School News

Posted 11/16/2017 01:10PM
​Villa Soccer will take on Moon HS at Hersheypark Stadium at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, in the PIAA State Soccer Final. If you can't make the game, you can catch full coverage of the 2017 PIAA Soccer Championships on Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN). PCN is available on Comcast channel 186 and FIOS channel 9, or via live stream to any mobile device at Live day-of coverage, re-airs, and video-on-demand are also available via the PCN Select app, or you may purchase a copy of the championships as digital downloads, Blu-Rays, and DVDs. LET'S GO, JEMS!!
Posted 11/14/2017 07:14PM
Congratulations to the Villa Soccer Team for its 1-0 win over Lower Dauphin in the semifinal of the State Tournament! Megan O'Neill '18 scored the winning goal. The Jems will head to the PIAA Girls Soccer State Final for the fourth year in a row on Saturday, November 18, 2017. More information about a fan bus and LiveStream of the game will be made available soon. Let's go, Jems!
Posted 11/14/2017 12:52PM
Hey, Villa Soccer Fans! Can't make it to the State Semifinal at Hamburg today? No worries! Catch the live broadcast by WBCB, as the Jems take on Lower Dauphin at 5 p.m., on one of these platforms: Web: Facebook: GO JEMS!
Posted 11/02/2017 10:00AM
Hey, Villa Soccer Fans! Can't make it to the District Final in Methacton today? No worries! Catch the live broadcast by WBCB, as the Jems take on Penncrest at 5 p.m., on one of these platforms: Web: Livesteam: Facebook: Twitter: GO JEMS!
Posted 10/16/2017 09:27AM
Posted 10/10/2017 09:58AM
Posted 10/05/2017 01:48PM
For students interested in playing a WINTER sport, please check the Athletics web page for information related to tryouts and what is needed from each athlete to be deemed eligible to participate. One of the requirements is attendance at the Concussion Education and Orientation presentation, which has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, October 16, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., in the library -- please mark your calendars! All athletes who did not attend the summer presentation must attend. If you are a new parent to the Villa Athletics program, you also must attend. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Flynn Hensel, Athletic Director, at
Posted 10/02/2017 12:51PM
Our sincere thanks to everyone -- students, parents, faculty, and staff -- who made our Fall Open House on Sunday a great success! Because the students who volunteered their time at the Open House represented Villa so beautifully, they have earned the entire school a Dress Down Day on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Additionally, Sophomores and Juniors may dress down on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, for the PSAT. Thank you to all for sharing your Villa Spirit at Open House!
Posted 10/02/2017 10:51AM
Posted 10/02/2017 10:35AM
The Winter Sports concussion and orientation meeting, as well as the Cheer meeting, both scheduled for Wednesday, October 4, have been postponed. Please check the Athletics web page periodically for the rescheduled date. In addition, an announcement will be made in school when the new date is selected. Any questions or concerns may be forwarded to Becky Flynn Hensel, Athletic Director, at Thank you.
Posted 09/25/2017 09:55AM
Posted 09/18/2017 09:35AM
Posted 09/13/2017 05:00AM
Villa Joseph Marie Principal Lauren Carr is pleased to announce that ​Mia Walsh '18 ​has been named a Semifinalist, and ​Michele Anzabi '18 ​and ​Emila Hess '18 have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, has been presented by Mrs. Carr to these scholastically talented Seniors. Congratulations to all!
Posted 09/12/2017 08:45AM
Posted 09/11/2017 04:02PM
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Villa's 85th Anniversary Celebration this weekend! We were blessed with a truly beautiful day on Sunday for our Mass, groundbreaking ceremony, and family picnic, and we are grateful to all who 'came home' and made this event so very special. A huge thank-you to our Picnic Committee, which worked tirelessly over the past few months to plan every detail, and especially to our student, parent, and Alumnae volunteers. We hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as we did!
Posted 09/05/2017 11:17AM
Posted 09/05/2017 08:30AM
The first official day of the 2017-2018 school year is upon us, and what a beautiful day to begin the new year! The administration, faculty, and staff of Villa Joseph Marie wish all of our students and their families a wonderful school year filled with many blessings. Please contact us anytime you have questions or concerns of any kind. Click here for our Staff Directory. Have a Jem of a day!
Posted 08/28/2017 01:36PM
Posted 08/23/2017 02:31PM
As required by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, all Seniors must provide official documentation that they have received 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) by the first day of school, Tuesday, September 5, 2017. If one dose was given at 16 years of age or older, that shall count as the 12th-grade dose. If you have any questions, please contact the Main Office at 215-357-8810.
Posted 08/07/2017 11:59PM
Any Junior or Senior interested in attending a free seminar in Leadership and Innovation should email Mrs. Carr ( her responses to the following questions on or before August 16, 2017. Seminar space is limited and not guaranteed. All applicants will be made aware of their standing and selection on or before August 28, 2017. There are no specifications for response lengths. 1. What is your interpretation of an innovative leader in the 21st century? 2. What would you say are some practical tools for social activism? 3. How can we solve the problem of American healthcare? Please note these questions are specific to the seminar sessions.
Posted 06/29/2017 03:45PM
Senior portraits are underway! All members of the Class of 2018 are advised to set an appointment for their portrait sitting if they have not already done so. Please see the flyer from Prestige Studios for more information. Thank you!
Posted 06/19/2017 09:00AM
Effective Monday, June 19, 2017, all school offices will be open Tuesday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All offices will be closed on Mondays and Fridays. Summer Hours will continue through Friday, August 11, 2016. Please note that all offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in observance of Independence Day. Thank you, and have a wonderful summer!
Posted 06/19/2017 11:53PM
Congratulations to Murphy Agnew '17, who has been named the Gatorade Pennsylvania Girls Soccer Player of the Year! The Gatorade Player of the Year program has recognized the nation's most outstanding high school athletes for their athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character for the past 32 years. Outstanding job, Murphy!
Posted 06/02/2017 11:22AM
Congratulations to the Villa Joseph Marie High School Class of 2017, who graduate on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. The 83 graduates earned more than $16 million in scholarships and merit-based grants, a tremendous achievement. The Graduation Ceremony will be live-streamed at Graduates -- We are so proud of your accomplishments and, more importantly, of the kind, spirited, and intelligent young ladies you are. May God continue to bless you as you begin a new chapter in your life. Always remember you are a Villa Jem. We love you all! A happy and safe summer to all of our students and their families!
Posted 06/02/2017 01:33AM
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