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Hiawatha: 612-668-4610
Howe: 612-668-4640
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Hiawatha K-2
Howe 3-5
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Hiawatha: 4201 42nd Ave S
Howe: 3733 43rd Ave S
Minneapolis 55406
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Howe: 9:25 - 3:55
Hiawatha: 9:35 - 4:05


Specialist Classes

Each student’s day includes one 55-minute class with a specialist in art, music, physical education, or media. Band is an elective pull-out program for fifth-grade students.

Highlights of each specialist area include:


An art standards-based curriculum for K-5 taught in a fun and creative atmosphere. The elements and principles of design, art history, cultures, and many techniques are taught through a variety of mediums.


Singing; note reading; movement; musical vocabulary; rhythm instruments


Physical Education

Non–competitive atmosphere; lifetime sports/games; fitness and health emphasis.


All 5th graders learn how to play a musical instrument as part of their academic curriculum. Students choose a Band or String instrument. We have school instruments to lend to each student, and a supplies donation is requested but not required. Students participate in weekly, distanced small group lessons, and we hope to add full band practice when it is safe to do so.

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Hiawatha: 4201 42nd Ave S
Howe: 3733 43rd Ave S
Minneapolis 55406
Hiawatha: 612-668-4610
Howe: 612-668-4640
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