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Carolers in the Community

Carolers in the Community

Morgan Baker, Contributor

December 11, 2016

Who doesn't love a good holiday tune? The Semachords have been hard at work since the beginning of the holiday season. This fall, they welcomed four new singers: Journey Hairston '20, Rachel McDonnell '20, Jade Johnson '17, and Lysette Vazquez '17. Wondering what they've been up to? Check out the photos...

How the Class of 2017 Really Feels about the College Process

How the Class of 2017 Really Feels about the College Process

Jesse Sloier, Student Writer and Editor

November 29, 2016

Buffalo Seminary seniors have been in a state of stress since the day the Common Application was released. Although many had been visiting colleges, drafting essays and requesting recommendations prior to August 1, the date signaled the official beginning of the college process. For 1/3 of the senior cla...

Three Fundamental Human Relationships

Mikang Kim, Contributor

November 27, 2016

Human relationships matter a lot in one's life. Until now, human relationships affected your life and it will change your life. It is roughly divided into three types; family relationship, friendship, and love. How would each relationships have effects on one's life? "At the end of the day, what I...

The Ways of Thanksgiving

Anya Roy, Contributor

November 20, 2016

As family and friends gather for the long Thanksgiving weekend, there were many different kinds of traditions our SEM community participates in - from the average family dinner, to traveling and countless numbers of different activities. Though Thanksgiving may not be your favorite holiday, for o...

SEM Girls are Taught to Be Leaders – Not Followers

SEM Girls are Taught to Be Leaders – Not Followers

LucyMarie Gaulin, Student Writer/Editor

November 20, 2016

A class that teaches self-defense, personal finances, healthy eating, meditation, healthy/unhealthy relationships, among many other topics -  its seems that it would be hard to incorporate this many topics in to one class. However, SEM is lucky to have a 4-year-long Health and Leadership Program. The...

From Lawyer to Inspired CEO

From Lawyer to Inspired CEO

Elisa Yi, Contributor

November 13, 2016

Could you imagine switching career paths overnight? Would you be able to leave your current occupation that you studied and worked extremely hard for to pursue a different dream? Rachel E. Jackson '87, accomplished this feat; she changed career paths almost overnight. Ms. Jackson was a successful lawyer...

Teacher Profile: Eric Froebel

Teacher Profile: Eric Froebel

Sara Caywood, Student Life Reporter/ Editor

November 6, 2016

We see him as the first person in the technology office when our Lenovo Thinkpads malfunction. We chant "Froebel! Froebel! Froebel!" when a morning meeting presentation needs technology CPR. He's Eric Froebel: Help Desk Technician. But, he is also, Eric Froebel: "Traditional Millennial." "It's...

Locked In!

Locked In!

LucyMarie Gaulin, Student Writer/Editor

November 6, 2016

"Gunman Massacres 20 children at School," a New York Times headline read on December 14th, 2012. The Sandy Hook shooting would become a tragedy that would mark an important part in America's history and arguably an event that made schools all over the world realize the importance of having a set plan...

Cell Phones: Community Disruptor or Gauge of Personal Responsibility?

Cell Phones: Community Disruptor or Gauge of Personal Responsibility?

Aerin Wagner, Writer/Editor

October 30, 2016

October 14, 2016, it was announced at morning meeting that cell phones would now only be allowed during the lunch period. The enforced rule will now have consequences of pink and red slips for students who are caught using their cell phones outside of lunch and may also result in their phones being taken...

Hornet/Jacket Through The Years

Hornet/Jacket Through The Years

Sara Caywood, Writer

October 30, 2016

Combine the intensity of the New York Yankees - Boston Red Sox rivalry with the mystifying competition of the houses in Harry Potter. Add the hometown pride of representing the Buffalo Bills or Buffalo Sabres in a home game. Mix in some of those high school spirit memories, toss in a few embarrassing...

Stay Home or Go Explore ?

Becca Thomas, Student Writer and Editor

October 30, 2016

“Should we stay or should we go?” This is the question on a lot of teachers’ minds when it comes to opportunities to connect with the Buffalo community. Is staying inside the walls of SEM always better than adventuring out, or vice versa, or is it a matter of opinion? Does it depend more on th...

So You Want to be a Sports Reporter?

So You Want to be a Sports Reporter?

Jenna Al-Naji, Student Writer/Editor

October 30, 2016

Marissa also believes that SEM prepared her for the challenging part of being a woman sports reporter.

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