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.


October word of the month:  EXPLAIN
The character trait for October is RESPONSIBILITY.




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 
Slideshow will begin after a few seconds - it will be worth the wait.
 Health tips for the Fall season 
  A few basic steps can make a big difference in staying healthy:
     • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough.
     • Wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds.
     • Check with your doctor about getting a flu shot.

View more tips to help your child stay healthy for learning.

Community Education Classes Begin November 10th
Monday, October 27, 2014 9:50 AM

Howe School will be offering Community Ed classes beginning November 10th.  Watch for the flier in your child(ren)'s backpack for more information.

Picture Re-take Day is Friday, November 14th
Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:40 AM

School picture re-takes will be Friday, November 14th.

5th Grade Musical November 18th
Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:35 AM

On November 18th, Mr. McGowan's 5th grade class (room 201) will be performing You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Native American Family Involvement Day/Turky Bingo
Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:30 AM

Native American Family Involvement Day is Thursday, November 20th.  Turkey Bingo will be played that evening at the Hiawatha School Gym.

Move-a-thon Photos
Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:00 AM

The Move-a-thon on October 6th was a success.  Click the link to view photos from the event.

State of the School
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:45 AM

On September 25th, Principal Regnier delivered the "State of the School" address to families at Curriculum Night at Hiawatha School.  Assistant Principal, Kevin Oldenburg, gave the address at Howe School.