Villa Academy News

For Villa's faculty, professional development is key to a dynamic learning environment.

Villa 6th graders participated in three days of intensive hands-on computer science workshops including coding and hardware/OS maintenance.

Magda Balazinska was recently named as the new head of the prominent and rapidly-growing Paul Allen School of Computer Science at the University of Washington. A 13-year veteran data scientist at the UW, Magda assumes her new role in January.

Villa's Middle Schoolers will be headed to the Big Apple this spring to take part in an immersive learning experience centered on the history of immigration in America.

Ben Draper is Villa's Director of Bands and Arts Coordinator. He's been instrumental (no pun intended) in making our music program one of the strongest among our area's independent schools

Preschool families gathered for a special event to highlight our amazing campus and learn about "Forest School."

6th grade students recently helped Chef Allison to harvest leeks, tomatoes, cucumbers, tomatillos, green beans, and squash planted last spring by Villa's gardening club.

"How Was School Today, Honey?"

September 9, 2019

After school, it can be hard for your child to think of how to answer a big question like “How was your day?” with any detail.

The boys look home first place on Sunday, June 2nd by a score of 7-3 over Assumption St. Bridget after defeating St. Joseph in the semi-finals. The team had an outstanding season with 5 wins and no losses.

For the second year in a row, Villa's talented musicians competed in the Music in the Park Festival at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park and brought home 3 trophies.

From MIT to USC, the Villa Class of 2015 will be heading off to college soon, but not before returning for a reunion in the Parlor this week.

The project raised well over $1500 for Charity:Water, a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries.

We are proud to announce the names of the graduates of Villa's class of 2019 that were accepted with honors to various high schools

We offer Viking congratulations to Villa Class of 2015 alumnae and recent Holy Names graduates who have signed letters of intent to play their respective sports in college

Holy Names Academy recently announced its valedictorians for the Class of 2019. We're proud that of the twelve students to reach this status, four of them are Villa graduates from the class of 2015

Congratulations to the 8th grade girls Volleyball team for taking home 1st place in last weekend's AA Volleyball Championship!

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

A Winning Audition

November 2, 2018

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, 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.