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Studio Art Class

Vincent Van Gogh did twelve different versions of Sunflowers. The inspiration of seven different version had the students examine the use of a limited pallet, along with the effect of background changes. In their version, the artists first decide on composition in their pencil studies. Then, they choose from a variety of pastel papers to render their work. Each of these works has a different feel and impact to them. Enjoy!

2019 Graduation Speakers

Saint Basil Academy is pleased to announce the 2019 Graduation Speakers!  Siena Wanders, Valedictorian and Teressa White, Salutatorian.  Congratulations!!

Weekly Updates

History Club Field Trip

The Saint Basil Academy History Club field trip to Washington, D.C. included visits to the Natural History Museum, American History Museum, and National Mall Memorials.

Respect Life Leadership Day

On Thursday March 28, 2019, eleven Basil students attended the Respect Life Leadership Day at Cardinal O’Hara High School. Students from all over the Philadelphia area gathered together to hear stories of healing and mercy, as well as interacting with representatives from Culture Project and Students for Life of America.

Widener University Leadership Award

Gabriella Rossi is the 2019 recipient of The Widener University Leadership Award, which is presented to students who affect positive change in their school communities.  Gab embodies selflessness through her many works of community service and has participated in many initiatives, including tutoring at LaSalle Academy, preparing meals at The Ronald McDonald House, garnering toys for the Toys for Tots program, and serving lunch at Face to Face Soup Kitchen. Gab is undoubtedly a catalyst in inspiring her classmates to participate in service projects. Her warmth and enthusiasm bring a little something extra to everything that she does.

April Monthly Highlights

April 1

History Club Field Trip
Spring Uniform begins

April 2

Faculty/Staff meeting at 2 PM

April 5

Junior Retreat
THON Spring Fling at 7 PM

April 6

Boots & Bling Auction at 6 PM

April 10

College Interview Day
Walk-A-Mile Soup Supper 5-7 PM
Class of 2023 Welcome & Course Registration at 7 PM

April 13

Covenant House Student Sleep Out for the Homeless

April 17

Drama Club Trip to NYC
Easter Prayer Service
A3/ Noon Dismissal

April 18-23

Easter Break

April 23

SAT test with Essay, Juniors only at 7:45 AM

April 24

Classes Resume
AP Testing Pre-Admin at 7:45 AM

April 26

No school for Juniors and Seniors

April 30

Spring Concert at 7 PM

Information for Senior Parents and Students

Please see the letter below for important dates and reminders for seniors.

Weekly Updates