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.


September word of the month:  RESPECT



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 
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Ms. Pettit and a Howe student show off their Husky pride!
Monday, September 15, 2014 11:55 AM

The annual Hiawatha Community School Move-a-thon is on Friday, October 3rd (rain date October 6th). 

Student Council Elections
Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:40 AM

Student Council is offered to 5th grade students - parent permission is required.  Students will vote on council members September 26th. 

Curriculum Night/State of the School Address
Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:35 AM

Curriculum Night/State of the School Address is Thursday, September 25th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at both campuses. 

Garden Build
Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:30 AM

On Saturday, September 20th from 10:00am-1:00pm, parents and teachers are building four more raised beds and two perennial beds.  Volunteers are needed.

Hiawatha Students "Dream Big"
Friday, August 29, 2014 8:00 AM

With the start of the new school year, students were encouraged to "Dream Big" about their futures.