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 February is CARING.






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. 

Book Fair - Online through Feb. 18th
Monday, February 11, 2019 9:45 AM

Due to the bad weather, the Book Fair has been rescheduled from Thursday, Feb. 7th to Monday, February 11th. If you missed the book fair, you may still order items at the Scholastic Book Fair online sale, open through Monday, February 18th. 

2019-2020 MPS Budget Information Sessions
Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:45 PM

Two meetings scheduled for MPS Budget Information.

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Friday, February 01, 2019 6:50 AM

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th.

Children Using Computer
ACCESS Testing Schedule
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 7:15 AM

ACCESS testing will begin on Monday, February 11th. 

Winter Weather Is Here
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 11:50 AM

Be prepared if school is canceled. 

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.

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.

Fall 2018 Supply List
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:40 PM

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