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Rules for students riding the school bus

  • The driver is in full charge of the bus and students.
  • Students shall only ride their regularly assigned bus.
  • No students shall be permitted to leave the bus except at their regular stop, unless written permission is given by the principal or parent.
  • Each student may be assigned a seat which they will be seated in at all times.
  • Outside of ordinary conversation, classroom conduct must be observed.
  • No eating or drinking is allowed on the bus.
  • No tobacco, matches, lighters, or firearms allowed on the bus.
  • No student will open a window without first receiving permission from the driver.
  • No students shall, at any time, extend their head, hands, or arms out of any window.
  • Students are not allowed to have anything in their possession that may cause injury to another student, such as sticks, breakable containers, or weapons.
  • Students must remain seated and keep all emergency exits and aisle ways clear.
  • Students are to remain seated until the bus has come to a complete stop.
  • Students may cross the roadway only in front of the bus and NEVER behind it.
  • Students are not to be at the bus stop more than 5 minutes prior to the scheduled arrival.
  • Student misconduct on the bus can be reason to discontinue bus rider privileges.
  • Parents of students damaging school buses will be responsible for reimbursement.
  • No skateboards or scooters allowed on the bus.  


(509) 222-5075

Department Contacts

April Heiser
Transportation Manager
(509) 222-6427
Kathy Phenneger
Assistant Transportation Manager
(509) 222-6420
Robert Knight
Student Management Specialist
(509) 222-5299
Sue Ingraham
Payroll Secretary
(509) 222-6595
Margaret Gorsuch
Lead Dispatcher (Route Information)
(509) 222-6469
Deanna Robertson
Dispatcher (Route Information)
(509) 222-5217
Amy Shrum
Dispatcher (Route Information)
(509) 222-6429
Rashele VanDinter
Dispatcher (Route Information)
(509) 222-6911
Rich Hoyle
Shop Supervisor
(509) 222-6417