Return to Headlines

A Message from the Superintendent - Driver Shortage Thursday, November 18, 2021

Dear Parents and Caregivers:

Good morning to all. Once again we have bus routes that cannot be covered for students on Thursday, November 18, 2021. As of this morning, those buses are #322 (Seahorse), #343 (Jellyfish), #388 (Bat) and #353 (Ostrich).    

Students on these buses who are in grades 6-12 and who are not able to drive or who cannot be transported by parents will follow the plan for students who are quarantined or excluded.

Parents of Students in Grades 6-12 on Buses 322, 343 and 388: Please notify the Middle School at 518-884-7200 ext. 4306 or High School at 518-884-7150 if your child cannot be transported so that arrangements can be made for their instructional plan for the day.

Parents of Students in Grades K-5 on Buses 322, 343 and 388: Please notify your child’s school office if you cannot transport your child to school so arrangements can be made for their instructional plan for the day.

Please call the appropriate school office at:

Malta Avenue Elementary School at 518-884-7250 

Gordon Creek Elementary School at 518-884-7270 

Milton Terrace Elementary School at 518-884-7210 

Wood Road Elementary School at 518-884-7290

We will notify you as soon as possible about arrangements for this afternoon’s bus runs.

Thank you very much for your help with this and we apologize in advance for the inconvenience that this will cause today.

Ken Slentz 

Superintendent of Schools

****

Good Evening. Once again we have bus routes that cannot be covered for students on Thursday, November 18, 2021. As of now, those buses are #353 (Ostrich), #388 (Bat) and #353.  It is also possible that #322 (Seahorse) may not be available.  

We will send an update in the morning. Because our emails, texts, and phone calls are sometimes delayed a bit, please check our website, Facebook page, or local media channels for information which we try to post by 6:00am. 

Thank you very much for your help with this and we apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

Ken Slentz 

Superintendent of Schools