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April 21, 2021

April 21, 2021


Hello Wellstone families,


There is in-person school for the remainder of this week.  There has been some confusion around this since the District was on standby  to switch to VLS if there were any signs of civil unrest due to the Derek Chauvin verdict.  


Please join us this evening for  the PTO meeting at 5:30. The meeting will be  on Google Meet.  The code is  WellstonePTO,  use your child’s iPad to sign on.

 To promote the love of reading on April 30 and May 28 we will be having DROP EVERYTHING and READ/ TEMAL (todo el mundo a leer) days.   Teachers will schedule 10-20 minutes of free time where each student and teacher  can read whatever book they choose. Parents are invited to be part of this day by being a virtual guest readers for your child’s class. 

Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) offers Summer Learning Programs for students in grades K-12.  Students will have opportunities to learn new things and strengthen current academic skills; prepare for the upcoming school year through active, fun and hands-on activities; and make progress toward graduation. All programs are FREE.  Sign up here.

Focus Minnesota- Focus Minnesota provides  basic-needs assistance to anyone in need  who comes to their doors.


 550 Rice Street

Saint Paul, MN 55103

(651) 222-0712


Some programs include:

Free Community Meal Sundays  |  5:00 - 7:00 pm 

Come share a hot meal with us and build community at FOCUS House!

Due to the increased need for safety and social distancing during the COVID-19 

pandemic, our meals will be offered only as a takeaway at this time. 


Supplemental Food Shelf2nd and 4th Saturday  |  10:00 - 11: 30 am 

Twice a month on a Saturday,  we offer food staples to individuals and families. 

We ask that you come once a month and choose either the 2nd or the 4th Saturday, However, our food staples are always available for emergencies.  

Clothes Closet

Currently they have suspended open access to our clothes closet and visits are by appointment only. Appointments are scheduled on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 11am until 2pm. Only one person at a time will be allowed into the clothing area.  Please call 651-222-0712 and leave a message with your name and number.


Other programs offered


Weekly fresh sandwich program for students

Weekly Lunch bag distribution outside our doors

Peace Walk We will be doing an all-school Peace Walk around the playground tomorrow afternoon.   The goal of the walk is to show our dedication to peace and equality for all. 


Ms. Angelica’s weekly announcement

 Please let us know if we can be of any assistance to you. 


Thank you,

Ms. Nancy


Ms. Nancy English:612-367-7232

Mr. Vasquez: Spanish:612-467-9301

Ms. SanDa, Karen: 651-998-9616

Mr. Xiong , Hmong: 651-290-8354