October 22, 2021

Upcoming Events

First Annual Wheaton Academy Car Club Show
Saturday, October 23
3:00-6:00 p.m.
Science & Technology Parking Lot

Anyone interested in cars, showing them or seeing them, is welcome to attend the First Annual Wheaton Academy Car Club Show! Bring your car for others to see, or just stop by to see the cars there! A suggested entrance fee is one canned good for Project Lead Local to give to the food shelter. The Car Club is also accepting donations to go towards obtaining a project car to work on. If you plan to attend, please click here to scan the QR code and reserve your spot!

Get to Know Wheaton Academy
Tuesday, November 9
7:00 p.m.

Middle school students and their parents are invited to Get to Know Wheaton Academy on November 9 at 7:00 p.m. This evening will provide an opportunity for families to learn about our school’s commitment to academics, spiritual life, co-curricular activities, and college readiness, as well as experience the community, connection, and culture that Wheaton Academy offers our students and families.

Our time together will include:  

  • Opening Welcome from Mrs. Hockett, Principal  
  • Individual Family Tours  
  • Meet and Greet with Coaches, Teachers, Program Leaders   

Join us and discover what it’s like to be a Wheaton Academy Warrior.  Questions? Please contact Amy Burdett, Admissions Coordinator, or Amy Hogan, Director of Admissions.

General News

Sponsor a Faculty/Staff Member for our Appreciation Events!
The Wheaton Academy Appreciation team is seeking your help. There is still time to sponsor a faculty/staff member from our school! Click here for full details and to sign-up. You may contact Sally Strzalka with any questions.

COVID Update
As we mentioned in our parent email yesterday, we have been pleased to see Covid cases declining in the Wheaton Academy community. Over the last week, there have been 20 positive Covid cases. 

As we return on Monday, we again ask that you keep your kids home if they are experiencing cold or flu symptoms.  If your student is not feeling well, please keep them home and contact Jenn Sezonov – jsezonov@wheatonacademy.org.  Also, consider consulting with a doctor to evaluate further and determine if testing is necessary.

Save the Date—Financial Aid Applications Open November 1; New Deadline of December 31 for Returning Families
Financial Aid applications for the 2022-2023 year open on November 1. All families who will need to apply for aid will be required to complete a financial aid application through FACTS®. This requirement includes any family who has received or may qualify for an SGO scholarship (Empower IL and Children’s Tuition scholarships). FACTS® applications must be completed by returning families by December 31, 2021—a new deadline this year. Families can use 2020 tax form documentation for their application.

If you have any questions regarding your FACTS® application, please contact FACTS customer service directly: 866-315-9262.  If you have any other questions, please contact Pat Brooke pbrooke@wheatonacademy.org.

Mock Trial
Mock Trial will be hosting an informational meeting for all students interested in participating on Wednesday, October 27. We will meet during lunch in room 202. Ice cream will be provided to prepare you for the sweetness of an opening statement, objecting to leading As we mentioned in our parent email yesterday, we have been pleased to see Covid cases declining in the Wheaton Academy community.   Over the last week, there have been 20 positive Covid cases. , or cross-examining a witness!

Sophomore Class Ring Assembly
A representative from Jostens will be here on Wednesday, November 3 during Advisory to provide information regarding purchasing sophomore class rings. Please ask your students to see the information they are given. Jostens will return on Friday, November 5 during lunch to accept ring orders.

New Item Added to Ala Carte
We have added Anu Sushi rolls to our ala carte line each day during lunch. This is a mission-oriented company that provides meals for children for each sushi roll sold. So far, the sushi rolls are have sold out each day. Please click here for more information about Anu Sushi.

2022 Winterim Courses Revealed Week of November 1
Our 2022 Winterim courses will be posted on the Wheaton Academy website the week of November 1. We will be offering over 50 exciting and different courses to choose from. Students will register online for an am and pm class in OnCampus at home during the following dates and times:

Seniors: Monday, November 8, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Juniors: Wednesday, November 10, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Sophomores: Monday, November 15, 6:00-11:00 p.m.
Freshmen: Wednesday, November 17, 6:00-11:00 p.m.

Specific registration instructions will be emailed home before registration begins. Please contact Jenn Trott with any questions.


In order to be eligible for a sport in the 2021-2022 Wheaton Academy athletic season, every athlete (regardless of season) must have an updated physical and athletic packet on Magnus before the first day of his/her tryout, or he/she will not be allowed to participate. Girls basketball tryouts begin Monday, November 1, and boys basketball and wrestling begin Monday, November 8.

The physical must be from the past 13 months and be signed by a parent/guardian. The winter sports schedules are available on athletics.wheatonacademy.org

Please contact Dawn Hamm at dhamm@wheatonacademy.org if you have any questions or concerns.