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Bus Rules

The following rules are provided to ensure a safe trip for all riders on the bus.
  1. Observe same conduct as in the classroom.
  2. Cooperate with the driver.
  3. Remain seated in a safe manner at all times while the bus is in motion.
  4. Refrain from making excessive noise such as loud talking, screaming, whistling, etc.
  5. Bus driver is authorized to assign seats.
  6. Do not behave in any manner that may jeopardize the safe operation of the bus.
  7. Be courteous: Do not use unacceptable language, gestures, or actions.
  8. Keep arms, head, and/or other parts of the body out of the bus windows. Clothing or other articles should not be extended through the bus windows.
  9. Do not throw, pitch, or shoot articles within the bus, or out of the bus windows.
  10. Do not eat, drink,or chew gum on the bus.
  11. Keep bus clean.
  12. Do not be destructive to bus equipment inside or outside of bus.
  13. Do not carry harmful or dangerous articles(weapons,etc.).
  14. Do not use tobacco products on the bus.
  15. Do not posses or consume intoxicating beverages or illegal drugs aboard a bus.
  16. Keep bus aisle clear. This includes your feet, book bags,etc.
Discipline
1st Write up- call to the parents or depending on the circumstances it could be moved to step 2 and step 5.
2nd write up- student sent to principle at students school
3rd write up- suspended off the bus 3 days
4th write up- suspended off the bus 5 days
5th write up- suspended off the bus 10
Next write up will be for the remainder of the school year.