Hiawatha Elementary

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  • FOR 2020-21 KINDERGARTEN PARENTS:
    Kindergarten Information Night HAS BEEN CANCELLED for Tuesday, March 31st at 7 p.m. If you have, or someone you know has, a 2020-21 Kindergartener (who will be five years old by September 1st, 2020) please click on the link below and complete the brief survey:

    Kindergarten 2020-2021 Registration Survey

    Kindergarten Round-Up is currently scheduled for April 30th. Please keep checking back for updated information.

    What is Kindergarten Round-Up? At Round-Up, parent and child will come to school for approximately one hour. The child will participate in some activities and parents will complete the registration process. Please bring the following original documents to be copied at Round-Up:

    • Child’s Birth Certificate/Passport
    • Child’s Immunization Records
    • Proof of Residency (we can accept a tax bill, lease, purchase agreement, or utility bill)

    REGISTRATION PROCESS
    NEW K-4 STUDENTS TO HIAWATHA - PLEASE VIEW EACH LINK BELOW AND CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE SCHOOL YEAR:

    2019-20 School Year Registration Link

    NEXT YEAR: - 2020-21 School Year Registration Link

    Once you complete the online portion you will need to provide the school office with the originals of the following documents: your child’s birth certificate/passport, immunization records and proof of residency (lease, purchase agreement, tax bill).

    With the current closing of Okemos Public Schools, there will be a delay in our ability to contact you should you register online. You will be contacted by email or phone when we return.

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  • Meet the Office at Hiawatha:
    Main Office Phone:  517-706-4500
    Attendance Hotline:  517-706-4504
    Julie Bellinger, Principal:  julie.bellinger@okemosk12.net
    Connie Lyke, Administrative Assistant:  connie.lyke@okemosk12.net or 517-706-4502
    Shruti Gross, Clerk: shruti.gross@okemosk12.net or 517-706-4503

    Hiawatha Elementary school has a highly educated and professional staff that is committed to working with students to achieve high academic expectations. The State Department of Education ranked Hiawatha at the 95th percentile, as one of the top rated schools in mid-Michigan. Our highly qualified staff provides a supportive and differentiated curriculum to meet the varying academic needs of our students. Hiawatha staff believes in meeting the needs of the whole child. This includes providing high quality, academic instruction along with establishing and maintaining a caring and nurturing environment. Support staff work closely with teachers to ensure that the goals of the school are met and the needs of students are addressed.

    Parents in our community play an integral part in the educational climate of our school. They willingly volunteer at school functions and with classroom needs. Together parents and staff advocate for the child to achieve their full potential.

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