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Selecting snow route stops that are both safe for students and meet the school scheduling requirements is a difficult decision. The rural location of many of our district homes along with hazardous, narrow roads without a shoulder or sidewalk make it difficult to identify snow route stops that are safe for students to walk to and from.  For this reason, snow bus routes often require the student to be driven to the bus stop location. Parents should use their own discretion regarding the use of snow route stops, transporting students to school themselves, or having student(s) remain at home during inclement weather.

While student safety is our primary concern, the Transportation Department must consider numerous factors when deciding the locations of snow route stops: