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Wellstone International High School provides innovative English and content instruction for students ages 14 to 21. A Wellstone education empowers students to fully participate in society and prepares them for post-secondary education.

Dance
Interpretive Dance at Davis Center
Sunday, January 25, 2015 7:10 PM

Wellstone students performed interpretive dance at Davis Center on Friday, January 23rd. A physical movement artist from Cowles Center for Dance visited Katie Murphy-Olsen's class at Wellstone multiple times to train students in interpretiive dance. A unique collaboration with Tara Kenneddy from Edison HS encouraged students from both schools to express themselves through the physical movement of dance. 

I Love Somalia
Staff Appreciation Celebration by Somali Student Association
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 9:00 AM

On Monday, January 12th, the Somali Student Association presented a celebration of Somali food and culture during a staff appreciation event. Students explained the history of Somalia and its symbols, recited Somali poetry and explained how it use to be a vital form of communication,  highlighted the geography of the five regions and ended with a Somali trivia game. A delicious Somali meal was served with the ever popular sambusas. Thanks to the Somali Student Association for all their work organizing and presenting this festive celebration.

Winter scene
Warm winter places
Friday, December 19, 2014 1:40 AM

Take advantage of warm places during these cold winter days.  Public libraries have books to check out as well as free access to computers. There are also many free or low cost museums, colleges, etc to visit.  You may want to participate in a winter scavenger hunt! Take a selfie in front of as many of these places as you can and put them on a Google Doc shared with Mr. Bob (bob.peterson@mpls.k12.mn.us) with the title: Scavenger Hunt.  Here is the link to the sites to visit.

Culture Day
Oromo Cultural Gathering
Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:50 AM

On Tuesday, December 16th, the Oromo Club put on a wonderful Culture Day: Building Community Around Our School. The show displayed clothes, dances, informational talks, and foods from student cultures that represent Wellstone IHS. It was a great evening for all who attended. Special thanks to all the students in the Oromo Club and Mr. Abdi Jibril for planning and putting on this event.

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Poetry Out Loud
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:20 AM

Ten students recited their poems in the auditorium in an all school assembly on Dec. 17th as a part of the Poetry Outloud competition. Each student had the opportunity to read two poems. Several judges rated each poem and totalled up the points. The judges selected the following winners, Axel V., Fatumo I. and Abdikarim I. All students who participated are to be congratulated for stepping up and giving it their best. 

Vision

Wellstone International High School provides innovative English and content instruction for students ages 14 to 21. A Wellstone education empowers students to fully participate in society and prepares them for post-secondary education.

Mission

Wellstone International High School provides educational opportunities to High School English Language Learners by supporting high academic achievement in an accredited high school setting and by working in partnership with local colleges.

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