Bus Discipline Plan

 
MINOR OFFENSES

Eating/drinking on bus-

Failure to remain seated-

Improper boarding/departing-

Loud, rude or abusive behavior-

Profane language or obscene gesture-

Horseplay-

Other offenses that impact the safe operation of the bus-

 

DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR MINOR OFFENSES

1 st Referral-Written warning to parent-

2 nd Referral-Phone call to Parent + Think Sheet

3 rd Referral-3 Day Bus Suspension

4 th Referral-5 Day Bus Suspension (parent conference w/student, parent, and driver)

5 th Referral-10 Day Bus Suspension

6 th Referral-20 Day Bus Suspension

 

MAJOR OFFENSES

Possession of weapons-

Possession of tobacco-

Bullying or threats: Fights-

Refusing to obey the driver-

Profane language directed at driver-

Destruction of property-

Throwing objects (major at bus driver’s discretion)-

 

DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR MAJOR OFFENSES

1 st Referral-5 Day Bus Suspension

2 nd Referral-10 Day Bus Suspension

3 rd Referral-20 Day Bus Suspension

4 th Referral-Suspension for the remainder of the school year.

 

The administration has the authority to deviate from the above bus discipline plan and revoke bus riding privileges and/or suspend from school any student who is involved in any serious incident on the school bus or at the bus stop. Bus safety will not be compromised!