Thursday, May 18; 5:30pm
Dear FPS Families:
We are very sorry to inform you that due to a staff and substitute bus driver shortage, we will not be able to provide bus service for students on routes 16, 19 and 25 on Friday, May 19. We ask that families do their best to transport students to their school at the appropriate time. In the event that you are unable to do this, please contact the front office at your child’s school to discuss an excused absence. Due to safety reasons, students are not able to ride on a school bus route that they are not assigned to.
We realize that this inconvenience will place additional stress on families. Unfortunately, this has been a common problem among school districts in our area and throughout the state. We do not take this decision lightly and have exhausted all other options to transport students to school in a safe and efficient manner.
Thank you for your patience and support as we work through this situation. If you have additional questions, please contact the Franklin Pierce Schools Transportation Department at (253) 298-3865. If you are interested in learning more about bus driver positions, please visit www.fpschools.org/careers.
Franklin Pierce Schools
Public Information Office