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Q: Where do parents go to fill out a deviations form?

A: Chippewa Yellow Bus Co. or the school they attend.


Q: What is a deviation form?

A:  The deviation is a four part color coordinated form. A copy of this form is given to the parents, school, bus company and bus driver. Parental guardian MUST fill out this form either at the Chippewa Yellow  Bus Company or your child’s school. This form is required if your child needs to go somewhere other than home, for example to:  daycare, friends house, grandparents, etc. A deviation is accepted only if it appears on an existing route.  We can not deviate off a route.


Q: Can a parent fill out a deviation form for a BB4C student?

A: No, a BB4C student can only have ONE drop off and ONE pick-up location.


Q: Is it allowed for a parent to give a note to a bus driver for a child to go to a sleepover? 

A: No, a parent needs to fill out a deviation form to allow the child to go to a different bus.


Q: What time does my child arrive at their school?

A: Elementary School buses arrive to the school between 7:15 am – 7:25 am ( we unload at 7:25 am )

Middle School & High School buses arrive to the school between 8:05 am – 8:20 am.


Q: Do they have assigned seating on a school bus? 

A: Yes, every school bus is required to have assigned seating. Middle School & High School are separated by schools and Elementary by names.


Q: Do you have cameras on all school buses? 

A: Yes, all buses are equipped with cameras & GPS – we can track any bus on speed, stops, there path,  time, breaking & acceleration data.


Q: Can my child bring a skateboard or baseball bat on a bus?

A: Yes, as long as either one is in a bag / backpack.