Falcon Focus

August 6, 2021

From Mr. Biscan

8/6/21 Falcon Focus-Welcome

From the Desk of Mrs. Ellett, Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction

Schedule & Materials Pick-up Day Grades 9-12: Monday, August 16!


*Grades 9-11 will take yearbook pictures at their scheduled time below. Additionally, during these time frames for grades 9-12, PE uniforms will be available for pickup/purchase along with Falcon Spirit Wear and yard signs!


Last Name A - G: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


Last Name H - N: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Last Name O - Z: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Chromebooks: Freshman students will exchange their existing Chromebook for a new one during this time--please make sure your freshman student brings both the Chromebook and charger. Students in grades 10-12 will keep their current Chromebook and charger.


On Tuesday, August 17, and Wednesday, August 18, all students are welcome to walk their schedules and access their lockers from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


On Thursday, August 19, and Friday, August 20, the building will be closed to all students as teachers prepare for the new school year.


*If a student is unable to attend the scheduled time frame, then materials can be picked up on the first day of school--before or after school or during a lunch or Access period in the LLC. Schedules will also be available online prior to the first day of school.

Walk Your Schedule One Last Time!

On Thursday, August 19, the building will be open from

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for freshmen and all other students that would like to walk their schedules one last time before school starts on Monday, August 23. All classrooms will be closed.


Administrators will be available to answer any questions you may have.

From the LLC

SUMMER READING BOOK CHAT - Friday, September 3 during all lunches


To encourage students to continue reading over the summer, the Wheaton North English Department and the Wheaton North LLC invited students to read great books of their choice all summer! On Friday, September 3, any students who have read over the summer will be invited to a casual lunchtime chat about what they read. Treats and prizes will be given to students who attend and participate in this fun lunchtime book chat.


QUESTIONS? Please contact the English Department Chair, Mrs. Blazier, or the LLC Director, Mrs. Pigoni.

From the Health Office

Students entering the 9th grade must show proof of having received a physical examination dated on or after August 23, 2020. A copy of this physical exam is expected in the Health Office by the first day of school. If the physical exam is NOT received in the Health Office by September 7, 2021, the student will not be allowed to attend school.


Students entering 12th grade must show proof of having received a dose of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV4) on or after their 16th birthday. Proof of having received this immunization is due in the Health Office by the first day of school. If the proof of the immunization is NOT received in the Health Office by September 7, 2021, the student will not be allowed to attend school.


Physical exam and immunization records may be dropped off in the Main Office at WNHS or emailed to: Wheatonnorthhealthoffice@cusd200.org. Please call the Health Office with any questions: 630-784-7327.


Beginning Monday, July 19, 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations will be available on a walk-in basis at the Health Department’s Central Public Health Center (111 N. County Farm Rd, Wheaton). The clinic will operate Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.

From the Athletic Office

Make sure your student athlete is registered to try out for Fall Athletics on the Family ID website! No fees are due until final rosters are set, but all students must be registered to try out for their sport before August 9. Additionally, we need a current (within 13 months) physical on file as well as the signed IHSA form, consent/waiver and code of conduct to complete the registration so your athlete is approved to participate.


Check out the Athletics Announcement page on the WNHS website for a link to Family ID/Fall Registration!

Math Team is Coming Back!

Do you like solving puzzles, logic, and challenging yourself? If you do, Math Team may be the club for you! While there hasn’t been a Math Team at WNHS in a couple years, it is finally coming back for the 2021-2022 school year. Practice will be 1-2 times a week (dates TBD) and there will be about one competition a month. The main part of the season runs from September to February. The team will be led by Ms. Piccininni and Ms. Skuse (both new to WNHS this year).


If you are interested in receiving more information about the Math Team once it is available, fill out this form: Math Team

From the Counseling Department

General Announcements

Please follow the counseling department on Twitter @wncounseling for up-to-date information on a variety of topics from scheduling to scholarship information.


During the 2021-2022 school year, students can request virtual or in person meetings with their counselor by visiting the counseling office, via email or by calling a counselor’s direct line.


Do you want to walk your schedule before school starts? On Tuesday, August 17, and Wednesday, August 18, all students are welcome to walk their schedules and access their lockers from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Updated Counselor Assignments

Wondering who your counselor is for the 2021-2022 school year?Check out

the updated counselor assignments.


Attention Incoming Freshman

We are looking forward to welcoming the Class of 2025 to our Falcon Family on Tuesday, August 17. The fun begins at 3:00 p.m. and will conclude around 5:30 p.m. Students will then have the option to walk their schedule from 5:30-6:30 with assistance from our Link Crew Leaders. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet your fellow Falcons and get all of the inside information you need to rock your first day at Wheaton North! Students should enter through front doors. Masks required!


Attention Transfer Students

Are you new to Wheaton North this year? We will be hosting a special welcome for our sophomore, junior, and senior transfer students on Wednesday, August 18th from 10 a.m. - Noon in the Counseling Center...this will include a building tour so students are encouraged to have a picture of their class schedule on their phones


Save the Date

Financial Aid Night - Wednesday, September 29, 7:00 p.m.

All students and families are invited to attend financial aid night. This event is held in collaboration with Wheaton Warrenville South and will be fully virtual.


Senior Family Night - Wednesday, September 1, 7:00 p.m.

Parents and students can gather updated information about the college application process and learn how counselors will be assisting students during this year’s application season. This year’s meeting will be entirely virtual. Please follow this link to join the presentation. Families will have the option to enter a virtual breakout room for a Q and A session with a school counselor as well. Don’t worry if you can’t make it. The presentation portion will be posted on the counseling department website at a later date. A reminder will be sent to all senior students and families prior to the event.


Senior Class of 2022

Counselors will host a college application process presentation for seniors during lunches on Tuesday August 31. This presentation will cover general information about the application process and include an overview of individual senior conferences, the transcript request process and updates to Naviance.


Students can begin requesting transcripts on September Wednesday September 1, 2021.


Individual Senior conferences will begin on Thursday September 2 and continue throughout September and October. If your son or daughter has questions prior to their individual meeting they can reach out to their counselor to set up an appointment or ask a question.


Seniors can sign up for college rep visits by logging into their Naviance account using “Clever” and then entering their Google credentials. Students should then click on “Colleges” and select “College Visits”. This allows students to hear directly from a college representative visiting Wheaton North. Don’t delay, sign up now as many colleges and universities are already scheduled to visit us.


Juniors Class of 2023

Juniors will begin the college search process with their counselors near the end of November and continue through Spring Break. Students and families looking to get a headstart can access all College Search Materials via the counseling website. Materials will update throughout first semester.


Juniors can sign up for college rep visits by logging into their Naviance account using “Clever” and then entering their Google credentials. Students should then click on “Colleges” and select “College Visits”. This allows students to hear directly from a college representative visiting Wheaton North. Don’t delay, sign up now as many colleges and universities are already scheduled to visit us.


Sophomore Class of 2024

Sophomores can sign up for college rep visits by logging into their Naviance account using “Clever” and then entering their Google credentials. Students should then click on “Colleges” and select “College Visits”. This allows students to hear directly from a college representative visiting Wheaton North. Don’t delay, sign up now as many colleges and universities are already scheduled to visit us.

School Yearbook Information

Interested in purchasing a 2021-2022 yearbook?

  • If so, please click HERE to be directed to the Jostens Website.
  • Yearbooks are $50.


Interested in purchasing a 2020-2021 yearbook?

  • Yearbooks are $50.
  • These can be purchased through the WNHS Main Office after September 1.

Need to pick up a 2020-2021 yearbook?

  • All yearbooks purchased last year will be available at text book distribution (August 16) for grades 10-12.
  • All graduated Seniors, please stop by the cafeteria (enter door 26) on August 12 from 11:00 -4:00 pm.
  • If you did not receive your yearbook, please stop by the main office to pick up your book after September 1.


Senior Recognition Ads

  • To purchase an ad, please see the attached flyer and follow the online instructions.
  • Each ad may feature photos, memories, shout outs, and stories and will take up 1/4 of a page.
  • All ad orders are due by January 16, 2022.