Incoming Freshmen and families gather

Members of our Incoming Freshmen class gathered on Wednesday night at the Welcome Prayer Service.  The evening began by recognizing the legacy members of the Class of 2021.   Daug hters of SBA graduates and class members of sisters who have
atten ded, or curre ntly attend the Academy were given a rose insignia pin representing The Saint Emilia Legacy Society.  Scholarships were awarded before the closing prayer. The evening concluded with refreshments for our new families. 

Congratulations & Good Luck!

SBA Lacrosse defeated Little Flower High School on Wednesday and Saint Hubert's on Thursday. 
SBA Softball defeated Sacred Heart Academy on Thursday.
The Track team will travel to Gwynedd Mercy University on Tuesday, May 9th,  for the Academy League Championship.  The time of the meet is 4:30pm.  

Congratulations to Dominque Jackson on her signing for an athletic scholarship to Ursuline University in La Crosse. 
Thank you!

Thank you to all who assisted with and supported the car wash on Sunday to benefit Mini-THON.  Mrs. Talley's dog Max, the car wash mascot, wore last year's THON

Please join us this evening

All SBA students, parents, and family members are invited to attend Movie Night tonight at 7 PM in the AP room. 
Popcorn, snacks, and beverages will be available for a donation.
All proceeds will go toward SBA's trip to Franciscan University's Youth Conference this July in Steubenville, Ohio.  
Please email Jenna Violi with questions.

May 6th

Saint Basil Academy is hosting a "Dance For a Cure" for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students tomorrow night, 5/6, from 7-10 PM.  Proceeds from the dance will benefit the Four Diamonds Foundation to conquer childhood cancer.  Please help spread the word to any 6th, 7th & 8th graders you know!!  Details are below.  Thank you.

Photo to be taken on May 10th

'Celebrating College Commitment Day at SBA' has been changed to May 10th.  Please wear the t-shirt or sweatshirt of the school you will be attending in the fall OVER your uniform on that day. A group picture will be taken that day to continue the tradition!   
Mini- THON, May 12th

The 2017 M ini -THON  is quickly approaching! We are looking for chaperones who are able to come supervise for three hour shifts throughout the night. The date of mini-THON in May 12th, 2017 at 7:00 pm. Any help is much appreciated, especially in the early morning hours! Please use the link provided to select the times you are able to assist us.  Thank you so much for your dedicated time and help.
For the Kids!

Upcoming events

Friday May 19th:  Our senior students will visit Rydal Park for our annual "Senior Prom."

Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month:  We continue to tutor at La Salle Academy. 
Senior Night

Drama Senior night will be held on Tuesday, May 16th at 6 pm.  Please sign up on the Drama board if you will be attending.  Seniors, please contact Mrs. Dillinger with the number of family members attending.  Thank you.
Colleges offer summer activites

Looking for a challenge or a new summer adventure.  Check out the attached list of summer programs which includes enrichment activities, college credit programs and career-oriented experiences.


The Mother-Daughter Brunch is Sunday, May 7 from 11:00-2:00 at Bridgeman's Ballroom, 11600 Norcom Road, Philadelphia PA 19154.
Everyone who paid online or sent response card to school will have their name on the list at check in.
A photographer will be available if you would like your picture taken.  The photographer accepts cash or check. You can also buy tickets for a chance to win one of the many raffle baskets!

Uniform Exchange
There will be a used uniform sale at school Tuesday morning, May 9, beginning at 7:30 AM in the cafeteria.  Shirts: $5, Skirts & Sweaters: $10-$15, Blazers: $30-$50. This sale is for current students.  Another uniform exchange will be open to incoming freshman in late June.

The last general meeting of the school year is Tuesday, May 9.  If you attend two meetings and volunteer for two events, your name will be entered into a raffle drawing to win one of the two chances for a $250 tuition credit. The  drawing will be held at the end of the meeting. The Parents Club has been restructured for the 207-2018 school year, so there will be no elections held. We strongly encourage you to attend the meeting to see what we have planned for next year, offer your suggestions and learn how you can get involved!

For more information contact  
parentsclub@stbasilacademy.org or call Lisa 215.740.2736  
Personalized Blankets

The school store is taking orders for SBA personalized embroidered blankets. One corner of the blanket will have our School Shield. Another corner will have your daughter's first and last name, and "Class of 2017." The price is $35.00
If you need a blanket in time for graduation, please place your order online by 5/11.
This is a wonderful gift! We are opening this up to the whole school; it is not limited to the Senior Class.  

Store hours this week 

Stock Up for Summer!  
Summer is right around the corner! Stop by the store for your t-shirts, shorts, socks, etc... We also have fantastic alum items!
Mother's Day Gifts  
Mother's Day is right around the corner! Buy your Mother or the special woman in your life a gift from our school store. We have many items to choose from. Mrs. Grabowski is available to help you with gift ideas. Stop by to find something special!
At a glance....

Stay up to date with   May Monthly Highlights
Season schedules

Click the link below to see the full schedule of sports at SBA!

Head Field Hockey Coach needed

Saint Basil Academy is looking for a Head Field Hockey Coach for Fall, 2017.  Please contact: Hugh McGovern, Athletic Director at  hmcgovern@stbasilacademy.org or call 215-885-6954.
May 20th 

Saint Basil Academy is hosting a Flea Market/Vendor Day on Saturday, May 20, 2017. R ain date is Sunday, May 21, 2017.  Space is 12 ft. by 12 ft. and $25.00 if you bring your own table/chairs and $40.00 to use ours.  Event will be held on the front grounds of Saint Basil Academy. 
Any questions please contact Samantha Angelone by phone (215) 885 3771 ext. 124 or email sangelone@stbasilacademy.org.
Payment must be received to secure your spot.  We have attached a form for your convenience, please mail it to
Saint Basil Academy
711 Fox Chase Road, 
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Attn. Samantha Angelone.

Camps begin in June 

Summer Camps for grade school students through 9th grade, begin June 26th.  SBA will host Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball camps. Online registration ends June 15th.  After June 15th, please mail in the registration form. Visit Summer Sports Camp for more information.

June 21 - 24

Please join us for our 2nd annual Carnival  June 21-24, 2017.
Enjoy live entertainment, food, fun, rides and games.
Family Wristband days are Wednesday, June 21st and Thursday, June 22nd.
Wristbands will go on sale June 1, 2017. 
For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact:
Samantha Angelone, Director of Special Events by phone (215) 885-3771 or email

2016-2017 CALENDAR
Calendar is available online.

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.
SBA Calendar for 2016-2017

To view Calendar Highlights which includes a schedule of half-days, days off and vacations, please click the link below.
Calendar Highlights for 2016-2017