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Student Bus Riding Responsibilities

To assist students in understanding their responsibilities for proper travel to and from school, the following rules and regulations are to be observed while riding the buses of the School District.  These rules will assure safe and proper travel to and from school and are to be observed while riding the bus and waiting at school bus stops.  The following list of student actions constitutes violations of the established rules and regulations:
  • Using profane language or obscene gestures.
  • Putting any part of your body out of bus windows at any time.
  • Any movement out of seats while the bus is in motion.
  • Seat belts must be worn at all times.
  • Legs, feet, and objects obstructing the aisle or facing to the rear in seats.
  • Any improper bus stop procedures (not lining up, rock throwing, playing in streets, any property damage at bus stops, etc.).
  • Littering of any kind.
  • Transporting live animals, reptiles, or insects on a school bus.
  • Eating, gum chewing, or drinking on the bus.
  • Loud and/or boisterous conduct.
  • Abusive body contact (slapping, hitting, poking, shoving, pulling hair, etc.) in or when loading or unloading the bus.
  • Riding bus after receiving a no-ride penalty.
  • Unauthorized opening, closing, or tampering of any kind with bus doors, windows, emergency exits, or other bus equipment.
  • Disrespect to the bus driver.
  • Give improper identification when requested by the driver.
  • Failure to remain quiet at all railroad crossings.
  • Fighting on the bus or at the bus stop.
  • Any type of damage or defacing of the bus.
  • The lighting of matches, cigarettes, smoking on the bus.
  • Throwing any objects in, out of, or at the bus.
  • Failure to obey the driver.
  • Endangering life, limb, or other people.
  • Other unauthorized or unsafe actions.
  • Skateboards are not permitted.
  • No glass containers of any kind.