All students K-12 riding the bus must wear face coverings (masks) during the bus ride. In addition, students are required to use hand sanitizer when entering the bus. There will be sanitizer provided at the entrance door of the bus. Permanent seats may be assigned, keeping siblings together, regardless of their grade. Like always, Kindergarteners will be seated near the front of the bus. When possible the driver will keep the front row or rows empty to provide spacing.
Drivers will be attempting to keep fresh air flowing inside the bus, even in cold weather. You may see roof hatches open when it is not snowing or raining. Also, the driver will open some windows slightly to aid in the ventilation.
The buses will be cleaned after each school run, morning and afternoon. Additionally, after all students have been transported in the morning, the buses will be cleaned again using electro-static sprayers. The procedure will repeat for the afternoon.
Yes, Each bus driver will create a seating chart for each bus run. The purpose is to assist with "contact tracing" in the event someone is exposed to the Coronavirus. It is very important for each rider to cooperate with the driver and use the same seat each time they ride the bus. An attempt will be made to keep the first two rows of seats open. This will aid in keeping distance from the driver.