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Naima Pearce ’05, SEM Commencement Speaker is a Producer for Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd

Naima Pearce ’05, SEM Commencement Speaker is a Producer for Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Naima Pearce '05 will give the keynote address at SEM's 167th commencement on June 12. Naima is a producer for Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd. After graduating from Buffalo Seminary, she received an English degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Communication degree from the Annenberg Scho...

Artie Award Nominations for SEM’s Theater Director

Artie Award Nominations for SEM’s Theater Director

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under A&E, Faculty

May 21, 2018 The Artie Award nominations for Buffalo theater were announced today. SEM theatre instructor and director Susan Drozd has been nominated for a number of awards personally on a number of plays. She has also been nominated for her work with her sister Kari Drozd and with Brian Cavanag...

SEM Goes the Mini Maker Faire

SEM Goes the Mini Maker Faire

Beth Adamczyk, Director of Technology

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

SEM freshmen presented 16 projects at the Buffalo Mini Maker Faire on Saturday at Park School. This year, we had six Coding, four Engineering, and six Maker entries. As well as appearing at the Faire, students had to narrate videos about their projects. It's an exhibition for the public but it's also a competition for the fre...

SEM Goes to the Mini Maker Faire on May 12

SEM Goes to the Mini Maker Faire on May 12

May 7, 2018


Filed under News

  The Buffalo Mini Maker Faire is at the Park School on May 12. Close to 20 SEM freshmen are scheduled to show their projects which range from coding and 3-D design to engineering. ...

404: New Staff Found in the Technology Office

404: New Staff Found in the Technology Office

Tess Rine, Contributor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Faculty, Features

When Daniel Tomaka graduated from Canisius College with a degree in economics and finance he certainly did not imagine himself the man who would save SEM students from the never-ending computer problems they face. Yet, here we are, relying on SEM's newest hire to keep everything running smoothly. ...

Community Service is Spring-ing into Action!

Katie Gibbons, Contributor

April 9, 2018


Filed under News

After a relaxing spring break, SEM's Community Service Board decided to hit the ground running with a month chock full of opportunities for students! Students can learn more about any of the following events by speaking with their grade's community service representatives or by consulting the community...

Students Prepare for National School Walkout

Tess Rine, Contributor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News

In the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school students all across gun-lovin' America navigate how to constructively deal with yet another trama. The Stoneman Douglas High School students are not allowing themselves to become another school on the long list of mass sho...

Dr. Goetz, Scientist by Day & Cubmaster by Evenings. And Weekends.

March 5, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News

Dr. Jennifer Goetz-Bixby is our math and science teacher by day, but on evenings and weekends, she is Cubmaster of Pack 5. As Cub Master, Dr. Goetz is featured in a video advertisement for the Boy Scouts' Greater Niagara Frontier Council fundraiser, Fire & Ice, on March 22.  In the video she sa...

Senior Capstone Presentations March 1 & 2

February 26, 2018


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Family, friends and alumnae are invited when seniors: Chelsea Anderson Jin (Christina) Cai Priya Bommaraju Allana DePaz Cara DeRose Kai Ellis Nia Ellis Sarah Hamdan Grace Heidinger Charlotte Long Jiani Lu Shangqi (Sary) Lyu Ella Tolomeo Madison Rich Tess R...

Parents Raise Annual Fund Contribution Through Tops Markets

Parents Raise Annual Fund Contribution Through Tops Markets

February 26, 2018


Filed under Advancement News, News

Because of By registering with Tops in Education, SEM friends and families raised $139.75 for the SEM annual fund from the grocery chain. Thank you!...

Dress Requirements for Class Day & Graduation 2018

February 22, 2018


Filed under News

The 2018 Class Day and Graduation dress requirements are now available. Please note that any students not appropriately dressed will not be allowed to participate. If confused, students may contact Mrs. Molly Greene '98 who will vet attire.        ...

SEM’s Science Olympians

SEM’s Science Olympians

Katie Gibbons, Contributor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News

SEM's science olympians- a team of 13 - competed in the New York State Division C: Lake Erie Niagara Regional Science Olympiad Competition on Saturday, February 10, at Buffalo State College. This year the team was co-coached by Ms. Samantha Basile and Dr. Sara Montgomery.  There were 38 teams and SEM placed 20th overall...

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