Supernatural Beings Inhabit Dorms and Faculty Housing

 Although the school year has just begun, two students have already noticed paranormal activity in their dorm rooms at Western Reserve Academy through suspicious light activity and odd sounds at night.  WRA’s history spans almost 200 years and throughout its existence, various accounts of supernatural experiences have been shared, an unsurprising fact due to the … 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

Seniors Purposefully Get COVID to Skip School

Seniors Purposefully Get COVID to Skip School Banana Shah ’22Managing Editor The COVID-19 pandemic has lasted for over a year now, and as a result, the current senior class has missed out on traditions such as the Back to School Bash and the Bicknell Bonanza. Instead of fretting over missing out, the students seized the … Continue reading

Polak Parts Ways

Polak Parts Ways Hannah Ma ’22 This year was the last year for Mrs. Melissa Polak as she, along with her family, is moving to Bluffton, South Carolina. Mrs. Polak contributed to the Western Reserve Academy community in countless ways. While most students remember her as the smiling face behind the candy bowl in the … Continue reading

Bob Ross

One of the most exciting echoes presented this fall, Painting with Bob Ross, is lead by the incredibly hilarious and talented art teacher, Mr. Mudd. He has recently joined Western Reserve Academy from Akron Ohio and is as excited as the students to be in such a relaxing, yet fulfilling class. The primary focus of … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Esme

The Artist Spotlight for this issue of the Reserve Record is Esme Cummins ’22. Some of her favorite mediums are drawing and photography, though she has recently started to learn to throw clay on a pottery wheel. A technique that Cummins uses when she draws is to draw in pencil without color. She states that … Continue reading

Weinzierl Winds Up Back at WRA

This new school year Western Reserve Academy gained multiple new faculty members, one of them being Michael Weinzierl ’11. Michael is familiar with the school as he is a WRA alum, but this year he is joining the school as an intern. After graduating from the WRA, Weinzierl came to the realization of its massive … Continue reading