Villa Academy News

Villa was very happy to welcome Nordstrom to our campus to film a video showcasing their partnership with ShoesThatFit.org, who works to provide brand-new, properly fitting shoes to children in need within our community.

A big part Villa preschool is learning about the world. Our 3-year old Forest Friday students are lucky because we have a forest right on campus!

Both the Concert Band the Wind Ensemble took home trophies in their respective categories; the former placing 1st in the Elementary School Division and the latter placing 2nd in the Middle School Division.

Villa Chess Champions

May 23, 2018

The Villa Knights Chess Team attended the Washington State Chess Championship recently and the players had a great time competing with students from all over the state.

This week, Muslim author Hena Khan visited Villa Academy students from Preschool through 7th grade.

“She wouldn’t play with me at recess today.” “I don’t have anyone to play with.” “He played with someone else today and not with me.” “I never get to choose the game we play at recess.”

Villa and the Great Outdoors

January 16, 2018

Welcome to Villa Outdoor Learning. See the various studies, projects, and experiments Villa students are doing right in our very own 31-acre "backyard lab".

Villa sixth graders have adopted the 20 new Washington native conifer trees our community planted during Fall Stewardship Day.

Villa's STEAM Dollars at Work

November 15, 2017

As part of Villa's $1M STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) initiative, Villa K through 5 students will soon begin dedicated computer science learning with two intensive efforts.

The Villa community is vibrant, diverse and growing stronger every year!

Sixth graders walked to nearby Matthews Beach. The purpose of this trip was STEAM learning.

An essential part of the STEAM initiative at Villa is ongoing faculty professional development.

A Field of Our Own

September 3, 2017

We begin a new school year with an incredible new field. This message is devoted in gratitude to all in our community who made it possible!

Concrete ideas for creating authentic learning experiences for students from day one of the school year.

Making Villa Better

June 12, 2017

We're always looking for ways to make Villa a better place for all of us. Coming soon: becoming good digital citizens and making healthy decisions.

With 6 wins, no losses, and 1 forfeit for the season, the "VOLLA" baseball team wins the championship game with a score of 9-1.

It's time to say goodbye to our 8th graders and wish them well in their next adventures!

Another wonderful day of working together as a community to care for our campus and celebrate spring!

More about the thoughtful process we use to determine the make-up of various groupings in the school in order to create a positive, supportive community of learners

As part of their Religion class, 8th graders visited a local Mosque to learn more about Islam and its followers.

Using The Force for Good

December 17, 2015

Helping our students understand how to promote kindness and positivity by using The Force for good.

It's the time of year to be thankful but there are many ways to help children be grateful throughout the year.

Skilled By Nature

February 5, 2015

Building forts in the Villa orchard is all about building "special places".

Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014

Wishes for a blessed Thanksgiving and a reminder to pray for the less fortunate in our community and around the world.

Part of the "Villa Difference" is our beautiful campus where students go outside every day, rain or shine. Research shows that connecting to nature boosts a child's body, mind, and spirit.