- Phone: (630) 668-1385
- Mailing Address: 1N350 Taylor Drive, Winfield, IL 60190
Wheaton Christian Grammar School offers after-school activities in addition to our athletic teams and music groups.
Grades 4-5, Year-round
Practice days are flexible during lunch and after school. Practices begin the last week of September and run through the beginning of March. Meets start in January (8 total) at the Wheaton Public Library. Students will need to read as many of the 50 books as possible and at least half before they compete in a meet.
Grades K-1, Mondays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
The WCGS chess club has a few openings for the spring semester. There is a $75 fee which will be billed by the school after the first session.
Email for questions or to register (name and grade required).
Chess Team, Grades K-8, Tuesdays (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.) OR Thursdays (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
The WCGS Chess Team is open to all interested players in grades K-8.
The Chess Team meets from September through March and participates in a number of local tournaments. Click here for information on
Fee: $150 for the year (plus the cost of a team shirt). Parents should note that this commitment (and fee) is for the entire school year and as with other activities requiring fees, there will be no refund after September 15.
Grades 4-8, Thursdays from Jan. 24 - April 4
This innovative club presents a hands-on, interactive opportunity that captivates student's interest in engineering and technology as they master the dynamics of teamwork and problem-solving. Students will work on their creativity, curiosity, communication, and collaboration skills as they build and test a robot. Please contact the teacher, Mrs. Jacqueline Lauriat at to sign your child up for this club.
Teacher – Mrs. Jacqueline Lauriat
Maximum 12 students per class.
Grades 5-8, Fall 2018
The WCGS First Lego League Robotics Team consists of 10 students who research a real-world engineering challenge, develop a solution, and compete with LEGO-based robots of their own design. Interested students apply in the spring prior to the next school year. Please contact Mrs. Jacqueline Lauriat at if you have any questions.
Teachers – Mrs. Jacqueline Lauriat
Maximum 10 students
Grades 6-8, Mondays
Jr. High homerooms elect three representatives from their class (4 from 8th grade) in late August/early September. Elections for Officer positions are held within the actual council in early/mid-September. The Officer positions are President (
Some of the events Student Council are in charge of are the Faculty v. Student Soccer Game, the Dodgeball Tournament, Variety Show, Dress Down Days, and the Backyard BBQ.
Grade 2 Only, Every Wednesday, January 16 - May 15, 2019 (3:30-4:00 p.m.)
This club gives second graders a chance to write in a relaxed atmosphere. Students work on skills taught in the classroom and have fun at the same time. Club members will receive a book composed of stories contributed by each child at the end of the session.
Teacher – Mrs. Mitchell
Grades 7 and 8, 2nd and 3rd Quarter
Contact Sarah McCarthy with any questions,
Additional co-curricular activities include Student Council, numerous athletic teams, and many musical groups. The Jr. High musical auditions take place in January, in preparation for performances in late April.