• Bus Code of Conduct


    State Rules Governing Student Conduct (OAR 581-53-010)

    1. Pupils being transported are under authority of bus driver.
    2. Fighting, wrestling, or boisterous activity is prohibited on the bus.
    3. Pupils shall use the emergency door only in case of emergency.
    4. Pupils shall be on time for the bus both morning and evening.
    5. Pupils shall not bring animal, firearms, weapons, or other potentially hazardous material on the bus.
    6. Pupils shall remain seated while bus is in motion.
    7. Pupils may be assigned seats by the bus driver.
    8. When necessary to cross the road, pupils shall cross the road in front of the bus or as instructed by the bus driver.
    9. Pupils shall not extend their hands, arms, or heads through bus windows.
    10. Pupils shall have written permission to leave the bus other than at home or school.
    11. Pupils shall converse in normal tones; loud or vulgar language is prohibited.
    12. Pupils shall not open or close windows without permission of driver.
    13. Pupils shall keep the bus clean, and must refrain from damaging it.
    14. Pupils shall be courteous to the driver, to fellow pupils, and passersby.
    15. Pupils who refuse to promptly obey the directions of the driver or refuse to obey regulations may forfeit their privilege to ride on the buses.

    Medford School District Rules

    1. Pupils shall ride the assigned bus.
    2. Pupils shall not throw objects.
    3. Pupils shall not damage the personal property of others.
    4. Pupils shall not possess and/or use tobacco, alcohol or illegal drugs.
    5. Pupils shall only transport on the bus those objects which will fit in their laps or under the seat.