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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.

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Welcome Week Celebration
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:00 AM

Wellstone and the City of Minneapolis will hold a Welcoming Week Celebration in Powderhorn Park on Friday, September 20th from 2:00 - 6:30. There will be free food, music, soccer, dancing and much more. Please click on this link to learn more.

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After School Classes
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:45 AM

On Monday, September 16th, after school classes and tutoring will be available at Wellstone. Please click the headline to see all the details.

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Metro Transit Go To Cards
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 2:55 PM

Metro Transit Go To Cards are available in the Wellstone Media Center. Stop by to pick up yours this week. It works from 5 AM to 10 PM every day of the week. If it is lost there is a $10 replacement fee. Learn more about the Student MetroTransit Go To Pass here.

First Day of School - September 3rd
Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:55 AM

The first day of school is Tuesday, September 3rd. We look forward to seeing you and for a wonderful year ahead!

Welcome Interim Principal Ledesma
Friday, August 2, 2019 5:35 PM

We are excited to welcome interim Principal Christian Ledesma to Wellstone. Prior to serving as Assistant Principal at Roosevelt High School, he was a literacy specialist at Green Central and elementary teacher. Mr. Ledesma also has licensure in bilingual/bicultural education and certification from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. He will be a strong leader for Wellstone and is committed to supporting students, families and staff.

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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.



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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