With arctic temperatures gripping much of the country and the long-term forecast calling for ice and snow, First Student is sharing winter safety tips for parents, students, and drivers.
The latest winning entry comes from fourth grader Ruth Brooks of Olathe Public Schools. The bus company awards her school $1,000 to put toward classroom supplies.
The school bus company shares “’Twas the Night Before Break,” which was written by a staff member, with all of its school district partners, which totals around 1,200 contracts.
The school bus contractor’s Ogden operation achieves 100% on its two Utah Highway Patrol inspections for 2016.
The potential strikes had threatened to impact thousands of students in the two cities. In both cases, the transportation companies reach tentative agreements with the driver unions.
Lawrence Public Schools renews its transportation service with First Student for another five years. The contract covers more than 70 school bus routes.
According to Cincinnati police, a school bus driver is taken to the hospital for injuries to her face after a mother of a child who rides the bus pries open the bus’ doors, shouts at the driver, and attacks her.
Suzanne Caldeira, who oversees safety operations at 19 First Student locations in New York, is named a 2016 Rising Star of Safety.
Jefferson Parish Public School System in New Orleans renews its contract with the school bus company for five more years. First Student will add more than 60 new buses over the course of the new contract.
First Student will continue to provide special-education bus transportation for Guilford County Schools through the 2021 school year.
The school bus company reminds students, parents, and drivers to be alert and safe during the start of the school year.
The nationwide tour uses interactive activities to teach safe bus riding basics to elementary school students and their parents.
The company is looking to fill positions in the U.S. and Canada for the 2016-17 school year.