Welcome to the Reserve Record: Online Edition

Hello and welcome to the Reserve Record’s online edition! Like our print edition, this website is entirely student run. It has all our recent articles as well as photos and videos. The articles are uploaded in a big batch when each issue comes out (about once a month). Comments are on, but please be respectful; … Continue reading

Can Tavern Night Turn the Trend for Themed Green Keys?

You pass through the door into the dimly-lit Green Key. Bedecked with fairy lights, plants, and colorful fabrics, the hang-out transforms into a world from another century, filled with fantastical figures: a chainmail-clad knight, a pointy-eared elf, a suspicious pirate. Two figures receive improv cues from a rapt audience, and a faint, musical strumming echoes … Continue reading

The 2022 Class Olympics: Forming a Lasting Tradition

MURDOUGH ATHLETICS CENTER––On a beautiful Saturday evening April 23rd, Western Reserve Academy’s student body took part in the second annual class olympics–a battle of the grades centered around a series of competitive events that test each class’s spirit, strength, and willpower. Hosted by none other than Reserve staff member and basketball coach Joe Scott, the … Continue reading

Don’t Miss A Midsummer Night’s Dream

As the Western Reserve Academy school year comes to a close, so does the 2021-2022 performing arts season. WRA’s previous concerts, musicals, and plays have been nothing short of extraordinary, thanks to the true dedication and passion shown by the performing arts department. This upcoming weekend, the comedic A Midsummer Night’s Dream will return to … Continue reading

Waring Prize Recipient Lillian Kuri Wants Students to Care

WESTERN RESERVE ACADEMY–– In the backroom of Ellsworth Dining Hall sits a table adorned with flowers, sandwiches and chocolate beignets. Sequestered away from students, the room’s light wooden paneling isolates Ms. Kuri’s stimulating conversation with Waring Prize Committee members regarding their time at Western Reserve Academy, current professions and philanthropy. At Morning Meeting on Friday, … Continue reading

Senior Privileges are in Bloom; Here’s What You Need To Know

Senior privileges have arrived. Standing in the Riflery Room during Common Academic Time, Mr. Jackson, Dean for Class of 2022, announced a collection of guidelines as seniors move one step closer to graduation. Much credit goes to the senior class officers, Jimena Oliva and Jin Lee, for achieving the long-awaited parietal.  All students should take … Continue reading

Waring Prize Recipient Lillian Kuri Wants Students to Care

WESTERN RESERVE ACADEMY–– In the backroom of Ellsworth Dining Hall sits a table adorned with flowers, sandwiches and chocolate beignets. Sequestered away from students, the room’s light wooden paneling isolates Ms. Kuri’s stimulating conversation with Waring Prize Committee members regarding their time at Western Reserve Academy, current professions and philanthropy. At Morning Meeting on Friday, … Continue reading

Longstreth Relay

The crowd roared with excitement as runners neared the finish line and cheered when Dr. Chaput announced the winners. Athletes warmed up on the sideline while enjoying the fresh spring air, and even as emotions ran high between the athletes, no respect was lost as the runners shook hands after the intense races. On a … Continue reading

Senior Privileges are in Bloom; Here’s What You Need To Know

Senior privileges have arrived. Standing in the Riflery Room during Common Academic Time, Mr. Jackson, Dean for Class of 2022, announced a collection of guidelines as seniors move one step closer to graduation. Much credit goes to the senior class officers, Jimena Oliva and Jin Lee, for achieving the long-awaited parietal.  All students should take … Continue reading

All We Know About Prom

HUDSON, OHIO — Yesterday at Morning Meeting, the Student Life Office (SLO) announced the 2022 Prom via video: A Night at Sea, set to occur Saturday, May 14th on Cleveland’s The Nautica Queen moving boat. Followed by after prom, students will depart campus at 5:00 PM and return by 2:40 AM.  This announcement was met … Continue reading

Hudson Hails Hypnotist

WESTERN RESERVE ACADEMY- The Knight Fine Art Center slowly fills with teachers and students while quiet pop music plays in the background. There is a strong air of anticipation as everyone waits for the show to begin, laughing and surrounded by friends.  On April 15th, hypnotist Brian Imbus returned to Western Reserve Academy to perform … Continue reading