Villa Academy News
KIRO 7 News Meteorologist Claire Anderson took time this week to help our 3rd graders kick off their Climate chapter where they will study local weather patterns to enhance their understanding of weather-related disasters.
Congratulations are in order for both the Villa Speech and Chess Teams after their respective wins over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Thanks to our generous community, the St. Vincents de Paul Van was stocked full of food, diapers and other items to help families in need this Thanksgiving season.
An excellent example of inquiry and project-based learning, students incorporated math, science, writing and technology as they worked in small groups to design and build model houses with working light fixtures and switches.
Under the leadership of parent coaches Grant Kauno and Aaron Nettles, Villa's 6th grade girls soccer team won the CYO Championship this past weekend
Congratulations to 8th grader Nico O., who was chosen to participate in the WMEA Jr. All-State Band
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Concrete ideas for creating authentic learning experiences for students from day one of the school year.
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.