Busing returns to pre-pandemic levels
As the new school year begins this fall, transportation to and from school will be restored to our pre-pandemic levels:
- Elementary (preK-5) = Student living .5 miles or further from school can ride a bus
- Secondary (grades 6-12) = Students living 1 mile or further from school can ride a bus
- GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) = Students living 1 mile or further from Stillwater Middle School can ride a bus
Bus routes will be drawn in the coming weeks, and all families who are eligible for transportation will receive their route information prior to the start of school.
- All eligible students in grades K-8 will automatically be scheduled to a bus route. (Click here if your child requires transportation from a location other than your home address, or if you wish to decline transportation).
- High school students in grades 9-12 will need to register for transportation. (Note: If you already registered for busing this spring, there is no need to re-register at this time.)
We know how important safe and reliable transportation is to our families and we are committed to working with our new vendor, Schmitty & Sons, to ensure quality service for the new school year.
Questions about transportation?
Contact our Transportation Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-351-8377. You can also contact Schmitty & Sons directly at 651-309‐4601 to report any issues with busing.
In Other News
As the district looks to improve for the future, the school board is considering a change to the high school schedule.
The Class of 2023 will be graduating on Saturday, June 10.
He is one of 8 high school principals from across the state to be recognized with this honor.
In accordance, Stillwater Area Public Schools will not hold any summer classes, activities, or Community Education programs on Monday, June 19.
The seniors were presented with a special eagle feather or a medicine bag to recognize their educational achievements.
The Facilities Planning Team is recommending the school board hold a bond referendum this fall to replace two elementary schools, add on to Oak-Land Middle and make security improvements across the district.
After many years of learning within kid-sized classrooms and using kid-sized facilities, young adults in the district’s Bridge Transition 18 to 21-year-old program have their own space within the Oak Park Building.
If your student needs bus service to the high school next year you must register for transportation