Mrs. Buck is PG (Eggplant)

The 2019-2020 school year brought with it a host of new additions to the WRA faculty, one of the most memorable being Mrs. Suzzane Walker Buck, the new Head of School. Mrs. Buck and her administration headed many new changes to the school, pushing for more options that would hopefully give the students and faculty … Continue reading

Ding Ma ’20 Moves to the President’s House after the New Food Ordering Policy (Eggplant)

“Like twice a day,” Ding Ma ’20 responded when asked about the amount of times he orders food every month. From a simple cheese pizza from Papa Johns to sublime Szechuan seafood from Noble House, Ding knows every restaurant around campus. Ding even remarked, “Have you tried Canes? I know it’s far away from campus, … Continue reading

Joy (Eggplant)

Joy! Joy. That delightful, fulfilling catchphrase scrawled in every email and all over the WRA website in a cute, quirky handwritten font. Mrs. Buck’s promise of joy has arrived on campus, physically manifesting in our hallowed halls and all across the lawn’s wide sweep. Students have certainly begun to feel it too. “She tells me … Continue reading

Almost, Maine

“Going to rehearsal for this production felt like a warm, happy place in the middle of a long, cold winter,” recalls Mrs. Donalee Ong, director of Western Reserve Academy’s winter play, Almost, Maine. In my experience, sitting in the audience for Almost, Maine – performed in KFAC January 24, 25, and 26 – felt much … Continue reading

Mrs. Buck Begins Her Term

After a long national search for the new head of the school, Western Reserve Academy welcomed Mrs. Suzanne Walker Buck to its community. With her energetic speech given last year, many students, being impressed, have selected her and looked forward to having her in school. Students remembered Mrs. Buck vividly through her speech last year … Continue reading

Seymour Reopens in a New Century

As the members of the Western Reserve Academy community have no doubt noticed, we have left the Learning Community, or “pods,” of last year. Yes, although the long walks, the classes in the cold, paper-thin walls and erratic air conditioning provided by the pods will doubtless be missed, construction has been completed on the renovations … Continue reading

A New Year Brings Many Changes to Reserve

During the past year, Western Reserve Academy welcomed a lot of new changes to the campus. One of the most obvious visible differences is that the beloved Learning Community (more commonly known as the pods, the temporary academic residence for the 2017-2018 school year) next to the tennis courts have become a parking lot once … Continue reading

Back to School Bash Brings Bliss

On Saturday August 25, Western Reserve Academy students were treated to the spectacular Back to School Bash (also known as BTSB) put together by The Pioneer Women’s Association on the patio of Ellsworth Hall. The BTSB is an annual mixer event that not only welcomes everyone back to school, but also gets everyone together in … Continue reading

A Wild West Bicknell Bonanza: Cowboys in Winter

As a highlight of a busy and rainy week, students had the opportunity to enjoy the Bicknell Bonanza on the night of February 21st in the MAC. After several cold rainy days, a TEAMS competition and the Junior Writing Exam, the Bicknell Bonanza was a wonderful way to cool down. The MAC was full of … Continue reading

Lunar Festival Welcomes Year of the Dog

On February 17, Mandarin Club hosted the annual Lunar New Year Concert. The concert celebrated the turn of the year for the lunar calendar. The lunar calendar is based on the moon’s phases, as opposed to the solar calendar that most of us are used to. Each year corresponds to an animal of the Chinese … Continue reading

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