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SEM Hosts Jesuit College Excellence Tour

SEM Hosts Jesuit College Excellence Tour

Jocelyn Yang, Contributor

March 18, 2019

Current sophomores and juniors who have just begun the college process got the opportunity to face-to-face talk to admissions representatives from several Jesuit schools at the second annual Jesuit College Excellence Tour on the morning of Tuesday, March 12. There are 221 Catholic colleges and universities...

Actor, Director, Writer Addison Henderson Visits SEM

Actor, Director, Writer Addison Henderson Visits SEM

Jocelyn Yang, Contributor

March 11, 2019

Actor, director and writer Addison Henderson came to Buffalo Seminary to discuss his documentary film "The Forgotten City" on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 1. Students viewed his film in English and History faculty Carey Miller's room in the days preceding his visit. Mr. Henderson described the...

SEM Marks Black History Month

Jocelyn Yang, Contributor

March 11, 2019

Celebrating Black History Month at SEM allows us to pause, remember and reflect. We engaged with black history on a daily basis while looking forward to the future with the hope of unity and harmony among people of all races. Friday, February 9 - Opening Day Introduce the history of Black Histor...

On the Eve of our Midterm Election

On the Eve of our Midterm Election

Helen L. Marlette, Head of School

November 6, 2018

November 5, 2018 On the eve of our midterm elections and in the aftermath of too many alarming acts of violence, I write to encourage the entire SEM community to resist the temptation to lose hope or become indifferent.  Tomorrow, those of us old enough can vote. Our individual act of voting r...

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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...

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