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Living in Four Different Places in Four Years

Living in Four Different Places in Four Years

Chris Wu, Residential Life Correspondent

September 25, 2016


Filed under Student Life

It is my fourth year in Buffalo and I live in the dorm called Niscah House at SEM. The dorm is my fourth home. Yes, I lived in four different places in four years. For those who do not know, my previous school, Immaculata Academy (IA) shut its doors. I transferred to Buffalo Seminary as a senior. It...

SEM in the (White) House

Sara Caywood, Student Life Reporter/ Editor

September 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Student Life

SEM senior Emily Bulan attended the invitation only United State of Women Summit last June 14 and 15. Emily was invited to the summit after creating a website dedicated to women in the Senate. "I didn't realize how big this was," Emily said. "There's a lot that's been done by and for women and...

A Field Trip Milestone

A Field Trip Milestone

Aerin Wagner, Student Reporter

September 25, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The Scientist for Life class took a field trip to the "Milestones of Science" exhibit at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library downtown on September 21st.  You can read more about that trip on the class blog. ...

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 ...

Draw for Change – NYT Editorial Cartoon Contest

September 22, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

Everyone at SEM has an opinion - or two... Many of can also draw. Opinion plus art = editorial cartoon. Only have an opinion but feel weak in art skills? Find an artist friend and collaborate. Cartoons can be funny, or not. What they should be is able to make you think about something in a way you...

Picture Day is Sept. 27

September 20, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

On Tuesday students and faculty will have those classic school headshots taken. Payment and packages forms are available for printing here and there are some in the main office. Payment and form are handed to the photographer on picture day, not back to the main office....

Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning on Nov. 22

Don’t Miss Grandparent Morning on Nov. 22

September 18, 2016


Filed under News, Parent Association News, Student Life

SEM's annual Grandparent Morning is Tuesday, November 22, 8:30-11:30 AM. Grandparents experience an abbreviated day at SEM - they accompany their granddaughters to Morning Meeting in the Chapel, are treated to student performances and attend their classes. Lots of pictures are taken! (If you have activ...

Out With the Old and In With the New: Club Fair Edition

Out With the Old and In With the New: Club Fair Edition

LucyMarie Gaulin, Student Writer/Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

Monday, September 12, SEM club officers gathered in the gym, posters in hand ready to attract the SEM student body to their clubs. This year there was not the annual club parade held during morning meeting. This year clubs pitched their purposes to the students in the gym. In contrast to last year...

Character Changing Conference

Character Changing Conference

Becca Thomas, Student Writer and Editor

September 18, 2016


Filed under A&E, News, Student Life

Saturday, September 17, SEM theater students made their debut at the eighth annual New York State Theater Education Association (NYSTEA) and O’Connell and Company Student Theater Conference. Located at Park School of Buffalo, the conference was held from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Students from Buffalo...

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