On May 20, Wesleyan faculty, seniors, families, and friends gathered for the Wesleyan Baccalaureate service at Johns Creek United Methodist Church. It was wonderful to start Commencement weekend with worship and posture our hearts towards the Lord.
This May, Wesleyan has enjoyed celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month as a community. We are grateful for multiple opportunities to learn about the beautiful culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Ken Connor, director of college advising, recently wrapped up a two-year term serving on the University of Georgia High School Advisory Council. Connor was nominated for this honor by the UGA office of admissions.
On Thursday, May 12 a guest speaker from Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream visited with high school chemistry students to help review gas laws for their exam and to teach them how to make ice cream using nitrogen.
Have you ever built your own robot? Well, these fifth grade students have! On May 11, parents and fifth grade students from Mrs. Hendrickson’s Robotics Enrichment Program gathered for a showcase to demonstrate the results of their hard work throughout the course of the program.
Wesleyan second grade students shined as they performed the beloved annual play, “Camp Learned-A-Lot" for parents and fellow students in Bowen Cafetorium. Students starred as camp counselors, parents, campers, and talent show performers in the production.
This afternoon, the Wesleyan School community at large gathered to celebrate retiring, long-serving employees Becky Kimsey, Pat McCoy, and Sylvia Pryor. Collectively, they have served Wesleyan for 57 years.
For the past six weeks, kids across metro-Atlanta ranging in age from kindergarten to sixth grade have been participating in Wesleyan’s community tennis clinic! The program is designed to help children understand the fundamentals of tennis while simultaneously working on skill development. Wesleyan students give their time to train younger players in a “lesson-style environment.”
Wesleyan faculty and high school students traveled to Paintsville, Kentucky over spring break to partner with Good Neighbors, Inc. ministry! Good Neighbors is a 501c3 charity “focused on changing lives through purposeful relationships and positive experiences.”
James 1:17 says, “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” Senior Honors Day was such a special time to recognize and honor the unique gifts and talents the Lord has bestowed upon the class of 2022. Award recipients are listed below in the order they were presented at the ceremony.
Wesleyan School is pleased to announce that Alex Thorne ‘22 has been named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. This is an honor that approximately 1% of high school seniors receive in the United States annually.
To be named a finalist, Alex was required to complete an application, demonstrate a consistently very high academic record, write an essay, be endorsed and recommended by a school official, and take the SAT or ACT and earn a score that confirmed his PSAT/NMSQT performance.
The month of May is recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month, Wesleyan middle school students attended an amazing show from the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company in Marchman Gymnasium.
High school band and chorus captivated their audience during their respective concerts on April 26 and April 22. Both band and chorus performed for concert three times- once for the lower school, once for the middle school, and once for the high school, and both ensembles demonstrated a dynamic and impressive range of musical genres.
The National Arts Honor Society (NAHS) and AP environmental science class teamed up to create a beautiful turtle mural made entirely from bottle caps in celebration of Earth Day, which was April 22, 2022. Students presented the mural to their classmates at Monday Morning Rally.