Yanky and Karam Star in Local Productions

The talents of the Reserve faculty extend far beyond the humble boundaries of our lawn’s wide sweep. Recently, two members of our community have participated in productions: Adam Yankay, local Star Wars enthusiast and math connoisseur, acted as Lieutenant Jack Ross in the play “A Few Good Men,” and Ms. Karam, our local musical talent … Continue reading

Holiday Concerts Bring Cheer to Campus

The Western Reserve Academy Choir and Orchestra have had a busy couple of months practicing and performing the newly reinstated Messiah Sing and the annual Vespers concert. Messiah Sing, formerly a beloved school tradition, made a re-appearance this year. As the name suggests, Messiah Sing is a concert where an orchestra plays the first part … Continue reading

Who’s In Town? Urinetown!

Urinetown

Urinetown: The Musical is a hilarious satirical comedy filled with greed, corruption and relationships. The compelling plot stems around a town deep in a drought with catastrophic water shortages. Officer Lockstock, played by Harley Fisher ’19, is an omniscient, 4th-wall breaking cop who guides the audience through Urinetown, introducing the backgrounds of both poor and … Continue reading

Pods Debut, Students Adjust

In addition to new faculty, new classes, and a new schedule, Western Reserve Academy welcomes another new change in the community. The “Pods,” as they are colloquially known, are located above the stadium and house many of this year’s classes due to the ongoing renovation of Seymour Hall. While many enjoy the air conditioning, the … Continue reading

Randazzo and Mylott Chosen as Senior Speakers

Exams and Prom have all come to a close for the students of Western Reserve Academy, but Senior Celebration and Commencement will truly mark the end of the year for the seniors. A student, elected by the senior student body, represents the student body at each of these two end of the year events. This … Continue reading

Ellsworth Dining Hall Renovated

Ellsworth Hall is arguably one of the most important buildings on campus. The students rely on it for housing and the infamous Green Key, but its most important function is feeding the students at all times of the day. If you have not been on campus for any of the meals since Spring Break ended, … Continue reading

Is He Guilty … Or Not Guilty?

The latest Western Reserve Academy arts production, 12 Angry Jurors, hit the KFAC stage on the final weekend of January. From the moment the first curtain rose, the immense work that went into this production was evident. This play was adapted from the television program Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose, but the members of … Continue reading

Fall Dance Performance Takes Off

Lively music. Synchronized movement. Beautiful choreography. Western Reserve Academy’s 2016 fall dance performance, titled Leaving on a Jet Plane and performed in KFAC on November 11th and 12th, was an incredible performance filled with vivid colors and exciting dance moves. When questioned about the process that led to this amazing performance, director Emily Barth commented, … Continue reading

Omigod, Omigod, You Guys!

A playboy bunny, two adorable dogs, sorority girls, and a whole lot of bending and snapping—The Western Reserve Academy community experienced all this plus more this past Halloween weekend. The comedic musical, Legally Blonde, came alive on our very own KFAC stage as there was plenty acting, singing, and dancing to go around. The first … Continue reading