What's Happening at Wesleyan

List of 20 news stories.

  • 4th grade bonding at Sojourn Adventures

    Lower school adventures during October field trips

    Over the last month, every lower school student adventured beyond the walls of Warren Hall to explore how their learning applies to the world. For most students, these recent field trips were their first field trips since March 2020, and their excitement was evident.
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  • Varsity Cheerleading Participates in First-Ever Competition in the History of Wesleyan

    Over the weekend, varsity cheerleading participated in their first-ever competition in the history of Wesleyan!
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  • Peter Pan Opens This Week Led by Eight Seniors and a Female Captain Hook

    It is opening week for the Wolf Players production of Peter Pan. You don't want to miss this performance about the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. 

    This high school cast is led by a core group of seniors who have been acting together for many years, in some cases since lower school. "We're so proud of our cast! They have tackled the seemingly simple story of Peter Pan and revealed what it truly means to be childlike," said Stephanie Simmons, high school theater director. "Playing pretend together has been so much fun and that fun has been spearheaded by eight wonderful seniors and their talent."

    In an unexpected twist, Captain Hook is played by a female in this rendition of the beloved classic. "Captain Hook, played by senior Tori Hedlund, leads an all-female crew of fierce pirates as they battle the Lost Boys led by senior Carson Green who plays Peter Pan," Simmons went on to say.
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  • Spanish students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with kite-flying contest

    Students taking Spanish seminar celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by building, testing, and somewhat flying traditional kites. 
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  • Marching Wolves excel in recent competition

    Though accustomed to the Friday Night Lights of Henderson Stadium, the Marching Wolves took their 2021 halftime show on the road to a marching band competition at Sprayberry High School. The Marching Wolves earned first place in percussion, second place in color guard, and second place overall in the Class A division. “The band peaked at just the right moment with their very best performance on the field on Saturday,” explained Jeff Foster, band director.
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  • Audrey Short '15 reflects on her journey with dyslexia in video for Dyslexia Awareness Month

    October is Dyslexia Awareness Month! In honor of this and to broaden our community's awareness of and support for dyslexic students, the Academic Resource Center team shared with faculty a resource produced by Made by Dyslexia.  Made by Dyslexia is a global charity led by successful dyslexics with the purpose of helping the world understand, value, and support dyslexia. 
    Wesleyan graduate Audrey Short ‘15 recorded an intro to the video and shared some of her own experiences as a dyslexic.  Audrey shared her journey from detection and diagnosis in lower school to two years attending The Schenck School in Atlanta to returning to Wesleyan and then graduating as valedictorian.
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  • Middle and high school Hispanic Heritage Month chapels held outdoors

    Middle and high school students and faculty welcomed guest speaker Yuri Lopez to chapel to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Now a national speaker and soccer mentor, Lopez shared her story as a Honduran orphan and how to carry the hope of Christ through all circumstances.
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  • SCAD professors visit with fine arts students

    Professors from Savannah College of Art and Design led three unique workshops for high school students in the visual and performing arts. The workshop topics included virtual reality, two-dimensional digital art, and improv. Exposure and collaboration with collegiate art professors deepen and diversify student creativity. Not only were students able to practice new techniques, but students also learned about career opportunities in art.

    To learn more about fine arts at Wesleyan, please visit our arts webpage.
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  • Middle school TSA

    Middle school TSA excels on Technology Day at the Georgia National Fair

    Congratulations to the middle school Technology Student Association (TSA) for earning multiple top 10 finishes on Technology Day at the Georgia National Fair!
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  • Nadia Thieriot

    Nadia Thieriot named Belk Scholarship nominee

    The College Advising Office is pleased to announce that Nadia Thieriot, a Wesleyan Evergreen, is Wesleyan’s nominee for the Belk Scholars competition at Davidson College. Belk Scholar nominees “must demonstrate academic excellence and purposeful engagement in the classroom, with student and civic organizations, on the athletic field, or in the arts. While academic achievement is paramount, Belk Scholars also exhibit intellectual curiosity and a commitment to both their local and global communities.”
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  • Fourth grade students continue T.I.E.D. Together lessons

    During the first week of the month, lower school students and teachers participate in T.I.E.D. Together lessons focused on Teaching Inclusivity and Embracing Diversity Together. Following the lesson, parents receive guidance on how to continue these meaningful conversations as a family.
    Fourth grade students and teachers continued their book study of Trillia Newbell’s Creative God, Colorful Us. Previous lessons emphasized that we are all created in the image of God. “He made each of us uniquely,” one student shared. “We can reflect God to others,” another said.
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  • Chamber Singers

    Middle and high school chorus concert wows audience

    On Monday, Oct. 4, the middle and high school chorus took to the stage in Powell Theater to dazzle their families with their fall concert. Singers presented a variety of works ranging from songs about the fruits of the Spirit to excerpts from a Mozart Mass.
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  • Middle school pack groups discuss Hispanic Heritage Month

    As celebrations continue for Hispanic Heritage Month, middle school pack groups discussed the importance of heritage and culture and learn more about Lin Manuel-Miranda and Jose Hernandez.
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  • Paul Baisier

    Paul Baisier named Park Scholarships nominee

    Wesleyan School is pleased to announce that Paul Baisier been selected by a faculty committee as our nominee for the Park Scholarships program at North Carolina State University.
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  • Wallace Family

    Lower school students and dads celebrate Donuts with Dads

    Lower school students and dads or special friends celebrated the annual Donuts with Dads events with a morning together at home and special video. Filled with giggle and smiles, families enjoyed munching on breakfast and viewed a special video with a devotion led by Bible Department Chair Glenn Archer and a musical performance full of “dad jokes.” After spending a morning connecting at home, many dads took on carpool duty for the late arrival.

    We are so grateful for our Wesleyan dads and special friends!
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  • Urbizo Family

    Families enjoy the first Family Night of the year

    Wesleyan families with students of all ages enjoy the first Family Night of the 2021-2022 school year on Thursday, Sept. 30. Family Nights are planned throughout the school year to give the community a homework-free evening on which you can spend time as a family without schoolwork and events encroaching on that time.
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  • Dominick Manea

    Middle school students recognized for their kindness

    During middle school chapel on Thursday, Sept. 30, four students were celebrated for consistent kindness during the month of September. Dominick Manea, Aaron Long, Jeremy Wan, and Kyle Edwards were nominated by their peers and teachers and selected by the Kindness Initiatives Team as students who demonstrate compassion towards others.
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  • 2021 homecoming king, queen, and court recognized

    At halftime of the homecoming football game against Loganville Christian Academy, Wesleyan recognized the 2021 homecoming court, and seniors Will Fuller and Annabelle Lawson were named the 2021 homecoming king and queen. 
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  • Kayla Kim named Morehead-Cain nomination

    The College Advising Office is pleased to announce that Kayla Kim has been nominated by a faculty committee as Wesleyan’s nominee for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Morehead-Cain Foundation seeks competitive applicants, who demonstrate moral force of character, academic scholarship, physical vigor, and leadership. The scholarship process is extremely selective; only three percent of nominees are awarded the scholarship each year.
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  • Wolf Jr. Players perform Law & Order: Nursery Rhyme Unit

    Bravo to our Wolf Jr. Players who performed Law & Order: Nursery Rhyme Unit four times over the weekend and last week! The show, which was directed by Jenn Jordan, lower and middle school drama coordinator, featured 24 middle school students as cast members and two students working behind the scenes in stage management.
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