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Marathon

CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

1 Park St. Marathon, NY 13803

(607) 849-3251

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Transportation


  • All buses (conforming and non-conforming to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Standards, as well as type A, C or D) which are used every day by districts and contract carriers will be cleaned/disinfected once a day.
  • All high contact spots will be wiped down after each a.m. and p.m. run depending upon the disinfection/cleaning schedule.
  • No school buses will be equipped with hand sanitizer due to its combustible composition and potential liability to the carrier or district.
  • No school bus drivers, monitors or attendants will carry personal bottles of hand sanitizer with them on school buses.
  • All school bus drivers, monitors, attendants and mechanics will wear a face covering along with optional face shield.
  • All transportation staff (drivers, monitors, attendants, mechanics and cleaners) will be trained and provided periodic refreshers on the proper use of personal protective equipment and the signs and symptoms of COVID-19
  • All transportation staff (drivers, monitors, attendants, mechanics and cleaners) will be trained and provided periodic refreshers on the proper use of social distancing.
  • The Marathon transportation department will provide Personal Protective Equipment such as masks and gloves for drivers, monitors and attendants in buses.
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided for all staff in their transportation locations such as dispatch offices, employee lunch/break rooms and/or bus garages. 
  • Drivers, monitors and attendants who must have direct physical contact with a child will wear gloves.
  • School bus drivers, monitors, attendants and mechanics shall perform a self-health assessment for symptoms of COVID 19 before arriving at work and will report assessment remotely each day.


Full Remote


  • During remote instruction students will not be transported to or from school.
  • Bus routes will be utilized M/W/F for meal and work delivery services.
  • If the school district is in session remotely or otherwise, pupil transportation must be provided to nonpublic, parochial, private, charter schools or students whose Individualized Education Program have placed them out of the district whose schools are meeting in conducting in-person session education even when/if the district is not.


Hybrid Learning


  • Parents will be required to choose if their child(ren) will be riding the bus to and/or from school prior to school beginning. (Two weeks unless an emergency situation arises - in this instance, ridership will be delayed). 
  • Parents who choose not to have their children ride will be required to bring their students to school between 8:05 AM and 8:30 AM.  Students may not be added to a bus run after the beginning of school for 10 weeks unless students are new to the district or have a new address. Parents will have the opportunity to add their student to a bus run prior to every quarter, with a start date of the new quarter.
  • Elementary students who are dropped off/picked up at school can no longer be dropped off at the Junior/Senior High School and transferred to Appleby. 
  • 6th grade students who live in the village will be required to walk to school as the 7-12th grade students do.
  • Students will arrive at school at 7:50 AM; Dismissal will occur at 2:30 PM at Appleby and 2:55 PM at the junior/senior high school.    
  • Siblings or children who reside in the same household will be assigned to sit together. 
  • Students who have no other students in their household riding at the time of transport will sit in their own seat.
  • A student without a mask may be provided a mask by the driver/monitor/attendant and be referred to the building principal for continued discussion of mask wearing. Students who are unable to medically tolerate a face covering, including students where such covering would impair their physical health or mental health are not subject to the required use of a face covering with prior approval of the building principal. (Documentation will need to be on file prior to riding without a face covering.) In such a situation the seating will have to be rearranged so the student without a mask is socially distanced from other students. 
  • Students will need to adhere to bus rules including but not limited to no eating or drinking on the bus, masks must be kept on at all times, keeping hands and feet to self, etc. 
  • Students will only be allowed one pick up location and one drop off location (these do not have to be the same).  No additional locations will be allowed.
  • No bus notes will be accepted unless letting the school know the child will not be riding.
  • When students embark and disembark the bus, they should follow social distancing protocols. This will increase the time required to load and unload buses at stops.
  • CTE and out of district special education students will be transported to BOCES each day. 
  • If the school district is in hybrid mode, pupil transportation must be provided to nonpublic, parochial, private, charter schools or students whose Individualized Education Program have placed them out of the district whose schools are meeting in conducting in-person session education even when/if the district is not.


Full In-Person with Heightened Health and Safety Protocols


  • Transportations runs will return to normal (one run) and capacity will return to normal.
  • A student without a mask may be provided a mask by the driver/monitor/attendant and be referred to the building principal for continued discussion of mask wearing. Students who are unable to medically tolerate a face covering, including students where such covering would impair their physical health or mental health are not subject to the required use of a face covering with prior approval of the building principal. (Documentation will need to be on file prior to riding without a face covering.) In such a situation the seating will have to be rearranged so the student without a mask is socially distanced from other students. 
  • Students will need to adhere to bus rules including but not limited to no eating or drinking on the bus, masks must be kept on at all times, keeping hands and feet to self, etc.‚Äč