The Gresham-Barlow School District awards the company a new two-year contract to manage and operate its school bus routes, extending their 50-year partnership.
The contractor is replacing Freetown-Lakeville's current school buses with a new fleet equipped with GPS, crossing gates, and the Child Check-Mate System.
The latest winning entry comes from Richard Xu, a second grader in New York. The company awards Xu’s school $1,000 for classroom supplies, and the entry will be featured in a First Student ad campaign.
Two Nebraska Panhandle Consortium districts award a four-year contract extension to the school bus company.
For its new student artwork contest, the school transportation provider will award a total of $12,000 this year to schools with winning entries.
Featuring a responsive design, the website provides information to school districts about the benefits of contracting student transportation services and includes safety tips for parents.
Olathe Unified School District 233 awarded the company a new five-year contract to manage and operate more than 220 school bus routes.
The new Thomas Built buses will serve thousands of students in the Providence Public School District. Bus features include an enlarged front windshield, GPS, the Child Check-Mate electronic reminder system and crossing gates.
First Student and the National Safety Council’s Safety Dog Bus Tour teaches children safety tips and shows parents safety features on the bus. Children also get to meet Safety Dog, the safety mascot for First Student.
Monteferrario, a senior director at First Student and a 25-year industry veteran, begins a two-year term at the helm of the National School Transportation Association.
San Francisco Unified School District continues its partnership with the contractor for the 2015-16 school year with the recent award of a new five-year contract.
Minnetonka Community Education recognizes First Student Tonka Bay for its support of the community and the local school district.
Charlie Bruce is named director of business operations at the school bus dealership. He has served as chief operating officer for both First Student and Durham School Services.