Sadie Hawkins’ Dance: One For the Ages

In early December, the entire student body of Western Reserve Academy was talking about the upcoming “Sadie’s” dance. Starting with a very entertaining video from the senior girls Elizabeth Downing, Kate Winson, Olivia Chan, Zanna Leciejewski, Caleigh Tiley, Abby Goodman and Zoe Platt (all ’17). Suraj ’20 even made a surprise appearance. Starring as the … Continue reading

Women’s March On D.C.

Hundreds of thousands of men and women descended into the nation’s capital, meeting in the National Mall on Saturday, to show their support for women’s rights a day after President Donald Trump was inaugurated. What began as a Facebook post by a Hawaii grandmother the day after Hillary Clinton’s loss in November’s election, blossomed into … Continue reading

Marticke Speaker Sulome Anderson

On Friday, January 27th, Sulome Anderson ’03 presented to the student body as this year’s Marticke Speaker. The Marticke Speaker Series was established in honor of Keir Marticke ’02, who unexpectedly passed away in 2004 after contracting hemorrhagic pneumonia. She was vacationing in Vietnam while studying abroad at the University of New South Wales, a … Continue reading

Pioneer Pep Band: James Doh

Great basketball teams, loud student crowds, and supportive parents are not everything to a basketball game. This 2016-2017 school year, Mr. Will Talaba, the music director at Western Reserve Academy, has come up with the great idea of providing even more support for our basketball teams: The Pioneer Pep Band. The Pioneer Pep Band is … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Ben Kishore

Here at Western Reserve Academy, we are fortunate to be amongst the presence of many creative and talented artists. One of these individuals is Ben Kishore. During his time at Reserve, Kishore has actively pursued individual work in the field of photography. Kishore owes his initial interest in photography to his mother: “My mom got … Continue reading

The Record Moves From Paper To Pixel

The Reserve Record, the longest running-newspaper in historic Hudson, Ohio recently entered cyberspace. The editing staff felt with an increasingly digital world, the Reserve Record needed to evolve with the changing world of news. Therefore, Peter Campanelli ’18 and the Reserve Record staff created a website in order to make the news more accessible to … Continue reading

Need Some Tips On Preparing For Tests?

Are your study skills atrocious? Do you procrastinate until the night before the test? Do you cram five minutes before an exam and end up crying in a puddle of notecards and abandoned dreams for a successful future? Then you’ve come to the right place, you hot mess! Here’s a few tips on how to … Continue reading

Rockin’ Around the Tuition Fees: A WRA Parody

To the tune of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”   Rockin’ around the tuition fees Where the school work never stops Eyes so tired that you can’t see, And the tear pools need to be mopped   Trying to find something to eat Please pull through Flik Dining Wait someone’s eaten all the fries All … Continue reading

Pioneer Women’s Cookbook

It’s that time of year again: leaves cover the ground, a wintry chill is in the air, and the holiday season is quickly approaching! And you know what that means, it’s time to find gifts to give to the important people in your life. This year, consider giving a taste of Reserve—literally! For the third … Continue reading

Athlete Spotlight: Megan Tam

Megan Tam’s ’17 athletic career started out like any other. Like the majority, she had the chance to try out a variety of sports. However, there was something to swimming that was unlike any other sport she had experience with. “I enjoy the feeling when I’m immersed in the water. It feels like I’m in … Continue reading

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