FMS Transportation Procedures

April 29, 2019

Bus Ridership Requests

In support of student safety and accountability, all bus riders are to get on and off their assigned FCPS bus at their assigned FCPS stop.

  • For extenuating circumstances, please contact, assistant principal, Forrest Reid, in advance by phone or email. Administration will do it’s best to accommodate based on the situation.

Any long-term requests for stop changes, bus route changes, or special requests will be should be forwarded to Area 3 Transportation at (703) 249-7000.

Walkers and Bicyclists

All walkers will either live within the 1 mile radius and/or have a walking pass (purple pass) provided in advance with administrative approval.

Students are expected to:

  • Cross Lees Corner Road at the intersection of Thorngate and Lees Corner; no exceptions (not even Old Dairy and Lees Corner)

  • Use the proper crosswalk, and walk their bike or carry their skateboard across the crosswalk

  • Continue to walk the bike or carry their skateboard while on school property

  • Use the bike racks

  • Wear their helmets

Student Drop-off

  • The bus loop and our parking lots are NOT drop-off points for students

  • Kindly direct parents to the Kiss ‘n’ Ride line to drop off students

  • Parents are permitted to park and walk with their child from the parking lots to the school to assist a child in need or for an office visit

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