Wausau East Counseling Department

East Counselors are dedicated to helping ALL students experience academic and personal/social success during the high school years and beyond. We are also committed to assisting students as they formulate post-secondary plans and begin to focus on life after high school.

John Boulanger Students A-F jboulngr@wausauschools.org 715-261-0661

Melissa Cayley Students G-Mc mcayley@wausauschools.org 715-261-0664

Manee Vongphakdy Students Me-R myangvongphakdy@wausauschools.org 715-261-0667

Katie Gilles Students S-Z kgilles@wausauschools.org 715-261-0663

Regina Walters Secretary gwalters@wausauschools.org 715-261-0677

Der Lo Career Center dlo@wausauschools.org 715-261-0657

Matt Mitchell School Psychologist mmitchel@wausauschools.org 715-261-0959

Kelly Perdue Social Worker kperdue@wausauschools.org 715-261-0184

COVID-19 WSD Resources:

Please follow this link to view WSD resources for parents and students: WSD COVID-19 Resources

The Wausau School District recognizes this is a trying time for everyone. Our Pupil Services team has vetted the following list of resources for our students and families to help with social and emotional needs during this time of school closure.

Announcements:

- There have been some changes to college admissions due to COVID-19. Many colleges are moving to a wholistic approach and not requiring the ACT score. Please reach out to your counselor or the college admissions team for specific requirements.

- In lieu of our annual Senior Class meeting, please see the Senior Meeting Slideshow that was emailed to all Seniors and their Parents on Sept 14 to help with life after high school and post-secondary planning. Counselors will host a Q&A on Sept 21, 2:30pm and Sept 23, 8:00am - the google meet code is: wecounseling.

- The UW System Fall 2021 Application is OPEN! Applicants can submit the application beginning August 1.

- Financial Aid Night is in late September, 2020. It will be a virtual meeting hosted by DCE. More information to come soon.

- The FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) will be available on October 1st for 2021 Freshmen. Complete this application to receive financial aid for college during the 2021-2022 school year! For the 411 on Financial Aid, please check out the Financial Aid section of our website! You can access the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.

Quick Links:

Current Seniors can request a Transcript be sent to a college by logging into Xello on their chromebooks and following these instructions .

Request an unofficial ACT score be sent by using this ACT Request Form.

East School Profile 2020.pdf

What does a Wausau East Counselor do?

Academic progress monitoring/graduation progress monitoring

Academic intervention and support for struggling students

Collaborate with parents and staff members to best fit the needs of students

Course registration advisement

Career and college planning

Provide individual counseling and personal/social support based on student needs

Standardized testing (ACT, ACT-ASPIRE, SAT, PSAT, ASVAB)