Procedures for Bus Riders

PROCEDURES FOR BUS RIDERS

 

 

A.  WAITING FOR THE BUS:

 

  •        Be at your bus stop 10 minutes prior to the bus schedule.
  •        Stay out of the roadway and a safe distance back from the curb or highway.
  •        When you see the bus coming, form a line without pushing or crowding.
  •        Wait until the bus has stopped to get on.
  •        If you should miss the bus, go straight home or to your babysitter.

 

B.   BOARDING THE BUS:

 

  •        Board the bus quickly without pushing or crowding.
  •        Remain a minimum of 10 feet from the bus until it is at a complete stop and the driver has indicated it is safe to board the bus.
  •        Always use hand railing.
  •        Take your seat quietly and quickly without pushing and crowding others.
  •        Sit well to the back of your seat, and face the front of the bus.

 

C.   WHILE THE BUS IS IN MOTION:

 

  •         Do not walk or stand while the bus is in motion.
  •         Keep arms and head inside the bus.
  •         Never throw anything in the bus or out of the window.
  •         Avoid scuffling in the bus.
  •         Avoid unnecessary or loud talking.
  •         Keep the aisle clear.
  •         Avoid making noise or doing anything that could distract the driver.
  •         Obey the driver promptly and cheerfully.
  •         Know the location of the emergency door, and how to use it.
 
 D.   LEAVING THE BUS:

 

  •         Always wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before getting up from seat.
  •         Always face the front when getting off.
  •         Use the steps; do not jump.
  •         Be courteous, and do not push or crowd others.
  •         If it is necessary to cross the street, cross in front of the bus.

 

Please Note! Children riding the bus regularly should bring a note from their parents each time they are to go home by some other way.  This will avoid misunderstandings or the possibility of a child being left at school.

  

 DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES FOR SCHOOL BUS INFRACTIONS 
 

1st Report:    Provide notification to the parent that a problem has occurred with list of   offenses and actions previously taken by the Principal.

 

 

2nd Report:   Potential suspension of bus privileges for up to one week or other disciplinary action as determined by Principal after consultation with Bus Driver.

  

3rd Report:   Up to two weeks suspension of bus privileges determined by Principal and Driver.  

 

 4th Report:   Loss of bus privileges for the rest of the school year, determined by the
                        Principal and Driver. 

 

If a student loses his/her privileges to ride the bus, it also includes riding any district bus, to include sports events or special trips.

 

 

 

 

Last Modified on January 24, 2013
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