November 19, 2018
Bus Information - Early Dismissal- Wednesday, November 21
All district buses will be here for noon dismissal on Wednesday, November 21. Septa riders can catch their bus on Fox Chase Road (in front of the school) at the designated stop. Septa does not come early or change their schedule for early dismissals. Students should check their bus schedule.  They will be here at 3:00 PM for any student that may need it.

Pink Day Donation
Saint Basil Academy donated $620 to The Breathing Room Foundation for Pink Day.  This amount represents cash donations as well as proceeds from t-shirts sales.  The amount previously announced in eNews did not include the cash donations.  Thank you for your contributions!
Senior Yearbook Photos
Many seniors have already chosen their graduation photo packets.  Although it is not necessary to buy your packages yet, please return your senior's choices of photos to be used in the Yearbook - one cap and gown and one drape; as soon as possible.

Counseling & College Services
College Acceptances: 
Any Seniors who have received College acceptance and/or scholarship letters, please bring them to the Counseling Office so that we can make a copy for our records.  

Immaculata Instant Decision Day:
Saint Basil Academy is excited to offer an Instant Decision Day with Immaculata University on November 27 from 9-11 AM. All interested SENIOR students should sign up in the Counseling Office for the event.

First Quarter Grades:
If your Senior student has applied to a college/university and they are requesting that first quarter grades be sent in for review, please sign up in the Counseling Department.  Our staff will send out the reports to the requested schools.

A/P Testing:
Please send in payments for AP testing. All students enrolled in an AP class MUST take the requisite AP test in May. The cost of each test is $94.00. Payment due date: Jan. 31, 2019. Payments can be made online through the school store or by sending in a check made payable to Saint Basil Academy.   Thank you in advance. Please direct any questions/concerns to Linda Smith at  lsmith@stbasilacademy.org .

School Day SAT with Essay:
Saint Basil Academy will offer an SAT School day opportunity for all Juniors on April 23, 2019. The cost of the SAT with Essay will be $32.25 (50% off the actual testing price). Families can register online through the SBA website. This is an opportunity for JUNIORS only. Please register for the test by Monday, February 25, 2019.

College Visits:
Our final College Visits for this fall are: Rider Univ. 11/19, U.S. Naval Academy 11/20.  Juniors and Seniors can sign up on Naviance to meet with admission reps from these colleges.  

Drama News
Mamma Mia auditions will take place on December 4 and December 6.  Information packets available on the drama board.  Wanted: A FEW GOOD MEN to audition.  See Drama Board for singing audition practices.  There will be dance practices on November 27 and 29.

Parents' Club

**The deadline for the Father-Daughter Dance is this Wednesday, November 21**

Father-Daughter Dance: Friday, November 30
The Father-Daughter dance will be held Friday, November 30 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM at the Townsend Room in Philadelphia.  The cost is  $65 for a dad with one daughter.  $90 for a dad with two daughters.  Tickets i ncludes buffet dinner, soft drinks, DJ & dancing.   Cash bar is available.  The deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday, November 21.  

Dance Flyer          
Purchase Tickets Online          

New York City Bus Trip, Friday, December 14:

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR BUS TRIP: DECEMBER 7th
Our first bus is full!  Seats are available on the second bus. 

Please consider joining us for a relaxing ride to Bryant Park in New York where you can enjoy the sights, sounds and shopping of the big city. Take in a show at either Radio City Music Hall for the Christmas Spectacular or The Grinch, playing at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. If interested in a show, please call now to book your seats as these may fill up quickly. Anyone is invited to join us so put the word out to friends and family to come out and support Saint Basil Academy.   
Any questions, please email Marcia at marcia.miller3@verizon.net  

Departure from SBA: 8:00 AM
Return to SBA: 8:30 PM
Cost: $45 per person for Trip


Volunteering
Volunteer forms can be returned to school anytime. The volunteer form is also available on the   Parents' Club  page of the SBA website.
 
If you have any questions contact parentsclub@stbasilacademy.org
 
Isabella Douglas
SBA Parents' Club President

B Street Band is Coming to SBA
BSTREETBAND news......tickets are going fast!  We have already sold 128 tickets.  Order your tickets soon!

Join us for a night of great music and dancing with the B STREET BAND on Friday, January 4, 2019 from 7 to 11 PM at Saint Basil Academy. The event is a BYOB. Ticket price is $40.00 which includes dinner from the famous Cescaphe Group and incredible music by the  B STREET BAND, "The Original Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band".


Saint  Basil Academy Auction
A Message from our Event Coordinators:
Christmas shopping....Black Friday....the Season begins...
Think of us as you begin your Christmas shopping. We would appreciate any gift donations for the Auction.  Please view our Auction wish list below.  Gifts can be dropped off to the main office or you can stop down  and see us in the Events Office.

Auction Wish List                                                                          

Pawprints School Store
School Store Hours this week:
Monday: 8 AM - 3 PM
Wednesday: Half Day
Friday: Closed

Reminder: The school store accepts cash, checks and credit/debit cards.

Class of 2020 Light Blue Hoodie
We are taking online orders for class of 2020 hoodies. The last day to place your order is 11/27. Unfortunately, no late orders will be taken.
Purchase Online

Senior Navy 1/4 Zip Sweatshirts
Any Seniors who are still interested in ordering a Senior Navy ΒΌ Zip, please place your order by Friday November 30th. All orders should be placed through the online store. Thank you!

Christmas Shopping
Stop by our store and start your Christmas shopping early!   Five weeks until Christmas! We have restocked many items and have great sales!  

Great Stocking Stuffers:
SBA Pom Pom Hats
Ceramic Saddle Shoe Ornament $15
Laptop Stickers $2
SBA Spray Hand Sanitizer $2
Small Photo Album $5
SBA Pop Sockets $8
"B" Car Magnets $5
Navy Speckled Mug $12

More Gift Ideas:
Hoodies, Crewnecks, short sleeve t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, leggings, socks, windbreakers, embroidered blankets, embroidered SBA tote bags, flannel PJ bottoms, new flannel "bitty" shorts, Pub Glasses, picture frames and more!

Contact Mrs. Grabowski for more information on items available for purchase. 
2018-2019 SBA School Calendar Overview
Please refer to the link below for the 2018-2019 School Calendar Overview.

School Calendar
View the complete school calendar  on our website under Quick Links.
Athletic S chedules
View the  full schedule of sports at SBA!