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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.

Ellison
Representative Keith Ellison Visits Wellstone
Monday, April 17, 2017 11:55 AM

On Monday, April 17th, Representative Keith Ellison addressed Wellstone students in the auditorium. After his speech students and staff were allotted time to ask questions pertaining to Congress, national policies and his life in the House of Representatives. It was a fascinating look into the way our government works from someone who has insights from Washington D. C. Thank you Representative Ellison!

Speech Part 1   Speech Part 2    Speech Part 3

Mini Clinic
People's Center Clinic Opens
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 3:55 PM

On Tuesday, April 11th, an official ribbon cutting celebrated the opening of the People's Center Clinic at Wellstone. It will be open Tuesdays from 9 AM until 1 PM. They are here to serve students, students' families and staff members. We are so glad to have them here and look forward to using their many services.

History Day
History Day Results
Monday, March 27, 2017 8:20 AM

Congratulations to the History Day students!  Wellstone was well represented at the History Day competion! Please see all the results by clicking the title. 

History Day
History Day Gallery Walk
Friday, March 24, 2017 9:55 AM

On Thursday, March 23, Ms. Dallman's History Day students displayed their boards and websites in the media center during a Gallery Walk. This year's projects were very impressive as all who saw them can attest to.  Best wishes to all and commendations on your efforts.

Alumni
Somali Celebration
Friday, March 17, 2017 3:40 PM

On Wednesday, March 15th, the Somali Student Association held an informative presentation in the auditorium followed by a feast in the cafeteria. Several alumni returned to present and describe the beginnings of the group. A slideshow created by Wellstone alumuni about the improving state of affairs in Somalia was featured as well.

Vision

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

 

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 is a Celebration & Focus School

Wellstone is a Celebration-Eligible School!

The purpose of the Celebration School recognition is to identify Minnesota Title I schools that have demonstrated both excellence on the MMR which measures school performance in the areas of student proficiency, student growth, closure of the achievement gap, and graduation rates as well as success with initiatives that have led to positive student outcomes.

This year Wellstone International High School has been designated a focus school under the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The designation is based on student performance data that placed our school among the ten percent of schools making the largest contribution to the state’s achievement gap. Please read more at this link