​​​​Getting Students to School

You can register your child for yellow school bus transportation online using your MyCBE/PowerSchool or by completing a transportation registration form. Register every school year.

Please visit the CBE website to find more information on fees and service levels for the 2021-22 school year.​​

To be included in the yellow school bus route planning for September, parents must register by the June 6, 2021 deadline. The more registrations we receive by the deadline, the more efficient route planning will be for September. Transportation continues to accept registrations after the deadline, and students are added to the closest existing stop with space, within the distance guideline. Processing times could be up to 6 weeks at the beginning of the school year due to volume.

Yellow school bus registrations can be cancelled by Sept. 30 with no financial penalty. Cancellation forms must be completed before a pro-rated refund can be considered. No refunds will be processed for service cancelled after April​ 30 or for individual trip delays.

Parents/guardians whose children access yellow bus service can view the status of their bus using the MyBusStop App or on My School Bus Monitor.

Visit CBE Transportation​ for forms and more information.

Conditional Riders

Students who are not attending the designated school for their program, or who are not within the transportation service area, may be able to access existing service if there is a suitable stop on the existing bus route. Fees will not be waived for conditional riders.

Criteria for conditional riders:

  • Must access an existing stop

  • Must be room on the bus

  • Must pay the transportation fee

  • No additional bus routes will be implemented to accommodate conditional riders

  • Must wait for written approval from Transportation Services before starting to ride the bus

Conditional riders are not permitted to ride the bus until it is determined there is space on the bus and riders have been approved by Transportation Services.

Visit CBE Transportation for forms and more information.​​​​​​​​​​​​

Busing

  • All students are expected to go directly to their bus. Our busses leave the school at 2:40 p.m.
  • If you are picking up your child instead of them taking the bus a note, dated and signed by you must be sent to the school. If picking them up that same afternoon, please sign the out at the office. DO NOT meet them at the bus for pickup.
  • Students have the responsibility to behave appropriately on the bus in order to continue riding.
  • Inappropriate behaviour is a safety and a courtesy issue (bus privileges may be withdrawn if necessary).
  • Ken Taylor School communicates with the CBE Transportation Department as well as the bus company in order to address and correct any issues related to bussing.

Typically a yearly fee is charged for bussing. Please see our Fee web page for the amounts . A bus pass will be issued to each student during the first two weeks of school. This pass must be available to show the driver each time a student gets on the bus. A fee is charged for lost passes. If you have questions regarding routes, schedules, stops, or would like to request a route change, please call Student Transportation at 403-817-7433.

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