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.

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About Us

Mohawk Gardens Public School is a Kindergarten to Grade 6 school in southeast Burlington, Ontario and we are excited to be celebrating our 50th Anniversary in October 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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Welcome Back Mustangs!

Welcome to our new Principal, Mrs. Martino and our new staff members! See Staff Info.

Mohawk Gardens families are invited to our school's Open House on Thursday, October 4th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

Mohawk Gardens is so excited to have been selected for the Indigo Adopt a School program to help refresh our school's library collection! The campaign runs from Sept. 15th to Oct. 7th and you can see our Mohawk Gardens sign in the Burlington Centre Indigo. Please consider participating here.

Thinking of volunteering at the school this year? Please submit your police check or annual offence declaration form (if your police check is already on file at the office) - see Volunteer Info.

Remember to bring in your school spirit photos for our bulletin board featuring our Spirit Project.

NEW THIS YEAR! - SchoolMessenger replaces SchoolConnects for Absence Reporting and 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.

Let's try to reduce our Lost & Found bin this year. Label your items please! Remember that you can support Mohawk Gardens with your purchase by using our ongoing label campaigns. Mabel’s Labels and Oliver’s Labels

Learn more about our new MG Neighbourhood Play Group for outdoor play dates in the Fall - our next meetups are Oct. 2nd and Oct. 11th.

Our daily breakfast, weekly snack and weekly LunchBox programs will begin the week of September 24th. Popcorn and Cookie Days will begin in Oct. Information will be sent home about how to order online.

Our first School Council meeting will be Monday, October 1st at 6:30 pm in the Library and all are welcome to attend. School Council Nominations - closed on Sept. 19th with elections on Sept. 27th.

All are invited to our school's 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration on Saturday, October 20th from 12 to 4 pm.

Legacy Bricks for our Outdoor Learning Garden are available for sale through School Cash Online and forms can be submitted to the office.

School News

  • School News includes announcements that are featured in our weekly newsletter sent by email to all parents/guardians.
  • Summer Spirit Project "Wander near or wander far, be Mustang proud wherever you are!" This summer, please get a picture of yourself in your school spirit wear or school colours. We will have a Summer Spirit Project Board in September where we can share adventures that we have all had over the summer! Whether it’s at a cottage, camp, the park, ice cream store, road trip, plane ride, or at home - take a photo in your spirit wear or orange/blue and bring it to Mohawk Gardens in September. Please write your name and where you have been on the back so we can celebrate all of the fun students had over the summer! Thanks to Ms. Conway for this fantastic initiative
    Posted Jul 6, 2018, 1:36 AM by MGPS Council
  • Staff Goodbyes It's been a wonderful five years with Mrs. Kennedy as our team leader! Thanks to Ms. Payne-Maheu for arranging the thumbprint tree painting of all the students and staff as a parting gift for Mrs. Kennedy! We wish her all the best at her new school, Abbey Lane P.S.Happy Retirement Mrs. Ormesher!!! Your thoughtful presence and lovely singing voice will be greatly missed in the halls at Mohawk Gardens!Farewell and best wishes to other staff members who are moving on: Ms. Bowker, Ms. Caradonna, Mme. Casson, Ms. Etmanski, Mme. Mucaj, Ms. Murray and Ms. Serafin. We hope to continue all the wonderful initiatives (Lego Club, Recycling, MI Days, Diversity Night, Mohawk Gardens Protectors Club, etc ...
    Posted Jul 7, 2018, 9:21 AM by MGPS Council
  • Legacy Bricks for Sale This past Spring we installed a new Outdoor Learning Garden behind the school near the south blacktop thanks to grants and funds raised by the community. The garden will be completed with a brick pathway and we now selling those bricks for anyone in the community who would like to purchase an engraved 4 x 8 brick for $50. See the form for more details about purchasing a brick through School Cash Online and thank you for supporting our wonderful school! Join us at our reunion event on Saturday, October 20th from 12 to 4 pm which will include a special dedication ceremony to garden sections in memory of Amanda Huxley and Matthew Raunig. Learn more about our 50th anniversary ...
    Posted Jul 6, 2018, 6:35 AM by MGPS Council
  • Neighbourhood Play Group Thanks to Carlene, a parent volunteer at our school for offering to become a Neighbourhood Play Champion and coordinate active outdoor play dates for our students and other children in the neighbourhood. This is a wonderful initiative of Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington supported by our school council and everyone is welcome to join in or even host your own meetup!All the activities run from 3 pm to 5 pm (weather and turnout dependent) and locations are as noted:June 18th - Community play group kick off! at Mohawk Gardens P.S. - painting rocks for Burlington ROCKS!June 26th - Nature explorers return! at Mohawk Gardens P.S.July 9th - We’re going on a creek walk! at Pineland ParkJuly ...
    Posted Aug 20, 2018, 4:14 PM by MGPS Council
  • School Council Thanks We have enjoyed another wonderful year at Mohawk Gardens Public School and, with your amazing support, we were able to raise over $24,000!!! These funds generated from our Popcorn and Cookie Days, LunchBox program, Terra Cotta Cookie fundraiser, Dance-a-thon, Fun Fair and other special events have helped build our Outdoor Learning Garden and purchase literacy resources, music resources and outdoor learning resources for our students. See our 2017-2018 Year in Review.We are so grateful to all of our amazing volunteers who supported us this year! We have a great community! Thank you to all of our Gr. 6 student helpers and best wishes for the future! Special thanks and farewell to our ‘veteran’ volunteer parents ...
    Posted Jul 5, 2018, 11:21 PM by MGPS Council
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Upcoming Dates

Sept. 23 - Appleby Line Street Festival - 1 to 5 pm - come see our MGPS booth!
Sept. 24 - Breakfast Program begins - volunteers needed!
Sept. 24 - LunchBox Program begins
Sept. 25 - Snack program begins
Sept. 26 - Terry Fox Run
Sept. 27 - Photo Day with Edge Imaging
Sept. 28 - Orange Shirt Day
Oct. 1 - School Council meeting at 6:30 pm in Library - all welcome
Oct. 2 - MG Neighbourhood Play Group at Mohawk Park - 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Oct. 4 - Cross Country Meet at Kelso
Oct. 4 - School Open House from 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Oct. 5 - PA Day (no school)
Oct. 8 - Thanksgiving Day (no school)
Oct. 11 - MG Neighbourhood Play Group at Mohawk Park - 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Oct. 13 - PIC Conference
Oct. 15 - Reunion Celebration Launch Ceremony - 11 am
Oct. 20 - 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration - 12 to 4 pm

Nutrition Program Appreciation

Mohawk Gardens offers a daily breakfast program and a weekly snack program thanks to grants provided by Halton Food for Thought, Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington and President's Choice Children's Charity. We also receive regular food donations from St. Elizabeth's Anglican Church. We are also grateful for the volunteer support we receive from Cargill Canada, RBC and the Rotary Club of Burlington. 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