News from Around the School

Dr. Patrick Marti, Villa Middle School science and math teacher, was one of only 10 teachers across the U.S recently selected for the National STEM Scholar Program >>

As Villa's remote learning has developed, the "Four Facts" below serve as a guide to consistency in learning environment across all grades:

There are various approaches to online learning, and Villa has chosen a path that might be best described as "virtually hands-on."

Though school is closed for the remainder of the school year, the Villa Admissions Office remains open and busy.

By early March, Villa Academy was prepared for remote learning. Each day at "Virtual Villa," we've offered our complete curriculum online, including art, music, technology, and P.E.

There are so many parents working hard from home to meet the demands of their jobs and also trying to help guide their student’s learning.

There isn’t a manual for how to parent and guide your student through what can feel like an anxious, uncertain time.

Head of School John Milroy updates the Villa Community on the Coronavirus

Head of School John Milroy updates the Villa Community on the Coronavirus

"Diaphoresis" was her winning word!

Erin Flotte, Middle School math teacher, was awarded National Board Certification: Education's "Gold Standard."

Spotlight on The Villa Times

January 15, 2020

Assistant Librarian Marta Franzen has been shepherding the The Villa Times since 2009. It has blossomed over the years into an amazing enrichment experience through our Extended Day Program.

Wired for Reading

December 31, 2019

According to Teri Rutlege, Villa's Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, Villa Academy is "ahead of the curve" in reading instruction.

Villa Generosity

December 1, 2019

Villa's 6th graders helped to make the holiday season brighter for those in need.

Speech Team Competes

November 29, 2019

She "speaks on her feet" and wins the Impromptu category at speech tournament.

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.