November 6, 2020

Upcoming Events

Modified Bell Schedules in November
Monday, November 16, will be an Off-Campus Learning Day (asynchronous seven-period day­) for students and a Professional Learning Day for faculty. Offices will remain open.
Monday & Tuesday, November 23 & 24, will both be seven-period days. There will be no school, and offices will be closed on November 25-27 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. No WA Weekly will be published the week of Thanksgiving as well.

This is for YOU – Parent Ambassador Program: New Family Connection Zoom Call
Thursday, November 12
7:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.
NO registration needed
These calls are designed for new families and transfers or for anyone who would like more information about the following topics: upcoming Winterim Registration, details of the Internship Application Process, important dates for December, and Admissions events.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 917 595 9781
Passcode: 5p6yiY

This is for a FRIEND – Get to Know Wheaton Academy
Thursday, November 12

5:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.
Invite a friend who is interested in learning more about Wheaton Academy. Thursday, November 12, at either 5:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., they can attend an evening dedicated to “Get to Know Wheaton Academy.”  This is an in-person event only. Share the registration link below.
Get to Know Wheaton Academy

Women’s Prayer
Tuesday, November 10, 1:45 p.m.
Tuesday, November 17, 1:45 p.m.
Please join us for Women’s Prayer during the month of November. We will meet in the white heated tent to pray for our school, teachers, students, and staff. All women are welcome!

WA Men’s Prayer
Saturday, November 14
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. This month the guest speaker is Neal Roys, WA math teacher. Please join us for prayer Saturday, November 14, at 8:00 a.m. in the white Alumni Chapel. Light refreshments are served.

General News

COVID-19 Update  
At the end of our 12th week of school, we had one individual test positive for COVID-19. As we have done in previous weeks, we have contacted those who were in close contact with this individual and asked them to quarantine at home for the appropriate time. We continue to be pleased with how well our students are doing with the guidelines set out for them. Please continue to self-certify and follow the protocols we have set in place.


Winterim Class Registration
Seniors: Monday, November 9, 6:00 p.m.
Juniors: Wednesday, November 11, 6:00 p.m.
Sophomores: Monday, November 16, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Frehman: Monday, November 16, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Winterim class registration begins in OnCampus on Monday, November 9. To view a complete list of courses, see the Winterim Guide. Please contact Brad Thornton with any questions.

Please click here to watch a video with instructions on how to register.

  • Click on Course Requests
  • Click on Winterim
  • Register for an AM class and a PM class OR a Full-day class (make sure to pick one AM and one PM class. It will let you pick two AM or two PM, so pay attention as you choose)
  • You should add an alternative course for each session in case your first choice is full – Type in the name of the course
    • Click Save! Don’t forget to save!!

Winterim Internships
An internship provides a first-hand perspective of the skills and tasks needed to succeed in a potential career and helps students discover how God has uniquely equipped them to impact the world positively. All students interested in an internship during Winterim need to review the requirements and fill out the application in the Winterim Guide. The deadline to submit applications is Tuesday, November 24. If you have any questions or if any parents or Alumni are interested in providing an internship experience to a student, please contact Phil Strzalka, the Business & Innovation Program Director at

2021-2022 Application for Enrollment
We are excited to announce that our 2021-2022 application season has begun! Applications are open online now. We will be hosting in-person and virtual events this fall to showcase our school. The in-person event is November 12 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and the virtual opportunities are November 5 and 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m.   
Click here to learn about each event. Registration is required and can be completed online.
If you have any questions, please reach out to Amy Burdett, Amy Hogan, or Brittany Klenke in the Admissions Office:

Shadow Experience Now Available
Spend time on campus in-person to experience Wheaton Academy first-hand! Because of necessary restrictions due to COVID-19, we have modified our typical shadow experience. This fall, we offer 8th – 11th-grade students opportunities to shadow a single 90-minute class. We have pre-selected classes that students can visit on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays, starting in November. Share the registration link:
Shadow Experience Details

New Host Family Informational Zoom Meeting
Have you wondered what it would be like to host an international student? Are you looking for a unique ministry for your family? We are having two informational meetings coming up on Wednesday, November 18, at 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Please RSVP to Julie Grant, Host Family Coordinator, at She will give you the zoom link and any further information you need to know.

Second Semester Schedules
All schedule changes for 2nd semester are due by November 13. Please contact Angie Roberts,, to make any changes.

College Corner

AP Test Timeline
If your student is taking an AP class this year, please click here for information and important dates/deadlines for test registration.


BOYS SWIMMING at Wheaton Academy
Wheaton Academy goes to the Sectional Meet with students who practice and participate on club teams. Boys swimming is a winter sport (Sectional Meet on Saturday, February 20). If your son is interested in participating, please contact Mr. Mack at