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1st Parent Association Meeting: Sept. 16

August 11, 2017

Filed under Parent Association News, School Administration

Saturday, September 16, 2017 Parent Association Meeting All parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to join the PA and attend meetings. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Colby Room Key Speakers: Helen Marlette, Head of...

13 Reasons Why – Resources for Conversation about the Netflix Series

Natalie Stothart, Assistant Head of School for Community Life

May 1, 2017

Filed under School Administration

A controversial Netflix series,13 Reasons Why is prompting schools to warn parents about the risks of teen suicide. We know that many high school teens are watching this series and it's important to openly talk about it with your child. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers information online about risk factors, warning signs, and where to find resources for support and treatment. This past week, C...

Newest Appointments to Buffalo Seminary Board of Trustees

Betsy Bloom '08, Advancement & Communications Associate

April 17, 2017

Filed under News, School Administration

Buffalo Seminary is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Katharine Bowen Smith ’92 and current SEM parent Mark Burlow to our board of trustees. Katharine Bowen Smith: After graduating from Buffalo Seminary in 1992, Kate att...

The New Dress Code

January 23, 2017

Filed under School Administration

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

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 erro...

SEM?Quest Wrap-Up

Melanie Jaskolka, Advancement Correspondent

November 13, 2016

Filed under School Administration

SEM?Quest 2016, held on Friday, November 4, was a smashing success. 150 parents, trustees, faculty, and staff gathered at SEM for a night of games and fun. Hornets and Jackets tested their Buffalo history knowledge with Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins as the dynamic ...

Meeting the Skills Gap Crisis

October 30, 2016

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The Skills Gap Crisis from High School to College Event Report The High School to College Committee of the Western New York Library Resources Council invited SEM librarian Beth Lewitzky and Jamie Smith of ECC to describe ...

Junior Capstone Night Nov. 9

October 30, 2016

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Junior Capstone Course Night at SEM, Wednesday, November 9, 7-8 PM 2016 for Parents of the Class of 2018 Please join the Capstone Teaching Team for an informative evening about your daughter’s Capstone experience. Come...

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