“At the time I moved away to attend Washington University in St. Louis, it wasn’t the experience that all of my friends were having,” said Colette Owens, Executive Director at Hiawatha Academies. Being from a majority working-class neighborhood and growing up in a multi-racial household in Canton, Ohio, Owens, like many people in her community, […]

Dear Hiawatha Family, August 29, 2019- Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released statewide results for North Star, the Minnesota school accountability system. This system looks at a variety of factors including MCA Proficiency, English Language Proficiency, Academic Growth, and Consistent Attendance. Today we celebrate where our Hiawatha Academies scholars have grown tremendously, and […]

Considerando: Que la visión de igualdad de Hiawatha Academies es “Para respetar la humanidad de todas las personas, interrumpimos activamente la desigualdad sistémica en busca de un mundo justo”; Que Hiawatha Academies está comprometida con el éxito de todos los estudiantes independientemente de su estatus migratorio, etnicidad, raza, religión, orientación sexual, habilidad, identidad sexual y […]

Whereas, Hiawatha Academies equity vision is that “To honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world”; Whereas, Hiawatha Academies is committed to the success of all students irrespective of their immigration status, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, ability, sex and gender identity, socioeconomic status or beliefs; Whereas, at Hiawatha Academies we […]