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Bus Safety Rules and Regulations

  • Students are to be at their designated bus stops ten minutes prior to the bus arrival.
  • All students are required to wear seat belts at all times.
  • Students shall obey the instructions of their driver at all times.  Any distraction of the bus driver during the movement of the bus is considered a serious offense.
  • Pupils are required to conduct themselves in an orderly manner at all times.  Students must remain seated while the bus is in motion, and speak in a quiet manner. 
  • Students are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner while waiting for and riding the school bus.  Destruction of private property, fighting, etc., at the bus stop may result in the suspension of bus privileges.
  • Eating and/or smoking on the school bus is forbidden.  Smoking on the school bus is a violation of state law.
  • Books, paper, or trash are not to be thrown on the floor of the bus or from the windows of the bus.
  • Pupils shall be financially responsible for any damage or vandalism of our buses.
  • Each pupil is required to ride on the school bus assigned to him unless he has written permission from the principal to do otherwise.
  • Violations of proper bus behavior will be reported to the principal by the bus driver and the principal will enforce the established discipline code.
  • Students shall not, at any time, extend their arms, hands, or heads out of the windows of the bus.  Violation of this rule is considered a major safety hazard. Windows on the bus are to be opened only half way.
  • Any deviation from these rules could result in the permanent suspension of all bus privileges.