November 1, 2019

Upcoming Events

Admissions Event: Co-Curricular Night
Tuesday, November 5
7:00 p.m.
The Admissions Office is hosting an event for future students called Co-Curricular Night. It’s an opportunity for these new families to talk to different program heads in athletics, fine arts, and clubs. Please help us spread the word. You can find out more information by clicking here.

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

On the second Saturday of each month, the men from the WA community meet to pray and hear from one of our WA employees. The guest speaker for November is Chip Dykema, WA Bible teacher. Please join us for prayer next Saturday, November 9, at 8:00 a.m. in the white Alumni Chapel. Light refreshments are served.

WAWomen’s Prayer
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19
1:15-2:45 p.m.
Armour Building
On Tuesdays, the WA Women’s Prayer Group meets from 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. on campus at Luz Vergara’s apartment, which is located in the Armour building. Contact Sarah Gieser or Claudia Fabela with questions.

Prospective International Host Parent Meeting
Tuesday, November 198:00 a.m. and  6:00 p.m.
Student Services
Have you wondered what it would be like to be a host family to one or more of our international students?
Learn more about this exciting ministry opportunity on Tuesday, November 19 at 8:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. Please RSVP to Julie Grant, International Host Family Coordinator.

General News

Friends of Wheaton Academy Israel Study Tour
Please consider joining Head of School, Steve Bult, and his wife, Pam, in conjunction with GTI travel, for the upcoming  Friends of Wheaton Academy Israel Study Tour from May 4-14, 2020.  This 11 day, all-inclusive Israel Study Tour is sure to bring Scripture to life! Please take a few minutes to look over the GTI landing page for details at the following link: and note there is a $100 early booking discount through November 10!

Important Yearbook Information for all Parents Regarding Yearbook Sales
WA yearbooks are for sale again this year for last year’s price of $25.00 each.  Your 2019-2020 yearbook is now available for purchase at  Go to the Yearbooks dropdown to find “Buy your Yearbook,” then search Wheaton Academy to finish your purchase. They will only be for sale through the website. We do not want you to miss out on receiving a yearbook, so please order yours today! If you do not order via the Jostens link, you will be unable to receive a yearbook next fall.

Senior Ads for Yearbooks
Parents, senior yearbook ads will again be available for purchase for $150 per quarter-page ad.  Fees for ads will include a yearbook at no additional cost.  If you order a senior ad, you do not need to order a yearbook through the Jostens website. You may click here for an example of what an ad should look like.

Winterim 2020 Class RegistrationRegistration for classes for Winterim 2020 is coming up!

  • November 4, Juniors and Seniors will register in OnCampus. Registration opens at 6:00 p.m.
  • November 6, Sophomores will register in OnCampus. Registration opens at 6:00 p.m.
  • November 11, Freshmen will register in OnCampus. Registration opens at 6:00 p.m.

Winterim Classes will be available to view on October 30 on the Wheaton Academy Website. Go to the Academics tab, select Winterim, then choose Courses. Please contact Amy Heavey, Winterim Coordinator, with any further questions.

Winterim Internships – Application Deadline Today!
The Winterim Internship program is a unique opportunity for students to get hands-on experience in a workplace setting. All students interested in doing an internship during Winterim need to review the requirements and fill out the application that can be found on the WA website under the Winterim Tab. The deadline to submit your application is today, November 1. If you have any questions, please see Miss Davona Reynolds in the library.

College Corner

AP Exam Registration – Registration Deadline Today!
Please note that due to changes in the College Board’s AP Registration process, AP exams must now be ordered in the fall. Students were given a join code by their AP teachers to access important information, practice exams, and to register for their AP test(s) on the College Board website. Students that joined the class were automatically registered to take the test unless they indicated otherwise. Students that have not joined a class on the College Board website should do so ASAP, by getting the join code from their teachers.  Students who are interested in taking the AP exam, but are not enrolled in the class should see Ms. Reynolds. The deadline for test registration is November 1, 2019. This deadline is for registration only, and no money is currently due. The deadline for payment for the AP exams is February 3, 2020. Please use the following link to pay for your AP Exams. A late fee of$ 25 will be assessed for exams paid for after the February 3 deadline. Furthermore, there will be a $40 College Board fee for all exams canceled after the November 1 deadline, regardless if they were paid for or not. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Davona Reynolds, the AP Exam Coordinator.


Winter Sports Tryouts
The following are the tryout dates for our winter sports:

Girls Basketball- Monday, November 5
Boys Basketball and Wrestling- Monday, November 11

Please make sure your student-athlete has their mandatory paperwork completed and uploaded into Magnus.  This includes the concussion and steroid paperwork, along with a current physical.  Your child will not be allowed to try out or participate in any of these sports without these forms completed. If you have any questions, please call Dawn Hamm at 630-562-7565.