May 10, 2024

Upcoming Events

Evening in the Furnace
Friday, May 10
6:30 pm

All are invited to Evening in the Furnace tonight at 6:30 pm in the Fine Arts Center! Admission is $5 at the door (cash or Pushcoin accepted). The doors will open at 6:00 pm. 

WA Men’s Prayer
Saturday, May 11
8:00 am
Alumni White Chapel

On the second Saturday of every month, the men from Wheaton Academy meet to pray for our community. Please join us on Saturday, May 11. Light refreshments are served.

WA Women’s Prayer
Saturday, May 18
9:00 am
Admissions Office

Every third Saturday, women from the Wheaton Academy community meet to pray for our school. Please join us on Saturday, May 18, at 9:00 a.m. in the Admissions Office for our next prayer time. Light refreshments are served.

Awards Assembly
Wednesday, May 22
10:35 am

On Wednesday, May 22 in place of Community Time, we will hold our annual awards assembly where students will be recognized for achievements in front of their peers. The National Honor Society induction will be at this time, as well as many other large-group awards. Parents are welcome to attend – please sign in at the front desk first. The bell schedule for the day is listed below.

Academy Awards & Spring Art Show
Wednesday, May 22
Art Show Reception at 6:30 pm in the Atrium
Academy Awards at 7:00 pm in the FAC

This year’s Art Show will be available for viewing the entire week of May 20 in the Atrium. There will be a special reception at 6:30 in the Atrium before the Academy Awards begin where we will celebrate the gifts and accomplishments of our students during the 2023-2024 school year. All are welcome to attend. If your student will receive an award, you will receive a paper invitation in the mail.

Advanced Drama Show Tickets
We are incredibly excited about this year’s production of Into the Woods! This is the first time the Advanced Drama class has ever chosen a musical, and we anticipate that the show will be very popular.  Accordingly, this year we are running online ticket sales, like what we do for the Spring Musical.  This year you will be able to choose and reserve seats online through Eventbrite.  The show is on May 23, 24, & 25. Please visit the school’s Into the Woods webpage for more ticket-ordering information.

General News

Challenge Accepted: May 13-17
June 4, 2024 (Commitment Day 🎉) is just around the corner—but we are still nearly $3 million away from our capital campaign goal. As we near the finish line, a generous partner has agreed to match your gifts and pledges up to $100,000 during the week of May 13-17. Our students have already accepted the challenge! Next week, they will be competing on Wheaton Academy’s Instagram to raise funds For Generations to Come.
Here’s how you can join in:

  1. Follow Wheaton Academy on Instagram and Facebook
  2. GiveMake a pledge or give a gift by June 4, 2024—but remember every contribution up to 100K is doubled starting next Monday through Friday at midnight.
  3. Likeshare, and comment on all of this week’s posts. For each interaction this week, $1 will be donated to support the campaign!

Your generosity will empower generations of students to impact the world for Christ. Will you accept the challenge?

Bell Schedule Changes
The next two Wednesdays we will modify our bell schedule to allow for more time during Community time and for the Awards Assembly. Here are the updated bell schedules:
Wednesday, May 15, 35-minute Community Time
9:00 – 10:28         Period 1
10:38 – 11:13       35-minute Community Time
11:23 – 12:51         Period 2
12:51 – 1:32           Lunch
1:32 – 3:00           Period 3

Wednesday, May 22, 45-minute Award Ceremony
9:00 – 10:25          Period 1
10:35 – 11:20        45-minute Awards Assembly
11:30 – 12:55        Period 2
12:55 – 1:30          Lunch
1:35 – 3:00            Period 3

August Schools
We wanted to notify you that we will be changing our Health Information System for the 2024-2025 school year to August Schools.  August Schools will be replacing Magnus.  We will give you much more information about creating an account and filling out necessary forms in our Back-to-School checklist which will be released in May for those enrolled in Summer Academy and in June for everyone else.  If you have any questions about the system change, please contact Jenn Sezonov –

The 2024-2025 School Year Calendar is Now Live
The school calendar for next year is now live. You may click here to see it. This version of the calendar is always the most up-to-date version of the calendar. With the continuing construction, dates can be subject to change.

Winterim Trip Rosters
Our Winterim rosters are live! Please click here to see them. You will hear from your trip leaders in the coming weeks. Please email Amy Heavey with any questions.

Senior Graduation Details
We have made a webpage that centralizes all the information you will need to know as your senior prepares to graduate. Click here to view the webpage. Here are some additional dates to remember:

Senior Lunch and Graduation Practice, Tuesday, May 28, 12:00-2:30 p.m.
After finals on Tuesday, May 28, Seniors will meet in the Library for lunch, and then travel to Wheaton College for graduation practice. Attendance at this practice is mandatory. Seniors will receive more details as the date draws closer.

Baccalaureate Service, Friday, May 31, 7:00 p.m. WA Fine Arts Center
Please join us for a time of worship and prayer over our graduating seniors.

Commencement Ceremony, Sunday, June 2, 3:00 p.m. Wheaton College, Edman Chapel
The commencement ceremony will be at Wheaton College. More details will follow, but there will be no limit to seating for families and no tickets needed to attend.

Book Return for 23-24 School Year
If you rented books from eCampus it is your responsibility to return your books.

  • Go to Select the Login/Sign Up button in the top right corner. Enter your login information (student’s walearner email) and click Sign In & Continue to access your account.
  • Once you have logged in to your account, select Manage My Rentals/Returns from the menu bar.
  • Select Return My Rental for Free.
  • Rental textbooks that are eligible for return will be displayed. Select the textbooks you would like to return, and click Print Label & Complete Return.
  • Print the prepaid UPS shipping label and packing slip. Once printed, place the packing slip in a box, making sure that the books are packed securely, and affix the UPS shipping label to the outside of the box. Take the package to your local UPS shipping location, and you’re done.

For more details on how to return them for free, please click here.

Yearbooks for Sale!
Yearbooks are now on sale through the Jostens website! Please follow this link to purchase a copy of the 2023-2024 yearbook! Parents of Seniors: If you would prefer to have the yearbook sent to your home instead of coming to campus to pick it up, there is now an option for that! Please select the home delivery option at checkout, and your yearbook will be sent directly to your home. Please note, that this is a senior-only option. All other grade levels will receive their yearbooks at school in the Fall.

The Center for Lifelong Learning: Summer Offerings 
Our ACT/SAT Group Class will prepare your student with valuable strategies for success on these important standardized tests. This class is perfect for students aiming to take the ACT on July 13 and/or the SAT on August 24. Contact with questions, and find registration and more information here.   

Location: Wheaton Academy Warrior Room 
Date(s): Tuesdays June 11, 18, 25, and Thursdays June 6, 13, 20 
Time: 10 am – 12 pm  

Our Executive Functioning Class and Coaching will equip your student for academic success next year. Choose from a group class that will meet during summer school lunches, or one-on-one sessions planned around your schedule. These offerings are highly recommended for incoming freshmen and sophomores who want to develop their panning/prioritizing, organization, time management, task initiation, and metacognition.  Contact with questions, and find registration and more information here.   

Group Class Location: Wheaton Academy, Armor Building 
Dates: June 11, 13, 18, 20 
Time: 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm 

Our Subject-Specific Coaching will help to ensure a strong start for your student this fall in their academic classes. Students meet one-on-one with an academic coach for individualized support and instruction in foundational math, reading, and/or science skills. These sessions are great for incoming freshmen who want to feel confident in the high school environment! Times and dates for these sessions are determined by the students and coaches. Contact with questions, and find registration and more information here.   


Sign up for Wheaton Academy Athletic summer Camps has begun!  Go to the Wheaton Athletics Website click on summer camps in the righthand upper corner of the screen to see a listing of offerings and sign up! We are looking forward to a fun-filled and athletic improvement summer of camps for your athletes!