Hiawatha Academies has canceled school Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30 due to extreme winter weather conditions. Debido a las condiciones climatológicas. todas las escuelas de Hiawatha Academies estarán cerradas y las actividades han sido canceladas para este martes 29 de enero del 2019 y miércoles 30 de enero del 2019. Your scholar’s safety […]

January 25, 2019 On Wednesday, January 16, Hiawatha Academies’ board of director’s, made a motion to officially recognize the Association of Parents and Guardians. The Association was founded in May of 2018 with the purpose of becoming a welcoming and inclusive space where parents navigating issues impacting their scholars can benefit from the collective support […]

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. Kaczorek paused at each […]

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. It’s a simple […]

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. Olson took […]

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 to use). The […]

“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 to write […]

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 coaches from training […]

Group by group they came to the front of Ms. Mandy Williams’ fifth-grade reading classroom at Hiawatha College Prep-Kingfield with some pretty important assignments in their hands. This classroom — and several other fifth-grade classrooms — had read a wonderful book, “Esperanza Rising,” by Pam Muñoz Ryan, which tells the story of a formerly affluent […]

Most of us have a book that changed our lives when we were children. It made us think differently, dream bigger, imagine something new. At Hiawatha Academies, we are working to give our scholars the opportunity to make many more of those literary discoveries by building school libraries at each of our five campuses. That’s […]