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Vision

Every student college and career ready.

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.

Somali

Dugsiga sare Wellstone ee caalamiga ah, waxa uu bixiyaa waxbarasho ay u siman yihiin Ardayda Ingiriisida barata,  si uu u daboolo baahida waxbarasho iyo mida dareenka bulshada. WIHS waxa uu ku taagan yahay qiimaha iyo waayo aragnimada ay lee yihiin Ardayda barata Afka Ingriisiga

afafka iyo dhaqamada ay leeyihiin. Waxaa laga filayaa Ardayda in ay ka faaloodaan kana jawaabaan arimaha gudaha iyo kuwa caalamiga ahba, ayna is tixgaliyaan. Qiyaasta waxbarasho, ee ku salaysan hanaanka kaabaya daraasadaha iyo aqoonta la hubiyey, waxa ay curiyaan goob hodan

ku ah tacliin sare. Waxbarashada saraysa oo ay ka mid tahay ta kuliyadahu iyo fursado ay Ardaydu ku diyaariyaan waxbarashada ka saraysa ta dugsiga sare. WIHS waxa uu adeegsanayaa sarena u qaadayaa iskaashiga iyo hawlgalinta bulshada, si wax ku ool ahna wax loo wada qabsado.

Spanish

Wellstone International High School (WIHS) proporciona una educación justa para los estudiantes de inglés para satisfacer las necesidades académicas y socio-emocionales. WIHS se basa en las fortalezas y las experiencias del multilingüismo y multiculturalismo

de los estudiantes de inglés. Se espera que los estudiantes analicen críticamente y respondan a los asuntos locales y globales mientras que aumentan el conocimiento de sí mismos y otros. Los estándares académicos, los sistemas de apoyo basados en la investigación y el aprendizaje experimental se unen para

producir un entorno académico de valor. Cursos avanzados, incluyendo cursos

universitarios, ofrecen a los estudiantes la oportunidad de ampliar su aprendizaje para estar preparados para la educación post-secundaria. WIHS utiliza y promueve la colaboración y la integración a la comunidad a través de asociaciones con organizaciones comunitarias.

Oromo

Manni Barnootaa Sadarkaa Lammafaa Wellston (WIHS) barattoota Afaan English barataniif barnoota rogaa kenuufitti dabalee yaaddoo karaa hariiroo uummachuu dhabuu fi yaddoo nama keessaa akka aariitti maddu hambisuuf barnoota gaha kenna. Manni Barnootaa Wellstone International HS kun afaan aaddaa addaa fi aadaa addaa addaa barattoonni Afaan English qaban irraatt hundaawa. Barattoonni haala addunyaa fi haala naannoo irratti xiinxala gadi fagoo godhanii guddina ofii fi kan hiriyyoota isaaniit gumaachantu irraa eegama. Barnootni baranee waaltawaan qorannoo gadi fagoo fi barnoota hojjetanii arguu irratti hundaawen beekumsa gabbataan akka argamutti hubatama. Barumsi tarkaanfataan koorsii koolejii barattootaaf kennamutti dabalamee carraan barattoonni keenya barumsa sadarkaa lammaffaa erga fixanii booda kan sadarkaa itti aanuuf akka qophaawan gochuu irratti  gargaara. Wellstone International HS hawaasaalee naannoo wajjin hariiroo jabaan hojjechuu amaleeffatee akka hariiroon kun guddachaa adeemu gochuu irratti illee hojjeta.

Curriculum
We offer accelerated English language development and an accredited high school curriculum. We partner with local colleges to enable many of our advanced students to take classes at MCTC and the University of Minnesota while they are still in high school.

In addition to English classes, our curriculum includes: Physics, Biology, Physical Science, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Geography, Government, Economics, Minnesota History, U.S. History, World History, Intermediae and Advanced Reading and Writing, JAG, Health, Phy Ed, Art, Speech and Debate.

Languages
All languages are welcomed. 

Many of the staff at Wellstone are fluent in more than one language and many speak a language of the students they serve. Bilingual associate educators speak Somali, Oromo, Spanish, Amharic, and Swahili. Current students speak Somali, Spanish, Oromo, Amharic, Vietnamese, Lao, French, Hmong, Nepalese, and other languages.

Staff
We have thirty teachers, two counselors, a social worker, and a media specialist. We have four bilingual associate educators.