The following procedures should be used when requesting a bus for a Field Trip.
It is the responsibility of the requesting staff member to obtain approval from their Principal or Department Supervisor prior to submitting the form to the Transportation Department. Once the form is received, the trip will be reviewed, approved, and scheduled. Any trips that interfere with the transportation schedules to and from School will need prior approval by the Director of Transportation.
Field Trips are to be scheduled between 8:00AM & return to Campus by 2:30PM
Elementary student capacity:
On island - 60
Off island - 44
High School & Middle School student capacity:
On & off island - 44
Please ensure if boxed lunches or coolers need to be transported that their is an empty seat available to place these items in. AISLES MUST BE CLEAR OF ALL ITEMS BEFORE DEPARTING THE CAMPUS.
Field Trips must be submitted one week in advance of departure date. Cancellations should be communicated to the Transportation Department within 24 hours of your scheduled departure date.
Field Trips are assigned on Monday morning meeting at 9:00AM. You will receive the entire Field Trip schedule for GISD by Sunday the week prior to all trips. If you do not receive confirmation of your trip, it is your responsibility to ensure the trip is added and a driver or bus is scheduled.
Emergency Contact lists must be available to the driver before departing your campus. If an emergency contact list is not available, the sponsor will have 30 minutes to provide one to the driver. If an emergency contact list is not available within 30 minutes of departure time, your trip will be cancelled.
Seating charts must be filled out before departing your campus.
Please view and print the emergency contact list and seating chart provided.