Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers at Mohawk Gardens Public School who help with our programs and events throughout the school year!
2017-2018 School Council Members

Executive:
Principal: Elizabeth Kennedy
Staff Representative: Deb Etmanski 
Chair: Heather deHaan
Co-Chair/Secretary: Tylene Reaume
Treasurer: Brenda Johnson
PIC Representative: Paula Montgomery

General Council Representatives 
(8 voting members):
- Liz Clark-Luzza
- Lindsay Hooper
- Michael Hunter
- Jenny Jack
- Kim Maitland
- Liz Plunkett
- Lynn Todd
- Natasha Vilier

Program/Event Coordinators:
Communications: Heather deHaan
Graphic Design: Lauren Gareau
Outdoor Sign: Marco Ruscitti
Volunteer: Tylene Reaume
Fundraising: Karyn Silzer
Grant: Sara Belford
Spirit Wear: Tamara Walters
Birthday Book Club: Kim Maitland
Breakfast Club: Liz Plunkett
Snack Program: Tiara Marianetti 
Sandwich Program: Jenny Jack
Lunch Program: Andrea Stevens & Shannon Hughes
Popcorn Day: Dannial Doel 
Cookie Day: Jenny Jack
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Representative: Liz Plunkett
Movie Night: Natasha Vilier
Dance-a-thon: Lynn Todd
ActiveChefs Night: Heather deHaan
Art Night: Heather deHaan
Cookbook: Jenny Jack & Lindsay Kirkwood
Bake Sale: Jenny Jack
Fun Fair: Liz Clark-Luzza
Garden: Olimpia Elliott
Reunion: Tylene Reaume
Legacy Bricks: Tylene Reaume

Resources:

2017-2018 School Council Nominations 
due by Oct. 2nd at 12 pm:
How to get involved:
Contact us at mgpscouncil@gmail.com

Join our private Facebook group and follow our public Facebook page

Attend our monthly school council meetings. Meetings are usually held in the school's library at 6:30 pm on the second Monday of the month. Our next meetings are April 23rd and May 14th.

You do not need to attend a School Council meeting to be part of our volunteer team. 
All help is welcome! See Volunteer Info.

Our School Council supports many programs, events and fundraisers at our school.

Programs:

  • Breakfast Club - served Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 8:20 am - open to all students
  • Snack Program - fresh snack served to all classes weekly on Tuesdays at first break
  • Lunch Program - weekly on Wednesdays (Pizza Pizza, Boston Pizza, Mr. Sub, Pita Pit)
  • Popcorn Days - Oct. 19, Nov. 9, Dec. 7, Jan. 11, Feb. 15, Mar. 8, Apr. 12, May 10, June 5
  • Cookie Days - Oct. 26, Nov. 30, Dec. 21, Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 29, Apr. 26, May 24, June 21
  • Birthday Book Club - every student receives a book, sticker & pencil on their birthday
  • Kindergarten Mentoring - SK parents available to advise JK parents
  • Acceptance Wednesdays - wear pink for bullying prevention and awareness
  • Spirit Fridays - wear school colours: orange/blue or MGPS Spirit Wear
  • Special Days - Pajama Day, Wacky Hair Day, Tacky Sweater Day, Crazy Hat Day, etc. usually with $1 to $2 donation to support leadership initiatives such as WE.org

Special Events:

  • Open House Night - September 21, 2017
  • Terry Fox Run & Orange Shirt Day - September 29, 2017
  • Family Math Night - October 17, 2017
  • Garden Day - October 15, 2017
  • Movie Night - November 17, 2017 (Despicable Me 3)
  • Craft & Cookie Night - December 7, 2017
  • MI (Mohawk Inspiration) Days - December 11, 2017 & March 28, 2018
  • Junglesport Family Night - January 11, 2018
  • Diversity Night - February 8, 2018
  • Pancake Breakfast - February 13, 2018
  • Dance-a-thon - February 14, 2018
  • Tuck Shops - March 23, 2018 & April 13, 2018
  • ActiveChefs Night - April 12, 2018
  • Jump Rope for Heart - April 20, 2018
  • Earth Day Community Clean Up - Sat. April 21, 2018
  • Family Art Night - April 26, 2018
  • Track & Field Meet - May 2, 2018
  • Volunteer Tea - May 14, 2018
  • Relay Meet - May 15, 2018
  • Kindergarten Orientation - May 17, 2018
  • EQAO Breakfasts - May 23, 24, 25 (Gr. 3) & May 28, 29, 30 (Gr. 6)
  • MaraFUN - JK to Gr. 2 - June 8, 2018
  • Track & Field meet (MG hosts this year!) - June 13, 2018
  • Think Bowl Competition (Gr. 5 & 6) - June 14, 2018
  • FUN FAIR - June 14, 2018
  • Kindergarten Year End Field Trip - June 15, 2018
  • Kindergarten Spring Concert - June 22, 2018
  • Gr. 6 Year End Field Trip to Canada's Wonderland - June 25, 2018
  • Kindergarten Water Play Day - June TBA 2018
  • Gr. 1 to Gr. 6 Play Day - June TBA 2018
  • 50th Anniversary - School Open House & Reunion Ceremony - Sat. Oct. 20, 2018
Fundraisers:

Cookbook
 - recipe forms and artwork submissions were due back on March 19th - books will be sold this Spring to support our nutrition programs at the school thanks to a grant from Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington

Glow in the Dark Valentine's Day Dance-a-thon - pledge forms were sent home on Jan. 31st and due back on Feb. 14th - raised over $6,700 for literacy & music resources and our outdoor learning garden 

Terra Cotta Cookie Co. - order forms were due back on Nov. 22nd - cookies were delivered on Dec. 13th for pickup from 2:45 to 5:45 pm in west hallway by library - raised over $4,000 for literacy resources

Spirit Wear - online sales of school branded t-shirts, hoodies and hats - orders were due online by Dec. 17th and delivered on Feb. 14th - raised $400 https://mgmustangs.itemorder.com

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