Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School

Principal: Denise Jackson
Administrative Assistant: Jill Morgan
Contact Information
Phone: 613-932-3366
Fax: 613-932-7722

28 AMS Road
Akwesasne, Ontario
K6H 0G5

To attend Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School, please submit application to Jill Morgan, Administrative Assistant.

Student Registration Form 2016 2017

Primary Division

Early Years – (Head Start, K4, K5),
Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.
Middle School – Grades 6, 7, and 8.

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Seven Generations. Learning in the future. Vital in the present. Rooted in the past.

Tsiá:ta Teiotere’será:ne, Tsi Tá:we Entewaweientéhta’ne, Òn:wa Iorihowá:nen, Tsi Nikionkwé:non Kionkwatahshá:ronte


Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School is located on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island), or commonly known as “the Island”. It is a part of the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk territory that straddles Ontario, Quebec and New York State.

School Hours

The instructional day is from 8:05m to 2:45 pm.
Please do not drop off students at the school before 8:15 am as there will be no supervision.
No student will be allowed beyond the school lobby prior to 8:15 am.

School attendance is taken at 8:30 a.m. Your child is late at 8:31 a.m.
All students arriving after 8:31 am are considered tardy and parents must sign them in at the office before going to class.

Breakfast is served from 8:15 – 8:30 am.

Walkers should arrive as close to 8:15 am as possible (especially if they are eating breakfast).

The best time to drop off students is before 8:31 am. All students being dropped off must arrive through the main doors of the building. Do not park in the “No Parking Zone” of the school. Parents must park in the school parking lot and walk your child into school.

No Parking in Designated School Bus Drop-Off / Pick-Up Locations
In order to ensure the safety of all students and staff, there is absolutely NO PARKING in designated school bus drop-off and pick up areas during the following times: 7:45 – 9:00 am and 2:00 – 3:45 pm.

All AMBE Schools Are “Allergy Aware”

All AMBE schools are allergy aware and have over the past few years seen an increase amount of allergies to certain foods (i.e. peanut butter). It is each parent’s responsibility to complete the allergy history on the student information sheet so that school personnel know the type and severity of any allergies that the child has.



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School Colors – Red and Black





The Ahkwesãhsne Mohawk Board of Education consists of six board members of two elected members from each of the three districts within the Mohawk territory of Ahkwesahsne; Kana:takon, Kawehno:ke and Tsi Snaihne. With them are three Chiefs from the Education Portfolio in the Mohawk Council of Chiefs.

The term of office is three years with an election held annually for a three year staggered term. AMBE has the responsibility for providing leadership in all matters affecting education.

Your Board members for Kawehno:ke:

  • Natalie Leaf
  • Rosemary Square


Education Portfolio:

Should you wish to contact one of the Education Portfolio Chiefs, they can be reached at 613-575-2348.