Reflecting on recent tragedies

In a world where we are experiencing various attacks on our collective humanity – with the continued violence against our trans, black and brown, Jewish and immigrant communities — we often feel overwhelmed by the magnitude and complexity of what it means to live in this time and place. We, at Hiawatha Academies, also go […]

Family Academy to focus on sexuality

Raising sexually healthy children goes beyond having “the talk.” That’s why Family Academy in November/December is focusing on topics related to sexual health, in partnership with Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES). The sessions will be held 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays on Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 at Hiawatha College […]

HCP-K event celebrated Hispanic heritage, culture

As part of a month-long celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month, Hiawatha College Prep-Kingfield held a special night at the middle school filled with colorful performances, food and togetherness, inviting HCP-K families to join in the fun. Sabrina Edwards, HCP-K dean of culture, was beaming as the event began, proud of all the work so many […]

Hiawatha parents discuss memories, development

The front room of Hiawatha College Prep-Northrop was filled with dozens of parents sitting in smaller groups, and Lucy Rosario asked them to turn to each other and share one of their first, most vivid memories. Among the various childhood images and experiences that swirled through the room, one mom shared a vivid memory from […]

Executive Director shares vision with Hiawatha parents

After two months as Hiawatha Academies Executive Director, Colette Owens is already looking ahead to the next three to five years.  She met with parents who came to a meet-and-greet event this week at the high school to discuss the future of the network. Parents also had a chance to share their experiences and hopes […]

Family Academy to tackle stress

Children can endure so much stress during the day, and as parents, we can’t always be there to help them cope with the challenges that come their way. That’s why our October sessions of Family Academy will focus on the theme “Mental Health,” with the emphasis on teaching families how stress affects a child’s health, […]

Families: Come get to know our new executive director

Families will have the chance to get to know Hiawatha Academies Executive Director Colette Owens during several meet-and-greet opportunities over the next few weeks. Colette took over leadership of the network this past summer. The meet-and-greets will be held: Noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Hiawatha College Prep-Kingfield. 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at Hiawatha […]

Primer evento de literatura celebrado en apoyo de los GRANDES objetivos de lectura de la escuela secundaria

El equipo de literatura lo dejó en claro: los objetivos de lectura a alcanzar para el final del año escolar son bastante desafiantes. 5 ° grado: 450,000 palabras. 6 ° grado: 500,000 palabras. 7 ° grado: 550,000 palabras 8 ° grado: 600,000 palabras. Pero los estudiantes de Hiawatha College Prep-Kingfield y sus familias son buenos […]

Challenging goals set for middle-school readers

The Literacy Team made it clear: The reading goals for middle-schoolers to reach by the end of the school year are pretty challenging. 5th grade: 450,000 words. 6th grade: 500,000 words. 7th grade: 550,000 words. 8th grade: 600,000 words. But Hiawatha Collegiate Prep-Kingfield scholars and their families are good with challenges. That’s why many of […]

Family Academy to focus on Leadership & Advocacy

Navigating the education system so that you can be the best advocate possible for your child is challenging. That’s why the next round of Family Academy sessions will aim to give you the leadership tools you need. Focusing on “Leadership & Advocacy,” the Family Academy program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]