Support the Hiawatha Academies Community

SUPPORT FOR OUR COMMUNITY We are working to ensure the immediate safety of our students and their families. Below are some immediate ways we ask for your help. Please stay connected for frequent updates on our Facebook page. CALL TO ACTION Here are two actions you can take immediately to help our community. DONATE SUPPLIES: Many households […]

Demanding Action, Looking Inward

In the wake of the recent killing of George Floyd by police, our words and actions feel woefully insufficient. Hiawatha Academies’ mission and equity vision call us to work tirelessly alongside our students, family and community to honor the humanity of all people, disrupt inequity, and make the world a more just place. Right now […]

May 26: Hiawatha Academies Statement on Justice for George Floyd

On Monday, May 25, in South Minneapolis, George Floyd, a Black man was killed by Minneapolis police. As a community we are heartbroken, we are outraged, and we demand justice. Our heart goes out to George’s family. Hiawatha Academies calls on our community to stand and act together towards racial justice. We must do our […]

Hotspot Setup and Use

Setup To start using the hotspot, follow these instructions or the ones in the box Power on the device by pressing the power button on the side for 3 seconds. When the WiFi light stops blinking, you can connect your chromebook to the hotspot.  This will take several minutes To connect your laptop to the […]

How to log in to Google Classroom

Support your student to login daily into google classroom. Instructions for logging in can be found here. Apoye a su estudiante a ingresar a Google Classroom diariamente. Las instrucciones para iniciar sesión se pueden encontrar aquí.

How to log in to Seesaw

Using Hiawatha Chromebook Using personal/mobile device  

How to use your Hiawatha Chromebook

Step 1: Start the Computer Paso 1: Enciende la computadora Plug in the Chromebook charger and press the power button Primero asegúrese de que el Chromebook esté enchufado a su cargador y luego presione el botón de encendido   Step 2: Connect to the Internet and add an account Paso 2: Conéctalo al internet y […]

Hiawatha Academies Launches 2020-2023 Program Strategy

In Fall 2019, Hiawatha Academies launched a strategic planning process to set the academic program strategy for the next three years. With the support of Great Minnesota Schools, Hiawatha partnered with Bellwether Education Partners to engage the Hiawatha community in forging our path for the next three years. The result is a detailed and powerful […]


In March 2020, Hiawatha Academies reached a major milestone: 100 percent of the Hiawatha Collegiate High School Class of 2020 has been admitted to college! This is Hiawatha Academies’s second graduating class, and the second year of 100 percent college admission. “I’m going to St. Thomas, it’s everything I’ve been looking for in a school” […]

Hiawatha Academies Expands Transportation Service

At Hiawatha Academies, we strive toward our vision of permanently disrupting educational inequity by ensuring a great school for every child. To do so, we must ensure more equitable access to our school community. Hiawatha Academies currently offers K-8 school bus transportation in southeast Minneapolis and Richfield. However, the current service zone does not meet […]