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.


December word of the month:  SUPPORT
The character trait for December is GRATITUDE.



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.

Moon Palace Book Fair
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:00 AM

Saturday, December 6th, Moon Palace Books, a local independent book store near 33rd and Minnehaha, will be hosting a Hiawatha book fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Winter Weather School Cancellation Policy
Monday, November 24, 2014 9:25 AM

Click the link to read the MPS published guidelines for the conditions under which they are likely to cancel classes. 

School Tours
Friday, November 21, 2014 10:05 AM

Please contact Lisa Horn or Molly Kroesch to set up a tour of Hiawatha campus, Howe campus, or both schools.  Call the Office at 612.668.4610. 

Turkey Bingo & Art Show
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:55 PM

We had a great turnout for Turkey Bingo and the Art Show on November 20th.  Click the link to see photos from the events.

5th Grade Musical - Photos
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:00 PM

Mr. McGowan's 5th grade class did an outstanding job on their performance of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Click the link to see photos from the musical.

Student Council Winter Hats
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:50 PM

Get your Husky gear!  New winter hats (chosen by the student council) are for sale. 

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.