Transportation

 

ALL students who require transportation services for 2022-2023 MUST register for busing.

REGISTRATION:

Parents may register their child using a home address and an alternate address providing the alternate is due to parental custody or elementary student daycare needs only. The Transportation Department will not offer busing to students going home with other students, attending after school events or other after school functions. Bus drivers will have a passenger list to verify registered riders. All students must ride the bus they are assigned to, produce a valid bus pass, and scan on and off their bus each time. Please refer to the School Bus Code of Conduct for other important information regarding ridership. There is no fee for your first bus pass.

ROUTING ELINK:

Please ensure your child(ren) is at the AM bus stop 5 minutes (10 minutes in September) prior to the time indicated as many circumstances (traffic, traffic lights, accidents, road closures, load sizes, etc.) will effect the bus times.

  • Your child(ren)s routing information is can be accessed via e-Link it is important to check routing information throughout the year as schedules may change due to ridership.   (e-Link routing instructions)

BUS PASS:

A photo bus pass will be printed for each student once ridership has been approved there is no fee for the initial bus pass.

Replacement fee for lost and altered passes is $10.00. Payment can be made for replacement passes via e-transfer to buspasspayments@sd79.bc.ca or by credit card at 250-748-1066 ext 276

NOTE: Purchasing a bus pass does not register your student.  You much register first, please see above. Please do not send money if your student is not registered for the bus.

FIELD TRIP FORM:

Please ensure there are 10 teaching days notice for each request. Fax completed form to transportationdispatch@sd79.bc.ca

CARGO:

In accordance with Motor Vehicle Act regulations, school bus drivers are limited in items they can safely transport.  Please see this document for more information.

LOST & FOUND:

Please call the Registration Clerk to make arrangement to pick up lost and found items.

PARENT NOTICES:

Kindergarten Welcome Information

Family Safety Plan

Inclement Weather Information