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Scientists for Life Caught in an Earthquake

Scientists for Life Caught in an Earthquake

Jenna Al-Naji and Aerin Wagner

October 23, 2016


Filed under News

Mrs. Wienckowski’s Scientists for Life class visited the University at Buffalo’s Earthquake Simulation Lab on Thursday, October 20, 2016. The trip began with a presentation by Dr. Pinar Okumus to discuss the different types of natural disasters, which is currently the main focus of the...

Parent-Teacher Conferences Nov. 2

October 23, 2016


Filed under News, School Administration

Parent-teacher conferences are November 2. Parents, follow the link to register for appointments. Sign-up genius forms for parent conferences will close at 10:30 AM on Tuesday Nov. 1, but if parents still need to sign-up or change conferences after that time please email or call Dr. S at 885-6780 x210.  ...

IT’S SPIRIT WEEK

IT’S SPIRIT WEEK

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

October 23, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Hornet/Jacket Board Chair Grace Gallagher had this Spirit Week's theme, salad dressing, planned since the summer. "I wanted to do something that would be well liked throughout the students, and something that was different - that we haven't done in the past," she said. The next SEM Spirit Week is ...

Cell Phone Usage is Off the Hook

Natalie Stothart, Assistant Head of School - Community Life

October 14, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion, School Administration

Cell phones connect us to people from all over the world, but they disconnect us from the people sitting right next to us.

Why SEM Needs Blue Stockings

Why SEM Needs Blue Stockings

Jesse Sloier, Student Writer and Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under A&E, Features, News, Opinion

...our particular area of Elmwood was once called the "blue stocking district."

Inducting the Future With Love From the Past

Inducting the Future With Love From the Past

Leah Kramer, Writer/Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under News

Mrs. Marlette is an official SEM girl now.

Cracking Awareness of Human Trafficking

Cracking Awareness of Human Trafficking

Aerin Wagner, Writer/Editor

October 9, 2016


Filed under A&E, News

Tammy Wetzel's art and activism class took part in the national Red Sand Project on October 6.  The project was started by Molly Gochman to raise awareness about human trafficking around the world.  According to Gochman’s website there are currently 36 million people enslaved. Ms. Wetzel received...

SEM Scientists in the City

SEM Scientists in the City

Becca Thomas, Student Writer and Editor

October 2, 2016


Filed under News

Friday, September 23, four SEM students and an enthusiastic teacher headed down to the downtown Buffalo and Erie Public Library for an amazing opportunity. Science journalist, lab experiment participant and author Dava Sobel visited the upstairs Milestones of Science exhibit to give a speech and t...

Fall Production is Blue Stockings!

Becca Thomas, Student Writer and Editor

October 2, 2016


Filed under A&E, News

Watch here as Ms. Drozd announces Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale as the theatre fall production to a very enthusiastic crowd! Auditions and crew interviews will be held this upcoming week and we hope to see everyone at (or in!) every performance November 17, 18, and 19 in the PAC! (Start vid...

SEM Students Go to Court

SEM Students Go to Court

Sara Caywood, Studnet Life Reporter/ Editor

September 25, 2016


Filed under Features, News

Friday, September 16, the students in Mr. Hopkins' South Africa History class got on the red SEM bus bound for the Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse in Niagara Square. For the last four years SEM has been invited to mark Constitution Day at the annual James Otis Lecture presented by the Buff...

Hornet/Jacket Day Essentials

Aerin Wagner

September 25, 2016


Filed under A&E, Features, News, Student Life

Hornet/Jacket Day fast approaches us once again on Friday, September 23, and with that comes both excitement and stress. The seniors prepare to say goodbye to their last day of welcoming new members to their team, and the freshmen anxiously wait to find out which team they are on.  This is the day ...

SEM?Quest is Nov. 4

SEM?Quest is Nov. 4

Melanie Jaskolka, Contributor

September 25, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Parent Association News

The only parent fundraiser of the year - there is no gala

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