Giving Tuesday Gives Back

Disclaimer: “The Eggplant” is a satirical, fictional column written by the staff of the Reserve Record. November 30th marked Western Reserve Academy’s “Giving Tuesday”. On this day, the school flooded its Instagram account and all mildly affiliated accounts with posts and stories urging the community to donate. In a recent move of innovation, the WRA … Continue reading

Reserve Sports (And Other Stuff) Network

The 2021-22 school year brought the addition of multiple new clubs at Western Reserve Academy. One that stands out above the rest is Reserve Sports Network (RSN), led by Landon Allis ’23. The group has covered athletic events from soccer games to field hockey matches to the bocce ball tournament. With such large success, RSN … Continue reading

Homecoming Video Wins Best Picture at Oscars

As the annual Homecoming Dance swiftly approaches, Western Reserve Academy students anticipate the traditional homecoming video. Produced by senior boy Student Council members, the video reveals homecoming’s theme and grants the seniors a first opportunity at asking their dates. This year’s video proved particularly impressive off recent news of its victorious Oscars run. Winning various … Continue reading

Senior Day Students Work To Raise Driving Age

Disclaimer: “The Eggplant” is a satirical, fictional column written by the staff of the Reserve Record.  Perhaps one of the biggest annoyances that upperclassmen day students, especially seniors, have had to face thus far in the year is the lack of parking at the Murdough Athletic Center. Even those who have been showing up hours … Continue reading

Listen to Your Elders, Kids

With the start of a new year, the class of 2021 looks ahead to new adventures and opportunities. As college decisions come in and the cloud of uncertainty slowly fades away, the class of 2021 rejoices in their past 4 years at Western Reserve Academy (or maybe 3, since most of the essential members enrolled … Continue reading

WRA Thanks Athletic Teams for Herd Immunity Against COVID

WRA Thanks Athletic Teams for Herd Immunity Against COVID Sword Bagel ’21Editor In a shocking turn of events, the WRA administration has praised the Reserve sports teams for their exposure to COVID-19, citing that it has created “herd immunity” among students. In a statement made late last Saturday, Mrs. Buck remarked: “COVID-19 has been a … Continue reading

“Infection Tag” With COVID Causes Outbreak

“Infection Tag” With COVID Causes Outbreak Jelly Clown ’21Editor-in-Chief Many students are shocked that their choice to break into a nursing home to contract COVID-19 and play tag led to their suspension (and immediate quarantine). A few unnamed students decided they would get infected in the nursing home and play a game of tag where … Continue reading

WRA Told to Just “Give Up”

WRA Told to Just “Give Up” Sword Bagel ’21Editor Western Reserve Academy’s expectations for its first guest speaker of the 2020-2021 school year were quite high, but questions were raised during and after the assembly about the words of wisdom given to students. Karen Karenson ’94 is a noted alumnus of WRA for her work … Continue reading

Students Secretly Injected With Caffinated Vaccines

Students Secretly Injected With Caffinated Vaccines Banana Shah ’22Managing Editor With the recent developments of the COVID-19 vaccine, different companies have taken varying approaches to the prevention of contracting the virus. While these vaccines may differ by effectiveness or number of shots, Western Reserve Academy took its own spin by adding caffeine. Since teachers have … Continue reading

Kent Kicks Off Fedora Fashion

Kent Kicks Off Fedora Fashion Mango Marie ’22Managing Editor You know him. You love him. And you definitely recognize the crown jewel of his signature outfit perched atop his head. Dr. Kent’s fedoras easily rank as some of the most unique and tasteful fashion choices on campus. However, recently, when a student inquired as to … Continue reading