May 13, 2022

Upcoming Events

WA Men’s Prayer
Saturday, May 14
8:00-9:00 a.m.
White Alumni Chapel

On the second Saturday of every month, the men from Wheaton Academy meet to pray for our community and hear from one of our faculty/staff members. Please join us Saturday, May 14. Light refreshments are served.

Furnace Company Dance and Improv Team Auditions
Improv auditions are Monday, May 16, 3:30-5:30 in the White Chapel, and Dance auditions are Wednesday, May 18, 3:30-5:30 in the Dance Room. Students will need to bring a filled-out application with them. Any questions? Please email Abby Woelfel at

Academy Awards & Spring Art Show
Wednesday, May 18
Art Show begins at 6:30 p.m. & Academy Awards begins at 7:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Center

Wednesday, May 18 we will celebrate the gifts and accomplishments of our students during the 2021-2022 school year at the Academy Awards ceremony. All are welcome to attend. Come early at 6:30 p.m. to view the Art Show. If your student will receive an award, an invitation was mailed on Monday to your home, and parents/students were emailed today.

Awards Assembly
Thursday, May 19
, 2022
We will run a modified bell schedule on Thursday, May 19 to continue honoring our students for various accomplishments throughout the year. The new National Honor Society members will be inducted at this time as well. Parents are welcome to attend. The bells will run as follows:
8:00 – 9:20                           Period 4
9:25 – 10:45                         Period 5
10:50 – 11:35                       Awards Assembly
11:40 – 12:10                        Lunch
12:15 – 1:35                          Period 6
1:40 – 3:00                            Period 7

Spring Coffee House
Saturday, May 21
7:00-10:00 p.m.

The Outspoken Club and Project Lead Global Team are hosting a Spring Coffee House fundraiser for Kids Alive International on Saturday, May 21 from 7:00- 10:00 p.m.   Wheaton Academy students will be sharing their talents through music, poetry, dramatic readings, and the visual arts.  The Coffee House will be held in the Atrium with the price of admission $5 per person and can be paid by cash or PushCoin.  The Outspoken Club will also be selling Wheaton Academy’s Art Journal, Overflow, for $5.  Please come enjoy the talents of Wheaton Academy students.

General News

Class of 2022 Yard Signs Arrived
For those Class of 2022 parents who ordered a yard sign, the signs have arrived! All of the signs and stakes are now located in the front office. We request that you or your senior pick up your sign and stake in the front office sometime next week from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Mrs. Fernandes and Mrs. Schoepke have a list of orders to cross-check. Congratulations to you and your graduate!! 

Celebration of Life for Sean Finnegan
Wheaton Academy mourns the loss of school parent, Sean Finnegan. Please join us in prayer for his wife Melody and their seven children. For those wishing to attend, Celebration of Life arrangements are:

Monday, May 16, 1:00 p.m. Service with a reception immediately following
Willow Creek Community Church, Lakeside Auditorium
67 Algonquin Rd
South Barrington, IL 60010
You may enter through the main entrance (D Parking lot)

2021-2022 Yearbook – Last Chance to Order
If you haven’t ordered your 2021-2022 yearbook the deadline is May 25.  The cost is $25.00 per book. Please click here to place your order. Yearbooks are only available through the Jostens website.

Announcement from the Wheaton Academy Institute’s The Center for Lifelong Learning
Registration is now open for our summer ACT/SAT prep classes. The classes will focus on tips and strategies for both college admission tests. Please visit for more information. Class sizes are limited, so don’t delay!

Wheaton Academy is Hiring!

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

Summer Serve
Come and serve at Wheaton Academy this summer!  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 fall. Summer Serve will be June 13- 17 and July 18-21. You can sign for just a day, or come for more, as we get the school ready for the next school year! Sign up using this form to join us this summer.


For those of you who are planning your vacations this summer, the following Fall Sports will begin on Monday, August 8:

Boys and Girls Cross Country, Football, Boys and Girls Golf, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, and Boys Soccer.  Please plan your vacations in order to have your athlete back for the beginning of tryouts on August 8.

*IMPORTANT*-  Your athlete must have a valid Physical and the Athletic Packet completed and uploaded onto Magnus in order for them to try out on August  8.  Please be scheduling your doctor’s appointments early so you can get into your health care provider,  and get your physicals completed!  

If you have any questions regarding the Athletic Packet contact Dawn Hamm at 630-562-7565.  Any questions regarding your Physicals contact Jenn Sezonov at 630-562-7504.