News

List of 6 news stories.

  • Girls Night

    Micah Ricke
    Isabella I. (freshman from Alexandria, Virginia who lives in Antioch House) shares what the ladies did on our monthly tradition of Girls / Boys Night . . . 
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  • 2017-18 House Parent Openings

    Micah Ricke
    Impact the lives of students living away from home by becoming a house parent at WLHS for the 2017-18 school year. House parents live and work in on-campus student housing, supervise, mentor, discipline, and love the international and out of state students attending the high school. For the complete job description, click here.

    All applicants must fill out the form here, and send it in by Monday, March 13. For additional questions, E-mail Eric Duwe, Director of the International Program, at eric.duwe@wlhs.org.
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  • Boys Night

    Micah Ricke
    Gilbert Z. (junior from Hangzhou, China who lives in Damascus House) describes a monthly tradition in the Funky Family - Girls / Boys Night. . .
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  • Funtivity @ Winter Festival

    Micah Ricke
    Nazil A. (senior from Urumqi, China who lives in Antioch House) shares her take on the Winter Festival traditions at Wisco . . .
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  • Funtivity @ Lunar New Year Party

    Micah Ricke
    Kary X. (junior from Zhenhai, China who lives in Bethlehem House) describes Wisco's third annual Lunar New Year Party.
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  • Bella's Faith Story

    Micah Ricke
    Bella Chen (junior from Hangzhou, China who lives in Antioch House) shares her faith story and why she chose to get baptized last week . . . 
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WLHS student homes are a safe, structured, and loving family environment where scholars from around the world are given opportunities to grow:

List of 5 items.

  • Academically

    • Setting high academic goals
    • Providing a structured study schedule
    • Helping struggling scholars
    • Building English confidence and proficiency
  • Emotionally

    • Communicating with biological families
    • Building character through volunteer activities
    • Facing challenges rather than ignoring them
    • Practicing forgiveness and repentance
  • Physically

    • Maintaining healthy living and sleeping habits
    • Eating a balanced diet as a family
    • Providing opportunities to be active
    • Providing medical care when needed
  • Socially

    • Providing consistent discipline and guidance
    • Building life-long friendships
    • Pursuing integrity
    • Experiencing American culture and sharing their own
  • Spiritually

    • Sharing the beautiful truth of Jesus’ love
    • Being respectful of scholars of all faiths
    • Helping scholars make wise choices
    • Participating in family devotions

List of 3 items.

  • Student Homes

    Students have the opportunity to stay in student homes with caring, qualified house parents. House parents provide assistance and oversight to ensure good study habits and positive socialization. Students staying in the student homes will also have organized activities available after school and on weekends to ensure cultural experience, as well as structured free time during the week.
  • Home-stays

    WLHS also arranges home-stays in very special circumstances for a limited number of students, or in the event student homes are at capacity. An additional fee of $5,000 is added to the total cost of tuition and fees if a student requests and is placed in a host family.
  • Director of Residential Life

    The Director of Residential Life manages the student homes and provides additional 24 hour on-campus support. The director communicates directly with school administration, maintenance, food service, teachers, and the Director of the International Student Program regarding any building needs or needs of the students.

About Milwaukee

WLHS is located in the city of Milwaukee in the state of Wisconsin, which is in the northern Midwest region of the United States. It is the 26th most populous city in the United States and is located just 70 miles from Chicago. The area has a wide variety of culture, including excellent museums, galleries, and theaters, and is nationally-known for its festivals. It also is home to several professional sports teams as well as many great public parks to enjoy. Discover more about Milwaukee.