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十大彩票平台's Story

L Gertrude Angell's portrait hangs over the fireplace in the school's libraryFounded as The 水牛 Female Academy in 1851, 水牛 Seminary has long been unique in the history of education both in 水牛 and Western New York. Imbued with the tradition of the New England academy, the school was founded by parents who wanted their daughters to have as rigorous an education as their sons were receiving in boys' schools.

水牛 Seminary was the first independent school in 水牛. In 1889, under the leadership of Lucy Hartt, the trustees voted to change the school's name to 水牛 Seminary, reinforcing their commitment to providing a school of higher education for girls.

The study hall at 水牛 Female AcademyUnder the direction of L. Gertrude Angell, the expanding school moved to its present location on Bidwell Parkway in 1909. The dynamic Miss Angell served as headmistress from 1903 until 1952. Through her leadership, the values of scholarship, 服务, and loyalty became part of 水牛 Seminary.

十大彩票平台 has continued to grow and evolve and the program has been modified to meet the challenges of the increasingly complex world.

Our college preparatory curriculum provides graduates with the skills for academic success in the realm of higher education. Our sense of community and spirit provide a sound basis for an informed, active life well beyond the classroom.

Remaining true and committed to single-sex education for women, we resisted independent education's trend toward coeducation in the early 1970s. 事实上, 十大彩票平台 has grown as we continued to develop our academic and extracurricular programs without sacrificing time-honored traditions.

In 2008, we began our one-to-one laptop program and established our residential program with host families. In 2009, we unveiled the Bassett Squash Courts and Ladds Fitness Center. We expanded our residential program from two houses in 2009 to now five residential houses for students and faculty. These residences flank the school building on two sides and all are connected by the Magavern-Sutton Courtyard, a beautiful gathering space with a lawn, benches and picnic tables. With our Larkin Field just a 5-minute walk down a leafy parkway, our unique urban campus is complete.

水牛 Seminary Heads of School

Dr. Charles E. West 1851-1860
(水牛 Female Academy)

Dr. 阿尔伯特·T. Chester 1860-1887
(水牛 Female Academy)

Lucy Lynde Hartt '63 1887-1899
(水牛 Female Academy; presided over the name change to 水牛 Seminary)

Jessica E. 啤酒 1899-1903

L(isbeth) Gertrude Angell 1903-1952

玛丽安W. Smith 1952-1959

Richard W. 戴维斯 1959-1966

詹姆斯·W. 唐纳利 1966-1967

Robert A. 福斯特 1967-1992

莎拉·K. 布里格斯 1992-1995

Marjorie E. 巴尼 1995-2001

桑德拉·P. Gilmor 2001-2007

Jo Ann (Jody) Douglass 2007-2016

海伦L. Marlette 2016-