientists 4 Life Catches the Milestones of Science Exhibit

Grace Heidinger, Contributor
October 2, 2017

The Scientist 4 Life class and teacher Sarah Wright headed to the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library on Monday September 25. The class visited to experience the Milestones of Science Exhibit, which is due to close by the end of this week. The field trip started off with a general tour of the library; students were given a glimpse of the different sections of the library, from the Mark Twa...

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