Annual First Time Riders Bus Safety Program

  • Superintendent and students participating in Bus Safety Program August 2018
    This photo of the Superintendent with young "First Riders" was taken before the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Prekindergarten students, new to the District Kindergarten and First Grade students, and their parents/guardians are invited to the student's assigned elementary school for the annual Yonkers Public Schools Bus Safety and School Orientation Program, Friday, August 26, 2022.

    The morning begins with a tour of the yellow bus, which will be parked outside. The bus driver will guide visitors through school bus safety procedures and information, and allow students to practice daily routines like putting on a seat belt and using the handrail.

    The building principal will welcome families into the school for a brief orientation program.

    The schedule:  

    9:00 – 10:30 AM

    9:00 – 9:45 AM: School Bus Tour and Safety Discussion

    9:45 – 10:30 AM: School Orientation Program