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Transportation Rules

All students and families must review these rules each year and agree to abide by them. 

  • Here is a printable copy of these rules. 
  1. Students shall remain at least 10-20 feet well back from the roadway while waiting for the bus.
  2. Students shall enter the bus in an orderly fashion and go directly to their seat and remain seated until the destination is reached (bottoms on seats, feet in front of you on the floor, not in the aisle).
  3. Younger students should be permitted to enter first.
  4. All students will have assigned seats. The bus driver can move a student as needed.
  5. Students shall keep their hands, arms, and heads inside the bus and in their own personal space.
  6. Students are not to touch other student's belongings or other student's body parts in any way.
  7. Students are NOT allowed to swear or use profanity on the bus, school property or at bus stops.
  8. Personal audio devices including cell phones must have headphones to listen to music of any kind.
  9. There shall be NO shouting, roughhousing or throwing things on the bus or at the bus stop.
  10. Students shall observe all behavior rules related to safety, the well-being and respect of others.
  11. All articles such as athletic equipment, books, laptops, musical instruments, etc., must be kept out of aisles.
  12. The emergency exits must be used for emergencies only.  Students are not to touch safety equipment on the bus unless directed by the driver to do so.
  13. Students who must cross the street at a bus stop shall not do so until they receive a signal from the bus driver.  When crossing a street is necessary, it shall always be done in front of the bus at least 10 feet ahead of the bus so that the driver may adequately observe them. This means that the student/parent should be able to see the face of the bus driver.  The driver shall hold the bus with warning lights flashing (red lights) and stop sign out until the crossing has been completed.
  14. There shall be NO smoking or vaping of any kind on a school bus.  Flammable materials are strictly prohibited.
  15. There shall be NO eating on the school bus.
  16. Each student shall be at the designated bus stop 5 minutes before the scheduled time and ready to board the bus.  At drop off time a responsible person must be there to receive students in grades Y5's, K-2.  The driver is responsible for the maintenance of this schedule and cannot wait for tardy pupils.  
  17. Each student shall ride designated buses ONLY. We cannot accommodate changes for playdates, babysitting, etc. 
  18. Students shall respect property of others at the bus stop while waiting for the arrival the bus.
  19. Students must identify themselves to the bus driver when requested.
  20. Students shall stay off the traveled roadway at all times while waiting for the bus.
  21. Students shall remain seated until the bus has come to a complete stop before attempting to get off the bus.
  22. Students may leave the bus only at the consent of the driver.
  23. Students may enter or leave the bus only at the front door after the bus has come to a stop except in the case of an emergency.
  24. Students should report to the driver at once any damage to the bus, which is observed.
  25. Students should help keep the bus clean, sanitary and orderly.
  26. All directions given by the bus driver are to be followed by all riders at all times.
  27. There shall be NO taking of pictures or video by students on the school bus at any time.