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A representation of the destruction that has overwhelmed Gaza. Countless bombings have  devastated the landscape and destroyed the homes of thousands of civilians since October 7, 2023. Photo courtesy of Steve Sosebee.

The Israel-Hamas War: An American’s Perspective On The Ground In Gaza

Drew Bowerman, Staff Editor April 17, 2024

Over the past six months, there has been a widespread uproar in the preexisting conflict between the states of Israel and Palestine, ultimately sparking the Israel-Hamas War. The city of Gaza, which is...

Michael Foreman Shares His Out Of This World Life: From WHS Grad To Astronaut To Mayor

Katie Allen and Alex Banks April 15, 2024

Michael Foreman attended Wadsworth High School in the class of 1975. After graduation he went on to work for NASA as an astronaut and completed two space missions. Now Foreman is retired from NASA and...

This is the planned design for the new Intermediate School. This design has been in the works since 2021.  Photo courtesy of Hammond Construction.

Construction On New Intermediate School Resumes

Maia Edwards, Staff Writer April 15, 2024

Construction on Wadsworth’s new Intermediate School has resumed after stopping during the winter. “Because we live in Ohio, and we have seasons here, we structure the schedule around the winter weather,”...

Photo courtesy of fair use.

Student Feature: We Are Going To Cincinnati – Here’s Why

Sydney Blake and Brooke Baughman April 5, 2024

Sydney Blake After going and weighing all of the pros and cons of all the colleges I visited and applied to, I will be attending the University of Cincinnati in the fall and will be majoring in Health...

The 1966-67 Ohio University hockey team. This was the first year that hockey became a varsity sport and the team had a record of 10-9. Kochy is circled. Photo Courtesy of Charlie Kochy.

Charlie Kochy Retires From Pro Hockey Career

Brooke Baughman, Staff Editor April 2, 2024

Everyone who is a fan of the Wadsworth Lady Grizzlies basketball team knows the name Charlie Kochy. Kochy is a big fan of the Lady Grizzlies and has been providing statistics on the team and keeping up...

Wadsworth Offers New Foreign Exchange Opportunities

Wadsworth Offers New Foreign Exchange Opportunities

Larkin Tackett, Staff Writer March 30, 2024

Foreign exchange students' families are needed for the students for the 2024-2025 school year. Both ISE (International Student Exchange) and AYA (Academic Year in America) are looking for host families.  To...

Kienlein and Jaegar met with friends they missed while they were gone. They went roller skating for the first time and also got the opportunity to go bowling and get ice cream.

Last Years Foreign Exchange Students Make Return For Spring Break

Riley Hunt, Staff Writer March 29, 2024

Last year Wadsworth High School hosted several foreign exchange students. Two of those students, Vivienne Katarzyna and Aaron Kienlein, from Germany, traveled back to Ohio for their spring break. The pair...

Wadsworth Alum Micah Beck Directs Film Featured in Cleveland Film Festival

Wadsworth Alum Micah Beck Directs Film Featured in Cleveland Film Festival

Alex Banks, Staff Editor March 28, 2024

Micah Beck, a Wadsworth alumnus and former Bruin member, has written and directed a film that will be featured in the Cleveland Film Festival on April 11.  The film is titled, “How to Be a Productive...

Wadsworth High Welcomes A New Classroom Pet: The Axolotl

Wadsworth High Welcomes A New Classroom Pet: The Axolotl

Drew Bowerman, Staff Editor March 27, 2024

While most classroom pets include guinea pigs and hamsters, Wadsworth High School has been given an entirely different type of pet that strays away from the cultural norm. The axolotl, a rare type of salamander...

Beluardo gave his presentation in the Media Center at WHS on Thursday, March 14. The presentation was a part of the Career Speaker series. Photo by Maia Edwards.

Avit Flight Academy Co-Founder Teaches Wadsworth High About Career Opportunities in Aviation

Maia Edwards, Staff Writer March 20, 2024

WHS students had the opportunity to listen to Nick Beluardo, a co-founder of Avit Flight Academy, talk about the different career paths in the field of aviation.  Beluardo graduated from Kent State...

Petie the Pony puts a smile on a patients face in her hospital room. He was the first miniature pony to get certified to do therapy work inside of a hospital. Photo courtesy of Sue Miller.

Miniature Pony Works To Bring Comfort At Akron Children’s Hospital

Emma Lynn, Staff Editor March 18, 2024

Akron Children's Hospital has enlisted the help of the Doggie Brigade to comfort patients since 1992. This specialized group of dogs offers children joy in the face of their medical issues with the opportunity...

Women-Owned Businesses Find Success In Wadsworth

Women-Owned Businesses Find Success In Wadsworth

Maia Edwards, Alex Banks, and Katie Allen March 12, 2024

Wadsworth has many small businesses that are owned and run by women. A few of these businesses would be Ann’s Pastry Shop, The Makery, The Makeshop, and Willow and West Wholesale. Ann’s Pastry Shop...

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