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

Back to School Bash Brings Bliss

The Back To School Bash is a well known weekend event that people look forward to every year! The Bash is a great way to start off the year by meeting new people. It’s a wonderful opportunity to socialize with people that you normally don’t talk to or haven’t gotten the chance to talk to … Continue reading

Oughta Love Ott

Tiffany Ott is a new math teacher at Western Reserve Academy. Ott heard about the school through social media, communicating with a current WRA math teacher through Twitter. She was then invited to take a tour of the school. Ott states ”I was able to visit several teachers’ classrooms and enjoyed seeing the learning happening … Continue reading

Parliman Pops Up at the Academy

Emily Parliman is the a new Associate Director of College Counseling here at Western Reserve Academy. As a college counselor, Parliman helps juniors figure out what is important to them in a college, which colleges to consider, when to take the SAT/ACT, etc. She help seniors with their essays and applications and making sure they … Continue reading

Salutations, Shriver

Jordan Shriver, originally from Ohio, has returned to Midwest after working as a college admissions officer in Colorado to become the Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of International Admission in the Admissions Office. He choose Western Reserve Academy because he loves working closely with students as well as the benefit of living closer to … Continue reading

Spano Starts Anew

Western Reserve Academy recently completed the Campaign for Excellence and Access Project with the re-opening of Seymour Hall. In addition to the newly renovated campus, there has also been an arrival of new faculty around campus, one of whom is Jill Spano, a new biology teacher. Spano grew up in Ohio, moved away for college … Continue reading

Jenni Beihn Joins Reserve

Jenni Biehn is the new Director of Enrollment Management in the Admissions Office. She notes how she loves that her job incorporates analytical skill to influence financial aid, and interpersonal skills, working with families who “recognize the value of education and are willing to make significant sacrifices in order to give their child that opportunity.” … Continue reading

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