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Bus Policy Reminders

NO busBUS CHANGES  for PRE-K and kindergarten students.    LIMITED changes to Grades 1-5 for a permanent scheduledchange or emergency situation.  Details explained below.

POLICY DETAILS: We can not put a child on any bus but their own bus, and they may not get off at any other stop except their own stop, without a note from THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.

GRADES 1-5:  If your child needs to ride a different bus other than his/her own bus or get off at a different stop other than his/her own, you need to submit this form (Bus Pass Gr 1-5) to the transportation department by 10:00 AM the morning of the switch.

  • Only requests for extenuating circumstances will be accepted (no changes for play dates).
  •  Bus passes are to be used ONLY when making a PERMANENT regularly scheduled change or an emergency situation.
  •  If the pass is approved, transportation will notify the school office. The school office will notify the classroom teacher.
  •  NOTE: Form must be completed by 10:00 am on the morning of the bus change. Late requests will NOT be honored.

To find a permanent link to the bus pass visit our SCHOOL BLOG .  ***********************************************

1.  Parents must submit a BUS PASS REQUEST to the transportation office by 10:00 am the morning of the transportation change. DO NOT CALL SCHOOL OFFICE FOR INFORMATION.  If you have questions call Transportation:  616-669-7757

2.  Transportation will notify the Georgetown office  by 1 pm on the day of change.  The bus driver will also receive notification of the change in transportation.   Questions about policy go to Jane Bykerk, Director of Transportation.