The following is a list of responsibilities for parents whose children will be taking the bus to/from school:
~Parents should ensure their child/children’s safety and conduct while walking to, from and waiting at a designated bus stop.
~Parents should understand the need to make alternative arrangements for their child/children if the school bus is late.
~Parents should make alternate arrangements for their children if they are unable to meet them at a bus stop. To help ensure student safety, parents/guardians are required to meet students in grades JK – 3 at their bus stop, and age appropriate arrangements should be made for all other grades.
~ Parents should arrive at the bus stop 5 minutes prior to the regularly scheduled pick-up and drop-off times (10 minutes during the first week of school).
~ Parents should know their child/children’s route number.
~Parents should know their child/children’s bus stop location.
~ Parents should know the school and bus company phone number in the event of an emergency.
~Parents are reminded to refer to the Late Bus Report on the Student Transportation Services website at www.schoolbuscity.com prior to leaving for the bus stop in the mornings and afternoons.
Parents can go to:“Find Your Bus Stop” on the STSYR website to confirm their child’s transportation for September.