Students are expected to adhere to and follow the same rules of conduct that apply in the school building.
Students are always expected to obey the driver and respond promptly to the driver’s instructions.
Students are to sit in their assigned seat.
Students should remain seated until the bus arrives at their stop and the bus comes to a complete stop. Switching seats while the bus in motion is not permitted.
Students must keep their hands to themselves and respect other students and their property.
Hitting and fighting on the bus will not be tolerated.
Students should avoid yelling and screaming and should keep their voice to an appropriate volume.
Students will avoid using inappropriate language.
Eating food and drinking beverages is not allowed on the bus.
Students are expected to keep the bus clean.
Smoking, chewing tobacco and consuming alcoholic beverages are not permitted on the bus.
Students are expected to be on time when the bus comes. After school students should be punctual in leaving the building.
If it is necessary that a student cross the street to board the bus, the student shall wait for a hand signal from the driver to cross, after the bus comes to a complete stop. The student should make sure to cross at least 10 feet in front of the bus.
Students should not extend any part of their bodies out of the window.
Students must not open or tamper with any of the emergency exits.
Student should not tamper with
any bus equipment. Any damaged equipment, including seats, may have to
be paid for by the student.
Students will need to obtain the school-issued bus pass when riding the late bus home from school. These passes are available in the school office. Paper passes are no longer be accepted.
Any pupil who violates school rules and regulations while riding the bus will be subject to bus suspension.
Do not exit the back of the bus unless directed by the driver.
Only students on the driver’s list are allowed to ride the bus. Friends and relatives are not allowed to ride the bus.
No live animals are to be brought on the bus with the exception of service animals, i.e. seeing-eye dogs.
Use of any kind of aerosol spray or cologne is not permitted on the bus.
Riding the bus is a privilege.
Anyone who does not conduct himself/herself properly will be denied the
privilege of riding the bus.
School bus rules also apply to any activity or athletic trips.