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Thank you to all who helped, attended, and supported the Panther Pour on Saturday night.  Your generosity allowed us to place the order for the new mascot costume as we raised over $1100!   It was a great night full of positive energy for SBA and we really enjoyed celebrating with the panther community.

SBA Senior, Mikhala Frankunas  has been selected to receive the High School Leadership Award - a $20,000 scholarship to Widener University over four years as an undergraduate.
This awards program is designed to recognize high school students in the region, like Mikhala, who embody Widener University's commitment to develop and inspire leaders to affect positive change. With this award, the Widener University High School Leadership Awards Committee recognizes Mikhala's ability to demonstrate courage by standing up for what is right, finding a way to address a wrong, or making a difference in a significant way.

On January 10, Students from Mrs. Fina's AP Government and Mrs. Castellano's American Government classes attended a lecture by Dr. Howard Baejter, Professor of Economics at Townson University at The Union League.


On Friday, January 12, the Drama Club presented their first "Coffeehouse".
With 18 acts and a receptive audience, the night proved to be a success.  Planning for the next "Coffeehouse" is underway and the hope is to have even more acts represented.

Congratulations to singers and instrumentalists of SBA's Music Department, along with faculty members  Mrs.Penkalskyj, Ms.Yurchakevych and Mr.Meany.   All performed this past Sunday at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral as part of the Festival of Ukrainian Christmas Carols.

Our freshman class of jumpers and hurdlers have compiled a number of wins at several high profile indoor competitions.   They also captured freshman records at the Marine Corps Indoor Classic. 
The hurdle trio of Tia Taylor, Sasha Lee and Jayla Bernard finished 1st(Tia), 2nd(Jayla), and 4th (Sasha).   Tia Taylor and Jayla both secured freshmen records. Sasha won the Long Jump later that day.  
Senior runner Ciani Kensey won the 1000 meter run and also finished 2nd in the 600 meter Run. Ciani has also helped the 4x200 meter relay team qualify for the championships in February. 
On Thursday, January 25, SBA will hold its annual Basketball Night for Grade Schools at 5:15 PM in the gym.  SBA plays Nazareth Academy and all grade school girls are invited to attend the game and participate in our halftime door prize awards ceremony.  After the game, join our players, coaches and school administrators in the cafeteria for pizza, snacks and drinks.   
Saint Basil Academy will host a dance for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students on Friday, January 26 from 7 to 10 pm in the All Purpose room.  The cost is $10 and proceeds benefit our Mini-THON, which raises funds for childhood cancer research.  We look forward to seeing you!  
Saint Basil Academy will offer the 7th grade practice exam Saturday, March 3 at 8 am.   Register Online to reserve your space.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions at 215-649-9083.  

Click the link below to see the full schedule of sports at SBA!  Team schedules also appear on the individual team pages of the SBA website.
2017-2018 CALENDAR

The SBA 2016-2017 School Calendar is available on our website under Quick Links.  The calendar can also be viewed in the link below. Use the navigation in the upper left corner of the calendar to select month and year to be viewed.