Vista Ridge Academy News

Strings of the Rockies Program at Vista Ridge Academy

We believe that the arts play a crucial role in building strong minds. In addition to weekly music and art classes, Vista Ridge Academy offers the opportunity for students to participate in choir and our Strings of the Rockies program (funded in part by Avista Adventist Hospital). The Strings of the Rockies program at Vista […]

Grandparents Unite With Their Grandchildren At Vista Ridge Chapel

Pandemic restrictions currently in place at Vista Ridge Academy didn’t stop the Grandparents and Special Friends Day, a cherished Vista Ridge Academy (VRA) experience. The traditional Grandparents Day is normally an on-campus event where grandparents and special friends attend the school chapel, participate in a classroom activity, and enjoy brunch. With a live event not […]

Vista Ridge Academy’s Drive Thru Graduation Ceremony

On May 20, Kindergarten and 8th Grade graduates from Vista Ridge Academy participated in a drive thru graduation ceremony and teachers and staff showed their support by lining the school drive holding up signs while waving and cheering as students drove by. Photographer and VRA Board Member, Brittany McLachlan, took pictures of each graduate and […]

Vista Ridge Academy Students Receive the Best Possible Education from a Distance

Teachers at Vista Ridge Academy never spoke of remote learning, yet they found themselves transitioning from face-to-face learning to remote learning within a two-week timeframe. On March 12, parents received an email from Teaching Principal Sandy Hodgson, saying classes were cancelled for March 13, just one day before Spring Break. Parents continue receiving email communication […]