Transportation

Northview Public Schools transportation

TRANSPORTATION OFFICE
  Phone:  (616) 361-3480

Fax:  (616) 365-3763

Questions?  Contact Jill Le, Office/Dispatch (jle@nvps.net)
Tim Christian, Director of Transportation (tchristian@nvps.net)
Scott Yerrick, Transportation and Safety Manager (syerrick@nvps.net)

BUS DRIVER SUBS

We are always in need of sub bus drivers!  If you are a person who loves kids and would like a rewarding part-time job driving school bus, call us at 616 361 3480.  All training is provided.  Drivers start as substitutes and it can develop into a permanent part-time position.

****See below for Holiday Food & Clothing Drive Information****

NORTHVIEW RESIDENTS: You MUST Sign Up your Child for School Busing for 2017-18

If you are a Northview resident and want your child transported by the Northview Transportation Department for the upcoming school year, you must register using our new online registration system.  Whether your student rode the bus in the past or is new to the district, please sign up BELOW.  For transportation registrations submitted by August 1, 2017, routing information will be shared with the family by mid-August.  If you have any questions, please contact the Transportation Department at 616 361 3480.

Transportation Letter to Families Summer 2017

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BUS SAFETY

Transportation System Rules, Guidelines and Procedures 9.17

Your Transportation Department welcomes all new and returning bus passengers to the new school year.  Our goal is to provide safe, timely and efficient bus service to the Northview Community.  To do so, we need your assistance.  Please take the time to read and discuss the following important guidelines with your student:

♦ School and District rules and regulations shall apply while being transported in school-owned or contracted vehicles.

♦ Students shall ride their regularly assigned bus, unless permission to do otherwise has been granted by the Transportation Department.

♦ Students should be at their assigned bus stop five (5) minutes prior to their scheduled pickup time.  The driver will not delay, nor return, for students arriving late at their stop.

♦ Students waiting to board the bus should stand at least ten (10) feet back from the curb or roadway until the driver opens the door of the bus.

♦ The driver is in full charge of the bus and its passengers and may assign seats.  Students must obey the driver promptly and willingly.

♦ Students are required to remain in a seat and in a sitting position when bus is in motion.

♦ Courteous behavior is expected.  Profanity, vulgar language, excessive noise, fighting, teasing, pushing and shoving is prohibited.

♦ No eating, drinking, or chewing gum is allowed on the bus during routine, daily trips to and from school.  Eating and drinking may be allowed at the driver’s discretion on ACTIVITY TRIPS ONLY.

♦ Students who must cross the road after leaving the bus shall cross at least ten (10) feet in FRONT of the bus and only upon a signal given by the bus driver.

♦ Students are required to keep all body parts and items under their control inside the bus.  Articles are not to be thrown on the bus or out of the bus windows.

♦ As provided for by State of Michigan law, parents/guardians may be held financially liable for damage caused by their child’s act of vandalism (MCLA 600.2913).

♦ Routine circumstances do not allow for the bus driver to make unscheduled bus stops.

♦ Emergency exits are to be used only in cases of emergency.  Tampering with emergency exits is prohibited.

♦ Animals of any type are not to be brought on the bus.

♦ District buses are equipped with video cameras to monitor events and student actions.  If a student misbehaves on a bus and his/her actions are recorded, the recording may be used as evidence of the misbehavior.  Privacy laws dictate who may view, and under what circumstances, these recordings may be viewed.

We thank you for your assistance and will strive to do our best in providing a safe environment for all bus passengers.

HOLIDAY FOOD & CLOTHING DRIVE

Sponsored by Northview Transportation Dept.
November 1 – 30
DROP OFF LOCATION/TIMES:
4365 AMBROSE (Bus Garage)
Monday-Friday (9 a.m.-4 p.m.)

All food donations will be donated to North End Community Ministry.

Food Needs:  
1.  Canned Meats, Fruits, Vegetables
2.  Peanut Butter
3.  Spaghetti Sauce
4.  Pasta
5.  Cereal
6.  Boxed Desserts
7.  Soups

These clothing items are needed for MEN, WOMEN and CHILDREN:
8.  Hats
9.  Gloves
10. Scarves
11.  Socks

Call (616) 262-7150 with questions.