Bus Conduct

Behavioral Expectations on the Bus

Please review the following bus behavior expectations with your child. Students are under the authority of the driver of the school bus while being transported to and from school. The lives of the students and driver are at stake, and no conduct can be tolerated that might jeopardize safe travel. Infraction of the rules may result in a referral. Any serious infraction of bus rules can lead to suspension of bus privileges.

Be Safe

  • Watch driver and wait for signal when loading and unloading
  • Stay seated in your seat
  • Keep hands and feet to yourself
  • Keep aisle clear
  • Use inside voice
  • Do not distract the driver
  • Stand up and call bus driver immediately in an emergency
  • Keep food and beverages in backpack

Be Respectful

  • Speak politely to the driver
  • Treat the bus and seats appropriately
  • Use appropriate language
  • Bus driver has the right to assign seats

Be Responsible

  • Be on time and ready at your bus stop
  • Have your bus note ready when boarding the bus
  • Make sure you have all your belongings before exiting the bus

Be cooperative

  • Allow others to set next to you
  • Older students help younger students

In addition, please understand that large items that may create a safety issue are not allowed on the bus.

Medications on the Bus

Medication (this includes Tylenol type products, aspirin, and cold medicines) may not be transported on school vehicles. If your child needs medication, arrange this with your child’s school and deliver the medication directly to the nurse’s office.

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