Open House 

Explore Villa Joseph Marie via our virtual Open House right here on our website!  Tour our campus, hear from administration, staff, and parents, and even tune in to a student Q&A session. Even though we aren't able to to welcome you to campus to meet you in person today, we hope that these photos and videos will give you a taste of what it's like to be a part of the Villa family. We hope that you'll find an opportunity to visit us in person soon to truly experience Villa. If there are any additional questions that you have, please contact our Admissions Department  at admissions@vjmhs.org.

Our Campus

We're also excited to announce that Villa added 21 new classes across the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years:
FINE ARTS
  • Band/Orchestra/Instrumental (for credit)
  • Freshman Drama
  • Music Theory (Instrumental) II
  • AP Music Theory
  • Musical Theater
  • Theatre Tech II
LANGUAGE ARTS
  • Honors Creative Expressions
  • Honors Reality versus Fantasy
SCIENCE
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Honors Computer Science Principles
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Medical Sciences
SOCIAL STUDIES
  • Economics
  • Ethnic and Social Justice in American History
THEOLOGY
  • Christian Prayer and Spirituality (College Course/Dual Enrollment)
  • Honors Contemplatives in Action – Spirituality and
  • Our Response to the World
  • Honors Encountering Christ Through Film and Photo
  • Honors God in All Things
  • Honors Women in Theology
LEADERSHIP COURSE/INTERNSHIP

 

WELCOME
Lauren Carr '00 
Principal 
lcarr@vjmhs.org

WHY VILLA?
Dr. Karen Kenkel 
Former President 
kkenkel@vjmhs.org

PRAYER, LITURGIES, RETREATS, & SERVICE
Stephanie McCarthy 
Director of Mission & Ministry 
smccarthy@vjmhs.org

ATHLETICS
Becky Flynn Hensel '99 
Athletic Director 
vjmathletics@vjmhs.org 

COUNSELING DEPARTMENT 
Anne Perez 
Director of Counseling
aperez@vjmhs.org 


 

HEAR FROM A PARENT 
Matt & Chris Schuman
Parent of Julia '24

HEAR FROM A PARENT 
John & Rebecca Mack
Parent of Julia '24 & Sarah '21

HEAR FROM A PARENT 
Ann Garrison 
Parent of Julie '21 & Emma '20 

HEAR FROM THE PARENT OF ALUMNAE 
Gerri Lacey
Parent of Jen '06, Janine '03, & Christine '00

HEAR FROM THE PARENT OF AN ALUMNA
Gina Fisher 
Parent of Amelia '20


 

STUDENT Q&A 
Part 1 
Julia Beck '21
- Are there free periods? 
- Is there help available if you are struggling in a class?

STUDENT Q&A
Part 2 
Emily Noone '20 
- How do you manage schoolwork with extracurricular activities?
- What are some traditions at Villa?

STUDENT Q&A
Part 3 
Katie Bruni '20 
- How many hours of homework are you assigned per night?
- What does the typical school day look like?

STUDENT Q&A 
Part 4 
Sarah Mack '21
- Why did you choose Villa?
- What is the environment like at Villa and do all the girls get along?

STUDENT Q&A
Part 5 
Maya Papouschek '22
- Can you explain how you dealt with the transition to high school?
- Is it easy to make new friends, and what if I am the only person going to Villa from my school?


 

Take a tour of Ms. May's classroom in Villa's Social Studies Department wing.

Take a tour of our new state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center (PAC) with Anna Schmidt '22.

 

Our Campus: Fall 2019

 

Our Campus: Fall 2020

Thank you so much for "visiting" Villa virtually today. We hope that you'll choose to tour our school and visit us again — in person — at one of our upcoming events! Please don't hesitate to email us any time with additional questions.

Upcoming Admissions Events

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www.vjmhs.org/openhouse
Online registration preferred. Drop-ins welcome.

We are so excited to welcome you to campus for an in-person Open House event. Tour campus, hear from our administration and teachers, and browse our athletic and club extracurriculars!

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www.vjmhs.org/admissions/8/prep

Join us for a quick HSPT review before our Entrance/Placement Exam on October 15 and October 22. Our instructors will cover common Math and English skills to help your daughter feel more confident with the test's content!

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www.vjmhs.org/admissions/8/prep

Join us for a quick HSPT review before our Entrance/Placement Exam on October 15 and October 22. Our instructors will cover common Math and English skills to help your daughter feel more confident with the test's content!

Admissions and Billing

 

Admissions Office

Bailey Gorman'10
Director of Admissions, Teacher
215-357-8810 ext. 209
bagorman@vjmhs.org

Anthony Micalizzi
Admissions Associate, Teacher
215-357-8810 ext. 107 
amicalizzi@vjmhs.org