Meet the Bus

Meet the Bus provides students who are new to the division, or new to riding the bus, with the opportunity to meet a bus driver, take a tour of a school bus, learn about school bus rules, and even take a short bus ride, prior to school starting in September.

The goal is to increase students' confidence and reduce anxiety about taking the bus to and from school.

Sessions are offered at NLPS elementary schools in Bonnyville, Cold Lake and Lac La Biche in August. Exact dates and locations are announced in early August and shared with families via School Messenger. They are also shared on social media and school websites.

2021 Dates

Here is this year's schedule for Meet the Bus:

August 23 Ardmore School 10:30 a.m.
August 25 Duclos School (Bonnyville) 9:30 a.m.
    1 p.m.
August 26 North Star Elementary (Cold Lake) 9:30 a.m.
    1 p.m.
August 27 Cold Lake Elementary 9:30 am.
    1 p.m.
August 30 Art Smith Aviation Academy (Cold Lake) 9:30 a.m.
    1 p.m.
August 31 Vera M. Welsh Elementary (Lac La Biche) 1 p.m.
    3 p.m.

Please note that all parents/guardians and students in grades 4-12 who are participating will need to wear a mask, as the provincial mask mandate is still in place for school buses.