School Bus Rules
In order to maintain a safe and orderly atmosphere on all Conway Public School buses the following rules have been established and must be followed to retain bus riding privileges.
1. Follow directions the first time they are given.
2. Remain properly seated at all times.
3. Keep your hands, feet, all body parts, and objects to yourself.
4. Do not use profanity, rude language, rude gestures, or tease/bully anyone on the bus.
5. Do not litter, write on, or damage the bus in any way.
6. All school handbook rules are to be followed.
Consequences for Violations of Bus Rules
Students who violate bus rules will be subject, but not limited to, the following consequences.
1. First bus discipline report - written warning.
2. Second bus discipline report- five-day bus suspension
3. Third bus discipline report- ten-day bus suspension
4. Fourth bus discipline report- bus privileges denied for the remainder of the school year.
5. Severe Clause: A student who distracts a bus driver from his/her responsibility of safely driving the bus or who engages in conduct endangering other students such as but not limited to fighting, smoking, or disrespect toward the bus driver will receive an immediate suspension from riding if a severe infraction occurs. Suspension time for a severe infraction could result in the denial of bus riding privileges for the remainder of the year.
• A suspension from one Conway bus is a suspension from all buses operated by the Conway Public School District.
Riding the Bus
1. Ride only the bus to which you are assigned. The Conway Public Schools do not permit visitors on our buses.
2. Follow the directions of the driver. Students are under the direct supervision of the driver while on the bus.
3. Do not distract the driver's attention or disturb other riders on the bus.
4. Remain seated at all times. Follow the directions of the driver as to when it is appropriate to stand on the bus.
5. Students must not block the aisle with any books, musical instruments, legs, or feet.
6. Musical instruments are permitted if they are small enough to be held in the students' lap without taking another seat.