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Center Line Pubic Schools Bus Safety Rules/Regulations

 

  • Student Expectations: Be respectful / obey driver & posted safety rules.
  • Student Safety Rules: Stay seated facing forward, keep hands/feet to self.  No yelling/screaming, pushing/shoving, standing, climbing over/under seats, name calling, passing objects within bus.  Heads/hands/arms/body must stay within bus; windows will remain shut if safety measures not followed.  Garbage must be thrown away in garbage can located at the front of the bus. Drivers or administrators have the authority to assign seats/seating charts to students.  
  • Prohibited from the Bus: Throwing objects out bus windows, fighting at bus stop, fighting/punching/wrestling, physical contact/assault, bullying, harassment, intimidation, gambling, profanity, vulgarity, use of abusive or derogatory comments/hate speech, any type of inappropriate gestures or threats including to do harm to staff or other students, smoking, drugs, weapons (any type), theft, pornographic and other inappropriate materials, public displays of affection, pets/animals and balloons. 
  • Enter/Exit bus at assigned stop: Arrive to bus stop 5 minutes before scheduled pick up time.  Avoid waiting on private property.  Line up in single file line and away from roadway. Go directly to assigned/available seat. 
  • Before exiting the bus:  Wait for bus to come to a complete stop.  Cross in front of bus (use crosswalks where available).                       
  • Electronic Communication Devices: Should remain in backpack/purse.  CLPS not responsible for theft, loss or damage to any valuables brought onto the bus
  • Musical Instruments: Cases larger than a saxophone prohibited.  All cases must fit under bus seat or on the lap of student.
  • Dismissal: Immediately board proper bus.  Buses leave school building 5 minutes after final bell and do not return to school buildings.
  • Destruction of school bus property is grounds for losing bus privileges and will be billed to parents.

 

Bus transportation is a privilege.  Students may be denied this privilege for misconduct on a bus or at a bus stop.

 

 

Transportation Discipline for Bus Conduct

  

Violation of Safety Rules Section:

 

1st Bus Conduct Report – Bus Conduct Warning Letter mailed to Parent/Guardian

 

2nd Bus Conduct Report – 3 Day Bus Suspension

 

3rd Bus Conduct Report – 5 Day Bus Suspension

 

4th Bus Conduct Report – 10 Day Bus Suspension

 

5th Bus Conduct Report - Loss of Bus Privileges for remainder of School Year

 

 

 

Violations of Prohibited from Bus Section:

 

1st Bus Conduct Report – 1 Day Bus Suspension

 

2nd Bus Conduct Report – 3 Day Bus Suspension

 

3rd Bus Conduct Report – 5 Day Bus Suspension

 

4th Bus Conduct Report – 10 Day Bus Suspension

 

5th Bus Conduct Report – Loss of Bus Privileges for remainder of School Year    

 

  

Destruction of school bus property is grounds for losing bus privileges and will be billed to parents.

 

Bus transportation is a privilege.  Students may be denied this privilege for misconduct on a bus or at a bus stop.

 

Rev. July 2017