February 22, 2019
Pope Francis Appoints Most Rev. Borys Gudziak as new Metropolitan-Archbishop of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia 
On Monday, February 18, 2019, the Vatican announced that the Holy Father has appointed Most Rev. Borys Gudziak as Archbishop of Philadelphia for Ukrainians and Metropolitan for the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States. Congratulations and prayers for our new Metropolitan!

Commissioner Visits Basils

On Wednesday, February 13, we had the honor of having Montgomery County Commissioner Kenneth Lawrence visit Basils. Mr. Lawrence toured our school to learn more about our mission, students, programs, and all the wonderful educational opportunities that Basils provides.

Mock Trial
Congratulations to the Saint Basil Academy Mock Trial team on a great job with Round 2 of the Regional High School Mock Trial Competition held at the Montgomery County Court House. Maria Nido received the Best Advocate Award and Erin O'Reilly received the Best Witness Award!
               
Art  Class Display
Featured are the works of Sophia Mahoney, a senior SBA art scholarship recipient, under the direction of Sister Susanne, along with FLEX art students(clockwise l to r): Madelyn Yevoli, Colleen Quinn, Bella Santangelo, Ava McCusker, Kelly Grant, Melissa Mejia, Savannah McQuaid, and Sasha Lee. While continuing to study black and white values, FLEX artists just completed a Chuck Close inspired portrait, using photographs of models. They first drew a detailed black and white drawing, then transferred the work to Bristol Board, and collages inked values onto the work. The tool metal pieces were completed in October and inspired by vanGogh ink sketches.

 
Cheerleading
Congratulations to Saint Basil Academy Cheerleading, who returned from the Nationals Competition at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena in Florida! Our team competed with cheerleaders from across the country always showing the true spirit of Basils in all of their performances.
     
Basketball-AACA Champions
Congratulations to Saint Basil Academy basketball! Their 43-37 win over Villa Maria clinched the third straight league title for the team.  Read more  about the game.  Thank  you to the Basil Community who supported the team with awesome school spirit!
               
Last night the team won the District 1 Semi-final, with a score of 64-17 over Calvary Christian Academy.  They are now 25-0!
Soph Hop 
Our annual Soph Hop was a great success!  The students had a wonderful time spending an evening with friends at Brookside Manor.  It was an elegant and fun evening for all!

CPR Class
Hands only CPR was taught to the health classes.
Students were very excited to learn the skills that could potentially save a life.