• Wausau​ ​East High ​School ​student Siam Rezwan presented at the 2017 Conference on Child Rights and Sight at Yale University hosted by Distressed Children and Infants International​.​
  • William Wendling, senior at West High, was named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program for exceptional academic promise and outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
  • John Muir Middle School received a Silver level Wisconsin School Health Award for it's commitment to providing students with the knowledge and skills to make healthy decisions that contribute to their academic success.
  • The girls locker room at Wausau East High School received new graphics with positive messaging thanks to physical education teacher Dina Rasmussen-Spear who received a grant from the Marathon County Retired Educators Association.
  • John Kozlovich, Wausau West High School social studies teacher, was chosen to participate in a seminar on Thomas Jefferson and the European Enlightenment at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Christine Kadonsky, Wausau West Social Studies teacher, participated in the National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop "Manifest Destiny Reconsidered: The Utah Experience" at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.