2020

News List

  • January

    5th Grade Extravaganza

    On Sunday, January 26, WLHS invites 5th graders and their families to the 5th Grade Extravaganza. The evening includes food, fun, and entertainment. Students and parents have a chance to learn about our caring, Christian environment, superior academics, award-winning co-curriculars, generous tuition assistance, and the amazing opportunities that WLHS offers. The students will tour the building in the form of a scavenger hunt. To register for this exciting event, click here.
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  • Advanced Metals Class

    This year our Advanced Metals class chose to create a barbecue grill as their culminating project. Students created plans in 3D CAD software. Then, they used 3D printing to make a prototype which they tested. Finally, they emailed the files to a laser cutter, and now will begin welding. A special thanks to Argon Industries for donating thousands of dollars worth of material. It all makes summer feel just a little closer! God bless their work.
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  • Eat Ice Cream, Support Mission Work!

    Wisco's National Honor Society is hosting a fundraiser at Oscar’s Frozen Custard (2362 S 108th St, West Allis) on Tuesday, January 28, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. All proceeds will go toward this year’s service project to support mission work in Haiti. An electronic or paper copy of the voucher must be presented when you order. Click here for the electronic voucher. Enjoy delicious Oscar burgers, fries, and custard while supporting a good cause! We hope to see you there!
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  • Football and Volleyball Reading Buddies

    Beginning in January, our football and volleyball players have been visiting PK-2nd grade students in our conference schools and reading with them. Our high school student-athletes love being reading buddies and interacting with the younger students. They look forward to more visits and reading this winter, but so far have enjoyed visiting the following grade schools:
    • Mount Calvary, Waukesha
    • St. Marcus, Milwaukee
    • Risen Savior, Milwaukee
    • St. Paul's, Muskego
    • Siloah, Milwaukee
    • Mt. Lebanon, Milwaukee
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  • Junior and Freshman Academic Course Selection Updates

    Junior Parents - Junior students have met with counselors to discuss their upcoming course selection, and how to build a list of colleges to apply to. This includes identifying safety, target and reach schools. Those who are interested in a trade or technical school also received information on resources for their desired career.

    Individual junior meetings will begin Monday, January 27, to complete course selection for senior year, and to review post high school plans.
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  • Tuition Assistance Applications Due Friday, January 31

    Wisconsin Lutheran High School collaborates with Smart Tuition and Smart Aid to process tuition assistance requests. Click here to apply for tuition assistance. Smart Aid instructions can be downloaded here. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 31, 2020.
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  • Winter Festival 2020 is "Under the Sea"

    The theme for the 2020 Winter Festival is "Under the Sea." Join us next week for exciting activities including dress up days, lunch time activities and more in celebration of Festival. Details will be released to the student body during a short presentation on Friday and morning homeroom announcements.

    The dance will take place Saturday, February 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the WLHS gymnasium. Students must have their student ID to enter and no one will be admitted atfter 8:00 p.m.
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  • Wisco Track Coach Receives Accolades

    Wisco is proud to announce that Coach Jason Goede, head girls track coach, has been recognized by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) as the 2019 Wisconsin Girls Track & Field Coach of the Year. Previously, he received recognition from the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for that same honor. Congratulations to Coach Goede and his staff and team for earning this well deserved recognition. What a great example of the faithful application of God's gifts at Wisconsin Lutheran High School!
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  • Featured Wisco Champion for January

    The featured Wisco Champion for January 2020, is Lee Johnson ('11).

    I’m super fired up to be a Wisco Champ to show support to my alma mater! I’ve made
    my closest and lifelong friends there, and it continues to produce servant leaders that better our community.

    For more information about Wisco Champions, visit www.wlhs.org/wiscochampions.
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  • Join the 10-Year Reunion for Basketball and Cheerleading Champs

    Members from the 2009 State Championship Boys Basketball Team & 2009-2010 State Championship Cheer Teams we went to celebrate with you! You and your family/a guest are invited to a 10-year reunion in the atrium at Wisconsin Lutheran High School on Friday, January 24, 2020, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. The reception includes a nacho bar and free entry to the Wisco boys varsity home game that same night vs New Berlin West at 7:15 p.m. The 2009 Boys Basketball team will be announced prior to tip off with the 2009-2010 Cheer squads recognized at halftime of the game. RSVP by January 17, 2020, to cynthia.krueger@wlhs.org or call 414-453-4567 ext. 2018.
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  • We're Looking for 2020 Reunion Leaders!

    Happy 2020 class reunions! Classes ending in "0" or "5" (ex. 1995, 2000) will be celebrating reunion anniversaries. Partner with the Wisco Alumni Team to help plan your class' reunion. If you are interested, please contact cynthia.krueger@wlhs.org or 414-453-4567, ext. 2018.
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  • Career Exploration Night and College Fair - Wednesday, January 22

    Career Exploration Night and College Fair is Wednesday, January 22 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for students to talk with professionals from a wide variety of fields, including: engineers, IT professionals, skilled trades, service careers, business, industrial trades, civil service and law, military recruiters, and health related fields. Students will also be able to attend a College Fair that same evening.
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  • Civil Rights Assembly - Friday, January 17

    On Friday, January 17, Wisconsin Lutheran High School will hold its annual worship service to thank God for the civil rights movement. Mr. Henry Tyson, Superintendent of St. Marcus Lutheran School, will give the address, "What are you doing for others." Mrs. Becky Metzger and Wisco's A Cappella Choir will assist in worship. The service will be livestreamed here at 8:39 a.m. (CST).

    We will follow the morning assembly schedule found on page 11 of the student planner and handbook which includes a 5-minute homeroom.
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  • Congratulations Coach Eric Lueck

    On Friday, January 10, Coach Eric Lueck was inducted into the Wisconsin Cross Country Coaches Association (WCCCA) Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Coach Lueck was nominated as an athlete and coach for this honor and then selected by the Hall of Fame Committee. His extensive credentials include thirteen conference championships. For a list of all WCCCA 2020 Hall of Fame inductees, click here.
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  • Keep Your Eyes On Wisco Boys Basketball

    This year's boys varsity basketball team has a promising mixture of experience and youth. Their fast-paced wins drew the attention of Journal-Sentinel reporter Mark Stewart whose January 8 editorial in the Journal-Sentinel sports online subscription can be found here. Cheer on our Wisco winter sports teams! Click here for an up-to-date schedule of WLHS sports events.
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  • No School Monday, January 20

    Please note that there will be no school on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Our faculty will meet for professional development.
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  • Viking + Gamer = Vikinger

    This week marks the beginning of the inaugural season of esports at Wisco. What is esports? Click here to find out more. Sixteen students made it through competitive try-outs to represent our school on the digital battlefields. Each week, these competitors will face off against another Wisconsin high school in League of Legends or Rocket League. Over 80 schools will be vying for a spot at the state championships in March. The Wisco esports channel is featured on Wisco's YouTube channel here. Watch live matches, replays, and support our Vikingers this season!
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  • Give It Up For 5th Grade Spirit

    Mr. Mark Ricke, Director of Enrollment, visited 5th graders in our PK-12 partner grade schools giving them the tools to create a Wisco-inspired design. Once the projects were complete, the grade schools and Wisco community were invited to vote for their favorite flag design. Congratulations to Atonement Lutheran Grade School (design #1) who received the most votes and whose 5th grade class will receive a pizza party.
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  • WLHS Presents Disney's Newsies

    The Tony award-winning production of Disney's Newsies is coming to the WLHS stage. Performances are Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 8, at 1:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 3, and may be purchased three different ways: online here, at the reception window of Central Office, or through the mail-in ticket order form downloaded here (tickets will be assigned and available for pickup at Central Office). A convenience fee will be added to online ticket orders. Every WLHS student will receive one free ticket with a school ID at the reception window. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children (through eighth grade).
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  • "In the Image" Fashion Show

    Get the girls together for an afternoon of fashion! Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, a runway show put on by Wisco students, and great music! Featuring apparel from David's Bridal and LulaRoe. Please join us Sunday, January 19, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Tickets start at $5 - front row $10. All ticket proceeds benefit the "In the Image" scholarship. Visit www.wlhs.org/image for tickets.
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  • Food Allergies

    If your student has a food allergy, please indicate it on your student's contact card by logging into onCampus here. Because your onCampus account is separate from your food service account, also E-mail our Taher food service director, Mrs. Sarah Derouin, at chef@wlhs.org and let her know what foods your student is allergic to. If your student's food allergies require a meal modification for breakfast or lunch, please note the meal modification request process listed on page 24 of the student handbook by clicking here.
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  • Honor Roll - 2nd Quarter

    Click here to see a list of the second quarter honor roll recipients. Congratulate these students on their diligence and hard work.
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  • New Look in the New Year!

    If you have started to notice changes in the design and branding of Wisconsin Lutheran High School, your eyes are not deceiving you. Most notably, the website wlhs.org was just relaunched over Christmas break. Here are some helpful things to guide your online experience:
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  • Spreading Christmas Cheer

    The Wisco volleyball team presented SaintA: Foster Care, Education and Mental Health with a special gift. The team was able to fulfill all the gift cards requests on SaintA’s angel tree. As a part of the Christmas celebrations, the team enjoyed dinner with the teens and officers from Milwaukee District 7.
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  • St. Paul's, Muskego Church and School

    St. Paul's Church (S66W14325 Janesville Road, Muskego) was founded in 1858 and has over 2,600 members. The school began in 1968 and serves 340 students in PreK through 8th grade. St. Paul's partnership with WLHS includes our reading buddies program, sing-outs, drama and musical productions, Jr. Vikings, grade school band and more.
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  • TED Talks at WLHS

    This past December, Mrs. Huebner's speech classes ended the semester with a TED talk style final speech. Using the microphone and podium in the auditorium, students were required to speak about a topic of their choosing while practicing public speaking skills in a larger setting than just their classroom.
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  • Welcome to Our Newest WLHS International Students

    Four new international students arrived safely to Milwaukee on January 3, 2020 to join the WLHS family for the start of the spring semester.
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  • Christmas 2019 at WLHS

    Students participated in many fun Christmas-spirited activities, concerts and worship services just before the holidays. Stay warm and enjoy the great memories from Christmas 2019!
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  • Divine Calls Update

    Wisconsin Lutheran High School is placing several divine calls for next year due to retirements and growth in enrollment. The following is an update of calls accepted:
    • Mr. Benjamin Carlovsky accepted our call to teach Theology and coach
    • Mr. Joseph Janke accepted our call to teach English and coach
    • Rev. Christopher Koschnitzke accepted our call to teach Theology and Latin and coach
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  • New Year Greeting

    Happy New Year from the faculty and staff of Wisconsin Lutheran High School. We look forward to a prosperous 2020 with you because we have a generous God.
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  • School Resumes January 6

    School resumes on Monday, January 6. We hope you have had a wonderful Christmas break.
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  • Winter Edition of the Pilot

    The student-produced newspaper, the Pilot, wraps up 2019 with its December edition. Click here to read about Christmas traditions, chess and esports clubs, and more!
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  • Wisco Teacher Receives Extra Special Bundle on New Years

    Wisco art teacher Mr. Michael Wiechmann spent New Years Day in the hospital. However, he was more than excited to be there. The Wiechmann family welcomed new baby girl Autumn Hope at 2:01 a.m. on Wednesday, January 1. "Both mom and baby are doing just fine," Wiechmann says. We thank our heavenly father for a safe delivery. Add to the excitement, Fox 6 News was happy to report on the first 2020 Milwaukee-area baby born at Froedtert Hospital. Watch the story here.
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