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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.

Graduation 2019
Graduation 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:10 AM

Wellstone held its graduation ceremonies in the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday, June 8th, at 1:30. It was a wonderful cermenony to wish our 2019 graduates all the best and celebrate their accomplishments. If you were not able to make it to the graduation ceremony you may watch it at this link. Graduation slideshow at this link. Pictures by Mr. Aamot are in the alumni link at top of this page. You may order a graduation DVD at this link.

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Summer Metro Transit Pass
Monday, May 27, 2019 2:25 PM

If you are not going to summer school you have the opportunity to purchase an umlimited Metro Transit pass for the summer for only $29. Metro Transit cards issued during the 18 - 19 school year will expire on June 15th. Go to this link if you would like to purchase a summer pass.

Summer Eats
Summer Resources
Monday, May 27, 2019 1:10 PM

Minneapolis offers many resources to students in the summer. Take adavantage of them by clickinig on this link to be aware of all that is offered including meals.

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HCL Libraries Open all Summer
Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:40 AM

Summer is a great time to explore all that your local library has to offer. You may obtain a free library card and use it to check out books, CDs and DVDs. There are many resources to improve your English and other events happening all throughout the summer. 

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Yearbook 2019!
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:30 AM

Mr. Alex and his Yearbook Class have been working hard on this year's yearbook. Cost will only be $5 this year. The 2019 Yearbook has arrived. It will be available in the the media center.

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Vision

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.

 

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'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.

Please read more at this link