The SBA Cross Country team finished in 3rd place at the District 1 Championship held at Lehigh University last Friday  Taylor Thomas has qualified for the State Championship Meet.  All of the girls had an outstanding day.  Congratulations to our XC Team!  

Congrats to SBA Soccer who won the Regional 1 Playoff 11-0 against Science Learning Academy!  They will play tomorrow, 11/5, at Council Rock High School at 5 PM for the Regional Championship.  

Attn:  Sophomores

Every year, we select one SBA sophomore ambassador to attend the Hugh O'Brian Youth State Leadership Seminar, a three-day experience (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) which be held this 2017 year June 23 through June 25 at Villanova University.  All expenses will be paid by SBA.
Students attending the HOBY seminar will have the opportunity to cultivate their leadership skills and engage with like-minded students from across the state.  The experience empowers students to become change leaders in their community and equips them with the confidence and skills to lead others.  
All sophomores are eligible to apply.  Applications will be distributed in English class on November 4 and are available on the SBA website.  The due date is November 16 and is to be submitted to Mrs. Corrick in the Counseling Services Department.  A selection committee will choose one student ambassador to represent our school based on her demonstrated past leadership, desire to help others and her community, and ability to communicate her knowledge to her peers.  
For more information about this great opportunity, visit www.HOBY.org . 
Upcoming College Visits
Attention Juniors and Seniors:
The following colleges and universities will be visiting Saint Basil Academy during the week of November 7th.   If you would like to meet with a college representative, please sign up on Naviance.  Also please get permission from your teacher if the visit is during class time. 
Monday, November 7, 2016
Albright College at 9:30 am
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
University of Hartford at 2:30 pm
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Arcadia University at 10:45 am
Friday, November 11, 2016
Ursinus College at 2:30 pm
Senior Retreat

Half of the senior class will be attending their Kairos Retreat from Tuesday November 8th through Friday November 11th at Malvern Retreat Center.  Please join the school community in praying for them as they embark on this spiritual journey.


Info for Drama Club Members 
Drama Club Dues of $3.00 are now due.  Anyone is interested in the Drama club trip to NYC to see Waitress on April 5th, must submit all paperwork and deposits by October 31st.

Fall Play
Come for a great night of theater!  Saint Basil Academy Drama Club presents their fall production "Here We Sit, The Audition, Final Dress Rehearsal" on  Friday 11/11 and Saturday 11/12 @ 7:00 p.m. 
Tickets will be available at the door: $8/adults, $6/seniors & students.
$1.00 off for donated canned good.  

November 25th

Homecoming 2016! On Friday, November 25, 2016 we will be hosting our 2nd Homecoming Celebration. All alumna and their families are welcome. Last year's Homecoming was a memorable night. We reconnected with old friends, reminisced about our glory days at SBA, kicked off our shoes to dance in the gym and joined the current "Basil Girls" in singing our Alma Mater. Please come back home again this year and celebrate with us.
Homecoming will begin at 6:00 pm and will be held at Saint Basil Academy on Friday, November 25, 2016.
Tickets are $35.00 per person, which include dinner and drinks. Please contact Mrs. Samantha Angelone by phone (215) 885-3771 ext. 124 or email sangelone@stbasilacademy.org for more information.

Order Tickets Online 

November 26th

Saint Basil Academy is hosting a 5K run to benefit the Saint Basil Academy Alumnae Society, Because We Care About You, Inc. and the Sisters of Holy Redeemer Food Pantries on Saturday, November 26, 2016.
Registration begins at 7:30 am with a 9:00 am start. Register online at:  
Entry Fee and Registration
$25.00 Individual
$20.00 Student
$75.00 Family of 4
(add $5.00 if registered/postmarked after 11/18/16)
Please make checks payable to: Saint Basil Academy
Mail to:
711 Fox Chase Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Attn: Samantha Angelone 
Limited Sponsorships Available  
                         T-shirt sponsorship                                   $100.00
                         Business Logo Sponsorship                     $250.00(includes one individual entry) 
Any questions, please contact Samantha Angelone by phone (215) 885-3771 ext. 124 or by email  sangelone@stbasilacademy.org 

NYC Trip
NYC Trip--LIMITED bus seats still available, SHOW TICKETS SOLD OUT.  An email confirmation was sent to everyone who ordered show tickets, if you did not receive that email please contact Sally Majkut:  
Craft Show - November 5 from 9:00-3:30
Volunteers: If you volunteered and did not receive an email with your assignment post and time slot, please contact Lisa Gilsenan by phone  215.740.736 (call or text) or by email  lisag311@verizon.net    Start shopping early for Christmas. Tell your friends, neighbors and family to check out the SBA Craft Show. There will be over 60 vendors and we will be serving up some great food!  

**For all volunteer opportunities, please see our complete lists of events on the Parents' Club webpage

Father Daughter Dance  - Friday, December 2 
The dance is open to all Saint Basil Students and their dad or other father figure. Tickets for Father & Daughter $65/ two daughters $90. Ticket price includes, dinner, soft drinks, dessert, DJ and dancing--there will be a cash bar available. Order forms and payment can be done online or can be picked up in the office and returned to school with your payment to SBA Parents Club by NOVEMBER 18, 2016.

SBA Student/Parent Directory Reminder 
If you would like to be included in the SBA Online Directory and have not yet submitted your form, please do so.  The online form will be made available shortly and we want to ensure that anyone wishing to be listed is included.  The link is below.

Orders Being Taken 
As promised, the SBA Ukrainian Society will be offering varenyky (pierogis) for sale.
If you are interested in potato, sauerkraut or cheese varenyky/pierogis, please contact Alexandra Penkalskyj,  Ukrainian Society moderator, for information about ordering.

Christmas is Coming!    

Stop by our school store and start your Christmas shopping! We have many items to choose from and every Basil Girl loves to get Basil Gear as a gift. Here are a few ideas: Sweatpants, Hoodies, SBA drawstring bag, NEW ΒΌ Zip Grey Sweatshirt, SBA socks, SBA saddle shoe ornament, SBA Pennant, T-shirts, Pajama bottoms, shorts and more!! We will be open October 5th during the Craft Show. Store hours that day will be 9-2:30 PM.
We accept cash, checks and credit.
You can also contact Mrs. Patti Grabowski by email   pgrabowski@stbasilacademy.org or phone 215-885-3771 X128.   
Embroidered with School Logo
Orders are now being taken for the grey 1/4 Zip Sweatshirt.
Description:  This sweatshirt is 50% Cotton and 50% Polyester. It is embroidered with the school shield. This may be worn with the SBA uniform as an option to the navy cardigan.

S-XL    $35
2XL     $37
3XL     $38

At a Glance....

Stay up to date with November Monthly Highlights
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