Media Contact: Ambar Cristina Hanson Chief External Relations Officer Cell: 612-239-1893 ahanson@hiawathaacademies.org   Hiawatha Academies Executive Director to resign  Search begins for new Executive Director Minneapolis, MN – (Dec. 18, 2017) – Eli Kramer has announced that he will resign from his role as Executive Director of Hiawatha Academies effective June 2018. The search for […]

PRESS RELEASE September 29, 2017 By Ambar Hanson – This Thursday, Hiawatha Academies was awarded $1.87 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Education through the Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP) grant. Hiawatha Academies was one of 17 high-quality charter schools across the country awarded the CSP grant. This grant was created through the U.S. Department of Education […]

Over the past five years, Hiawatha Academies has embarked on a journey to engage families as partners in the work to close the opportunity gap. This year, the network took further steps into this journey by enhancing its Family Academy to include topic areas differentiated by grade levels, engaging families in equity working groups, and […]

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 […]