Transportation Department


Todd Maloney
Transportation Supervisor



Busing Pick-Up Times and Locations

BUS RIDER RULES (Board Policy #443.2-Rule)                    
1. Previous to loading (on the road and at school) bus riders should:     n. remain in the bus in case of a road emergency.
  a. be on time at the designated school bus stops to help keep the     o. use appropriate language at all times.  
    bus on schedule.             p. cooperate with the driver at all times - disruptive students
  b. stay off the road at all times and conduct themselves in a safe       will be removed from the bus on school grounds to call
    manner while waiting.               home for a ride to or from school.    
  c. wait until the bus comes to a complete stop before attempting     q. remember that playing with knives, sharp instruments,
    to enter the school bus.             matches, lighters or tobacco use of any type or kind will
  d. be careful in approaching bus stops.           not be permitted.  School district rules and Board policies
  e. not be permitted to move towards the bus at the school-loading       regarding weapons and/or illegal substances will be
    zone until the buses have been brought to a complete stop.       strictly enforced.      
2. While on the bus, bus riders should:         3. After leaving the bus, bus riders should:  
  a. keep hands, feet, and head inside the bus.         a. cross the road, when necessary, after getting off from the
  b. assist in keeping the bus safe and sanitary.           bus, at least 10 feet in front of the bus, but only after
  c. remember that loud talking, laughing or other disruptions         looking to be sure that no traffic is approaching from
    diverts the driver's attention and may result in a serious accident.       either direction.      
  d. treat bus equipment as they would valuable furniture in their own     b. help look after the safety and comfort of small children.
    home - damage to seats, etc. must be paid for by the offender.     c. be alert to the danger signal from the bus driver.
  e. never tamper with the bus or any of its equipment.                  
  f. leave no books, lunches or other articles on the bus.     4. The driver will not discharge riders at other places than the
  g. keep books, packages, coats, and all other objects out of the aisles.     regular bus stop at home or at school, unless by proper
  h. help look after the safety and comfort of small children.       authorization from parents or school officials.  
  i. not throw anything out of bus windows.                    
  j. not leave their seat while the bus is in motion.     5. Co-curricular trips:      
  k. not engage in horseplay around or on the school bus.       a. the above rules and regulations would apply to any
  l. be courteous to fellow students and the bus driver.         trip under school sponsorship.    
  m. maintain absolute quiet when approaching a railroad crossing stop.     b. students shall respect the wishes of a competent
                      chaperone appointed by the school.  


LATE BUS POLICY (Board Policy #751.31)                
It is not the intent of the late bus to take students door-to-door.  The purpose   The late activity bus is strictly for the following:
of the late bus is to get students in the area of their home so parents do not have *school sports      
to drive to school to pick them up.  Parents can meet the late bus or students   *school detention      
can walk from their drop-off point.         *students involved in after school activities that are organized
                  and supervised on school property or on property being used
*The late bus leaves the Riverview Middle School at 5:30 P.M.       by the school for a specific school activity.  
*The late bus leaves Barron High School at 5:45 P.M.                
                Students must board the late bus at the school they attend,
The drop-off points are as follows:         unless written authorization is obtained through their school
South Route             office or authorization has been provided to the transportation
South of the Poor Farm Road to 9th Avenue, west to Hwy. 25 and south to the supervisor by a coach or advisor (i.e. athletes who practice at
old Hillsdale Post Office building; Hwy. 25 south to Cty. Road U to the Dallas   another building).      
Early Learning Center; west on Cty. Road A to Hwy. 25, south to Ridgeland to             
drop-off point at Jorstad's Store.           No students will be permitted to ride the late bus if they are
                suspended from their regular bus route.  
North Route                      
North on Hwy. 25 to 18th Avenue; west to Cty. Road T; south on Cty. Road T to All late bus riders will abide by all school bus rules which are
16th Avenue; west to 10th Street; south to Poskin; west on Hwy. 8 to Almena; enforced on regular bus routes.    
stop at trailer court; Cenex station; north on Garfield Street to Lulu Avenue; and          
east to stop at the Almena Elementary School.                


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