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.


Our character trait for the month of November is COOPERATION.






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

Turkey Bingo
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:15 AM

Turkey Bingo will be Thursday, November 15th.

Picture Retake Day
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:10 AM

Picture Retake Day will be on Friday, November 16th. 

Stack of Books
Moon Palace Book Fair
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:00 AM

On Saturday, December 1st, the Hiawatha-Howe School book fair at Moon Palace Books will be back for a fifth year.

Boxtops for Education logo
Boxtops for Education
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:55 AM

Please send Boxtops to school with your child or drop them off in the office at Howe or Hiawatha.

A Successful Move-a-thon!
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:10 PM

Because of your amazing support, this year's Move-a-thon raised over $50,000 for the PTO!

Collect Shoes to Raise Money for Camp Audubon
Monday, September 24, 2018 7:25 AM

Help us reach our goal of 2,500 pairs of shoes by November 15th.

Fall 2018 Supply List
Monday, July 30, 2018 9:45 AM

Click here to see the school supplies needed for your students.

Gift bags
Shopping on Amazon?
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 1:10 PM

Choose "Hiawatha PTO Inc." as your preferred non-profit.

The Sheridan Story
Sheridan Project
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:45 PM

This service provides a child/family with a consistent supply of nutritious food for the weekend.