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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

The Great American Eclipse

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On Aug. 21, all of Wesleyan School gathered in Henderson Stadium to watch the Great American Eclipse.

“The eclipse provide[d] us with a terrific opportunity to witness the beauty of God’s creation and the mystery of His handiwork,” said Headmaster Chris Cleveland.

Science department chair Anna Myrick said, “People were most fascinated by how such a tiny sliver of Sun could still create so much light for us. This is a reminder that the smallest acts of kindness and good deeds can spread the light of God’s Kingdom to so many.”

When asked what experiencing the eclipse would entail, Myrick said, “You will see the Moon cross in front of the Sun. The sky will dim by around 90% and drop about five degrees in temperature. There could be a cool breeze, an ‘eclipse wind.’ Shadows will be altered and the darkness will begin in the western sky. We could see Venus as a star (in the Western sky) and Jupiter (in the Eastern Sky). The darkest areas will be in the northern part of the sky where totality is occurring.” Keep Reading

Teacher Spotlight: Anna Myrick

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From Milton to Wesleyan, people have always appreciated the joy and the high spirits Anna Myrick exudes. High school chemistry and varsity lacrosse coach, Myrick, is a beloved faculty member at Wesleyan. Myrick grew up in the Greater Atlanta area, graduated from Milton High School, and later graduated from Georgia Tech with a business finance and pre-med major. During her time at Georgia Tech, she began tutoring students in calculus, physics and chemistry. Keep Reading

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