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. 



Howe Student Material Pick-up Wednesday, January 27
Friday, January 22, 2021 12:10 PM

Howe 3rd & 5th grade students, this is for you.

No School January 29 - February 5
Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:00 PM

No School for Students grades K-5

Return to In-Person Learning
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:30 PM

See what in-person learning will look like at Hiawatha and Howe

Virtual School Open House
Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:30 PM

Click for more information and watch a video about Hiawatha Community School.

State of the School
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:15 PM

On October 20th, Principal Oldenburg and Assistant Principal Parker-Galyen delivered the "State of the School" address.  

Start of School Year 2020-2021
Friday, August 21, 2020 3:00 PM

Enter to get the latest information on the start of the school year.

Fall 2020 Supply List
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:40 PM

Click here to see the school supplies needed for your students.

School Messenger
Friday, July 31, 2020 9:50 AM

Keep your contact information up to date with the district.

Message to families
Friday, May 29, 2020 11:10 AM

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