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Write for the Buffalo News

June 19, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Interested in a journalism career? Want to be published? You can be a correspondent for NeXt, the weekly The Buffalo News section written for students, by students. Students who are selected to be correspondents work with a professional editor to conceptualize, develop, report and write stories ...

As American as… SMORES

As American as… SMORES

May 23, 2017
Filed under Residential Life, Student Life

Saturday night Smores party in the Magavern-Sutton Courtyard with Ms. Stothart. A campfire tradition creates new followers. ...

SEM Set to Compete at the Buffalo Science Museum Maker Faire

SEM Set to Compete at the Buffalo Science Museum Maker Faire

May 15, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Saturday, May 20 SEM students will have their chance to show their projects to the world and be judged among peers at the annual Maker Faire. Emma Hammel, Maggie McCullogh, Jacqueline Stephenson, Alexandra Galbraith, Sarah Hamdan, Alicia Land and Claire Vlachos will compete in  engineering, Make It, a...

SEM Students Use Their Spanish Language Skills in Mexico

SEM Students Use Their Spanish Language Skills in Mexico

Madelynn Leary, Contributor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

Saturday March 18, 2017 seven SEM students had the opportunity to travel to Cholula, Puebla, Mexico organized and led by SEM Spanish teachers Paula Acosta and Gabriela Lyons, on an eleven-day cultural immersion and community service program held by Enlaces Comunitarios Internacionales, A.C. This organization ...

Ping Pong and Chess Updates

Ping Pong and Chess Updates

Aerin Wagner, Contributor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Student Life

SEM’s Ping Pong club began for this year by Betty Kwon ‘18, and they have been actively competing in different tournaments.  The club was very popular throughout the school, and had thirty members sign up, in addition to the President and Vice President. On March 18, they went to the MatchPoint TTC Spring ...

Junior Trip to Montreal

Junior Trip to Montreal

Maggie McHale, Contributor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Student Life

April 6, seven SEM junior French students, along with Mme. Fisher and Ms. Lyons, piled into the red bus to brace the lengthy (to say the least) ride to Montreal. After about seven hours, skyscrapers began to appear on the horizon past the highway, and everyone eagerly checked their Snapchat to see t...

What It’s Really Like to Apply to Art School

What It’s Really Like to Apply to Art School

Aerin Wagner, Contributor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

It is no easier applying to art school than it is a regular college, considering the extra supplementals, even though there is a longer timeline. The college application is difficult and stressful but applications to art school ask for even more supplementals.  Most schools require the student to...

SEM at the Shoreline Sweep

SEM at the Shoreline Sweep

April 24, 2017
Filed under Student Life

The banks of the Buffalo River, Saturday, April 22, 2017 ...

Anna Brach ’19 National Rocketry Finalist

Anna Brach ’19 National Rocketry Finalist

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Congratulations to sophomore Anna Brach's co-ed rocketry club from East Aurora which has qualified for the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC), the world’s largest student rocket contest. Anna's team is made up of 10 students from area schools: Buffalo Seminary, Canisius High School, Holland...

Senior Enya Cirillo Wins a National Geographic Scholarship

Senior Enya Cirillo Wins a National Geographic Scholarship

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Enya Cirillo's brand new passport will get its first stamps this summer when she travels to France and Switzerland on a highly sought-after National Geographic photography student expedition scholarship. Enya will have two-and-a-half weeks to soak-up Europe and learn from a professional photographer befo...

My Two Steps For Your One

My Two Steps For Your One

Tessa Pszonak, Contributor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Diversity and Inclusion, Opinion

Hugging is also hard to do as a little person.

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Rallying at the JCC

Rallying at the JCC

March 6, 2017
Filed under Diversity and Inclusion

  To read the Buffalo News coverage of the solidarity event  at the JCC on Sunday, March 5, click here....

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