Compass Expo: Exposing Students’ Passions

HUDSON, 2022–Students gradually pooled into the MAC, scurrying between various tables with the quest of collecting blue tickets, as five tickets resulted in bubble tea, ice cream, and newfound knowledge of their peers’ interests. Western Reserve Academy strives to provide students with various opportunities to enhance their educational experience. One of these programs, uniquely offered … Continue reading

The 2022 Class Olympics: Forming a Lasting Tradition

MURDOUGH ATHLETICS CENTER––On a beautiful Saturday evening April 23rd, Western Reserve Academy’s student body took part in the second annual class olympics–a battle of the grades centered around a series of competitive events that test each class’s spirit, strength, and willpower. Hosted by none other than Reserve staff member and basketball coach Joe Scott, the … Continue reading

Johnson Joins Retirement

Johnson Joins Retirement Originally Written by the Communications Office The 2019-20 academic year was met with numerous changes, but in the midst of welcoming new school leadership and getting to know a new group of Pioneers, there was a bittersweet departure from Morgan Hall that was keenly felt by the school. After 45 academic years … Continue reading

Class of 2020 Matriculation List

The 117 members of the Class of 2020 gained acceptances at 236 different colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. Their schools of intended matriculation are represented below, with multiple matriculants indicated in parentheses. Allegheny College American University (2) ASA College Ave Maria University Belmont University Boston College Boston University (3) Bowdoin College … Continue reading

Jasmine’s Editorial

Jasmine Editorial Jasmine Wheeler ’20 I can still remember my first encounter with the Reserve Record vividly. No, it wasn’t the luring temptation of free pizza that drew my attention, nor was it a threat from a friend of mine to sign up for an article or else (though these are strategies I’ve since used … Continue reading

Ilyana’s Editorial

Ilyana Editorial Ilyana Smith ’20 Being a part of the Reserve Record for the past four years has truly been an experience. I have vague memories of writers’ meetings freshman year in Old Seymour, where there was pizza (sometimes no plates, but that was fine) and pop (sometimes no cups, which was less fine). I … Continue reading

Chloe’s Editorial

Chloe Editorial Chloe Zelch ’20 If you had asked me at the beginning of my freshman year what I wanted to study in college, I would have told you that I was going to be a computer science major studying at MIT. Yeah, I can’t believe it either. Now I’m going to a liberal arts … Continue reading

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

James’s Editorial

James Editorial James Doh ’20 May 21st, 2020: I go on Snapchat, and as I always do, I check one of those flashback moments. In one of those flashbacks, I see myself one year ago from today with four other members of the Reserve Record celebrating the end of the school year at One Red … Continue reading