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.


Our character trait for the month of June is ACHIEVEMENT.






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. 



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.  

Bell Time Update
Monday, October 5, 2020 7:40 AM

Please watch the video and provide feedback.

Hiawatha Howe Student Material Pick-up
Friday, October 2, 2020 12:10 PM

Come to school Monday, October 5th 

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

Words and Resources

Distance Learning Information and Resources
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:35 AM

See the links for staff emails and resources for learning, food, and staying healthy during this time away.

Come back as this site will be updated as needed. 

Gift bags
Shopping on Amazon?
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 1:10 PM

Choose "Hiawatha PTO Inc." as your preferred non-profit.