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Dear Parents/Guardians,

As we begin this new semester, I would like to encourage you to continue your involvement in your child’s education. We are hoping for your support in helping our students with work completion and meeting learning expectations. A new semester for some means continuing to work hard to keep up with classroom expectations; for others, it is a chance for a new beginning. Whatever the case, the beginning of the semester is very important. Many subject areas build a foundation of knowledge early on in the semester and the rest of the semester builds from there. When students get help early on they ensure that they have the proper foundation to understand future material. When students begin to feel overwhelmed or they find they do not understand the material presented, it is critical they find time to meet with their teachers immediately to ensure they gain the knowledge base needed to move forward in learning the curriculum. Our Flex Mod system accommodates this wonderfully. In most cases, students and teachers can meet within the normal school day. Please help encourage your child to seek out the resources they need to be successful. Asking questions in class, meeting with teachers during their open labs (virtually or in person), emailing teachers with questions, and reaching out to their school counselors are just a few of the many ways for students to find the help they need to be successful.

Our construction is continuing, please see the following LINK for more information.

The following items are things to look for in the near future. We will communicate more information as it becomes available:

  • Forward Testing - This is for all 10th grade students April 9, 2024
  • Pre ACT Testing - This is for all 9th and 10th grade students April 9, 2024
  • West Graduation – May 18, 2024 at 4:00 PM (Graduation will be held at Thom Field weather permitting).
    Inclement Weather location - Wausau West Field House
  • Senior Walk & Graduation Practice - Friday, May 17, 2024
    9:00 a.m. - Senior Walk at elementary/middle schools. Meeting location TBD
    11:00 a.m. - Graduation practice. Meeting location TBD

  • Baccalaureate 2024 - Sunday, May 19, 2024
    DCE Middle School, Auditorium
    6:40 p.m. Seniors arrive in cap and gown
    7:00 p.m. Service begins Baccalaureate service is for all 2024 high school graduates
    Baccalaureate service is for all 2024 high school graduates in the area

Thank you for your continued support of Wausau West!!

Jeb Steckbauer - Principal