Optional K-12 in-class instruction set to begin June 1

Students will have the choice to return to school on a part-time basis starting on June 1st, 2020.

Student Transportation

Contact Information:

Transportation Manager:Eric Fischer
Transportation Coordinator: Janis Walker
Email:transportation@sd61.bc.ca

Documents:

BC Transit info
Regular Program bussing info
Special Needs bussing info
Inclement weather info
GVSD-Bussing-Pamphlet-2020-21

REGISTRATION INFORMATION 2020-21:

The Transportation on-line application process for 2020-21 has now closed for parents/guardians/school staff to apply themselves; however parents/guardians/school staff can still apply by emailing TransportationIn your email, please provide:

  • Students Name(s)
  • 2019-20 Attending school, and 2020-21 Attending school (please state if new to SD61)
  • Home Address
  • Type of service requested (regular program, special needs, or BC Transit pass)

2020-21 English Catchments will be in effect when applying for all new applicants.  Students currently attending their 2019-20 catchment school will still be eligible to apply for service to the same school, regardless of any catchment changes for 2020-21.  However, if transitioning to middle or high school, students must be attending the 2020-21 catchment school.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION 2019-20 (temporarily suspended due to COVID):

New students to SD61, or students who have moved into catchment, can still request Transportation for the remainder of 2019-20.

When requesting Transportation, please provide the following in your email:

  • Student’s Name(s)
  • 2019-20 Attending School (please state if you are new to SD61)
  • Home Address
  • Type of service requested (regular program, special needs, or BC Transit pass)

PLEASE EMAIL ALL INQUIRIES TO THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT:

transportation@sd61.bc.ca

ELIGIBILITY:

REGULAR TRANSPORTATION

  • Students must be attending their English catchment school and;
  • Students must live beyond the School District walk limits:
    • 4 km for elementary school
    • 4.8 km for middle and high schools

SPECIAL NEEDS TRANSPORTATION

  • New applicants must be attending their English catchment school and;
  • Students must be designated with an IEP detailing a permanent physical or cognitive disability that necessitates the need for transportation.

To check your English catchment school: use School Locator 

OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE, SAFE, EFFICIENT, AND RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR OUR STUDENTS AT NO COST TO FAMILIES

Transportation Calendar

  • Professional Development Days
  • Early Dismissals for Bussing
  • Dates for 2020-21 On-line Transportation application process

Add this Calendar

 

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