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Bus Rules & Discipline

School Bus Rules

  1. To ensure safety, the driver must be in charge at all times. Students must respond promptly to instructions given.
  2. The use of tobacco, food or drink on the bus is prohibited. (glass items, oversize objects, skateboards, balloons (of any kind) are not permitted.)
  3. Passengers must observe classroom conduct. Ordinary conversation is permitted. Horseplay, unruly behavior, abusive and obscene language or gestures are unacceptable.
  4. Keep aisles and step well clear at all times.
  5. Never extend any portion of your body out windows. Never throw objects out bus window or inside the bus.
  6. Do not attempt to get off or move about while the bus is in motion. Always remain seated until bus stops.
  7. If you cause damage to the bus, you or your parents must pay for that damage.
  8. Regular schedules must be observed. The bus cannot wait for tardy passengers. Students should be at the bus stop five minutes prior to scheduled pick-up time.
  9. Wait at the proper stop and never stand in the roadway, if you cross the street or road to board, check for traffic. Cross at least 10 feet in front of the bus. Never walk behind the bus.
  10. Spraying of any kind (pump or aerosol) is not permitted on the bus.
  11. Students will not be allowed to load/unload at places other than their designated stop without proper written authorization from the parent and school officials.
  12. Drivers have the authority to assign seats.
  13. Students are not allowed to bring animals or insects of any kind on the bus.
  14. Students are not allowed to go to the mailbox until the bus has pulled away from the bus stop.
  15. Upon entering the bus, no student will be allowed to wear anything covering head or face that would conceal his/her identity to the driver. (ie: hood, stocking cap, scarf)
  16. Failure to follow these rules may result in loss of transportation privileges.