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

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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 (as of November 7th). 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: The YMCA aftercare program is dismissed as instructed to parents.

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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Family Fun Fair Thanks!!!

Thank you to everyone who was involved in our annual Family Fun Fair at Mohawk Gardens P.S.! Thank you for the classroom basket donations, the jar walk jar donations, the silent auction donations and the bake sale donations! BIG THANKS to all of our wonderful volunteers including Gr. 6 students, Robert Bateman High School students, staff and parent volunteers - we are so grateful for your help! Over 600 people enjoyed yummy food and treats, fun activities and a great evening full of lots of smiles!

Proceeds from the Fun Fair will support the purchase of outdoor learning resources and a portion will be for our Angel Fund, a special resource for families in need. 

If you have any feedback (for example, next year we should have a separate freezie line), please email: Thanks for all of your support of this fun evening!

Early Dismissal Schedule

Please note that our last day of school, Friday June 29th, will be an early dismissal day. Please see the schedule below for the final day:
8:25 - Entry
9:35-10:15 - Nutrition Break
11:25-12:15 - Lunch Break
1:25 - Dismissal
1:40 - Supervision Ends
If your child is a bus student, please visit the Halton Student Transportation siteNew this year is a calculator that will estimate the time your child will be dropped off on the last day!

School News

  • School News includes announcements that are featured in our weekly newsletter sent by email to all parents/guardians. You can review messages sent to you through the SchoolConnects Parent Portal.
  • Spring 2018 Book Fair Our Spring 2018 Scholastic Book Fair will be open from Monday, June 4th to Thursday, June 7th - 8:30 am until 4:00 pm each dayAll classes will be viewing the Book Fair on Monday and Tuesday and bringing home a “wishlist.” These are book titles they saw and liked. If you choose to purchase these books or others for your child, they may bring in money and will be called down to the library throughout each day to make their purchase. Parents/guardians are welcome to come in during the day or after school to purchase books with their child as well. Our Book Fair theme is "Paws for Books" and you can preview some books that will ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2018, 8:04 PM by MGPS Council
  • Giraffe and Bird Rebecca Bender, author and illustrator of “Giraffe and Bird” and “Don’t Laugh at Giraffe” will be visiting our Kindergarten to Grade 3 students on June 12. She will be doing a live drawing and discussion with our students. If you are interested in purchasing one or more of her books, please send Ms. Faint an e-mail - The books will be $16.00 each or 2 for $30.00.
    Posted May 27, 2018, 8:43 PM by MGPS Council
  • Bike to School Week Thanks in advance to our parent volunteers who will be tracking our community’s efforts in bike riding and scootering to school from May 28th to May 31st (June 1st is a PA Day). Remember to wear your helmets and bring your locks. We hope many of our families will choose to walk and roll this week. Learn more about this province-wide initiative at:
    Posted May 27, 2018, 9:38 AM by MGPS Council
  • MG Cookbook We are excited to announce that our school's first cookbook is now available for sale for $10 through School Cash Online. We were able to create this lovely keepsake thanks to all of your recipe and artwork submissions and thanks to a grant from Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington. After voting by students, the winner of the cookbook cover contest was Seren - congratulations! All funds raised from the cookbooks will be used to help run our wonderful nutrition programs at the school. Limited supply available so order yours now! Sales close on May 29th and cookbooks will be delivered in June. Thank you for your support! You can also purchase a cookbook at the Book Fair from June 4th ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2018, 11:20 AM by MGPS Council
  • Student of Excellence Congratulations again to Gr. 6 student Nasmah Abuarjeh on receiving the HDSB Student of Excellence for 2017-2018 at Mohawk Gardens Public School. Nasmah was presented with her award on May 10th at a ceremony for the entire board at MMR high school. You can view Nasmah receiving her award at 1:25:45 here. We are very proud of you Nasmah!
    Posted May 27, 2018, 8:06 AM by MGPS Council
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Upcoming Dates

Thursdays in June - Warm Fuzzy Pencils on sale for $2
June 18th to June 22nd - ALL Library books due
June 18th - M.G. Neighbourhood Play and More Community Play Group Kick-off - 3 to 6 pm at Mohawk Park
June 19th - Gr. 1 to Gr. 6 MI Day
June 20th - Kindergarten year end trip to LaSalle Park
June 20th - LunchBox preorder: Mr. Sub
June 20th - Terra Cotta Cookie Order Pickup until 6 pm
June 21st - Gr. 1 year end trip to Brantford Twin Valley Zoo
June 21st - Cookie Day (Gr. 1s will get their cookies when they return if time)
June 22nd - Last day of Breakfast Club
June 22nd - Kindergarten Spring Concert (outside on west blacktop)
June 25th - Gr. 6 year end trip to Canada's Wonderland
June 25th - LunchBox preorder: Kelly's Bake Shoppe
June 26th - Last day of Snack Program
June 27th - Gr. 1 to Gr. 6 Play Day
June 27th - LunchBox preorder: Pita Pit
June 28th - Recognition Assembly
June 29th - Gr. 6 Awards Assembly
June 29th - Last Day of School & Early Dismissal!

Scholastic NOW ONLINE

Scholastic Reading Club orders can now be made online. Make your selections and pay online and the order will be delivered to your child's class plus each order earns classroom rewards.

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

Veggie/Fruit of the Week

Mohawk Gardens Public School was proudly accepted to participate in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington program "Choose to boost veggies and fruits." Due to grant funding, we were able to offer the veggie/fruit of the week during our breakfast and/or snack programs at the school. For more info about this initiative and how you can help out, please contact:

Power Off and Play!

Mohawk Gardens would like to encourage our families to participate in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington campaign to Power Off and Play!. HKCC is looking for Neighbourhood Play Champions and Youth leaders to run activities for our children. If this is something that interests you, please contact More info is available online at: and