Hunter and Rocco Elected as Co-Presidents

Hunter and Rocco Elected as Co-Presidents Yeji Kim ’21 On April 28, as the year came close to ending, the election to vote next year’s student body co-presidents took place. Despite the hardships of the current situation with COVID-19, the WRA community successfully had its online voting system through Canvas, for the first time in … Continue reading

The Distance Learning Experience

The Distance Learning Experience Elie Aoun ’21 The Covid-19 outbreak has had an enormous and historic impact as it has swept the globe and its effects on Western Reserve Academy have been stark. Starting in early March, the school began canceling trips abroad and implementing new health guidelines. By the time spring break rolled around, … Continue reading

Students Sleep on the Streets as All Dorms Are Closed Due to Coronavirus Threats

Students Sleep on the Streets as All Dorms Are Closed Due to Coronavirus Threats-Queen Quince Residents of North Hall evacuating to sleep on the streets. Residents of Cartwright preparing to camp out. In the weeks leading up to the closing of campus due to the novel coronavirus, the dorms were preemptively closed amid concerns that … Continue reading

Mrs. Buck Enrolls as a PG

Mr. Buck Enrolls as a PG-Grace Grapes   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 instituted many new changes, pushing for more options that would hopefully … Continue reading

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

Ding Ma ’20 Moves to the President’s House due to the New Food Ordering Policy-Levi Lemon “Like twice a day,” Ding Ma ’20 responded when asked about the number 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 … 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