Recent Parent Association news:
Join us on Monday, April 29, 7-8:30 p.m. at Villa Academy for a presentation by Amy Lang. Amy, a well-known parent educator, therapist, and author, will discuss three simple tips that even smart parents need to take the sting out of the Birds and the Bees talk. You will learn how to start and continue [...]
Barbara Bennett, M.A., Educational Therapist/Educational Consultant, discusses up-to-date scientific theories about learning disorders such as dyslexia and ADHD. These theories are based upon almost a century of solid research and effective intervention techniques. Barbara Bennett, who trained with key national figures in both dyslexia and ADHD, presents the reasons for a comprehensive evaluation and for [...]
More News from Events, Parent Association
Visit any successful school and you will find that parents are actively and passionately involved in its daily life. This is certainly true at Villa Academy, where creative; hardworking parents are part of every aspect of school life.
Through the Villa Academy Parent Association, parents help in the classroom and on the field, backstage for theatre productions, and in the cafeteria serving lunch daily. Parents raise thousands of dollars through Parent Association fundraisers so that grants can be awarded to the faculty for enriched learning in the classroom.
Look closely at this multi-talented parent group and you will see that Villa Academy parents share some things in common—a strong belief that parent volunteerism is the strongest model for shaping good service habits among students and a deep commitment to give generously of their professional and personal skills to make Villa Academy a strong school community.
2012-13 Parent Association Board
President – Krissy Grey Vice
President – Wendy Gibbons
Secretary – Claudine Lawlor
Treasurer – Kelli Smith-Bailey
Parent Comm. Chairs – Stacy Aymond and Kathryn Evered
Grant Chair – Lisa McCabe
Communications Chair – Kim Adamucci
Historian – Nikki Wagner
VPA Meeting Minutes
Do you like to help out? Do you want to be involved in your children’s daily life at school or get excited about behind the scenes work? There are volunteer opportunities for any and every skill set or desired level of involvement.
Among the ways a Villa Parent may become involved are:
- Room parents
- Auction project coordinators
- Lunchroom helpers
- Library helpers
- Parent Education coordinators
- Faculty/Staff Appreciation
- Open House helpers
- Lost & Found organization
- Uniform Exchange
- Performing Arts
- CYO Sports
- Grounds maintenance
- And much more
Faculty and Staff Grants
The Villa Parent Association Faculty & Staff Grant Program provides funding for faculty and staff projects with a focus on enhancing each student’s learning experience in the classroom. All faculty and staff are eligible to apply for grants, which are awarded in late Fall.
Gift to School
The Parent Association solicits ideas for a “gift to school” from anyone in the Villa community — students, parents, guardians, alumni/ae, trustees, faculty, or staff. It is a great opportunity for the Villa Parent Association to reward an outstanding idea with funding.
The Parent Association works hard to bring in some of the region’s most respected experts to present lectures on a range of parenting issues – from health and wellness, to academic and social issues, to discipline and development, and much more.
Please visit the Parents Education Events details page for more information.
Spirit Item Sales
Show your Villa pride by wearing or carrying Villa gear! There are many items from which to choose: hats, T-shirts, bags, jackets and blankets, to name a few. They are great items to have for CYO events or just to wear on the weekends to the Village.