Masking on Buses

As we prepare for the start of the 2021-2022 school year, we want to inform parents of the federal mask requirements for public transit (Executive Order 13998).  This mandate includes mask-wearing on all MVR-III district school buses.


  • Federal mask requirement mandates mask-wearing on all public school buses.

  • Parents are encouraged to transport their child(ren) to and from school.

  • Assigned seats will be used to reduce transmission and assist with contact tracing if necessary.

  • Siblings will be required to sit together when appropriate.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available on each bus.

  • Social distancing is encouraged while waiting at bus stops, when loading, and at the end of day.

  • Buses will be sanitized regularly.

Families may access the 2021-2022 Bus Routes on the district website under Transportation or use the following link: 2021-2022 Bus Routes.

We ask families to take a few minutes to review bus safety guidelines with their child(ren) to start the year off right.  


  1. Be at the designated bus stop 5 minutes prior to the designated time and stay at least 5 minutes after your stop time.

  2. Students should wait in a single line on a sidewalk or driveway when possible.

  3. Students who must cross the road should cross at least 10 feet in front of the bus after receiving the signal from the driver.

  4. Students should conduct themselves in an orderly manner, avoid littering, and respect nearby property, staff, and fellow students. 

  5. Students should go directly to their assigned seat and remain seated: back to back, seat to seat, feet on the floor, and aisles clear at all times.

  6. Students are expected to ride their assigned bus to and from their assigned bus stop.

  7. Students should go straight home.

  8. An authorized person must be present at the bus stop to receive all kindergarten and early childhood students each day.  If you have additional individuals other than your child's emergency contacts, please submit their names by logging into the Parent Portal and clicking on "Update Household Data" to add them.  If you have any difficulty logging in, please contact your school office.  In the event an authorized person is not present, student(s) will be returned to school.  Additionally, it is important for parents and contacts to have their ID with them in the event there is a substitute driver.

Despite the continued challenges from the pandemic, we are excited to have our students and staff back on campus Monday, August 23rd to kick off the 2021-2022 school year!