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2021  CAUGHT IN THE ACT -      

"What we do is we recognize teachers and staff of the district who go above and beyond in their job description. Sometimes it is in the classroom, the lunchroom, outside on the playground. Just recognizing these people for doing an amazing job at an already hard job," said Wausau School Foundation Board Member Amy Reif.

Recipients get nominated by students, parents, and their peers. This year there were 70 nominees and 20 winners throughout the district.  We thank those who made a nomination, as all nominations certainly stepped up during this past COVID year.  The Foundation does not award individuals who won the past two years.   We received some outstanding repeat nominations.

The Foundation is a donation-funded non-profit that helps grants, staff recognition, and more.  The award goes to people working in the Wausau school district who do the same.  Visit our Facebook Page and Website to read more about this year's winners.


Caught in the Act Award Winners 2021

Spark Award Winners 2020

Nominations Needed!!!    

Caught in the Act 2021 

Parents and staff are encouraged to nominate Wausau School District employees who have gone Above and Beyond 

Panel is looking for a specific thing they did and you caught them in the act of doing it.    And it should be something they did outside their job description.   


First Semester - Spark Awards  - 

Spark Nominate Form (now closed until next year)

Second Semester - Caught in the Act Awards




Easy steps to nominate:

Tip: Nominees must have done something both innovative and above the expectations of their jobs. 

Our hope is to have every school represented!

NOTE: The WSF "Spark" and  '” Caught in the Act” Committee reviews all nominations for the final selection of award recipients.

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