Hibbing Public Schools - Pupil Transportation Program

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School Bus Garage and Transportation Office
Location - 12th Avenue East and 23rd Street - Hibbing
Michael Kniffin            
Transportation Clerk - Mechanic        
218-208-0845


Bus Rules and Discipline - Class 1 Expectations and Consequences

Rules
    
1.  Bus Stop Conduct: Be on time, respect property, respect others, stay away from road, no playing / horsing around
    
2.  No spitting
    
3.  No excessive noise
    
4.  No horseplay / mischief
    
5.  No eating / drinking / littering
    
6.  Remain seated while bus is moving
    
7.  Ride only assigned bus.  Use assigned bus stop
    
8.  Keep windows above safety level
    
9.  Follow bus driver's directions
    
10.  Only lap-sized objects allowed on bus.  Aisles must be clear of personal items
    
11.  Avoid unnecessary conversations with the driver
    
12.  No riding or attempting to ride any bus during bus suspension
    
13.  Electronic devices may be confiscated if abused
    

Consequences
    
1st Offense - Warning; Parents notified
    
2nd Offense - Three (3) day bus suspension;  Parents notified
    
3rd Offense - Ten (10) day bus suspension;  Parents notified
    
4th Offense - Suspension from bus for the remainder of school year;  Parents notified


Bus Rules and Discipline - Class 2 Expectations and Consequences

Rules
    
1.  No hanging out of window
    
2.  No throwing or shooting any object inside or outside of bus
    
3.  No fighting, physical aggression or bullying directed at driver or others
    
4.  No possession of or use of tobacco, alcohol or drugs
    
5.  No possession of or threat of weapons, explosives, flammables, lighters, matches, water pistols, dangerous articles or live animals
    
6.  No arguing, profanity, defiance, harassment, obscene gestures, or possession of unacceptable pictures or materials
    
7.  No holding on to exterior of bus
    
8.  No unauthorized use of Emergency Door or tampering with bus equipment
    
9.  No possession of or use of laser pens
    
10.  No vandalism to bus
    
11.  Give proper identification when asked for it
    


Consequences
    
Unsafe Behavior: (lighting, throwing, Emergency Door violations, weapons, tobacco, alcohol, drugs)
    
1st Offense - Three (3) day bus suspension;  Parents notified;  School Resource Officer notified
    
2nd Offense - Ten (10) day bus suspension;  Parents notified;  School Resource Officer notified
    
3rd Offense - Suspension from bus for the remainder of school year;  Parents notified;  School Resource Officer notified
    
    
Damage to Bus: (vandalism)
    
1st Offense - Minimum of three (3) day suspension from bus:  Parents notified;  Full restitution before reinstatement
    
2nd Offense - Minimum of ten (10) day suspension from bus:  Parents notified;  Full restitution before reinstatement
    
3rd Offense - Suspension from bus for the remainder of school year;  Parents notified;  Full restitution required


For more information contact:

Michael Kniffin
Tel: 218-208-0845
michknif@hibbing.k12.mn.us

Contact Us

Transportation Department
Hibbing Public Schools
School Garage
2th Avenue East and 23rd Street
Hibbing, MN   55746

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Office Phone: (218) 208-0845
Transportation Clerk - Mechanic: Michael Kniffin
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