Senior Superlatives

Brandt Aker Decides to PG Again

Brandt Aker Decides to PG Again-Alex Avocado With the introduction of the coronavirus into American society, hordes of students are suffering. This illness not only takes lives, but it is also stealing the most anticipated part of high school from the class of 2020. Their senior slide is more like a slanted chair, prom is … Continue reading

Students Who Don’t Care—Where Are They Now?

Students Who Don’t Care—Where Are They Now?-Queen Quince They were made famous by their announcement at the WRAP (the premiere late-night talk show here at Western Reserve Academy), but where are they now? WRA’s newest club, Students Who Don’t Care, opened with a bang – and a pie to the face of Carter Frato-Sweeney ’22. … Continue reading

Top 10 Napping Spots on Campus

Top 10 Napping Spots on Campus-Kitty Kiwi 10. MAC concessions. Honestly not the best place to take a nap because of how many people walk past and how loud the MAC usually is, but we work with what we’ve got. 9. Ellsworth dining hall. Also not ideal, but it would be nice if you have … Continue reading

The WRAp

Reserve’s premiere late-night talk show, The WRAP, is like Reserve’s very own Saturday Night Live. Only instead of being hosted and performed by celebrities, it’s hosted by Noah Frato-Sweeney ‘20 and Henry Ong ‘20 and performed by an assortment of Reserve students. I know . . .even better! The show references great and memorable Reserve … Continue reading

Service Day

The 25th of January was quite a busy day for juniors and seniors, who went on the annual service trip organized by Ms Boesch. Along with our usual choices of destination, the Akron Food Bank and Haven of Rest, there was a third, new option: a simulation of homeless living designed by the organization Habitat … Continue reading

Guatemala Trip

This past summer, three WRA students had the opportunity to travel abroad to Guatemala to participate in an exchange of language, culture, and experience. The study abroad program consisted of a four day volunteer project at a community school for young children, called Los Patojos, as well as a four week homestay with a purely … Continue reading

Heidelberg Trip

People were captivated by the old city that Mark Twain described with such picturesque detail. The city he spoke about? Heidelberg, Germany! This year, two Reserve students traveled to Germany and participate in the Heidelberg Program. The program is an opportunity that allows students to study abroad with other students from around the world for … Continue reading

ELISA Trip

The ELISA program gives Reserve students the opportunity to go on several different trips around the world, to places such as France, China, and Costa Rica. The goal of the program is for its students to improve in their chosen languages and broaden their worldviews. This past summer, Sebastian Fields ‘20 was one of the … Continue reading

One School, Many Books

Last year, English Chair Mr. Todd Gilbert announced a change in the summer reading policy: students would read one book of their choosing from a list of of many genres and discuss it with the faculty member who selected it. This message was met with many different responses. Some students supported the idea, and other … Continue reading