On Wednesday, Nov. 15, lower school students performed the beloved “Traditions of Thanks” program. Lisa McNearney, lower school music director, and Jenn Jordan, lower and middle school drama director, directed the show in which all lower school students played a part.
Since August, the college advising office has welcomed over 60 college admissions representatives to campus to meet with our students. These visits provide the opportunity for students to learn about schools and develop a one-on-one relationship with the representatives who often play a role in reviewing application files.
On Monday, Nov. 13, middle school students gathered in Yancey Gymnasium for the Katov house spotlight meeting. As part of the new middle school house system, each of the four houses focuses on two leadership traits and commits to teaching their classmates about those traits during spotlight meetings. The leadership traits for Katov are humility and gratitude, and students highlighted humility during the gathering.
Wesleyan has earned Gold recognition on the 2023 AP School Honor Roll, which recognizes schools who offer an AP program. Schools earn the honor roll recognition annually by enhancing their school’s college-bound culture, providing opportunities for students to earn college credit, and maximizing college readiness of students.
During high school chapel on Thursday, Nov. 2, Kathleen Shade, assistant director of Christian life: service, spoke about the Christian life foundation for the month: generosity. Shade bravely shared her testimony of fighting cancer and explained how the generosity and support of others carried her through the hard times.
During the Veterans Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 10, Wesleyan students honored the selfless service of our armed forces and learned from Scott Feight, West Point graduate and former pilot in the U.S. Army.
During the months of September and October, over 20 faculty and staff members visited Clemson University, the University of Georgia, Kennesaw State University, Auburn University, and a central location in Atlanta as a hub for several downtown universities.