Principal's Corner

Greetings Wonderful Families,

The weather has defiantly turned for us all. Please be sure that your children are dressed for the weather changes as they go outside every day for recess.

Parent/Teacher Conferences went well. We had a great turn out and are close to our 100% participation- if you were un-able to make your conference or have not scheduled a time yet with the classroom teacher, please call to set something up.

Please look at the Important Dates for November. If you did not receive a school calendar please let the Office know and we will be sure to include one in your child’s back pack.

Our After school Program including ALC, GEMS/GISE, and kindergarten Lego Club is off to a good start despite some bussing issues. We have wonderful staff that is working these programs. The Afterschool Leads for Hiawatha is Catherine Grimshaw and Eric Starke. The Howe Leads are Jan Bauer and Javier Alcaide-Garcia. If you have any questions please direct them to these staff members. The Howe program runs Monday- Wednesday and the Hiawatha program runs Tuesday & Wednesday.

Native American Family Involvement Day is November 16th. We invite our Native American families in to have lunch with your children. Please call the Office for your child’s lunch time if you don’t already know it. Turkey Bingo is also happening this day.  

We will have Turkey Bingo at Hiawatha School for ALL of our Hiawatha/Howe families. We will have a light dinner from 6:00-6:30 and Bingo will be played from 6:30-7:30. Lisa horn has been very busy getting donations from our community. There will be several gift cards, other prizes and frozen turkeys.  It’s not about winning though- it is about spending a fun evening with other Hiawatha Community families. We hope to see many of you here.

November is always a reminder for us to “Count our blessings” and be thankful for all of the things that we have. We are so thankful for parents that provide our school with time, talent, and treasure! We are so thankful for our wonderful students that are caring and bright, and we are so thankful for the dedicated staff that we have to support our students and families.

Academically, Principals Regnier and Oldenburg