June 30, 2023

Upcoming Events

Summer Office Hours
Wheaton Academy’s offices will be open in July from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with the following exceptions:
Monday & Tuesday, July 3 & 4 offices are closed for Independence Day.
July 7,14, 21, and 28 offices closed on Fridays in July.
The next WA Weekly will be Friday, July 28.

Executive Functioning Workshops
The Center for Lifelong Learning is hosting two executive functioning workshops this summer. These workshops will be over three days (in the Armour Building) and will focus on executive functioning strengths and weaknesses for school readiness.

Choose from:
Tuesdays – July 25, August 1 & 8 from 9-9:45 am. or
Wednesdays – July 26, August 2 & 9 from 10-10:45 am.

Coaching, Conversations, Connections
The Center for Lifelong Learning is offering coaching for both parents and students providing space (in the Armour building) for conversations and connections.

45-minute sessions are available in late July and August with certified executive functioning coach, Holly Taritas. She will provide executive functioning assessments for the parent and child. If you are interested in this workshop or coaching sign up at: Schedule – The Center for Lifelong Learning.

General News

How to Buy Your Books for 2023-2024
Our book process is different for next school year. Each family will be responsible for purchasing their own books and having them delivered to your home. The bookstore goes live on July 12. Click here for a step-by-step process on how to order your books. Note to new students – you will want to make sure you pick up your Dell laptop from the Wheaton Academy IT office and set up your Wheaton Academy email – you will need this email to be able to purchase books.

2023 Lifetouch Commencement Photos
Graduates of 2023 – If you are interested in purchasing graduation photos from Lifetouch, you can text the 22/23 Wheaton Academy Commencement Access Code 19823GY23 to 90738 to receive a link that will direct you to the new website to view and purchase photos.

Summer Mission Trip Opportunity – Kids Alive Dominican Republic
This summer, Phil Strzalka, Sally Strzalka, and Val Gregersen will be taking two teams of students to the Dominican Republic to serve with Kids Alive. The teams will be doing art, sports, devotionals, and life skills/job skills training with students from 6th grade to 12th grade in a summer camp setting.  We will also plan some fun team activities.  We recently had some spots open up. Students can choose to go either week or for both weeks: July 15th – 22nd in Jarabocoa or July 22nd – 29th in Caraballo. If you are interested, please contact Phil Strzalka at pstrzalka@wheatonacademy.org or 630-806-6785. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2023.

Registration for the JULY/AUGUST ACT/SAT Prep Class is now open
This small group class, taught by Cheryl Koslosky, will be a comprehensive overview of both college admission tests. It will include tips and strategies as well as how to apply them to practice test questions. Materials will be provided.

Dates for the class: 9:00 am-11:00 am Mondays and Wednesdays (July 24, 26, 31, August 2, 7, and 9) 

Register at thecenterforlifelonglearning.org. Your payment is your registration.

One-Way Traffic Pattern on Campus
All traffic must enter campus only from Hawthorne and all traffic must exit only onto Prince Crossing. For more information about this traffic pattern, new drop-off/pick-up locations, and parking, please review the resources HERE: https://families.wheatonacademy.org/construction/.

Campus Map

Volunteer Corner

Summer Serve
Come and serve at Wheaton Academy this summer! Summer Serve provides an opportunity to volunteer in a variety of capacities, make an impact on the presentation of our school facilities, and help with projects to control costs to allow for a smooth transition into the fall. The next Summer Serve will be July 10-12. You can sign up for just a day, or come for more, as we get the school ready for the next school year! If those dates don’t work with your schedule you can also suggest dates you are available to serve. Sign up using this form to join us this summer.


Youth Summer Camps hosted at Wheaton Academy
As we prepare for Summer 2023, we invite families in our community to join the youth summer camps hosted on our campus. Click here to review the camps and register!

High School Summer Camp Registration
The High School summer camp registration link is now online and available for you to sign your child up for all the High School camps offered this coming summer.  You may click here to register. Hurry before all the slots are filled!