Today was the annual Business of Tomorrow Expo in lower school! Each year, fourth-grade students develop their own business concepts, including a mission statement, logo, pricing structure, and investor pitch.
Three high school art student artists have been honored in the annual Atlanta High School Art Exhibit, which is part of the Dogwood Festival.
Paige Wyatt '21 won an Honorable Mention from the Watercolor Society. Sophie Villa '22 and Ella Grace Pickering '22 were both selected as finalists for the exhibit that will be held August 6-8. This is a very competitive show. Paige is one of 26 award winners selected out of thousands of entries from the Atlanta area.
Happy early Mother’s Day! Tuesday, May 4, lower school students enjoyed their annual Morning with Mom celebration virtually. To celebrate, students made clay gifts and wrote letters, and colored portraits to give to their mothers. Additionally, our chapel team compiled a special Morning with Mom virtual chapel for families to watch together before school.
This week, Wesleyan School celebrated 14 seniors who will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level next year. These students include:
Tanner Bivins – United States Military Academy (football) Luke Carroll – Dartmouth College (baseball) Jimmy Cox – LaGrange College (baseball) Jalen Fulwood – Chattahoochee Valley Community College (baseball) Wyatt Hodges – Presbyterian College (football) Reece Holbrook – University of Virginia (softball) James McCoy – University of Kentucky (baseball) Quinn Moore – Centre College (baseball) Vance Nicklaus – Florida State University (football) Alyssa Phillip – Georgia State University (basketball) Jada Richardson – Howard University (golf) Ryan Rose – University of Rochester (football) Carson Schiller – University of Georgia (swimming) Gracie Taylor – Colorado State University (softball)
“We are extremely proud of these student athletes for their dedication and commitment over the years which has provided the opportunity to continue their sport at the collegiate level next year,” commented Lacy Gilbert, athletic director. “This is an honor not only for the students, but also for their parents, family, and friends who have supported them over the years.”
Congratulations to the State Runner-Up Wesleyan Literary Team! On Saturday, April 24th the Literary Team traveled to Georgia Military College to compete in the GHSA State Meet. At the end of the day, Wesleyan finished 2nd overall and only 5 points behind the first place team.
It's Market week and we are ready to fill your cup to the brim with gorgeous art and wonderful weekend entertainment! All the Professional art, Student art, and programming can be found on the Wesleyan Artist Market website.
Keep reading for the top three things you need to know this week and a highlight of the schedule for special events throughout the Market.
The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce has honored Jacob Price as Wesleyan School’s STAR student for the 2020-2021 school year. In turn, Jacob chose Deborah Brown, high school math, as the teacher who has had the greatest influence on his academic life.
The Wesleyan Artist Market Team is excited for the launch of the Virtual Market next week. Starting Thursday, April 22 at 4:00 p.m. and running through April 29 at 4:00 p.m. shoppers from across the country will get to enjoy and purchase through the WAM marketplace.
The College Advising office is pleased to announce that Jacob Lanier Price received an appointment as a midshipman for the United States Naval Academy class of 2025. Jacob received nominations from Congresswoman Lucy McBath and Senator David Perdue and a guaranteed offer of acceptance in November for his outstanding accomplishments.
Rehearsals are in full swing for the Wolf Jr. Players production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown opening at the end of this month. Recently, the cast had a special Zoom reunion with the cast from the last time Wesleyan performed this show which was in 2003.
After weeks of rehearsal, the Wesleyan Wolf Players are pleased to present Noël Coward’s comedy, Hay Fever - virtually! A quiet weekend in the country ignites as misunderstandings and tempers flare. Directed by Wesleyan alum, Andrew Sabonis-Chafee, this classic Noël Coward comedy turns the Bliss family’s quiet weekend into an exhausting and hilarious romp.
Our spring High School production will be available to all Wesleyan students, families, faculty, and staff via livestream. The show will be performed live in front of a limited audience in Lencke Theater. While we are saddened that we cannot offer tickets to the greater Wesleyan community due to COVID-19 precautions, we still invite you to join us online to watch the fun.
The College Advising Office is pleased to announce that Nadia Thieriot '22 and Kayla Kim '22 have been selected for the prestigious Governor’s Honors Program, a four-week summer residential program for gifted students.