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.







Hiawatha Community School is a MESPA School of Excellence located within a culturally diverse, urban community.  Kindergarten-2nd grade are housed at the Hiawatha Campus and 3rd-5th grade are housed at the Howe Campus.  The two campuses are about four blocks apart.

Hiawatha Howe Curriculum Night
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:40 PM

Curriculum Night was a success.  Click here to view the presentation. 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 8:55 AM

The Move-a-thon will be October 6th (Rain Date is October 9th). 

Fall Bike-Walk to School Day
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:00 AM

Our Fall Bike-Walk to School day is October 4th.  

Junior Iron Chef: Super Bowl Edition
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:45 AM

Join us as sixteen middle and high school students team up with local chefs and NFL players for this Super Bowl edition, top-chef style cooking competition!

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Sunday, September 17, 2017 8:00 AM

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Tuesday, October 17th and Wednesday, October 18th. 

Flu Shots Available
Sunday, September 17, 2017 8:00 AM

Flu shots will be available at both Hiawatha and Howe Schools on Tuesday, October 17th.

A Letter From Superintendent Ed Graff
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:00 PM
Hiawatha/Howe Community School Earns School of Excellence Award
Friday, September 02, 2016 12:35 PM

Hiawatha/Howe Community School have earned a prestigious award!  Click here to read the Press Release.