November 8, 2019

Upcoming Events

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

Please join the men from the WA community tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. in the white Alumni Chapel, as we meet to pray and hear from one of our WA employees. The guest speaker for November is Chip Dykema, WA Bible teacher, Girls Golf coach, and Boys Tennis coach. Light refreshments are served.

WAWomen’s Prayer
Tuesdays, November 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

Senior Class Graduation Assembly, November 13
On Wednesday, November 13, the seniors will meet during Advisory in the FAC for an important Graduation Assembly. They will receive information regarding ordering caps and gowns, as well as indicate how they want their names written on their diploma. A Josten’s representative will return on Friday, November 15, to take the orders for the cap and gowns. Please be sure to ask your senior for the packet they will receive, and to place your order next Friday.

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 Registration for Freshmen
Monday, November 11, Freshmen will register for Winterim classes in OnCampus beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Winterim Classes are available to view 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.

College Corner

There are no new announcements at this time.


Winter Sports Tryouts
Boys Basketball and Wrestling Tryouts are 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.