Mr. John Kaczorek walked around the desks in a classroom at Hiawatha College Prep-Kingfield where pencils were up and eyes were glued to the assignments at hand. A timer on the wall ticked down as the students worked on their math, giving them a clear time frame for finishing work. Mr. [...]
The first little girl bounced into the brand new library at Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Morris Park, excited to meet new faces in the room and, as she exclaimed, to have a slice of the pizza awaiting the scholars when they were all gathered.“Who are you?!” she said to someone she didn’t know. [...]
When you pour salad dressing on your lettuce, flavor is probably all that you’re concerned with.But there’s a lot at play in that dressing; there’s chemistry. Amanda Olson’s fifth-grade science students can tell you all about it. They first learned about matter, from atoms to molecules to substances to mixtures.Then Ms. [...]
Hiawatha Collegiate High School’s Physics program is using new innovative technology this fall that is greatly improving the way students analyze and assess data.Physics teacher Alicia Gruenwald requested that the network purchase probe ware, and eight Vernier Labquest2 devices and sensors were bought for the class (and for other science classes [...]
“Good morning, friends,” Ms. Micayla Irmiter says as her third-graders settle in around the art-room carpet.“Good morning, Ms. Micayla,” they say.Just before 8 a.m., her first session of the day, Micayla asks her Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Northrop students to engage in a “Turn and Talk” activity while she retrieves a white board [...]
It all comes down to Saturday. This is what they’ve trained for — a little over 3.1 miles, better known as a 5K. The Girls on the Run 5K at the Mall of America, to be exact.Not even a little rain could keep the Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Morris Park girls and their [...]

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