NEW! Bussing app for parents and guardians (FREE)
The app will allow you to track your child while being on the bus and once they get off the bus. Zonar and First Student are offering an app for parents that is similar to MyFirstPass. Upon signing up, parents can receive notifications on their phone every time their child scans on/off the bus. The best part is that there is no cost (FREE) for this app. Please use this document to help you with the sign up process:
Download ZPass Plus on you mobile
Please sign up your child before downloading the phone app: www.zpassplus.com.
Apply for bussing
To have more efficient routes
in place we require ALL students to apply for
bussing if they intend on riding the bus during the school year.STEP 1:
Check to see if you are eligible for bussing.
STEP 2: Fill out the Online Application by clicking on the button below or by printing and filling out an application. Please note that No payments will be taken upon application. If you are not eligible for bussing, you will receive a letter in the mail stating you must pay to receive a bus pass. Please follow the instructions in the letter for payment options.
Find your bus route and stops/times
Please click on the button below to find out about your bus route and stopes/times. You will be asked to type in your address with NO hyphens (-) or letter suffixes (1st, 2nd, 3rd etc.) Then choose "all grades" under grade.*If you are attending French Immersion you will have to choose FI under program. Click on your school name to see routes and stops. (if you cannot find your routes and stops for the current school year please contact the Transportation Department at: 780-539-7419
**School of Choice, Special Needs, lunch time Kindergarten runs, and all Preschool busing First Student will contact you with your stops and times**
New student First Ride Program
Each year GPPSD, GPCSD, and First Student team up to offer a bus program for our riders who are riding the bus for the first time. The First Ride program is being offered on April 11, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Roy Bickell School in the gym. Please see First Ride Brochure for more information.
Where and when to pick up student's Bus Pass
Bus passes can be picked up at the student's school once school starts.
Lost your Bus Pass?
If a bus pass is lost or damaged in any way, the student can fill out the online application, yield sign above or by printing and filling out the 2017 2018 Duplicate Bus Application.pdf and submitting it at the school office.
Bus Pass payment
If you are paying for bus transporation you must either pay for the entire school year, in full, at the school office, or fill out a pre-authorized debit form, prior to the student receiving their bus pass. If paying by pre-authorized debit, the first month must by paid at the school and the PAD form must be filled out and submitted. One month's notice is required to cancel your bus pass pre-authorized debit.