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Wellstone International High School provides innovative English and content instruction for students ages 17 to 21. A Wellstone education empowers students to fully participate in society and prepares them for post-secondary education.

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Peace Week Celebration
Monday, December 03, 2018 9:35 AM

Wellstone will celebrate Peace Week the week before winter break. There will be an online peace picture scavenger hunt, a door decorating conest as well as cake, agua fresca and Somali tea for students and staff in the cafeteria at 3. 

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Festival of Nations
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:25 AM

On Friday afternoon, November 16th, Wellstone held a Festival Of Nations activity. Student presented 8- to 10-minute-long presentations on their countries and cultures to the rest of the school. Audience members moved from one culture’s presentation to the next so were be able to see all presentations. The Festival of Nations event closed with a sharing of cultural food in the cafeteria. 

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Graduation Date
Sunday, November 04, 2018 8:55 AM

Please mark your calendars! Wellstone's 2019 graduation commencement ceremonies will take place on Saturday, June 8th from 1:30 - 3:00. They will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium. 

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Clean Up Day
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:55 AM

Student Council along with other Wellstone staff and students joined together in the building wide and school grounds clean up after school on October 31st. Afterwards there was sweet treats in Mr. Molin's classroom. Thanks to all who pitched in to make Wellstone shine for quarter two.

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Book Club
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:55 AM

Book Club meets every Tuesday afternoon at 3 in the cafeteria. Students select a book of their choice and read. Please stop by to join the group. 

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Vision

Students will achieve academic, personal, and professional success while becoming advocates for themselves and others.

Somali: Ardaydu waxay gaari doonaan guulo waxbarasho, mid shakhsiyadeed, iyo kuwo xirfadeedba ayagoo waliba barandoona sida ay usoo dhacsan lahaayeen xuquuqdooda iyo waliba siday ugu doodi lahaayeen dadka kale. 

Spanish: Los y las estudiantes lograrán éxito en el área académica, personal y profesional al mismo tiempo en que aprenden a defenderse a ellos mismos y a otros.

 

Mission

Wellstone International High School (WIHS) provides an equitable education for English Learners (ELs) by meeting academic and social-emotional needs. WIHS builds on the assets and experiences of ELs’ multilingualism and multiculturalism. Students are expected to critically analyze and respond to local and global issues while enhancing awareness of self and others. Academic standards, research-based support systems and experiential learning come together to produce a rich academic setting. Advanced coursework includes college courses and opportunities for students to prepare for post-secondary options.  WIHS utilizes and promotes collaboration and community engagement through enhanced community partnerships.

Wellstone's Designation

Wellstone is a Comprehensive Support and Improvement School

Under the North Star accountability system, our school has been identified for: Comprehensive support and improvement.

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