OTTAWA SCHOOL BUS- Please Read

OTTAWA SCHOOL BUS-Please Read
Posted on 09/12/2022
****If your bus is cancelled on any specific day, please make arrangements to pickup your children along the school fence line at the end of the day 3:45 not later.  Sign up for notifications to avoid confusion for your children.



OSTA www.ottawaschoolbus.ca

The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority wishes to remind you to check the Parent Portal it is now available.

Parents/guardians of children riding the yellow bus can access their transportation information for the upcoming school year.

Reminder that Kindergarten's CANNOT be dismissed from the bus without an adult at the arriving stop.

If you require changes to your transportation or have an inquiry, please complete OSTA’s Transportation Issues Form.

Reminder that if you are NOT putting your child on the bus and you are assigned one, PLEASE fill in the OPT out form (above) to allow another student to get that bus.

Ottawa Student Transportation Authoritywww.ottawaschoolbus.ca

Twitter: @OttSchoolBus
Facebook: @OttSchoolBus

In order to stay updated on student transportation, including cancellations/delays, please subscribe to OSTA’s mailing list.  Please subscribe to your bus notifications as well, once you have been assigned bussing.


BUS CANCELLATIONS:

****If your bus is cancelled you do NOT have to inform us that your child is not coming to school.  

IF your child is a walker, you need to contact us if you are choosing to keep child home (ex. snow days), with attendance procedures above.


IF your bus is cancelled due to driver shortage, please be kind. Carpool, share the inconvenience with neighbours and friends and remind them to the pickup and drop off guidelines and please inform teachers and office staff of the arrangements, so we can keep your children safe.


ALC BUSSING INFO:

2022-2023 Transportation List/Bus Routes
NEW and UPDATED buses with  NEW COLORS and NUMBERS. Please make sure your children know which BUS and COLOR they are on this year, as they are not the same routes.
 

V85 am Red Cherry
P19 pm Red Cherry

V112 am Grey Dolphin
P25 pm Grey Dolphin

V110 am White Cloud
V127 pm White Cloud

V27 am/pm, Blue Whale
V65 am/pm Yellow Sun
V67 am/pm Orange Pumpkin
V68 am/pm Pink Flamingo
V69 am/pm Purple Flower
V108 am/pm Green Tree
C1 am/pm Black Cat

All bussers should be ON the bus for the first day, please don't drive them in.  School bus drivers like to meet and get to know their routes and children from the first day of school.  This provides a safe and structured arrival and departure for your children.

They may change from last year, so make sure your children have this information day 1.  Check daily in your emails for notifications of your bus cancellations as we do not get the updates, Reminder again; SIGN up for their notifications as soon as your bus has been assigned.

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