Therese Mileti, a driver for Centerville (Ohio) City Schools, kept notes of encounters with her students over the 15 years she has driven a school bus and published “School Bus Sass.”
Joyce Kosturko of Ohio keeps calm and calls her supervisor as a man and woman board her bus without permission, claiming she hit their car. The couple is charged with criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct.
Sandy Jett of Ohio quickly backs away from smoke, fire and downed power lines caused by a fatal plane crash on her route. Her supervisor commends her for preventing students from seeing the accident and keeping them calm.
Four Elyria (Ohio) City Schools elementary schools received “Buddy Benches,” designed to foster friendships among students, and training on ways to use the benches to make connections with peers.
Students reported to the Ohio high school's principal that the girl yelled the threats. She may be charged with aggravated menacing and expelled from school.
The Marion and Fremont districts each receive two Lion buses, both utilizing the 42-inch seat option. Meanwhile, Huber Heights orders the first wheelchair-accessible Lion unit.
A high school senior in Ohio selected her bus driver from elementary school for the ceremony when asked to pick someone who had influenced her. She said that seeing him treat everyone with respect was a positive influence on her.
Four high schoolers in Ohio allegedly removed the tire valve stems on a school district’s entire bus fleet. Written on the asphalt: “You have been pranked by seniors 2015.”
Under new owner Aaron Haid, Cincinnati-based Klug Bus Service becomes Queen City Transportation, offering charter and school bus service under one umbrella.
The grants from the Ohio EPA will go toward emission-control and idle-reduction equipment for dozens of school buses.
Bobby’s Truck and Bus Repair will use a $27,000 grant from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation to buy a Rotary mobile lifting system.
A driver in Minnesota organizes a coat drive for needy students. Meanwhile, the contractor provides students in Cincinnati with transportation to a free after-school ice skating program.
North Ridgeville City Schools is testing GPS units on two of its buses for a proposed app that would show school bus locations and real-time arrival information. The district aims to improve communication with parents, help drivers stay on schedule and save on fuel costs.