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Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning November 21

Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning November 21

Melanie Jaskolka, Advancement Associate
August 16, 2017
Filed under Advancement News, School Administration

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 granddaughters to Morning Meeting in the Chapel, are treated to student performa...

Lauren Pollina ’17 Wins Writing Prize at Duquesne U.

Lauren Pollina ’17 Wins Writing Prize at Duquesne U.

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
August 12, 2017
Filed under Alumna, News

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."  This summer, Lauren spent the five weeks at Duquesne in classes from 9:15 am...

End of Year Honors & Awards

End of Year Honors & Awards

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
August 11, 2017
Filed under News

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 the National Honor Society inducted 20 juniors: Chels...

1st Parent Association Meeting: Sept. 16

August 11, 2017
Filed under Parent Association News, School Administration

Saturday, September 16, 2017 Parent Association Meeting All parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to join the PA and attend meetings. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Colby Room Key Speakers: Helen Marlette, Head of School Natalie Stothart, Assistant Head of School for Community ...

Change a Young Girl’s Life – Give to SEM

Change a Young Girl’s Life – Give to SEM

June 19, 2017
Filed under School Administration

You can put a girl in a SEM classroom who otherwise would not be able to attend. Your gift to SEM will have an immediate impact on a young girl's life and the woman she is meant to be.  Please remember to make an annual fund gift to SEM. If you have already, thank you! Click to Give Here or Venmo ...

Habitat for Humanity for Class of 2017 & Moms

May 30, 2017
Filed under News

Wednesday, May 31st, 8:45 am - 3 pm: Women Build Wednesday with Habitat for Humanity. We still need seniors and their moms to sign-up! Please email Mrs. Hopkins if you are interested: [email protected]..

SEM Shone at the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Event

SEM Shone at the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Event

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under News

  SEM girls gave of themselves to SEM (some of them for the last time) as performers, speakers, and ever gracious Red Key, when Olivia Haas, director of strategic communications and research at the National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) presented on April 27, 2017. Emily Marie, Sarah Hamdan, and Tracy Clark pe...

13 Reasons Why – Resources for Conversation about the Netflix Series

Natalie Stothart, Assistant Head of School for Community Life
May 1, 2017
Filed under School Administration

A controversial Netflix series,13 Reasons Why is prompting schools to warn parents about the risks of teen suicide. We know that many high school teens are watching this series and it's important to openly talk about it with your child. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers information online about risk factors, warning signs, and where to find resources for support and treatment. This past week, C...

Liz Lewin ’05 and Hannah Buehler ’08 Visit SEM

Liz Lewin ’05 and Hannah Buehler ’08 Visit SEM

Aerin Wagner, Contributor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, News

On Wednesday, April 19, two graduates, Liz Lewin ’05 and Hannah Buehler ’08, visited SEM to discuss their career paths in the field of journalism for the Adsit Lecture series, which brings successful alumni to speak at SEM. Liz reported and produced the Buffalo State College athletic t...

Newest Appointments to Buffalo Seminary Board of Trustees

Betsy Bloom '08, Advancement & Communications Associate
April 17, 2017
Filed under News, School Administration

Buffalo Seminary is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Katharine Bowen Smith ’92 and current SEM parent Mark Burlow to our board of trustees. Katharine Bowen Smith: After graduating from Buffalo Seminary in 1992, Kate attended Hamilton College before transferring to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, graduating with a BS in Politi...

Journalist Alumnae Will Give the Adsit Lecture

Betsy Bloom '08, Advancement & Communications Associate
April 17, 2017
Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, News

We are thrilled to welcome back SEM alums Liz Lewin '05 and Hannah Buehler '08 next Wednesday, April 19 to serve as our 2017 Adsit Lecturers. Liz and Hannah are both multi-media journalists at WKBW Channel 7 news and will speak to students in the chapel. The Adsit Lecture Series was establishe...

President of the Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY Visits

April 17, 2017
Filed under News

Monday April 10th, president of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York, Senor Casimiro Rodriguez, visited SEM Senora Slingerland's elective Hispanics in WNY to talk about his organization and the contributions of Hispanics to our community. Senor Rodriguez also brought an exhibition that showcas...

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