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Women’s March in Buffalo

Women’s March in Buffalo

Abby Collins '18, Contributor
January 29, 2017
Filed under News, Student Life

January 21, 2017 was a historical day.  It marked the first full day of Donald J. Trump's presidency which is a story in itself, but it also was the epic Women's March. In Washington, D.C. the Woman's March had the largest turnouts in the nation. There were three times the attendees in  D.C. compared...

Inauguration Day at SEM

Inauguration Day at SEM

Abby Collins, Contributor
January 23, 2017
Filed under News

Since January 20, 2009, Barack Obama has held the role of America's leader as the 44th president, making historical changes in eight year term.  That all changed on January 20, 2017, when he handed over the massive responsibility of presidency to Donald J. Trump. A tremendous amount of controversy ...

The New Dress Code

January 23, 2017
Filed under School Administration

The updated dress code. Students, faculty and administration contributed to the document. ...

Free College!

Emily Marie Jimenez, Contributor
January 16, 2017
Filed under News

Monday, January 9, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a State of the State Address in Buffalo at the University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts. In the hour before the event started, students to politicians entered the building and were given their guest pass. Promptly, guides showed peopl...

2017 Letter from Head of School

January 16, 2017
Filed under News, Opinion

The SEM community, built upon trust and respect, demands more of us. We need to push this concept beyond an individual pursuit of finding self.

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Difficult Dialogue: SEM Students Dive into Diversity

Difficult Dialogue: SEM Students Dive into Diversity

Morgan Baker, Contributor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Diversity and Inclusion, News, Student Life

The evening of Thursday, January 12, high school students from private schools across Western New York gathered in the Nichols School Flickinger Performing Arts Center for the opening of the third annual Nichols School Inclusivity Conference sponsored by Education Collaborative of Western New York....

2015-16 SEM Report on Giving Released

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under News, School Administration

The 2015-2016 Buffalo Seminary Report on Giving is now available in its new downloadable format. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information in this Report on Giving is accurate. We apologize in advance if errors in spelling or honorific or any omissions have occurred. Please email ...

Before The Year Rings Out

December 19, 2016
Filed under News

Many people choose to make giving back part of their holiday and year-end traditions. Please make giving back to SEM part of your tradition. When you give to SEM's Annual Fund, you're making an investment for this year, and for the years to come. Thank you for investing in future generations of remarkable...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Giving Weeks!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Giving Weeks!

Tessa Pszonak, Contributor
December 16, 2016
Filed under News

To kick off the holiday season, SEM celebrated its annual Giving Weeks which began on Giving Tuesday, November 29 and ended Friday, December 9, 2016. This is a special time during the hectic holiday season when the SEM community focuses on a number of non- profit organizations to gather donations on behalf of. Generally, SEM is out there to hel...

Winter Gala 2016

Winter Gala 2016

Emily Marie Jimenez, A&E Contributor
December 15, 2016
Filed under News

It was about 9:00 pm on Saturday, December 10 at Buffalo Seminary. Students and their dates slid and danced around to the beat of “Cheap Thrills” by Sia. Chaperoning faculty, including Mr. and Mrs. Silverstein, were off to the side at the entrance of the Chapel watching the sight of teenage...

What to Wear?

What to Wear?

Aerin Wagner, Contributor
December 12, 2016
Filed under News

On December 7, the SGA gathered together to listen to the new proposal that has already been approved by Mrs. Marlette. The students were satisfied by the clarification and changes, especially the rule on leggings and outerwear. All students will hear the same proposal in a morning meeting presentation after winter break, when the new dress code will be enforced.

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SEM Students Face Life After Death

SEM Students Face Life After Death

Lauren Pollina, Student Writer for Health and Community Service
December 12, 2016
Filed under News

Buffalo Seminary’s Donate Life Team hopped onto the red SEM bus after school on Wednesday, November 30 and over to the unyts headquarters located on Broadway in the city of Buffalo. Students quickly rushed out of the bus and into the headquarters to begin their tour of the labs and services that unyts...

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