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This is Wadsworth High School AED machine. This is located in the 2400 hallway by the stairs. Photo by Rylee Ward.

WASA Will Place AED Machines In Wadsworth Soccer Field

Rylee Ward, Staff Writer May 22, 2024

Wadsworth Amateur Soccer Association (WASA) plans on soon adding Automated External Defibrillators (AED) machines to Muhl Soccer Field in Wadsworth, Ohio. AED machines find a person's abnormal heart rhythm...

Megan Harvey has been named the new director of Main Street Wadsworth. Photo courtesy of Megan Harvey.

Megan Harvey Hired As New Main Street Wadsworth Executive Director

Jenevieve Swain, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

Megan Harvey was appointed the new director of Main Street Wadsworth. Harvey will supervise events, collaborations, and advertising, as of the end of April.  Harvey served on staff at the Akron Civic...

Piehl poses for a photo with his family after being awarded Teacher of the Year. This was his last year teaching at Wadsworth Schools. Photo by Reagan Hunt.

Samuel Piehl Awarded Teacher Of The Year Before Leaving Wadsworth Schools

Collin Ely and Henry Chen May 21, 2024

Samuel Piehl, Wadsworth Jazz Band director and Middle School band director has been named the Wadsworth High School teacher of the year.  He managed to win the Teacher of the Year Award; nevertheless,...

It was announced that Mr. Shalala will be the new principal of Isham Elementary School. He has worked in the Wadsworth School District for eleven years. Photo courtesy of Wadsworth Middle School.

New Isham Elementary School Principal Appointed

Jack Blubaugh, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

Joseph Shalala has been appointed to be the newest principal of Isham Elementary School starting during the 2024-2025 school year. Shalala is going into his eleventh year with Wadsworth City Schools,...

Sean Payn and Logan Smeichowski proudly posed along with Wadsworth High School Principal Dr. Suber. Both students are seniors. Photo courtesy of Dr. Suber.

WHS Students Commit To U.S. Armed Forces

Olivia Evans, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

Wadsworth High School has announced the commitment of two students to the U.S. Armed Forces. Sean Payn and Logan Smiechowski are both seniors at Wadsworth High School who have chosen to take on their...

Mary Beth Baxley poses with her drama posters. These posters get hung up in the school to promote the play before it opens, then after closing night, the performers will sign their name and a message on the posters. Baxley directs plays at Wadsworth High School but also Wadsworth Middle School. Photo by Haley Reedy.

Mary Beth Baxley Retires After 31 Years

Haley Reedy, Online Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2024

Math teacher and drama director, Mary Beth Baxley, is retiring after finishing year 31 in her teaching career at Wadsworth. Baxley started her teaching career in California where she worked for three...

Carissa Napier along with other winners hold their certificates. The state level of the competition was held at Kent State University, where Napier plans on attending college. Photo courtesy of Carissa Napier.

Carissa Napier Wins $500 Scholarship For Business Plan

Harper Rosenberger, Staff Writer May 15, 2024

Carissa Napier, a sophomore at Wadsworth High School, submitted her business plan to the Believe in Ohio Competition, which qualified at a state level, awarding her a $500 scholarship for the written plan...

This is the Advanced Placemenet logo. Student interest has greatly declined in AP classes, with one of the main reasons being that Wadsworth High School offers a FlexPass opportunity, which allows them to leave school if they have a free period or a CCP study hall. Photo courtesy of fair use laws.

AP Classes At WHS Decline In Numbers

Alex Banks and Larkin Tackett May 14, 2024

Advanced Placement, AP, classes have been on an overall decline in Wadsworth and surrounding areas. In Wadsworth alone, AP classes are being cut as students tend to gravitate more toward College Credit...

Keri Hamsher was announced as the new principal of Valley View Elementary on May 13, 2024. She is taking over for Christopher Roberts, who is moving to become the principal at Wadsworth Middle School. Photo Courtesy of The Whisperer Staff.

Wadsworth’s Valley View Elementary Announces New Principal

Riley Hunt, Print Editor-In-Chief May 14, 2024

Current Wadsworth High School Assistant Principal Keri Hamsher will be transferring to be the new principal of Valley View Elementary. Hamsher is taking over for Christopher Roberts, who is transferring...

Roberts has taught in Wadsworth City Schools for 12 years. He has served as a grade 5 teacher and principal during his time in the school district.

Christopher Roberts Accepts New Job As Principal Of Wadsworth Middle School

Riley Hunt, Print Editor-in Chief May 13, 2024

Christopher Roberts, the current Principal at Valley View Elementary, will be transferring to serve as the Principal at Wadsworth Middle School. Roberts has been teaching in Wadsworth City Schools for...

Luke Schlueter (left) and Allison Schilling (right) work on the grizzly bear mural, which will go in the weight room They typically paint after school and on weekends. Photo by Grace Sharp

Art Club Paints A New Mural

Lily Roden, Staff Writer May 9, 2024

Art club students have been working hard this spring to decorate the weight room with a new mural. Dave Derrig and Matthew Shiarla run art club at Wadsworth High School. Each year, they work with their...

Chris Sieber has served as assistant principal at Wadsworth High School since 2015. Photo courtesy of the Whisperer Yearbook.

Wadsworth High Assistant Principal Accepts Principal Job at Triway High School

Alex Banks, Online Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2024

Wadsworth High School Assistant Principal Chris Sieber has accepted a position as principal at Triway High School.  On Monday, May 6, Sieber received a call that offered him the principal position...

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