Transportation

Akron-Fairgrove Schools owns and operates 6 diesel school buses.  Three buses are used daily for morning and afternoon runs.  Three buses are used for spares in case of breakdown.  In addition to the regular runs, buses are used to transport students to the technology center, athletic events and field trips.

Bus Driving Staff:  Our bus driving staff includes: 

  • Kathy Strieter
  • Rachel Ruppal
  • Rhonda Ahrens

In addition, Earl Voss regularly serves as a substitute driver.  All of our drivers meet and/or exceed all state requirements for school bus drivers.  Please work with them to provide a safe and pleasant experience for transporting students within the district.

IF YOUR STUDENT(S) WILL NOT BE RIDING THE BUS ON A GIVEN DAY
Please notify the transportation staff. You may call Adam Moore (989-550-6457) after 6:15am. Your message will be given to the apropriate bus driver.

SNOW DAYS/DELAYS WILL BE REPORTED ON YOUR LOCAL TELEVISION STATIONS.

PUPIL RESPONSIBILITY: It shall be the responsibility of every student using a bus to:

  • Occupy the seat assigned by the driver.
  • Obey the driver and follow his/her instructions.
  • Be at the designated station at the scheduled time, ready to board the bus.  Drivers are not required to wait if you are not ready.
  • Wait until the bus comes to a stop before attempting to get on or off.
  • Enter and leave the bus only at the front door, except in case of emergency.
  • There is to be no disruptive behavior such as fighting, lighting matches, or moving around on the bus.
  • No student shall put any part of his/her body out the window.
  • Report at once to the driver any damage to the bus that is observed.
  • Help keep the inside of the bus clean and restrain from eating or drinking liquids on the bus without driver permission.

PARENT RESPONSIBILITY: It shall be the responsibility of the parent to:

  • Ascertain that the children arrive at the bus stop on time in the morning.
  • Provide necessary protection of their children when going to and from the bus stops.
  • Accept joint responsibility with school authorities for proper conduct of their children.
  • Make a reasonable effort to understand and cooperate with those responsible for pupil transportation.
  • Appear, in person, at the Principal's office in case the pupil's transportation privilege is lost.