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Important Notice for Kindergarten & New Students

Important Notice for Kindergarten & New Students

If your child is a Kindergarten student or new to Ontario, and does not have an OEN, and is eligible for transportation, transportation will be automatically arranged from your home address.

If you require transportation from a caregiver address (which also must be eligible for transportation) email this information to transportation@haltonbus.ca before Wednesday, September 2, 12:00 pm (noon).

If your child does not require transportation (and has opted for in-person learning) please complete the HSTS Opt Out Form.

These families will receive their child(ren)’s final transportation schedule prior to the first day of school. At this time the method of communication has not been determined.

Important Notice for Kindergarten & New Students
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Transporting Equipment on the School Bus

Transporting Equipment on the School Bus

Students should be prepared to secure their equipment properly before they board the school bus to ensure it does not interfere with the safety of the driver and passengers or the safe, expedient evacuation of the vehicle. Certain materials and objects are prohibited on a school purpose vehicle as they could become a projectile on a bus.

Please review procedure HS-3-010 -Transporting Equipment on the School Bus for more information.

Transporting Equipment on the School Bus
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School Bus Safety Week

School Bus Safety Week

This week (Oct 21-25) we celebrate National School Bus Safety Week! Every school day in Halton, over 31,000 students are transported on 450 school purpose vehicles.  Visit our School Bus Safety page and watch first time rider, primary and junior school bus rider safety training videos with your child today!

School Bus Safety Week
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Courtesy Seat Applications

Courtesy Seat Applications

Please be advised HSTS commences review and processing of courtesy seat applications as of October 1st.  HSTS staff will review over 2,500 applications for up to 150 schools in Halton.

Courtesy Seat Applications
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