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  • Buddy Bench thumn Watch Hiawatha Third-Graders Discuss 'Buddy Bench' On TV! 

    Two Hiawatha third-graders, Jensun and Ava, talk about their work creating a playground bench to help kids who feel left out find a way to join in. Watch it on Local ABC 22 and Fox 44's website. (Opens in a new window.)


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  • Hiawatha Helps Again! Hiawatha Helps Heavenly Pantry Again!

    Kim McVey’s 2nd grade class organized a food drive for the Heavenly Pantry in Essex Jct. 

    Any donations are accepted, but the following are needed: cereal, juices, ravioli, baked beans, canned soup, small toothpaste, and canned corn. 

    Thank you Ms. McVey’s class and our Hiawatha Community for reaching out with an act of kindness towards our larger community. 


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School News

  • Students Look to Add a Buddy Bench to the School Playground

    Two third graders at Hiawatha School came up with the idea of adding a 'buddy bench' for their playground. The McDonald's on 106 Pearl Street in Essex Junction has partnered up with the school and will be donating 10% of its sales from January 12-14, 2018 for this effort.

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  • Time for the Penguin Plunge!

    For the first time ever, we will have a unified EWSD Penguin Plunge Team. As many of you know, the Penguin Plunge (held in February) is a fun opportunity to raise money and support Vermont Special Olympics. Help us in our effort!

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  • Voices for Education

    A steering committee was formed in the fall of 2016 called Voices for Education (VFE). Made up of students, teachers, school administrators, community members, and school board representatives, VFE is in the process of being actively involved in helping to facilitate dialogue and other engagement opportunities to help the EWSD. Learn more about VFE and the activities that they are taking part in. 

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