Bus Information

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Our Bus Drivers

Karen Chapman (Bus 528)

Jeffrey Allen (Bus 262)

Amber Carmichael (Bus 58)

Rachel Flynn (Bus 114)

High School  (Bus 505)

If you have questions about bus routes you are welcome to stop by the school office for a complete listing or call the school office at (828) 686-3856.

Meeting the Bus

1.  Be at the bus stop 10 minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive.
2.  Wait until the bus has come to a complete stop and the driver has signaled you to cross in front of the bus.
3.  Respect the property rights of others while waiting for the bus.
4.  Do not litter or make unnecessary noise.
5.  Students will board and depart the bus only at their assigned stops.
6.  If you drop an object, do not attempt to retrieve the object, inform the bus driver and wait for his/her instructions.

Riding the Bus

1.  Be respectful and courteous to the bus driver.
2.  Remain seated when the bus is in motion.
3.  Keep hands and arms inside the bus at all times.
4.  Do not make unnecessary noise that would distract the driver.
5.  No fighting or horse playing on the bus.
6.  Do not throw any objects out of the window.
7.  No eating or drinking on the bus.
8.  Do not tamper with any of the safety devices on the bus (door latches, fire extinguishers, safety windows).

School Bus Disciplinary Code

Level I Violations

  • Eating or drinking on the bus

  • Failure to remain seated on the bus

  • Refusing to obey the driver

  • Excessive noise

  • Hands or arms out the window

Consequences May Be:

  • Parent Conference

  • Written reprimand

  • After school detention

  • Bus riding suspensions (1-3 days, parent conference mandatory)

Level II Disciplinary Code

  • Third level I violation

  • Profane language/obscene gesture

  • Possession and or use of tobacco, lighter, matches

  • Throwing object in or out of the bus

  • Destruction of property

Consequences May be:

  • Bus riding suspension (up to 5 school days, parent conference mandatory)

  • Out of school suspension (parent conference mandatory)

Level III Violations:

  • Fifth level I violation

  • Third level II violation

  • Physical assault or verbal threat directed at driver

  • Attempting to set fire to seat, hair, clothes, etc.

  • Possession and or use of illegal substances

  • Possession of a weapon

Consequences May be:

  • Bus riding suspension (up to 30 days, parent conference mandatory)

  • Out of school suspension (parent conference mandatory)