September 17, 2018
Sisters of Saint Basil Pilgrimage participation for Freshmen
At Back to School Night you should have received information in your packet about the annual Pilgrimage to the Blessed Mother of God  on Sunday, September 30, 2018. It will be held on the Sisters' grounds across the street from the school.   The Freshmen are asked to take part in the procession and special service at 4:00 pm.   Please see your packets for more information, or contact theology teacher Jenna Violi or assistant principal Alexandra Penkalskyj.
*** The Basilian community will be most appreciative for any help that can be offered on that day. Please contact the school office to volunteer your help.


Yearbook Photos and Packages
On Friday, September 21, all Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will take yearbook photos.
Students should have received a flyer this past Friday from Gurcsik Studios explaining the various packages that you may purchase.  You are not obligated to purchase a package.  Students will need blazers for the photo.

Counseling & College Services
College Visits begin next week! Here are some upcoming colleges that will visit SBA next week: Rosemont College, St. Bonaventure University, University of Maine, Cabrini University, Widener University and Penn State. Students must sign up on Naviance in order to meet with the representative from the college.

Jesuit Excellence Tour is Thursday, October 11 from 11:00am - 12:00pm in the AP Room. JET is a great opportunity for the students to meet representatives from these Jesuit colleges: Canisius College, Fairfield University, College of the Holy Cross, LeMoyne College, Loyola University of Chicago, Maryland and New Orleans, Marquette University, St. Joseph's University, St. Louis University, St. Peter's University, University of Scranton, University of San Francisco, Wheeling Jesuit University and Xavier University.

FAFSA Workshop for Parents - Monday, October 22 @ 7:00pm in the AP Room. Please mark your calendar for this event to help you understand and begin completing the FAFSA.

Counselors have begun individual meetings with Freshmen and Seniors.
Reminder to all Juniors and Junior Parents - Class Ring
Ring Mass will be Monday, November 5. If you have purchased a ring, please make sure you pay any balance that might be due directly to Gary Lehman at Herff Jones Inc. If you did not purchase a ring this past Spring and now wish to do so, there is still time. Please contact Gary Lehman at 215-245-8660 to order. Also, any other questions regarding your ring purchase should be directed to Gary. Thank you.

Drama News
Auditions for the Fall Shows will be Tuesday, September 18, Wednesday, September 19 and Thursday, September 20.  If you are involved in a fall sports please provide your schedules so I can cast accordingly and work around the schedule.

MAMMA MIA : Get excited!  Auditions will be in December but we will be doing some dance/song rehearsals in anticipation of those dates. Details to follow!  We are in need of male participants.  Pass the Word! 

NYC Trip is Wednesday, April 17 to see  Anastasia.  Trip Tickets are $105 and include bus, show ticket and class. Sign-up sheets will be available on the board. More details to follow.

Parents' Club
Open House- Sunday, October 7
Please join us in showcasing our amazing school to prospective students.
Please consider volunteering for this event using the link below.


Volunteering
Volunteer forms can be returned to school anytime, or you can bring them to the first Parents' Club General Meeting on Tuesday, October 2 at 7pm. The volunteer form is also available  on the  Parents' Club  page of the SBA website.

If you were unable to attend Back to School Night on Wednesday, please have your daughter pick up your envelope in the Main office.
 
If you have any questions contact parentsclub@stbasilacademy.org
 
Isabella Douglas
SBA Parents' Club President

Pawprints School Store
School Store Hours this week:

Monday: 8am - 3pm

Wednesday: 8am - 3pm

Friday: 8am - 3pm

 

Contact Mrs. Grabowski for more information on items available for purchase. 

Service Hour Opportunity
Cait Diviny, SBA Class of '06 is looking for SBA students who may need service hours.  See below for more information: 

SPIN Boo and Brew 5K  at Neshaminy State Park on Sunday October 14 at 9:30 am. The Boo & Brew is a family-friendly costume themed 5K where people of all ages and abilities are welcome. If any of the students are interested in volunteering or even participating in the 5K please contact Cait  Diviny by email at  cdiviny@spininc.org  or by phone at 215-612-7145.
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!