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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.


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 Mustangs!

Rylie Scott, Mr. McKerracher & Mrs. Whelpdale (Credit: Inside Halton)


All are invited to our school's open house 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration on Saturday, October 20th from 12 to 4 pm, with a special ceremony at 2 pm. Visit our school to see classrooms, student projects, photo/memorabilia displays, and enjoy refreshments, birthday cake, photo booth, children's activities along with a choir performance.
  • Legacy Bricks for our Outdoor Learning Garden are available for sale to anyone through School Cash Online and forms can be submitted to the office. Bricks will be installed in Spring 2019.
  • MG Mustangs Spirit Wear now on sale until Oct. 22nd and will be delivered to the school in late November for pickup.
  • Drummond Farms Fundraiser for sale on School Cash Online until Oct. 17th.
  • Learn more about our new MG Neighbourhood Play Group for after school outdoor play dates in the Fall.
  • Thank you to everyone who supported the Indigo Adopt a School program from Sept. 15th to Oct. 7th.
  • 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.
  • 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

Upcoming Dates

Oct. 15 - Reunion Launch Assembly - Many thanks to special guests, HDSB Associate Director David Boag, Trustee Amy Collard, and past Principal Andrew Kaiser who attended our reunion launch assembly today. Thanks to Mrs. Haagsma and the choir and all the classes who gave presentations and thanks to Mr. Batista for taking an MG 50 photo of the our Mohawk Gardens students outside.
Oct. 16 - Kindergarten Field Trip to Frootogo Orchards (Blue, Purple & Red Rooms only) - 8:45 am to 11:30 am
Oct. 16 - Author Visit: Lana Button (Kindergarten to Gr. 2)
Oct. 17 - Last day of sales for Drummond Farms Fundraiser
Oct. 18 - Popcorn Day
Oct. 18 - Classroom Open House for Mrs. MacLean's 2-2 class. - 6:15 pm & 6:30 pm
Oct. 19 - Kindergarten Field Tip to Bronte Creek (Green & Yellow Rooms only)
Oct. 20 - 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration - 12 to 4 pm with ceremony at 2 pm
Oct. 22 - Gr. 2 & 3 Field Trip to BPAC for Peter Pan - 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Oct. 22 - Last day to order Spirit Wear for delivery in late November
Oct. 25 - Cookie Day
Oct. 29 - Photo Retake Day with Edge Imaging
Oct. 31 - Halloween Parade & Assembly
Nov. 1 - "Importance of Outdoor Play" with guest speaker for families - Adam Bienenstock - 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Nov. 12 - Author Visit: Sigmund Brouwer (Gr. 3 to Gr. 6)
Nov. 16 - Movie Night - 6:00 to 8:00 pm

School News

  • School News includes announcements that are featured in our weekly newsletter sent by School Messenger to all parents/guardians. You can also access School News through the HDSB mobile app.
  • Author Lana Button visits Oct. 16th Willow might whisper...but we're going to shout that we are excited to welcome award-winning children's author Lana Button to Mohawk Gardens. Lana will be visiting our Kindergarten to Grade 2 students on Tuesday, October 16th. (Don't worry: The Blue, Purple and Red rooms will meet Lana after their field trip.) If you are interested in ordering a personalized copy of any of her books, please pay through School Cash Online and return this order form to Mrs. Faint in the library or email faintl@hdsb.ca with your order choices and dedication. For more information about Lana Button and her books, visit www.lanabutton.com
    Posted Oct 14, 2018, 7:04 AM by MGPS Council
  • Drummond Farms Fall Fundraiser Mohawk Gardens is excited to partner with a local farm, Drummond Farms, to offer a new Fall fundraiser for our families. Payment can be made through School Cash Online and the order form is due back to the school by Wed. October 17th. Items will be delivered to the school for pickup on Tues. Oct. 30th from 2:45 to 6:00 pm. All products purchased are made locally by Drummond Farms in Waterdown. They provide locally grown, non-waxed, hand-picked apples, pre-portioned in bags, ready to enjoy. Products available for purchase include: 5 pound bag containing approximately 15 apples for $8 and the 10 pound bag containing approximately 30 apples for $15. Apple types available are: Cortland ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2018, 7:20 AM by MGPS Council
  • Indigo has adopted us! Mohawk Gardens PS is very grateful to have been adopted by the new Indigo store at Burlington Centre as part of their annual Indigo #LoveofReading campaign to help refresh our school's library. Visit the mall's beautiful new Indigo store to see our school's displays and donate in-store or online through the Indigo Adopt a School site from September 15th to October 7th. 100% of your donations support our school! You can also help our library by sharing your stories online for bonus books. Thanks to our Teacher-Librarian, Mrs. Faint for helping support this initiative! Special thanks to Miss Goodish’s Grade 3 class for creating the amazing art work that is on display at ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2018, 6:38 AM by MGPS Council
  • 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
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Nutrition Program Appreciation

Mohawk Gardens offers a daily breakfast program and a weekly snack program thanks to grants provided by Halton Food for Thought and President's Choice Children's Charity. 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 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 mgpscouncil@gmail.com.