The daily transportation of the Randolph, Braintree, and Brookfield students is a privilege accorded by the school system in compliance with statutory requirements. The bus driver should be able to expect that the parents will have the children at the bus stop on time, that students will be well behaved and will comply with the rules of conduct, so that the driver can focus his/her attention on driving the bus. To provide maximum safety, each eligible student riding a school bus shall conform to the rules listed below.
- Parents shall have their children at the school bus loading point prior to the arrival of the bus.
- Bus drivers are not required to wait for a tardy child.
- Students shall get on the bus in an orderly manner.
- Students shall take a seat immediately and remain seated.
- Aisles shall be kept clear.
- Students shall talk in low voices, using proper language.
- Students shall keep hands, head, and all other body parts inside the bus.
- Students shall not eat or drink on the bus.
- Students shall not be destructive.
- Students shall keep the bus clean.
- There shall be no fooling or fighting on the bus or while waiting for the bus.
- Students may be assigned seats.
- Students shall cooperate with the driver, observing classroom conduct.
- Students shall not have trinkets hanging off their backpacks which could accidentally hit another student or get caught in the bus doors.
- Students in Grades K-6 must have a note to get off the school bus at stops other than their designated stop.