March 25, 2022

Upcoming Events

Spring Break
Spring Break is next week. The offices will be open on Monday and Tuesday, March 28 & 29, and will be closed on March 30, 31, and April 1. There will be no WA Weekly published next week.

Mr. WA Live Performance!
Saturday, April 9
7:00 p.m. (Doors Open at 6:15 p.m.)
Please join us for our annual Mr. WA performance sponsored by Project LEAD Global. This in-person event is a celebration of our community and an opportunity for you to support the 24 Haitian and Dominican children that our school sponsors through our partnership with Kids Alive International. During the performance, ten students will compete for the title “Mr. WA” and you’ll cast your vote for the winner! The Shack will serve snacks and refreshments on site and all proceeds will be donated to Kids Alive International. Admission is $10/person via cash or PushCoin. If you are unable to attend the performance but would still like to donate and learn more about our partnership with Kids Alive International, click here.

Open House – Save the Date 
You are invited to join in the celebration of Luz Vergara’s 90th Birthday! Luz is our resident prayer warrior. Please mark your calendar for Saturday, April 9. Stop by the Atrium between 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. for cake & refreshments!

General News

April Bell Schedule Changes
Please note the various changes in the student bell schedules during the month of April:

Wednesday, April 13, All-School SAT for freshmen, sophomores, juniors. Seniors have no school.
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (No late start)

Thursday, April 14, 7-Period Day
8:00 – 8:48                Period 1
8:54 – 9:42                Period 2
9:48 – 10:36              Period 3
10:42 – 11:30            Period 4
11:35 – 12:19            Lunch
12:24 – 1:12              Period 5        
1:18 – 2:06                Period 6                    
2:12 – 3:00                Period 7

Friday, April 22, Early Dismissal for Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon, Periods 1-3
8:00-9:15        Period one
9:30-10:45      Period two
11:00-12:15    Period three

Tuesday, April 26, Grandparent’s Day, Student Bell Schedule, Periods 4-7
8:00-8:58      Period four
9:03-10:01      Period five
10:05-10:30    Reception
10:30-11:30    Period six
11:35-12:35    Period seven

Grandparents Day, Tuesday, April 26
We are excited to share that Wheaton Academy’s annual Grandparents Day will be held on Tuesday, April 26. All grandparents and “grand-friends” are invited to participate on campus from 9:00 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.  Invitations will be mailed, and additional details will be provided in early April.

Updated 2022-2023 One-Page Calendar
To see the updated 2022-2023 Calendar, please click here. The full school calendar for next year will be published after Spring Break. As a reminder, the most accurate calendar is the online version.

Summer Serve
Save the date for an opportunity to come and serve at Wheaton Academy! Each summer our campus works hard to reset for the next school year and we have a handful of projects we would love some help in. Summer Serve provides an opportunity to volunteer in a variety of capacities to make an impact on the presentation of our school facilities and help with projects to control costs and allow for a smooth transition into the next school year. Summer serve will be June 13- 17 and July 18-22. You can volunteer as an individual or serve together as a family. More details and signups will become available after spring break.

Summer Academy Registration
Summer Academy registration has opened. Summer Academy is June 13-July1. The deadline to register is May 1. Click here to register. Questions – email Angie Roberts,

Worship Team Auditions
Is your son or daughter interested in Worship Team?  We are beginning the process of application and auditions for instrumentalists, vocalists, and those interested in technical production including sound, lighting, and graphics. Click here for the application and instructions.  Applications, recommendations, and video submissions are due April 21.  Contact Mr. Jasper at or Mr. Hogan at with questions.

WA Appreciation Team
Our team is made up of a group of parents who desire to encourage, bless, and appreciate our faculty and staff. We are currently preparing and planning for the Spring Appreciation Luncheon. Starting the first week of April we will have a sign-up sheet for ways you can volunteer or provide specific items. Watch for that in the next WA weekly. In the meantime, might you consider sponsoring a Faculty/Staff member for the Appreciation Luncheon on April 22nd? We have 75% of our staff covered! That’s AMAZING!!! Thank you so much. Please click here to sponsor and learn more details.

Wheaton Academy Trap Team
This opportunity extends to all WA students 9-12 girls and boys. The season will begin on April 5, 2022.  We will meet at the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club on Tuesdays from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for eight weeks.  Students need to have a FOID card (Firearm Owner’s Identification), as well as one or both of their parents attending practice. The FOID card can take up to 4-6 weeks to receive in the mail. Students will need to present these cards each day we shoot (or proof of application). Please contact Ken Ellis with any questions at or 630 254 7398.

Wheaton Academy is Hiring!

Contact Human Resources or refer to the employment opportunities page of the website for more details.

College Corner

School-Wide Test Day
Wednesday, April 13
8:00 a.m. – Please note the change of start-time on this Wednesday

Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 13. All juniors will take the SAT with essay, due to this being a requirement for the state of Illinois. Please see this link for more details about why we are taking the test with essay and how to prepare for the essay portion of the test. All sophomore students will take the PSAT 10. Freshmen will take the PSAT 8/9. For detailed information about the schedule for that day please click here. Please feel free to email Gina Churchill at with questions.