Bus behavior expectations

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Behavior before and after the bus arrives is a community responsibility that should be shared by all parents at a particular stop. To alleviate problems, we suggest the following:

1. Do not send children to the bus stop too early.
2. Parents, if possible, should accompany students to the bus stop. Perhaps a schedule of days for different parents would be helpful.
3. If children are misbehaving, notify their parents.
4. If you have concerns about bus arrival times or any other bus concerns, please contact Mrs. Akers at school.

Cooperation from you, the community, will prevent the school from spending instructional time solving behavior problems that the children bring from the bus stops.

School bus transportation is a privilege. This privilege may be temporarily denied or permanently revoked if the misconduct of the child jeopardizes the safe operation of the school bus or the safety of pupils riding the bus. Parents are responsible for seeing that their child attends school despite the loss of riding privilege.

Please go over these bus regulations with your child.
  1. Be respectful of all people, including all bus personnel.
  2. Observe the same conduct as in the classroom.
  3. Be courteous; use positive language.
  4. Do not eat or drink on the bus.
  5. Keep the bus clean.
  6. Cooperate with the driver.
  7. Do not be destructive.
  8. Stay in your seat while the bus is in motion.
  9. Keep your head, hands, feet and objects inside the bus.
10. Talk quietly to your friends.
11. Glass containers are not permitted on the bus.
12. Large instruments and/or projects that do not fit in a seat are not permitted.
13. The use of cell phones is prohibited. They must remain off and out of sight.