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  WA Weekly, August 17, 2018

Upcoming Events

Instrumental Music Retreat
Saturday, August 18
1:30 p.m.
Meet at Fine Arts Center

Please turn in your permission slip and fee if you haven’t already (Please click here to find extra permission slips and information). Drumline students please arrive at noon. Seniors, please arrive at 12:30 p.m. All other students – please meet in the FAC auditorium at 1:30 p.m. Plan on wearing good shoes to walk in. If you’d like, you may also bring a lawn chair or blanket that is small enough to carry around Chicago. Parents who are chaperoning/driving, please meet in the FAC auditorium at 2:00 p.m. Students who indicated that they will drive to the train station, please bring your cars. Questions? Email swillemssen@wheatonacademy.org

Head of School Installation and Back-to-School Worship Service
Monday, August 20
7:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Center

Please join us for the Installation Service of Steve Bult as the 39th Head of School for Wheaton Academy. Come celebrate with thanksgiving the godly provision of this gifted leader as he begins his new role moving the Academy forward in its important mission. The evening will conclude with a time of worship and prayer for the 2018-2019 school year. A dessert reception will follow the service.

Todd Beamer Golf Outing
Monday, August 27
Stonebridge Country Club
11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a Beautiful Day of Golf to Support Wheaton Academy! The entire Wheaton Academy family – past, present, and future – is invited to join us for our annual Todd Beamer Benefit Golf Outing on Monday, August 27 at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora. Proceeds benefit financial aid scholarships at Wheaton Academy. Click here to register and/or sign up to be an event sponsor! We hope to see you there!

Back-to-School Night
Wednesday, August 29
7:00 p.m.

Please join us for Back-to-School night on Wednesday, August 29.  The evening is designed to introduce parents to the students’ daily lives at Wheaton Academy.  You will meet administrators as well as your student’s teachers.  You won’t want to miss out!

General News

Move-In Day, Monday, August 20

Monday, August 20 is Move-In Day at Wheaton Academy!  We have created a checklist of all that needs to be completed on this day.

Senior orientation begins at 9:00 a.m.  All other students may arrive any time from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to complete the items on the checklist. If you did not opt-out of WA purchasing your books for you, you may pick them up during this time.

 

First Day of School, Tuesday, August 21
We are excited to begin the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday, August 21 at 8:00 a.m. We are grateful for the privilege to partner with you in educating your students.

Important Book Fee & Smart Tuition Account Information:

  • If you have chosen the ALL ACCESS book rental option, the $375 charge will be reflected on your September invoice.
  • Please go to “Edit My Profile” in your Smart Tuition account and confirm that your email and phone number are correct.
  • All invoices are emailed from customerservice@smarttution.com so check your junk folder if you have not received them.
  • This is a good time to make sure your account is current and there are no outstanding charges.
  • Questions?  Contact Vicki Mitchell in the Business Office at vmitchell@wheatonacademy.org

2018-2019 Bell Schedule

Click here to see the 2018-2019 Bell Schedule

New Faculty and Staff at Wheaton Academy
Please click here to learn more about the new faculty and staff at Wheaton Academy. We are excited to welcome these employees to the WA team.

Picture Day
School pictures for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors will be taken on August 30 and 31. Lifetouch pictures will be at school from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on both days. Order forms will be available at the front desk and at book pick up on Monday, August 20. Please pick up an order form and look over the picture options before picture day. If you have any questions, contact Jim Holtrop.

News from the Health Office
Debbie Fitzpatrick will join us 4 days a week in the nurse’s office. She has worked for 10 years at Wheaton Pediatrics. Julie Grant will still work one day a week and oversee the office. New Health Office Hours- The Health office will be open from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. every day the students are here at school. Please do not send your students to school sick. We look forward to a great healthy year!

Peanut/ Nut Free Aware Campus
As we start the new school year, it is a good time to remind your students that we are a peanut/nut free aware school. Peanuts and nuts are not to be eaten except at 4 marked tables in the commons during lunch. This applies to after-school snacks brought in for sport’s teams as well. Thank you for your help in making our school a safe place for all our students.

Save the Date!

Save the date for a special evening with Wheaton Academy alumnus and President Emeritus of Compassion International, Dr. Wess Stafford ’67, on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. on the campus of Wheaton Academy. This is a free event.

 

College Corner 

There are no new announcements this week.

Athletics

SWIMMING at Wheaton Academy
Wheaton Academy goes to the Sectional Meet with students who practice and participate on club teams. Girl’s swimming is in the fall (sectional meet on Saturday, November 10) and Boys swimming is a winter sport (Sectional Meet on Saturday, February 16.) If your son or daughter is interested in participating, please contact Mr. Mack at kmack@wheatonacademy.org

Fall Sports Kickoff
The Fall Sports Kickoff will be held this Saturday, August 18 at 10:00 a.m.  All parents and their athletes should report to the Fine Arts Center at 10:00 a.m. to hear an informative presentation from the Wheaton Academy Athletic Department and Administration. We ask that at least one parent from each athlete attend this important informational meeting.    Individual sports parent meetings may have already taken place or will take place after the 10:00 a.m. meeting.  Please speak to your child or his /her coach for that information.  Any questions please email dhamm@wheatonacademy.org.

All the Fall sports teams, rosters and schedules can be found on the Wheaton Athletics website.

Athletic Schedules & News
Be sure to bookmark our Athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ to stay on top of the latest athletic news and team schedules!

  WA Weekly, August 10, 2018

Upcoming Events

Concert Choir Singers Retreat
Saturday, August 11
8:20 a.m.
Meet at West Chicago Train Station

Important details for parents (and students) of Concert Choir Singers – please read this letter that includes a few details about our retreat tomorrow, August 11, as well as District and All-State auditions, etc.

New Parent Tech Training and Surface 3 Distribution
Tuesday, August 14
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Library
Parent tech training is in the Library at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14 for all parents new to Wheaton Academy.  You will pick up your student’s Surface 3 at this time.

New Parent Orientation
Tuesday, August 14
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Wheaton Academy
Whether this is your first child at Wheaton Academy or your fifth child, starting at a new school is a significant event. We invite parents of all freshman and transfer students to attend our New Parent Orientation meeting on Tuesday, August 14.  This is an important night where you will learn about Wheaton Academy culture, build relationships with other WA families, learn about our parent partnership, as well as learn about other key details in how to navigate here. We hope to see you there!

Freshman Retreat
Thursday, August 16 & Friday, August 17
2:30 p.m. arrive at Wheaton Academy
Freshman Retreat is an important event that introduces our freshmen to Wheaton Academy and where they begin to connect with other students and learn about WA culture. Your student won’t want to miss out! Students should arrive at WA at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 in the Field House. They will return no later than 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 17.  Please click here for more information and to fill out the needed forms.

Instrumental Music Retreat
Saturday, August 18
1:30 p.m.
Meet at the Fine Arts Center

Please turn in your permission slip and fee if you haven’t already (Please click here to find extra permission slips and information). Drumline students please arrive at noon. Seniors, please arrive at 12:30 p.m. All other students – please meet in the FAC auditorium at 1:30 p.m. Plan on wearing good shoes to walk in. If you’d like, you may also bring a lawn chair or blanket that is small enough to carry around Chicago. Parents who are chaperoning/driving, please meet in the FAC auditorium at 2:00 p.m. Students who indicated that they will drive to the train station, please bring your cars. Questions? Email swillemssen@wheatonacademy.org

Head of School Installation and Back-to-School Worship Service
Monday, August 20
7:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Center

Please join us for the Installation Service of Steve Bult as the 39th Head of School for Wheaton Academy. Come celebrate with thanksgiving the godly provision of this gifted leader as he begins his new role moving the Academy forward in its important mission. The evening will conclude with a time of worship and prayer for the 2018-2019 school year. A dessert reception will follow the service.

Todd Beamer Golf Outing
Monday, August 27
Stonebridge Country Club
11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a Beautiful Day of Golf to Support Wheaton Academy! The entire Wheaton Academy family – past, present, and future – is invited to join us for our annual Todd Beamer Benefit Golf Outing on Monday, August 27 at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora. Proceeds benefit financial aid scholarships at Wheaton Academy. Click here to register and/or sign up to be an event sponsor! We hope to see you there!

 

General News

Moms Prayer Walk

Please join us for an on-campus prayer walk Thursday, August 16. We will meet outside the Armour Building at 2:45 p.m. WA Mom’s prayer leaders will guide prayer across campus for an hour. Contact Sarah Gieser at skgieser@gmail.com or Alicia Piech at a3peach@gmail.com with any questions.

Save the Date!

Save the date for a special evening with Wheaton Academy alumnus and President Emeritus of Compassion International, Dr. Wess Stafford ’67, on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. on the campus of Wheaton Academy. This is a free event.

Books
This year we are handling book purchases differently. Wheaton Academy has placed the All Access book bundle order for each family unless you indicated you wanted to opt-out of this service on your Back-to-School forms. Books will be shipped to Wheaton Academy and may be picked up on August 20, the day before school starts.  Smart tuition accounts will be billed for the books on the September invoice. Please contact Jenn Trott with any questions.

Important Book Fee & Smart Tuition Account Information:

  • If you have chosen the ALL ACCESS book rental option, the $375 charge will be reflected on your September invoice.
  • Please go to “Edit My Profile” in your Smart Tuition account and confirm that your email and phone number are correct.
  • All invoices are emailed from customerservice@smarttution.com so check your junk folder if you have not received them.
  • This is a good time to make sure your account is current and there are no outstanding charges.
  • Questions?  Contact Vicki Mitchell in the Business Office at vmitchell@wheatonacademy.org

Livestream Video Opportunities

As our WAtv program continues to grow, we are always in need of new student volunteers to be a part of our video team. No training is required. There is practical, on-site learning and application of skills. This is a great chance for a student to get connected with peers. And this is an incredible way to serve our school. We have opportunities in the areas of camera operators, editors, broadcast announcers, production assistants, and directors. Our first livestream game will be on Tuesday, August 21. Please encourage your son or daughter to be a part of our team. If there is any interest or questions, contact Matt Hockett at mhockett@wheatonacademy.org or through OnCampus.

2018-19 Student Parking Permits
Student parking permits for the 2018-19 school year are now available on the Wheaton Academy Website. The cost for student parking this year is $75.

Required Summer Reading for Students in Advanced English
Please click here to view instructions for required summer reading.

Guitar Lessons
If your son or daughter is interested in taking guitar lessons at Wheaton Academy after school, please click the link for more information or contact Evan Jasper at ejasper@wheatonacademy.org.

College Corner

AP Scholar Results
Please click here to read an encouraging summary of the 2018 Wheaton Academy AP test results. 

Rising Seniors
The Common Application officially opened on August 1.  If you created an account and have been filling it out, your account will roll over into the 2018-2019 application cycle.

SAT
The next SAT administration date is August 25.  The regular registration deadline was July 27.  The late deadline to register is August 15.

Athletics

SWIMMING at Wheaton Academy
Wheaton Academy goes to the Sectional Meet with students who practice and participate on club teams. Girl’s swimming is in the fall (sectional meet on Saturday, November 10) and Boys swimming is a winter sport (Sectional Meet on Saturday, February 16.) If your son or daughter is interested in participating, please contact Mr. Mack at kmack@wheatonacademy.org

2018 Fall Athletic Physicals, Kick Off, and Tryouts Information:

Magnus Requirements: All required Athletic Packet Forms (Concussion and Steroid forms) and completed student physicals MUST be submitted to Magnus BEFORE a student will be allowed to participate in athletics (including tryouts). Please be informed that ALL FRESHMEN have already completed the athletic packet at registration with Student Services, and the 9th grade physicals cover the athletic physicals requirement. Click here to access Magnus.

Fall Kickoff:  This year’s Fall Sports Kickoff will be on Saturday, August 18.  Parents should meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center.

Fall Sports Tryout schedule:

Sideline Cheerleading

When: Tuesday, August 21

Please contact Leah Rinker at Wheaton Academy if interested – lrinker@wheatonacademy.org

Athletic Schedules & News
Be sure to bookmark our Athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ to stay on top of the latest athletic news and team schedules!

  WA Weekly, August 3, 2018

Upcoming Events

Project LEAD Kickoff
Sunday, August 5, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Monday, August 6, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
White Alumni Chapel
All Project LEAD team members mark your calendars for the kick-off retreat on Sunday and Monday, August 5 & 6.  This is an important time to launch the year, work in your teams, pray for the work we do this year and begin accomplishing tasks for the upcoming months. This is not an overnight retreat.

Concert Choir Singers Retreat
Saturday, August 11
8:20 a.m.
Meet at West Chicago Train Station

Important details for parents (and students) of Concert Choir Singers – please read this letter that includes a few details about our upcoming Retreat on Saturday, August 11, as well as District and All-State auditions, etc.

New Parent Tech Training and Surface 3 Distribution
Tuesday, August 14
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Library
Parent tech training is in the Library at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14 for all parents new to Wheaton Academy.  You will pick up your student’s Surface 3 at this time.

New Parent Orientation
Tuesday, August 14
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Wheaton Academy
Whether this is your first child at Wheaton Academy or your fifth child, starting at a new school is a significant event. We invite parents of all freshman and transfer students to attend our New Parent Orientation meeting on Tuesday, August 14.  This is an important night where you will learn about Wheaton Academy culture, build relationships with other WA families, learn about our parent partnership, as well as learn about other key details in how to navigate here. We hope to see you there!

Freshman Retreat
Thursday, August 16 & Friday, August 17
2:30 p.m. arrive at Wheaton Academy
Freshman Retreat is an important event that introduces our freshmen to Wheaton Academy and where they begin to connect with other students and learn about WA culture. Your student won’t want to miss out! Students should arrive at WA at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 in the Field House. They will return no later than 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 17.  Please click here for more information and to fill out the needed forms.

Instrumental Music Retreat
Saturday, August 18
1:30 p.m.
Meet at Fine Arts Center

Students in next year’s Band, Orchestra, and Percussion Ensemble, please click here for information about the retreat and next year. Percussion Studies students, please click here. You may still attend the retreat even though the form states an August 1 deadline. Questions? Email swillemssen@wheatonacademy.org

Todd Beamer Golf Outing
Monday, August 27
Stonebridge Country Club
11:00 a.m.

Enjoy a Beautiful Day of Golf to Support Wheaton Academy! The entire Wheaton Academy family – past, present, and future – is invited to join us for our annual Todd Beamer Benefit Golf Outing on Monday, August 27 at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora. Proceeds benefit financial aid scholarships at Wheaton Academy. Click here to register and/or sign up to be an event sponsor! We hope to see you there!


General News

Books
This year we are handling book purchases differently. Wheaton Academy will place the All Access book bundle order for each family unless you have indicated you are opting-out of this service, on Monday, August 6. Books will be shipped to Wheaton Academy and may be picked up on August 20, the day before school starts.  Smart tuition accounts will be billed for the books on the September invoice. Please contact Jenn Trott with any questions.

Important Book Fee & Smart Tuition Account Information:

  • If you have chosen the ALL ACCESS book rental option, the $375 charge will be reflected on your September invoice.
  • Please go to “Edit My Profile” in your Smart Tuition account and confirm that your email and phone number are correct.
  • All invoices are emailed from customerservice@smarttution.com so check your junk folder if you have not received them.
  • This is a good time to make sure your account is current and there are no outstanding charges.
  • Questions?  Contact Vicki Mitchell in the Business Office at vmitchell@wheatonacademy.org

Livestream Video Opportunities

As our WAtv program continues to grow, we are always in need of new student volunteers to be a part of our video team. No training is required. There is practical, on-site learning and application of skills. This is a great chance for a student to get connected with peers. And this is an incredible way to serve our school. We have opportunities in the areas of camera operators, editors, broadcast announcers, production assistants and directors. Our first livestream game will be on Tuesday, August 21. Please encourage your son or daughter to be a part of our team. If there is any interest or questions, contact Matt Hockett at mhockett@wheatonacademy.org or through OnCampus.

2018-19 Student Parking Permits
Student parking permits for the 2018-19 school year are now available on the Wheaton Academy Website. The cost for student parking this year is $75. 

Required Summer Reading for Students in Advanced English
Please click here to view instructions for required summer reading.

Guitar Lessons

If your son or daughter is interested in taking guitar lessons at Wheaton Academy after school, please click here for more information or contact Evan Jasper at ejasper@wheatonacademy.org.


College Corner

AP Scholar Results
Please click here to read an encouraging summary of the 2018 Wheaton Academy AP test results.

Rising Seniors
The Common Application officially opened on August 1.  If you created an account and have been filling it out, your account will roll over into the 2018-2019 application cycle.

SAT
The next SAT administration date is August 25.  The regular registration deadline was July 27.  The late deadline to register is August 15.


Athletics

2018 Fall Athletic Physicals, Kick Off, and Tryouts Information:

Magnus Requirements: All required Athletic Packet Forms (Concussion and Steroid forms) and completed student physicals MUST be submitted to Magnus BEFORE a student will be allowed to participate in athletics (including tryouts). Please be informed that ALL FRESHMEN have already completed the athletic packet at registration with Student Services, and the 9th grade physicals cover the athletic physicals requirement. Click here to access Magnus.

Fall Kickoff:  This year’s Fall Sports Kickoff will be on Saturday, August 18.  Parents should meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center.

Fall Sports Tryout schedule:

Girls Golf
When: Monday August 6 from 5:45 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Where: Pheasant Run Golf Course. It will be 9 holes of play, plus short game.

Boys Golf
When: Monday August 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: Pheasant Run Golf Course by the putting green by the golf shop.

Football
When: Monday August 6, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. with helmets
Where: Performance Trust Field

Boys Soccer
When: W-F August 8, 9 and 10  8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. AND 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Where: Performance Trust Field

Girls Tennis
When: W-F August 8, 9 and 10  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Where: WA Tennis Courts

Cross Country
When: Wednesday, August 8, 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Where: WA Field House

Sideline Cheerleading
When: Tuesday, August 21
Please contact Leah Rinker at Wheaton Academy if interested – lrinker@wheatonacademy.org

Girls Volleyball
When: Wednesday, August 8, Freshman Girls 1:00-3:00 p.m., JV Girls 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Varsity Girls 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: Warrior Dome

Athletic Schedules & News
Be sure to bookmark our Athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ to stay on top of the latest athletic news and team schedules!

  WA Weekly, July 26, 2018

Upcoming Events

Project LEAD Kickoff
Sunday, August 5, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Monday, August 6, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
White Alumni Chapel

All Project LEAD team members mark your calendars for the kick-off retreat on Sunday and Monday, August 5 & 6.  This is an important time to launch the year, work in your teams, pray for the work we do this year, and begin accomplishing tasks for the upcoming months. This is not an overnight retreat.

New Parent Tech Training and Surface 3 Distribution
Tuesday, August 14
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Library

Parent tech training is in the Library at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14 for all parents new to Wheaton Academy.  You will pick up your student’s Surface 3 at this time.

New Parent Orientation
Tuesday, August 14
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Wheaton Academy

Whether this is your first child at Wheaton Academy or your fifth child, starting at a new school is a significant event. We invite parents of all freshman and transfer students to attend our New Parent Orientation meeting on Tuesday, August 14.  This is an important night where you will learn about Wheaton Academy culture, build relationships with other WA families, learn about our parent partnership, as well as learn about other key details in how to navigate here. We hope to see you there!

Freshman Retreat
Thursday, August 16 & Friday, August 17
2:30 p.m. arrive at Wheaton Academy

Freshman Retreat is an important event that introduces our freshmen to Wheaton Academy and where they begin to connect with other students and learn about WA culture. Your student won’t want to miss out! Students should arrive at WA at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 in the Field House. They will return no later than 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 17.  Please click here for more information and to fill out the needed forms.

General News

Important Back-to-School Information – Please complete by August 1
In anticipation of the 2018-19 school year, several action steps need to be completed this summer before the first day of school. A checklist for new and returning families has been posted on our website and may be accessed by clicking here. This list explains every step your family must complete. For questions regarding the Back-to-School checklist you may contact Angie Roberts. First Semester student schedules are also now available on your student’s OnCampus account. Please be sure to note that parents need to log into their OnCampus account to update their address, work information, and ethnicity data by August 1. Thanks!

Books
This year we are handling book purchases differently. Wheaton Academy will place the All Access book bundle order for each family. Books will be shipped to Wheaton Academy and may be picked up on August 20, the day before school starts.  Smart tuition accounts will be billed for the books on the September invoice. The only thing parents need to do is complete the Textbook Acquisition Form in OnCampus which further explains this process. If you want to opt-out of this purchase option and order the books on your own, you must indicate so on this form. This form needs to be completed by Wednesday, August 1. You will receive a phone call next week if you haven’t completed the form.  If the form isn’t completed by the end of next week, Wheaton Academy will go ahead and place your book order. Please contact Jenn Trott with any questions.

2018-19 Student Parking Permits
Student parking permits for the 2018-19 school year are now be available on the Wheaton Academy Website. The cost for student parking this year is $75.

Concert Choir Singers
Important details for parents (and students) of Concert Choir Singers – please read this letter that includes a few details about our upcoming Retreat on Saturday, August 11, as well as District and All-State auditions, etc.

Instrumental Music Summer Information
Students in next year’s Band, Orchestra, and Percussion Ensemble, please click here for information about next year. Percussion Studies students, please click here. Questions? Email swillemssen@wheatonacademy.org

Required Summer Reading for Students in Advanced English
Please click here to view instructions for required summer reading.

WA Service Team 2018-2019
As a reminder, sign-ups for the WA Service Team 2018-2019 are now open.  You can sign up by clicking on this link.

College Corner

AP Scholar Results
Please click here to read an encouraging summary of the 2018 Wheaton Academy AP test results.

Rising Seniors
The Common Application officially opens on August 1.  If you created an account and have been filling it out, your account will roll over into the 2018-2019 application cycle.

SAT
The next SAT administration date is August 25.  The regular registration deadline is July 27.  The late deadline to register is August 15.

Athletics

WA Athletic Apparel
Great WA clothing and accessory options are available online!  Click here to place your order. If you have questions, please call BSN Sports at 800-644-4481 or email LTS@BSNSports.com

Athletic Schedules & News
Be sure to bookmark our Athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ to stay on top of the latest athletic news and team schedules!

  WA Weekly, June 29, 2018

Upcoming Events

Freshman Retreat
Thursday, August 16 & Friday, August 17
2:30 p.m. arrive at Wheaton Academy

Freshman Retreat is an important event that introduces our freshmen to Wheaton Academy and where they begin to connect with other students and learn about WA culture. Your student won’t want to miss out! Students should arrive at WA at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 in the Field House. They will return no later than 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 17.  Please click here for more information and to fill out the needed forms.

General News

Summer Office Hours and WA Weekly Schedule for July
During the month of July, offices will be closed on July 4, 5, & 6 to celebrate Independence Day.  Throughout the rest of the month, offices will be open Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. but closed on Fridays.  Regular office hours, Monday-Friday, will resume in August.

Today’s WA Weekly will be the last until publications resume on July 26.

Important Back-to-School Information
In anticipation of the 2018-19 school year, several action steps need to be completed this summer before the first day of school. A checklist for new and returning families has been posted on our website and may be accessed by clicking here. This list explains every step your family must complete. For questions regarding the Back-to-School checklist, you may contact Angie Roberts. First Semester student schedules are also now available on your student’s OnCampus account. Please be sure to note that parents need to log into their OnCampus account to update their address, work information, and ethnicity data by August 1. Thanks!

2018-19 Student Parking Permits
Student parking permits for the 2018-19 school year will be available beginning July 15 on the Wheaton Academy Website. The cost for student parking this year is $75.

Honor Rolls
The Honor Roll lists are now posted and available to be viewed on the Wheaton Academy Website under the “Parents” tab. If you have any questions regarding your student’s grades you can contact Kelly Tiemens at ktiemens@wheatonacademy.org.

Concert Choir Singers
Important details for parents (and students) of Concert Choir Singers – please read this letter that includes a few details about our upcoming Retreat on Saturday, August 11, as well as District and All-State auditions, etc.

Instrumental Music Summer Information
Students in next year’s Band, Orchestra, and Percussion Ensemble, please click here for information about next year. Percussion Studies students, please click here. Questions? Email swillemssen@wheatonacademy.org

Required Summer Reading for Students in Advanced English
Please click here to view instructions for required summer reading.

WA Service Team 2018-2019
As a reminder, sign-ups for the WA Service Team 2018-2019 are now open.  You can sign up by clicking on this link.

College Corner

Rising Seniors
The Common Application officially opens on August 1.  If you created an account and have been filling it out, your account will roll over into the 2018-2019 application cycle.

SAT
The next SAT administration date is August 25.  The regular registration deadline is July 27.  The late deadline to register is August 15.

Information Regarding AP Scoring
Please click here for a letter on what to expect when your student’s AP scores are released.

Athletics

High School Summer Athletic Camp Registration Open
Wheaton Academy is excited to offer a variety of HIGH SCHOOL athletic camps this summer!  If your high school student is interested in participating in one of our summer athletic camps, please visit the athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ and click on the High School Summer Athletic Camps button http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/documents/2018/3/6/Summer_camps_Athletics_030218_V2.pdf.  Parents and students will find dates, times, cost, and a description of each of the camps offered.  These camps are open to students who will be in grades 9-12 in the fall of 2018. Registration is online only. If you have questions about a specific camp, please contact the coach directly (email addresses are listed in each camp description).

WA Athletic Apparel
Great WA clothing and accessory options are available online!  Click here to place your order. If you have questions, please call BSN Sports at 800-644-4481 or email LTS@BSNSports.com

Middle School and Elementary Summer Camps @ WA
Registration is now open for summer youth sports camps at Wheaton Academy. You may click here for information and registration.

Athletic Schedules & News
Be sure to bookmark our Athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ to stay on top of the latest athletic news and team schedules!

  WA Weekly, June 22, 2018

General News

Honor Rolls
The Honor Roll lists are now posted and available to be viewed on the Wheaton Academy Website under the “Parents” tab. If you have any questions regarding your student’s grades you can contact Kelly Tiemens at ktiemens@wheatonacademy.org.

Summer Office Hours and WA Weekly Schedule for July
During the month of July offices will be closed on July 4, 5, & 6 to celebrate Independence day.  Throughout the rest of the month, offices will be open Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. but closed on Fridays.  Regular office hours, Monday-Friday, will resume in August.

The last WA weekly for the summer will be published on June 29. Weekly publications will resume on July 26.

Instrumental Music Summer Information
Students in next year’s Band, Orchestra, and Percussion Ensemble, please click here for information about next year. Percussion Studies students, please click here. Questions? Email swillemssen@wheatonacademy.org

Required Summer Reading for Students in Advanced English
Please click here to view instructions for required summer reading.

New Student Information System and Textbook Acquisition for 2018-19
Please make sure you have logged in and completed the back-to-school forms, including all medical and athletic forms, in our new OnCampus student information system.

Please note that one of the required forms in the system explains a new process we will adopt for the 2018-19 school year regarding textbook acquisition.  For the convenience of our school families, Wheaton Academy will process pre-bundled book rental orders from eTECHcampus for each student. The cost of the ALL ACCESS rental option is $375.00 per student and will be billed to each family’s Smart Tuition account on the September invoice. The Textbook Acquisition form must be completed for each student and does include an opt-out option. Please review this form carefully for details since there are requirements for this option.

WA Service Team 2018-2019
As a reminder, sign-ups for the WA Service Team 2018-2019 are now open.  You can sign up by clicking on this link.

College Corner

There are no new announcements this week.

Athletics

High School Summer Athletic Camp Registration Open
Wheaton Academy is excited to offer a variety of HIGH SCHOOL athletic camps this summer!  If your high school student is interested in participating in one of our summer athletic camps, please visit the athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ and click on the High School Summer Athletic Camps button http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/documents/2018/3/6/Summer_camps_Athletics_030218_V2.pdf.  Parents and students will find dates, times, cost, and a description of each of the camps offered.  These camps are open to students who will be in grades 9-12 in the fall of 2018. Registration is online only. If you have questions about a specific camp, please contact the coach directly (email addresses are listed in each camp description).

WA Athletic Apparel
Great WA clothing and accessory options are available online!  Click here to place your order. If you have questions, please call BSN Sports at 800-644-4481 or email LTS@BSNSports.com

Middle School and Elementary Summer Camps @ WA
Registration is now open for summer youth sports camps at Wheaton Academy. You may click here for information and registration.

Athletic Schedules & News
Be sure to bookmark our Athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ to stay on top of the latest athletic news and team schedules!

  WA Weekly, June 15, 2018

Upcoming Events

Summer Academy
Monday, June 11- Friday, June 29
Morning Classes: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Classes: 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
All Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Summer Academy began this week.  Lunch is served each day – returning students may use their Pushcoin and new students may purchase a lunch ticket at the front desk for $5.75. Appropriate dress code remains in effect for Summer Academy.

General News

Instrumental Music Summer Information
Students in next year’s Band, Orchestra, and Percussion Ensemble, please click here for information about next year. Percussion Studies students, please click here. Questions? Email swillemssen@wheatonacademy.org

Required Summer Reading for Students in Advanced English
Please click here to view instructions for required summer reading.

New Student Information System and Textbook Acquisition for 2018-19
Please make sure you have logged in and completed the back-to-school forms, including all medical and athletic forms, in our new OnCampus student information system.

Please note that one of the required forms in the system explains a new process we will adopt for the 2018-19 school year regarding textbook acquisition.  For the convenience of our school families, Wheaton Academy will process pre-bundled book rental orders from eTECHcampus for each student. The cost of the ALL ACCESS rental option is $375.00 per student and will be billed to each family’s Smart Tuition account on the September invoice. The Textbook Acquisition form must be completed for each student and does include an opt-out option. Please review this form carefully for details since there are requirements for this option.

WA Service Team 2018-2019
As a reminder, sign-ups for the WA Service Team 2018-2019 are now open.  You can sign up by clicking on this link.

Puente del Nino Opportunity
Please click here for a summer service opportunity with Puente del Nino. You may contact Mrs. Rivera with any questions.

College Corner

2018 College Destinations
Please click here to see a list of the colleges/universities where our graduating class will attend next year.

Athletics

High School Summer Athletic Camp Registration Open
Wheaton Academy is excited to offer a variety of HIGH SCHOOL athletic camps this summer!  If your high school student is interested in participating in one of our summer athletic camps, please visit the athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ and click on the High School Summer Athletic Camps button http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/documents/2018/3/6/Summer_camps_Athletics_030218_V2.pdf.  Parents and students will find dates, times, cost, and a description of each of the camps offered.  These camps are open to students who will be in grades 9-12 in the fall of 2018. Registration is online only. If you have questions about a specific camp, please contact the coach directly (email addresses are listed in each camp description).

WA Athletic Apparel
Great WA clothing and accessory options are available online!  Click here to place your order. If you have questions, please call BSN Sports at 800-644-4481 or email LTS@BSNSports.com

Middle School and Elementary Summer Camps @ WA
Registration is now open for summer youth sports camps at Wheaton Academy. You may click here for information and registration.

Athletic Schedules & News
Be sure to bookmark our Athletics website http://athletics.wheatonacademy.org/ to stay on top of the latest athletic news and team schedules!