Oct 9, 2017, 2:02pm CDT Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 2:51pm CDT Hiawatha Academies building high school at Longfellow’s former soda bottling plant Hiawatha 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 Longfellow neighborhood. […]

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 the hateful rhetoric […]

DALADA ISKUULADA HIAWATHA ACADEMIES WAA HOYGI BADBAADADA Aragtida hufan ee Iskuulada Hiawatha waa in la sharfo bini’aadanimada dadka oo dhan, waxaan si cad u horjoogsanaa cadaalad daradda ku salaysan hab qorsheysan, oo maamulan, inaga oo raadinayna in adduunka oo dhami ay ka hirgasho hufnaan dhamaystiran. Iskuulada waxbarashada ee Hiawatha, waxaa ka go’an guusha ardayda oo […]

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After a few weeks off for spring break, we’re excited to get back to recognizing the best teachers Minnesota has to offer. This week we couldn’t tell who was more surprised, the teacher or her students. We love how energized Ms. Charise Powell’s third graders are at Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Northrop in Minneapolis. When […]

  Hiawatha Academies has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to obtain proposals from qualified special education service providers in the areas of Speech/ Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy to contract with Hiawatha Academies Charter Schools. Please review the following guidelines for proposals and submit by 6:00 pm on April 21st.

RECOGNITION OF A SAFE HAVEN NETWORK OF SCHOOLS —– 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, […]

Young entrepreneurs Heidi Sanchez and Leidi (“lady”) Hernandez, both 10th grade scholars at HCHS are busy motivating their fellow scholars to remember those in need by donating to this year’s food drive. As part of their lab work, they carved out shelves for food donations in a small storage space on the second floor of the […]

Karina Casarrubias began her service to Hiawatha as a Teach For America (TFA) corps member, where she served as a kindergarten co-teacher with Katie Houlihan at HLA – Northrop. She learned a lot from her mentor, and was able to really spread her wings when she had the chance to lead in her own classroom this […]

By Eli Kramer “A teacher affects eternity; [they] can never tell where [their] influence stops.” –Henry Adams Every day, 1064 scholars walk into classrooms across our network and are greeted by the most important school-based people in the fight for educational equity: you, their teachers. Hiawatha scholars bring their infinite potential into the classroom with them […]

Hiawatha Academies will host open house events at its two elementary schools during the month of May. This is an excellent opportunity for current and prospective families to take a school tour, meet your scholar’s future classmates and teachers, and learn how Hiawatha Academies can help your scholar find their path to and through college. Learn more […]