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Wesleyan Honors Donors on John Wesley Day

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    Athletic Director Marc Khedouri greets former Head Master Zach Young and his wife at the donors' lunch. Brian L. Morgan.
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    Junior Carmen Cook expresses why she is thankful for donors at the donors’ lunch. Brian L. Morgan.
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    Alumnus Nick Salyers (’12) spoke about his time at Wesleyan on John Wesley Day. Brian L. Morgan.
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    Alumni, Chase Kelly (’16) and Russell Matherly (’12) lead worship in chapel on John Wesley Day. Brian L. Morgan.
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    Director of Donor Relations, Chad McDaniel shares why John Wesley Day is so important at the donors’ lunch. Brian L. Morgan.

From the moment students step on campus, the Wesleyan mission statement is instilled in them through the actions of teachers, administrators and peers. The Statement, “To be a Christian school of academic excellence by providing each student a diverse college preparatory education guided by Christian principles and beliefs; by challenging and nurturing the mind, body and spirit; and by developing stewardship in our changing world.”

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Veteran’s Day: Honoring Those Who Served

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Veterans are known has heroes that have sacrificed more than imaginable putting the lives of others before their own. These heroes live out Wesleyan’s JOY motto by putting the safety of others before their own. The school held an assembly honoring those in the community who have risked their lives for others on Nov. 9 in Yancy Gymnasium. Keep Reading

The Community Gives Thanks

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All around the globe families and friends come together to celebrate each other and give thanks to things that they are grateful for. The “Green and Gold” staff asked students and faculty in the Wesleyan Community about their Thanksgivings, this is what they said.

Abby Johnson said, “I am thankful for coffee frothers, candles that smell like Christmas trees, Taqueria Del Sol, pumpkin muffins, a neighborhood to take walks in, Michael Bublé’s Christmas album, my car and my fiancé Mr. Holmes. Every Thanksgiving, my siblings and I used to play a game of two-hand touch football in the street every Thanksgiving. We also always watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. I think my favorite Thanksgiving food has to be this Jell-O dish my mom makes with a pretzel crust; it sounds weird, but it is really good.” Keep Reading

Christmas Traditions

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The Wesleyan families every year celebrate the holidays in their own special ways. Each family will come together to pick out the best Christmas tree or sit around a fire sipping on hot chocolate playing card games. Every unique tradition brings the community together as a whole. Keep Reading

Sophie’s Declassified Exam Survival Guide

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    Junior Adam Rogers follows Andy Yang’s advice by taking a lot of naps throughout studying. Sophie Zetzsche.
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    Senior Grace Kennedy studies in advance for her math exam, according to her study schedule. Sophie Zetzsche.

After Thanksgiving, the country puts away the turkey and heads straight into full on Christmas mode. The lights are out, the trees are up while everyone eagerly awaits Santa’s arrival, but before students middle school to graduate school can get fully into the Christmas cheer, they must get through one very important event before they can join in on the Christmas carols: Exam Week.
This week is the “bane of existence” for most students. However, with a few simple study tips, exam week can go from miserable to enjoyable, so you can enter your Christmas break with high spirits and without sleep deprivation.

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