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.


April words of the month:  CAUSE/EFFECT.
The character trait for April is CONFIDENCE.



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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Book Giveaway!
Friday, April 17, 2015 9:25 AM

Book Swap is returning to Hiawatha and Howe! On April 30, bring in books you don't read anymore--and take home a fresh new story for each one!

Classroom Placement for 2015-2016 Year
Friday, April 17, 2015 8:40 AM

Your child’s teacher is a great resource for discussing your child’s individual learning style. Although, you might have a conversation with the current teacher about “I would really like my child in _____classroom”, please know that specific teacher requests are not accepted.


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.

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

Schedule your school tour today!