Media Contact: Ambar Cristina HansonChief External Relations OfficerCell: 612-239-1893ahanson@hiawathaacademies.org Hiawatha Academies Executive Director to resign Search begins for new Executive DirectorMinneapolis, MN – (Dec. 18, 2017) - Eli Kramer has announced that he will resign from his role as Executive Director of Hiawatha Academies effective June 2018. The search for his successor will [...]
PRESS RELEASE September 29, 2017 By Ambar Hanson– This Thursday, Hiawatha Academies was awarded $1.87 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Education through the Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP) grant. Hiawatha Academies was one of 17 high-quality charter schools across the country awarded the CSP grant. This grant was created through the [...]
Over the past five years, Hiawatha Academies has embarked on a journey to engage families as partners in the work to close the opportunity gap. This year, the network took further steps into this journey by enhancing its Family Academy to include topic areas differentiated by grade levels, engaging families in [...]
By BEENA RAGHAVENDRAN , STAR TRIBUNEOctober 25, 2017 - 10:27 PMCharter high schools in Minneapolis are often tucked away in modest locations, missing all the amenities that come with larger school district high schools.Things will be different at the $27.3 million Hiawatha Collegiate High School campus that opens next fall.There, students [...]
Oct 9, 2017, 2:02pm CDT Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 2:51pm CDTHiawatha Academies building high school at Longfellow’s former soda bottling plantHiawatha Academies, a network of charter schools in South Minneapolis, has begun construction on a new high school at the site of the former Canada Dry and Shasta bottling plant in the [...]
The news of the past weeks has left many of our families, staff, and community members with mixed emotions as the future of DACA recipients unfolds. During these trying times, we want to reaffirm Hiawatha Academies’ unequivocal commitment to ensuring a safe educational environment for all students.Last year, in response to [...]

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