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.


January word of the month:  DESCRIBE
The character trait for January is GRATITUDE.



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.     

 What's Happening at Hiawatha/Howe Campuses 
Slideshow will begin after a few seconds - it will be worth the wait.

School Tours
Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:30 PM

Schedule your school tour today!

Featured Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 11:15 PM

Use your photography talents to capture the students creating Art during their Art Specialist time!

Winter Weather School Cancellation Policy
Monday, January 05, 2015 11:35 PM

Click the link to read the MPS published guidelines for the conditions under which they are likely to cancel classes. 

Health Tips for the Winter Season
Monday, January 05, 2015 11:20 PM

A few basic steps can make a big difference in staying healthy ...

Student Council Winter Hats
Monday, January 05, 2015 2:30 PM

Get your Husky gear!  New winter hats (chosen by the student council) are for sale. 

5th Grade Musical - Photos
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:00 PM

Mr. McGowan's 5th grade class did an outstanding job on their performance of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Click the link to see photos from the musical.

Turkey Bingo & Art Show
Monday, November 17, 2014 3:55 PM

We had a great turnout for Turkey Bingo and the Art Show on November 20th.  Click the link to see photos from the events.