Western Dubuque Community School District
Address: 310 4th St. SW, PO Box 68 | Farley, IA 52046
Phone: (563) 663-9626
Fax: (563) 744-3093
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School Bus Rules & Expectations
Prior to Loading the Bus:
  1. Students have a responsibility to be at the designated stop on time. The driver cannot be expected to wait.  Parents are responsible for their child's behavior prior to loading the bus.
  2. Students should stay at least 10 feet away from the roadway while waiting for the bus and at least 10 feet away from the moving bus and wait until the bus stops before approaching it.
  3. If a student is not going to be on the bus, he/she should let the driver know in advance.  Parents may contact a WD dispatcher at 563-744-3885 ext.6051 am or ext.6050 pm.
  4. Students will only be picked up at designated stops.
While on the Bus: Students will: Respect the bus driver, other students, property and themselves.
  1. Obey the bus driver's instructions/directions the first time given.
  2. Keep hands/feet off other people and their property.
  3. Sit while the bus is in motion.
  4. Speak only to those around them in conversational (inside) voices using respectful words.
  5. Communicate any problems or conflicts with the bus driver.
After Leaving the Bus:
  • If a student must cross the road after leaving the bus, he/she shall wait for the driver's signal and then cross in front of the bus.
  • If a student lives on the side of the road on which the bus stops, he/she shall move away from the bus immediately after getting off.
  • Students will be dropped off only at designated bus stops.
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