The Week That Was – April 10 Edition

And, the Week to Come

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

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The Colby-Oishei program art opening of Pamela Mitchell Henrich ’62 on Friday night was attended by about 100 people!

It’s service week! And it’s service month!

Photo by Mary Curtin.

It’s also Spirit Week. Today was twin day.  Tuesday: Childhood Character Day. Wednesday: Holiday Outfit Day. Thursday: Team Color Day. No school on Friday!

We are thrilled to welcome back SEM alums Liz Lewin and Hannah Buehler next Wednesday, April 19 to serve as our 2017 Adsit Lecturers. Liz and Hannah are both multi-media journalists at WKBW Channel 7 news and will speak to students in the chapel.

Parents, faculty, alumnae are invited to Discover the Power of All-Girls Schools on April 27 at 6 PM. Olivia Haas of the National Coalition of Girls Schools will speak in this kick-off event of an ongoing series of future talks SEM plans to host. Faculty will be re-energized, parents will be validated in their choice of SEM and the public is invited consider the merits and value of girls’ education.

This week, don’t miss senior Emily Marie Jimenez’s profile of Susan Drozd, written with editorial help from Aerin Wagner. Also this week I am proud to publish senior Tessa Pszonak as she takes us for a walk in her (small) footsteps. Senior Aerin Wagner has written an opinion piece that is a plea for underclassmen to participate more fully in the clubs at SEM.

Legacy Residential Scholarship

The sailing team went to the MASSA Mallory Qualifier (Fleet Racing) at Kings Point, Long Island to compete in a Gold Championship Regatta. They placed the highest of any all-girl boat.

Do you know a girl who would be a great SEM girl? A great Hornet or Jacket? She doesn’t have to be from Buffalo anymore… Because whether she’s from around the block or around the world – Buffalo Seminary has a place for her in our 5- or 7-day boarding in the beautiful historic homes next door to the school. Scholarships are now available for residential girls referred by a graduate, trustee of the school, or SEM family for the 2017-18 school year. The purpose of this scholarship is to build our SEM community with talented young women who have a connection to the school.

To nominate a candidate, contact Director of Admission Laura Munson ‘79 at 716.885.6780 or email [email protected].

Summer at SEM Registration is Open

New this year is a sailing class offered at the Buffalo Yacht Club. And, for the second year, the first week of camp is only for girls entering grades 5 and 6 with special programming and orientation just for them. Find out more here.

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