Western Reserve Academy

Hudson, OH

WRA Reunion Weekend 2022

*Online registration closes at noon on June 9. After this time, please register in person at the registration table on campus.*

Date and time

Friday, June 10th, 2022

Saturday, June 11th, 2022

Location
115 College Street
Hudson, OH 44236
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Organizer
WRA Advancement Office
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Q:

Can I just show up?

A:

Registration should be done online before June 9 at noon. After this time, please register in person at the registration table on campus.

Q:

I've registered for Reunion. Where do I check in?

A:

Once you arrive on campus, be sure to stop by the Hospitality Headquarters in Ellsworth Hall to check-in for the weekend, collect your swag bag, pick up your nametag (which is your ticket into each event) and ask all your questions. Please help yourself to the snacks and drinks available during registration hours!

Registration will be open during the following times:

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

  • 12 – 5 p.m. Ellsworth Hall

  • 5 -7 p.m. Ellsworth Lawn Tent

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

  • 8 – 11 a.m. Ellsworth Hall

  • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ellsworth Lawn Tent

  • 5 -6 p.m. Ellsworth Lawn Tent

Q:

Is transportation available to and from campus?

A:

WRA provides shuttle service to and from our partner hotels (Hilton Garden Inn in Twinsburg and Courtyard Marriott in Stow). Please contact us at alumni@wra.net if you are staying at the Courtyard Marriott and need a ride. Shuttles are provided on Friday from 5-7 p.m. and 9-11 p.m. and Saturday from 5-7 p.m. and 9:30-12 a.m. UBER/LYFT Information: When scheduling an Uber or Lyft ride, please use 160 College Street Hudson, OH 44236 (Ellsworth Hall Patio) as the pickup and drop off location. *Please note that ride shares may take a little longer since we aren’t in a city!

Q:

Will the Campus Store be open over Reunion Weekend?

A:

Be sure to visit the newly renovated Campus Store located in Metcalf Center, next to the Athenaeum, which offers performance apparel, gift items and snacks. The Campus Store will be open on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a basket of Reserve goodies! The drawing will take place at the Family Picnic on Saturday at 1 p.m.!

Q:

Is my class celebrating Reunion this year?

A:

Classes ending in 2s and 7s will be officially reuniting on campus for Reunion Weekend June 10-11, 2022. The classes of 1970 and 1971 will be celebrating their 50th Reunion along with the class of 1972 this year in a mega-milestone year event.

If it is not your Reunion year, you may still attend Reunion Weekend, especially since the last two Reunion cycles have been cancelled. If a large number of your classmates plan to attend, please let us know so we can plan accordingly: alumni@wra.net.

The Class of 1965 is planning a belated Reunion and 75th Birthday celebration at Rosewood Grill on Friday, June 10. They will also be celebrating the renaming of the Golf Classic in memory of Charlie Hammel ‘65. Class of 1955 is planning a class dinner at Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern in Twinsburg on Saturday, June 11.

Q:

Are dorms available to stay on campus overnight?

A:

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer on-campus accommodations this year. We suggest the following local option:

Hilton Garden Inn located at 8971 Wilcox Drive in Twinsburg.

Hotel contact information: (330) 405-4488

  • Mention that you are with the WRA room block for a rate of $93/night.

  • WRA Shuttles will be provided throughout the weekend.

Q:

May I bring my kids?

A:

Children are welcome to attend most Reunion Weekend events, especially the picnic and family games on Saturday. Also, Admissions tours will be available! Adults only events: Friday’s Bluegrass on the Green and Saturday night’s Reunion Gala. Please plan accordingly as childcare will not be available on campus during these two events.

Q:

Can I schedule a meeting or interview with an Admissions associate?

A:

President’s House will be open from 9am - 11am on Saturday, June 11 for tours and Admissions interviews for prospective families interested in attending Reserve. Please let us know if you’d like to schedule something at an alternate time by contacting us at alumni@wra.net.

Q:

Who should I contact if I plan to play in the soccer or lacrosse game?

A:

Soccer players: please contact Herb Haller ‘85 at hallerh@wra.net.

Lacrosse players: please contact Dylan Sheridan ‘02 at sheridand@wra.net.

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Friday, June 10

$65

Bluegrass on the Green Reception and Dinner

New this year! Complete with live folk music, full bar, dinner, dessert; adults only, casual attire

No longer available

Saturday, June 11

$25

Celebrate Reserve Family Picnic (Adults)

$25 per person (12 & Under is free)

Includes picnic lunch, refreshments including beer and wine, live music

No longer available
Free

Celebrate Reserve Family Picnic (12 Years Old & Under)

The picnic is complementary for those 12 years old and under.

No longer available
$80

Reunion Gala

Details: Includes appetizers, main course, full bar, dessert, fireworks show, live music and dancing until midnight!

No longer available

Registration options

Reunion Gift to The WRA Fund

An annual gift is a Reserve tradition! Your support celebrates your milestone year and impacts today’s students and faculty. Thank you!

No longer available
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