The SEM Weekly

Summer at SEM 2017 – Fun Awaits

SAS 2017 Week 4 enjoy the outdoors.

Tessa Pszonak '17, Contributor

January 30, 2017

As the school year turns to mid-winter, preparations for Summer at SEM (SAS) begin. At SEM's daycamp for girls entering grades 5 to 8,  campers go out and explore the city they live in, make crafts and experiments, play sports and games and learn in a fun atmosphere. The 2017 program runs from June 2...

Michael E. Maxwell Esq. Will Be Next SEM Board Chair

Michael E. Maxwell Esq. Will Be Next SEM Board Chair

Betsy Bloom '08, Advancement & Communications Associate

January 29, 2017

Term of Current Chair Margaret Brown '72 Expires on June 30, 2017 SEM is pleased to announce the election of our next chair of the board of trustees. Michael Maxwell, Esq. officially assumes the role on July 1, 2017, for a three-year term when the term of current chair, Margaret Brown '72, expires. ...

Women’s March in Buffalo

Women's March in Buffalo

Abby Collins '18, Contributor

January 29, 2017

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

Students gathered in the chapel to watch Donald Trump take the presidential oath.

Abby Collins, Contributor

January 23, 2017

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

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

Free College!

Emily Marie Jimenez, Contributor

January 16, 2017

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

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.

Difficult Dialogue: SEM Students Dive into Diversity

Difficult Dialogue: SEM Students Dive into Diversity

Morgan Baker, Contributor

January 16, 2017

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....

1st Alumnae vs. Varsity Squash Match

1st Alumnae vs. Varsity Squash Match

Isabelle Schlehr '17, Sports Editor

January 16, 2017

Wednesday, December 21, the Varsity Squash team welcomed back previous team members including Betsy Bloom '08, a member the first squash team at Buffalo Seminary and new assistant coach for the current varsity team. Every year during Christmas break practices, Coach Phil Barth tells "The Long Christmas Dinner Story." ...

2015-16 SEM Report on Giving Released

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

January 4, 2017

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

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!

SEM students surrounded by all the cans donated by the students and faculty.

Tessa Pszonak, Contributor

December 16, 2016

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...

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