Our Mission Statement

Our Mission is to maximize individual student potential through the use of technology, differentiation, critical thinking, and high expectations within a nurturing and diverse community of learners.


The word of the month for April is COMPARE/CONTRAST.

April charater trait for Student of the Month is CHEERFULNESS



Hiawatha Community School is located within a culturally diverse, urban community.  Pre-K-2nd grade are housed at the Hiawatha Campus and 3rd-5th grade are housed at the Howe Campus.  The two campuses are about six blocks apart.     

Kindergarten and Hi-5 Registration
Friday, April 18, 2014 2:25 PM

Kindergarten registration will be May 1st at Hiawatha School from 9:30am-11:00am. 

 Hi - 5 registration will be May 8th at Hiawatha School from 9:30am-11:00am.

Fifth Grade Musical
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:10 PM

Mr. McGowan's 5th grade class performed the Music Man for parents and students.  Congratulations on a job well done.

Spring Into Reading
Monday, April 14, 2014 3:20 PM

Hiawatha and Howe Schools are celebrating reading during the month of April.     

MCA Pep Fest
Friday, April 11, 2014 3:00 PM

Students get geared up for MCA testing with a pep fest.

Howe School Garden - Updated 4/21/14
Friday, January 10, 2014 3:50 PM

The Garden is possible through the collaborative partnership of the Hiawatha School staff and PTO, and by the leadership of the Garden Team. Everyone is welcome to join the Garden Team at any time. Please email howeschoolyardgarden@gmail.com with your interest!