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Carmel Clay Schools facing bus driver shortage, assigning task force to combat shortage

January 30, 2020

Recently, there has been a national bus driver shortage for school districts. Not only is this issue impacting the majority of districts across the U.S., but it is significantly impacting Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) bus routes.    Superintendent Michael Beresford said that when there is a sh...

Winter conditions cause bus malfunctions

Beats

March 1, 2014

Despite plugging the buses in every night, the transportation department still experiences delays and malfunctions due to the recent snow and extremely cold temperatures, according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. “During cold weather (below freezing) we plug our buses...

Transportation department advises students to be careful in winter

CHS students walk to the buses after school. Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation, said he recommends buses as the safest mode of transportation to and from school during winter. PATEL / PHOTO

Beats

January 20, 2013

The transportation department advises students to take precautions when traveling in the winter, according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. With roads being slippery, Farrand said he suggests student drivers take the bus for the winter and students who already ride the bus should ...

School board approves school bus replacement plan

Beats

September 15, 2010

The Carmel Clay Schools school board has recently approved a plan to replace the school district’s school buses. School board president Tricia Hackett said the buses don’t have any detected problems, but the district needs to follow the procedure. “Our school buses are replaced on a 12-year...