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 
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 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.

Move-a-thon Photos
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:10 PM

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

"Thinking Math" for Parents
Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:30 AM

Thinking Math is a class to help parents better understand how math is taught today.  The course will include 4 sessions (Oct. 6, 20 and Nov. 3,17) and it will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hiawatha School Park Rec Center.

This class has been cancelled due to low enrollment.  We are hoping to offer a Spring session.

ALC Program Begins October 21st
Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:20 AM

Our ALC program (After School Learning center) will start back up on October 21st for students in 1st-5th grades.

Student of the Month Assemblies
Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:00 AM

Students of the Month will be honored at Howe on October 29th at 2:00 p.m. and at Hiawatha on October 30th at 2:00 p.m.

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.