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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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Faculty Flashback: High School Edition

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High school is a bittersweet time to remember, especially for our high school faculty. During your high school years, you experience some of the best and the most embarrassing memories. Some of our high school faculty shared memories from their high school years, as well as giving advice to current high schoolers.

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Night at the Drive-In: Wesleyan Homecoming 2018

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    Seniors twins Amanda and George Doane get crowned homecoming king and queen at the homecoming football game. Brian L. Morgan.
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    High school girls, Connor Caroll, Kaylynn Kirkland, Paige Wyatt, Alyssa Phillips, Izzy Larsen, Connie Harris, Jernai Kerr, Imani Washington and Jada Richardson express themselves through their costumes on matching day. Brian L. Morgan.
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    A group of freshman, Hampton Huggins, Will Burns, Matthew Brown, Joseph Cook, Grace Elsevier, Emily Godfrey, Lauren Balch and Gabby Oakes pose with their dates before their first homecoming. Grace Elsevier.
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    Sophomore girls, Katherine Murphy, Ansley Morehouse, Alexandra Murphy, Natalie Gross, Adyson Means, Caitlin Kelley, Isabella Martin and Emma Nydam dress up as different movie snacks on Friday of homecoming week. Elizabeth Gross.

Thirty five out of the thirty-six weeks of the Wesleyan school year are filled with countless assessments, Bible papers and piles of homework; Homecoming Week is the one week out of the year where school becomes a little less serious. It is a time where students trade the uniforms for silly costumes and this year, the school went from a normal high school in Georgia to the red carpet in Hollywood.

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