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SEMinaria DEADLINES

January 2, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The DEADLINE to submit your Senior Page is January 12, 2018 at 3:30 pm. Would you like to purchase a Senior Page, Namestamp, Line, or be a Patron? To purchase a Senior Page: Upload your own ad Upload your photos and allow the layout staff to design your ad They can only be submitted elec...

How Bazaar!

How Bazaar!

Tess Rine, Contributor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life

December 9, 2017 SEM's Holiday Bazaar took place. Bazaar, an annual festivity, allows both local and SEM student vendors to sell small items that are perfect for seasonal gifts. Bazaar supports local artisans and SEM clubs - it is the only official time a year that clubs can fundraise. Baza...

Snowball: Did the Playlist Ice it?

Snowball: Did the Playlist Ice it?

Tess Rine, Contributor

December 12, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Snowball, formerly known as date dance, took place in Buffalo Seminary's chapel on Saturday, December 2, from 7 to 10 pm.  Since then it has been the talk of the school. While many students raved about the experience, others said the night was a disappointment - all because of the playlist. A...

The College Process for the Class of 2018

The College Process for the Class of 2018

Grace Heidinger, Contributor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

With college deadlines approaching and some already passed, the Class of 2018 (which consists of 59 seniors) contains many mixed feelings -  from stressed to overwhelmed to excited. Every student is at a different spot in the college process, some have already applied while some still have to finish,...

SEM’s Model UN Club Victory at Canisius College

SEM’s Model UN Club Victory at Canisius College

Molly Doyle, Contributor

November 19, 2017


Filed under Student Life

November 2, 2017 Buffalo Seminary's Model United Nations club traveled to Canisius College to compete in its 39th Annual Model UN conference, for the first time. SEM competed against about 20 other Western New York high schools and won prizes in two categories.  Club president Julia Beck '20 said "It...

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at SEM

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at SEM

Chelsea Anderson, Contributor

October 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Cancer. For most of the population that can be a terrifying and devastating word. Even more terrifying than the word, is its effect on people. How can a six-letter, two-syllable word change millions of lives forever? October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a campaign which serves as a...

Miller-Maines Madness

Miller-Maines Madness

Chelsea Anderson, Contributor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The 2017-2018 school year at Buffalo Seminary commenced with a historic bang. Three generations of the Miller/Maines women simultaneously occupy important spaces within the SEM community! Mrs. Nancy Miller, Ms. Carey Miller—daughter of Nancy, and Eva and Auguste Maines (twin daughters of Carey) literally capture the meaning of family at SEM. Mrs. Miller, who works as the Institution's Gifts Record and Da...

Hawk Walk is Oct. 21

Hawk Walk is Oct. 21

Julianna Scaccia, Contributor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

SEM's annual Hawk Walk is on its way! This year on Saturday, October 21. "It's nice to see our community come together to raise money," said Aileen Cotter '18 about previous Hawk Walks. Student body government president Maddy Cherr '18 and senior Rose McDonnell are in charge of the walk this year with...

Lots of Fun at the Freshman BBQ

Lots of Fun at the Freshman BBQ

Priya Bommaraju, Contributor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Monday, August 7, Red Key students, faculty members, and fall sports coaches welcomed the Class of 2021 and their families at the annual Freshman BBQ at SEM. In prior years the event has been held at Larkin Field, but threatening rain moved the gathering to the school building. Red Key and facult...

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. ...

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