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School Hours

Morning supervision begins at 8:10 am
Entry Bell: 8:25 am
Period 1: 8:25-9:25 am
Period 2: 9:25-10:05 am
First Nutrition Break: 10:05-10:45 am
Period 3: 10:45-11:35 am
Period 4: 11:35-12:25 pm
Second Nutrition Break: 12:25-1:15 pm
Period 5: 1:15-2:15 pm
Period 6: 2:15-2:55 pm
Dismissal: 2:55 pm (Kindergarten 2:45)
End of day supervision ends at 3:10 pm

Entry & Dismissal

Note: Breakfast Club is open to all students - served Mon. to Fri. from 8:00 to 8:20 am in the school's west hallway by the library - volunteers always needed - see Volunteer Info

8:25 am - Purple Room students should meet in the North Kindergarten pen. Yellow, Red, Blue and Green Room students should meet in the West Kindergarten pen. All Gr. 1 to Gr. 6 students should meet on the blacktop in your designated area. Gr. 1 and 2 enter through Door #10 and Gr. 3 to 6 enter through Door #8.

2:45 pm - Yellow, Red, Blue and Green Rooms are dismissed from the West Kindergarten pen. Purple Room is dismissed from their classroom - Door #18.

2:55 pm - Gr. 1 and 2 students are dismissed from Door #10 and Gr. 3 to 6 students are dismissed through Door #8.

Note: Students taking the bus and students in the YMCA or other aftercare programs are dismissed as instructed to parents/guardians.

If you require further information please contact the school office at: 905-632-3946.


Congratulations on 50 years Mustangs!

Mohawk Gardens Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade 6 school in southeast Burlington, Ontario and we celebrated our 50th Anniversary in 2018. Our school colours are blue and orange and our mascot is a mustang. 

Contact our school office at: 905-632-3946.

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Reminders

  • Kindergarten registration for the 2019/20 school year is underway at the Halton District School Board. Registration forms are available at schools and on the HDSB website. Contact your home school to register your child by February 1, 2019 - see Kindergarten Info.
  • Gr. 1 students who would like to attend French Immersion program at Pineland for Gr. 2 need to apply by January 31, 2019.
  • Unfortunately, our Spirit Wear order was not delivered before the holiday break as expected. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and are working with the vendor to finalize next steps. We will communicate with you as soon as we know more information. Thank you for your patience.
  • Legacy Bricks for our Outdoor Learning Garden will be installed in Spring 2019 - please return all forms to the office asap.
  • Play Outside! Our MG Neighbourhood Play Group will continue regular after school outside meetups in the Spring but join our Facebook group to hear about fun winter meetups in the neighbourhood.
  • Ready to volunteer? Please submit your police check or annual offence declaration form - see Volunteer Info.
  • Do you have the apps? SchoolMessenger (new this year - replaces SchoolConnects) is used for Absence/Late Reporting and to see messages from the school. The HDSB mobile app (new last year) is primarily used to view the website news and calendar from the school and HDSB.
  • Our Lost & Found bin items were donated in December. Label your stuff! Remember that you can support Mohawk Gardens with your purchase by using our ongoing label campaigns from Mabel’s Labels and Oliver’s Labels.

Upcoming Dates

Daily - Breakfast program
Tuesdays - Snack program
Wednesdays - LunchBox program & wear pink for kindness
Spirit Fridays - wear school colours - orange & blue!
Fridays in Jan, Feb & Mar - Skating for Kindergarten and Gr. 1 classes

Forest of Reading program on now in Library
Jan. 18 - Beyblade Club begins for Gr. 1 and Gr. 2 students
Jan. 28 - Laser Quest Oakville FREE Night for MGPS Families - 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Jan. 31 - Purple Kindness Day - wear Purple! Hot chocolate & cookies served to all students and staff.
Feb. 1 - PA Day - no school
Feb. 11 - School Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm - all are welcome to attend!
Feb. 13 - Dance-a-thon!!! Volunteers welcome - contact mgpscouncil@gmail.com
Feb. 14 - Valentine's Day & Pete the Cat field trip for Kindergarten & Gr. 1 classes
Feb. 15 - PA Day - no school
Feb. 18 - Family Day - no school
Mar. 5 - Pancake Breakfast
Mar. 7 - Mohawk Inspiration (MI) Day

School News

  • School News includes announcements that are featured in our weekly email sent by School Messenger to all parents/guardians. You can also access School News through the HDSB mobile app.
  • Forest of Reading 2019 Mohawk Gardens Public School participates in the annual Forest of Reading campaign with the Ontario Library Assocation (OLA). The OLA provides a list of Canadian books nominated for the Forest of Reading awards based on different age levels. Students then vote on the books that they like best and the winners are announced in May at the Festival of Trees in Toronto. Our school particpates in voting on books for the Blue Spruce Award (JK to Gr. 2 picture books) and the Silver Birch Award (Gr. 3 to Gr. 6 Fiction and Non-Fiction and Express books). Mrs. Faint, our Teacher-Librarian leads the Forest of Reading initiative, including readings of each nominated book to the younger classes and monitoring ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2019, 6:51 AM by MGPS Council
  • Junglesport 2019 Junglesport is our super fun January tradition at Mohawk Gardens as climbing apparatus is set up in our school's gym for the whole week from January 7th to January 11th and students challenge themselves on various obstacles. Students should dress comfortable for climbing and remember to bring their running shoes. Students are also allowed to bring in their own helmets or use the ones provided. Students can only participate if they have returned the signed permission form. Big THANKS to the school and School Council for sharing the cost of Junglesport. Registration (using a Google form) for Thursday's family night was sent by email and is currently full. Please arrive for your selected time slot and ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2019, 8:23 PM by MGPS Council
  • Enchanted Forest Book Fair Our annual December Scholastic Book Fair has arrived and will be open on Monday, December 4th for viewing only by students (to make their wish lists) and then buying after school on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45 to 3:45 pm. On Wednesday, December 5th, we will remain open until 8 pm for families to shop during the Community Craft Night. See the Featured Books Selection.
    Posted Dec 4, 2018, 8:30 PM by MGPS Council
  • Join the Joy Tree Decorating Mohawk Gardens Public School was invited to participate in the annual Join the Joy campaign at Joseph Brant Hospital on Sunday, December 2nd from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm open to the public to attend. Our students decorated four donated trees to be auctioned off at the hospital during their special event: a Christmas in the Woods tree by Gr. 1-1, 1-2 and 1-3 (Mrs. Brandreth, Mrs. Walker and Ms. Maheu), a Winter Fun tree by Gr. 2/3 (Miss Raspopov), a Peace and Love tree by Gr. 3/4 (Mrs. Howard), and a 50th Anniversary Celebration tree using recycled decorations from our school's 50th reunion (School Council & MG Neighbourhood Play Group). Thank you ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2019, 6:50 AM by MGPS Council
  • Community Craft Night Families are invited to our school's annual Community Craft Night on Wednesday, December 5th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm organized and hosted by the staff at Mohawk Gardens. Register your family name and number of attendees on the Google form that closes Dec. 4th. There will be a cookie decorating station (gluten-free cookies available upon request) and various holiday craft stations and you can also visit our Scholastic Book Fair in the library that evening. School Council will also be on hand distributing Terra Cotta Cookie Fundraiser orders (from 2:45 to 6:45 pm) and offering complimentary hot chocolate and some treats for sale. It will be a fun and busy evening!
    Posted Dec 4, 2018, 8:54 PM by MGPS Council
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Special Thanks

THANK YOU MOHAWK GARDENS!
  • Thank you to all the students who decorated trees for the Join the Joy event at Joseph Brant Hospital in December and Congratulations to our Gr. 1 classes on winning a pizza party for the Best Decorated Tree!
  • Mohawk Gardens loves cookies! Thank you for another successful Terra Cotta Cookie Fundraiser - $3,000 was raised for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) resources.
  • Thank you to everyone who supported our Drummond Farms Fall Fundraiser in October - over $1,000 was raised for our nutrition programs!
  • Big thanks for supporting the Indigo Adopt a School program from Sept. 15th to Oct. 7th - over $7,000 was raised for our school's library collection!
  • Thank you for supporting Gift of Giving Back from Oct. 20th to Nov. 6th - we donated 1,522 lbs of food!
  • Thank you to everyone who supported our 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration on Oct. 20th!

Nutrition Program Appreciation

Mohawk Gardens offers a daily breakfast program and a weekly snack program thanks to grants provided by Halton Food for ThoughtPresident's Choice Children's Charity and Metro Green Apple Program. We also receive regular food donations from St. Elizabeth's Anglican Church and May Court Club of Oakville. We are very grateful for the volunteer support we receive from Cargill Canada, RBC, Rotary Club of Burlington and the United Way. Special thanks to IKEA Canada for visiting our breakfast program with a donation of reusable food bags and for donating several sets of plates, bowls and cutlery for our nutrition program. For more information about how you can donate or volunteer, please contact mgpscouncil@gmail.com.