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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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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 8:10 AM

Wellstone will be holding conferences Tuesday, October 17th from 4pm - 8pm and Wednesday, October 18th from 8am - noon. Junior Institute conferences will be held in Mr. Namarra and Mr. Hirsi's classrooms. Senior Institute and Electives conferences will be held in the Media Center. This will be a time to connect with teachers to find out how you are doing. We look forward to seeing you and your family at conferences!

State of the School - English       State of the School - Oromo

State of the School - Spanish      State of the School - Somali

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Flu Shot Clinic
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5:50 AM

Wellstone’s Flu Shot clinic will happen Tuesday, October 17 from 11:30-1:30, located in the hallway by the lunchroom. Please get vaccinated this year!   Students and families without insurance are able to get their vaccines for free thanks in part to a small grant MVNA received. 

All students and their families are encouraged to come in for the vaccine clinic.  Staff get yours too with your insurance card!

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Project Success
Monday, October 16, 2017 10:55 AM

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to go with Project Success on these tours!

London: October 31 - November 5  Fatuma K.

Boston: November 1 - 4 Qadijo A., Ayantu A., Khadija A., Zemzem H., Alex S., and Ulises V.

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Picture Day
Thursday, October 12, 2017 8:50 AM

Picture Day is on the way! Monday, October 23rd all students and staff at Wellstone will have their picture taken in the Auditorium. 

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Project Success
Monday, October 09, 2017 9:30 AM

Wellstone has partnered with Project SUCCESS this year to offer free college visits for our students (see attachment). All students need to do is come to Mr. Chris Stoltenberg's office (B100) and complete a simple application.


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



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