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.


March word of the month:  EVALUATE
The character trait for March is PERSEVERANCE.



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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MCA Spring Test Schedule
Friday, March 13, 2015 1:00 PM

Reading (Grades 3-5) April 13-21, Math (Grades 3-5) April 22-29, Science (Grade 5) April 20–May 4. All tests are taken online at Howe School.

Heritage Night
Friday, March 13, 2015 12:00 PM

The Heritage Night at Howe School on March 11th was a huge success.

Sweet on School Dance
Monday, March 09, 2015 10:35 AM

We had a great turn out from the school and community for the Sweet on School Dance held on Friday, March 6th. Fun was had by all! We are all SWEET ON SCHOOL!

Minneapolis School 2015-16 Calendar Approved
Monday, February 23, 2015 3:15 PM

2015-16 Calendar Approved. It is posted here for your convenience.

Dinosaurs at Hiawatha!
Monday, February 23, 2015 3:10 PM

Our students at Hiawatha were treated to a special assembly on dinosaurs. 

Family Literacy Night
Friday, February 20, 2015 3:00 PM

Family Literacy Night on Thursday, February 19th was very well attended. 

5th Grade Musical
Friday, February 20, 2015 3:00 PM

Ms. Judy's 5th grade class did an outstanding job on their performance of Annie.