The Week That Was – Nov. 13, 2016

And The Week to Come – November 14-20

Erin Kelly, Managing Editor

This week Elisa Yi contributes a story about SEM alumna Rachel Jackson ’87, who left her career as a lawyer to found her own company. That company, Rachel’s Remedy was recently a winner in the 43North business competition. LucyMarie Gaulin wrote a companion piece to Elisa’s story about urban studies class going to the 43N competition. Becca Thomas takes us on a field trip to discover Shirley Chisholm on Election Day and Mikang Kim describes the spirit she found at the MMHSAA soccer championship. Sam Burlow signed with Edinboro University to play Division ll lacrosse.

Opportunity to share the spirit of Thanksgiving! The residences at SEM will be closed from 12 PM on Wednesday, November 23 to 12 PM on Saturday, November 26 and a few residential students are in need of somewhere to be over the holiday. Contact Natalie Stothart if you are able to host one or two girls for the weekend.

See the fall production, Blue Stockings. Show opens Thursday, Nov. 17 and goes through Saturday. Get your tickets here. Find out more about Blue Stockings and what it means to SEM, here.

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Does anyone have an Android to spare? Tech Entrepreneurship class starts on November 30 and the students will learn to make an Android App.  If there are used Androids out there please drop off at the front office, attention Ms. Adamczyk. The phones should not be connected to cell service, just able to power-up. Thank you.
Get your SEM gear at this Holiday Pop-Up sale. Sale closes November 15 at 11:59 PM.
Please let us know if there’s a grandparent you’d like us to invite to Grandparent Morning on November 22. Journalism class will be facilitating #thegreatlisten this year – helping interviews happen between students and their grands that day. Students, consider recording your grandparent that day. Parents, consider encouraging your daughter to interview her grand. Get started by downloading the free App here.