The SEM Weekly

Faculty News for 2018

Faculty News for 2018

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under News, School Administration, Scientist 4 Life

It is with pride that we announce that Sarah Wright, SEM's first academic fellow, this January has moved on to a full time teaching position at the Enterprise Charter School in downtown Buffalo. Happily, Sarah, her husband and pooch remain at the Niscah student residence where she continues ...

SEMinaria DEADLINES

January 2, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The DEADLINE to submit your Senior Page is January 12, 2018 at 3:30 pm. Would you like to purchase a Senior Page, Namestamp, Line, or be a Patron? To purchase a Senior Page: Upload your own ad Upload your photos and allow the layout staff to design your ad They can only be submitted elec...

Snowball: Did the Playlist Ice it?

Snowball: Did the Playlist Ice it?

Tess Rine, Contributor

December 12, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Snowball, formerly known as date dance, took place in Buffalo Seminary's chapel on Saturday, December 2, from 7 to 10 pm.  Since then it has been the talk of the school. While many students raved about the experience, others said the night was a disappointment - all because of the playlist. A...

Holiday Bazaar is Dec. 9

Holiday Bazaar is Dec. 9

Julianna Scaccia '18, Contributor

November 27, 2017


Filed under News

Holiday Bazaar is approaching! Join us for a good time with SEM students, parents faculty and staff for specialty foods and spices, artwork, jewelry, accessories, books, candles, gift basket raffle. The Bazaar will take place on Saturday, December 9, from 10 am to 2 pm at SEM: 205 Bidwell Parkway, B...

Fresh Greens

Fresh Greens

Julianna Scaccia, Contributor

November 27, 2017


Filed under News

What started with just a couple of students from the athletic board who decorated the school overnight and surprised the students before winter break evolved to what we know now as Hanging of the Greens. It's been a tradition at SEM since 1987, according to former history faculty Harry Schooley. This...

The College Process for the Class of 2018

The College Process for the Class of 2018

Grace Heidinger, Contributor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

With college deadlines approaching and some already passed, the Class of 2018 (which consists of 59 seniors) contains many mixed feelings -  from stressed to overwhelmed to excited. Every student is at a different spot in the college process, some have already applied while some still have to finish,...

Cum Laude Society Inducts Six Seniors

Cum Laude Society Inducts Six Seniors

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, Showcase

The Buffalo Seminary chapter of the Cum Laude Society inducted six seniors at morning meeting this morning: Madeleine Cherr, Zhiting Dong, Zoe Galarneau, Katie Gibbons, Margaret McHale and Elisa Yi. Melanie Franco Nussdorf '67, a senior partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, DC, and...

SEMQuest

SEMQuest

Melanie Jaskolka, Annual Fund Director

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

SEM?Quest 2017 was a smashing success. Friday, November 3, 120 current and former parents, alums, trustees, and faculty and staff gathered together for a night of games and fun, all in support of SEM.  In all, the night raised about $30,000 for SEM's Annual Fund. This year's SEM?Quest featured...

Biggest Ever Grave Rave!

Biggest Ever Grave Rave!

October 30, 2017


Filed under News

Over 100 middle school girls and boys found their Halloween spirit at SEM's annual Grave Rave. The most represented middle schools were: St. Marks, City Honors, Tapestry, Casey Middle and Elmwood Franklin. The first Grave Rave was held by the Class of 2013 to help fund prom - there have been five...

Want to be a Hero at SEM? Try Donating Blood!

Want to be a Hero at SEM? Try Donating Blood!

Sarah Wright, Teacher

October 16, 2017


Filed under Faculty, News

While some people don capes and masks to become heroes, the SEM Community has a different definition of hero. At Buffalo Seminary, students can be someone's hero and support their local community by giving the gift of life through blood donation. Join SEM's Donate Life Club on Friday, October 27th...

SEM Collecting Now for Puerto Rico

SEM Collecting Now for Puerto Rico

Grace Heidinger, Contributor

October 2, 2017


Filed under News

It was only a few weeks ago when Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on Sept. 20 and destroyed neighborhoods, homes, and families. People who were affected by the hurricane are left with very little resources and are in need of any help they can get. That is where the SEM community will come into play. ...

Leah Kramer ’17 Writes for the U of Wisconsin’s Daily Cardinal

September 29, 2017


Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News

SEM Weekly's own Leah Kramer '17 has been published in the University of Wisconsin's Daily Cardinal. Ms. Kramer has not shied from the controversial, taking on a story about Wisconsin legislators' social media criticism of the Green Bay Packers professional football team taking a knee. "Inviting lede and kicks with a quote....

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