Health and Wellness

Health & Wellness News

VillaTalks Offers First Aid/CPR/AED Class

American Heart Association HeartSaver First Aid CPR AED Course Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 6:00pm – 9:00pm Villa Academy Parlor   Open to: Villa Parents, Faculty/Staff, and Villa 8th Graders Pre-registration required: Contact Angela Finney, Parent Ed Committee. Course Fee: $25.00 Instructor: Tony McNair Villa Parent, Tony McNair, has been a Firefighter/EMT for 10 years.   He is […]

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Join the Student Emergency Response Team!

Middle School students: You are eligible to apply for the Villa Student Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.). Team members are trained to help support faculty and staff in responding to emergency situations, help maintain emergency supplies, and help promote health and safety awareness throughout the school. We will meet the first Tuesday of every month after school […]

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More News from Community, Health & Wellness, Middle School, Service Project

Villa Academy embraces the Cabrinian tradition of educating the whole child in all dimensions of growth. This tradition views human life as sacred; every person is precious. Villa Academy seeks to enhance the life and dignity of the human person through its policies and practices. The health and wellness of our community, as well as the protection of the earth, has fundamental moral and ethical dimensions that cannot be ignored.

The Board of Trustees recognizes that there is a link between nutrition education, the food service in our school, physical activity, and environmental education, and that wellness is affected by all of these. The Wellness Committee was formed in the spring of 2007 to draft this policy and discuss implementing items pertinent to this policy. The Villa Academy Board of Trustees adopted this policy as Resolution 2008-1, in February 2008. Details can be found in our Wellness Policy document.

Nutrition Education

Villa Academy recognizes the important connection between a healthy diet and a student’s ability to learn effectively and achieve high standards in school. Lunch Program and Calendar

Physical Education

Villa Academy’s Physical Education program encourages lifelong fitness by introducing a plentitude of physical activity and teaching self-discipline, sportsmanship, and a love of movement in a fun and supportive environment.

Social & Emotional Wellness

Villa Academy encourages contributing to our human environment to the common welfare of our community. We emphasize interdependence with others and being comfortable with and liking oneself as a person. Social wellness includes the pursuit of harmony in one’s relationships with others. Emotional wellness involves an awareness and acceptance of personal feelings, while being sensitive and responsive to the emotional states of others.

Health & Safety Education

Villa Academy educates and encourages health-enhancing behaviors.

Environmental Stewardship

Villa Academy honors the rich history of our campus by respecting and caring for the facility and grounds, and giving students opportunities in and out of school to learn environmental stewardship through a variety of activities including Green Team.

Resources:

Accident Policy

All School Allergy Letter

Archdiocese Asbestos Compliance Letter

Authorization for Administration of Oral Medication

Cervical Cancer Immunization

Flu Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Meningitis Vaccination

Norovirus Facts

Pertussis Facts

Sports and H1N1 (swine) Flu Information

Villa Wellness Policy

CDC Recommendations for Influenza-Like Illness (external link)

Children’s Hospital Stay Informed H1N1 Flu (external link)

Video: Wash-your-hands-ington (external link)