Parents who are concerned about a bus
problem (a bus often late or a bus that does not arrive, a problem
with a route, etc.) should phone the Transportation Department at (514) 422-3001.
Transportation services are offered to our students to bring the
students to school and to return them home after school ONLY.
Students are NOT permitted to take a friend’s bus to go to their
house even with a note from parents.
Students are permitted to carry ONLY their school bag and/or
lunch box on the school bus. Any other items MUST be brought to
school by the parents/guardians. ** Ice-skates may be allowed
provided they are enclosed in the student’s school bag**.
School Bus Safety Rules
As passengers, students will:
Always be at their
assigned stop 10 minutes before the time indicated on the pass
issued to them.
Wait for the bus
to come to a complete stop, and then board the school bus in
single file, in an orderly fashion.
assigned seat quickly, without pushing other students. Keep the
Keep the aisle
beside them clear of any body part and objects at all times.
talk quietly, not fight or be involved in “horseplay”.
Not eat, drink, or
leave trash on the bus.
Not throw any
object within or outside the vehicle.
Always listen to
the driver’s instructions; be polite and respectful at all
Never put any part
of their body out of the windows.
Know where the
emergency exits are but DO NOT tamper with them.
When getting off,
wait until the vehicle comes to a complete stop before leaving
their seat. Descend in a single file.
Walk a safe
distance from the bus so that the driver can see them and know
that they are out of danger.
need to cross in front of a bus, keep a safe distance and watch
for the driver’s signal. Do not run. Proceed with caution.
Depending on the seriousness of the offence a student may have
transportation privileges suspended immediately, or as follows:
Warning by school administration
to parents/guardians with warning of suspension
Suspension of 1 to 5 days (parents are responsible
(5) days or more suspension (parents are responsible
Students MUST have their bus pass with them during the entire school
year. The bus pass is the property of the school board and may not
be loaned or transferred to another student. In case of loss, see
your school secretary for a new bus pass.
Special bus routes will be
provided for those students involved in supervised
after-school activities ONLY (ie. Tutoring, music
rehearsals, sports or special events). Late bus passes are
required and these will be given ONLY to students involved as
participants by the teachers supervising the activity.
Details (time & days) will be finalized in September of every
Parents Dropping Off/Picking up Their Son/Daughter:
For safety reasons:
recommend that parents do NOT drop off their child at the school
before 7:30 am.
Do not use the
school bus parking lot between:
7:00 - 8:00 am, 12:00 -1:00 pm and 2:00 - 3:00
making a U-Turn in front of the school.
Please use either
the beginning of the staff/visitor parking lot or the
side of the street by the staff/visitor parking lot.
not to walk across the bus parking lot to meet their
Students must secure their bicycle to the bike rack. The school is
not responsible for any loss or damages done to bicycles
The use of scooters by students to and from school is a privilege.
Students must adhere to the following regulations if they wish to
drive scooters to and from school:
Students are to park their scooter in the designated area and
must leave it there for the day.
Students may not
return to or “hang out” by their scooter for any reason during
Students are NOT authorized to leave school premises during
Students and parents must sign a contract with the school’s
administration highlighting the fact that they understand the
regulations regarding the use of scooters while at school.
The school is not responsible for any vandalism or damage
sustained to student’s scooters while at school.
Failure to follow the outlined regulations will result in the
removal of scooter privileges.
student not respecting the above conditions will not be granted
permission to bring their scooter to school.
Skateboarding/in-line skating is permitted at a specific area at the
back of the Junior Campus. Students MUST wear a helmet while
skateboarding/skating. It is strongly recommended that students wear
appropriate safety equipment. in-line skates and skateboards cannot
be transported to school on the bus.