9.30.2016
 
SBA OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, October 9th
  12-3 PM
Register online and be entered into a drawing to win one of two SBA gear baskets!! 
 
CLASSICAL MUSIC MONTH
Music Students Perform at SBA 

Music students from the SBA Choir and Chamber Ensemble Class participated 
in a "Random Act of Culture" at lunch period in celebration of September being 
Classical Music Month!




   
 
 

 
 
BASKETBALL RADIO 
Student Athletes Interviewed

Natalie Kucowski and Cate McCreavy joined Coach Terry Mancini on the High School Sports Radio Show 610 AM to discuss leadership in athletics.


 
NEWS FROM COLLEGE SERVICES
Upcoming College Visits
 
Attention Juniors and Seniors:
 
The following colleges and universities will be visiting Saint Basil Academy during the week of October 3rd.   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, October 3, 2016
The Catholic University of America at 12:00 pm
Temple University at 2:30 pm
 
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Juniata College at 8:00 am
Furman University at 9:30 am
Roger Williams University at 12:00 pm
Cedar Crest College at 2:30 pm
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Monmouth University at 10:45 am
 
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Manor College at 10:45 am
 
Friday, October 7, 2016
Cabrini College at 9:30 am
Delaware Valley University at 12:00 pm
Seton Hall University at 2:30 pm
 

PSAT AND ACT 
Testing Information

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude test is a practice test for the SAT, and the PreACT is a practice test for the ACT.
 
Freshman will take the 8/9 PSAT and Juniors will take the PSAT/NMSQT on October 19, 2016. Sophomores will take the PreACT in October and PSAT 10 in March.   
 
AP TESTING
Payments due by October 17th

Payment for AP tests is due on October 17th. The cost of the tests is $93.00 each. Payment can be made online with a credit card or by check. All checks should be made payable to Saint Basil Academy, please indicate AP test in the 'memo' section.

THE JESUIT EXCELLENCE TOUR 
Monday,October 24th   

The Jesuit Excellence Tour will be visiting Saint Basil Academy on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8:30 am.   There will be over 20 Jesuit schools from across the country in attendance.    

FAFSA COMPLETION NIGHT 
Thursday, October 27th

The FAFSA completion night is scheduled for October 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the AP room at Saint Basil Academy.  

PSAT PREP 
Attention: Juniors  

Registration for Kaplan's free PSAT Prep Live has begun.  Highly-rated, expert instructors will review all the areas of the exam, streamed live online leading up to test day.  Register now by visiting www.kaptest.com/psatpreplive.  
 

COACH HANDBAG BINGO 
November 6, 2016
 
Coach Bag Bingo Tickets are on sale for November 6, 2016.  Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. Every winner gets a Coach Bag.  Ticket price includes 12 games of Bingo. For more information, contact Samantha Angelone (215)885-3771 ext. 124 or email at   sangelone@stbasilacademy.org. Last year's event sold out quickly, get your tickets early.

Order Tickets Online


SAINT BASIL ACADEMY 5K  
November 26, 2016

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 
  
SBA PARENTS' CLUB
Dates to Remember

SBA Open House-Sunday, October 9 / 11:30--3:00 (Event 12 - 3) 
Volunteer Online to assist as greeters, parking, refreshments, Parent Q&A, etc.
or email parentsclub@stbasilacademy.org

New York City Trip  - Due by October 14th 
Join us as we head to NYC to kick off the 2016 Holiday Season! Sit back, leave the driving and parking  to us, and head to the Big Apple.  
 
Bus Trip Waiver Release
Order Tickets Online

Craft Show - November 5 
Crafters:  Please Register Online 
Volunteers: Please Sign Up Online for set-up, food prep, raffle ticket sales, food sales, clean up, etc. 
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 

PAWPRINTS: GREY 1/4 ZIP SWEATSHIRT 
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.

Sizes:
S-XL    $35
2XL     $37
3XL     $38

 
MUSIC 1/4 ZIP SWEATSHIRT
Orders being taken from 9/30 until 10/12.
 
Delivery will be at the end of October.
This quarter zip sweatshirt is Columbia Blue with Navy embroidery.
This is a great item for music students: band members, string ensemble, choir, piano students or any student of music.  
Sizes:  S through XL   $35.00
            2X-3X                $37.00

For more information, please contact Pawprints Store Manager Patti Grabowski at (215) 885-3771 ext 128.   

  
PAWPRINTS: ITEM OF THE MONTH
Embroidered Caps


SBA Embroidered Cap was $20. Sale price $18
Colors:
Navy/Stone cap with Gold Embroidery
Royal/Stone cap with Silver Embroidery
Adjustable.

Order Online
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

FALL SPORTS
Schedules
 
Fall sports at SBA are in full swing.  The schedule which includes all of our fall sports can be found on our website on the Athletics page.

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