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Important Dates to Remember

  • Monday, October 14, 2019: Thanksgiving Day - All Schools Closed;
  • Monday, October 21, 2019: PA Day - Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board Elementary and All Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales schools only;
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019: Early Release Volunteer Day for all St. Ignatius and St. Patrick students. Buses depart at 12:10pm;
  • Friday, November 15, 2019: PA Day - All schools;
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Early Release Volunteer Day for all St. Ignatius and St. Patrick students. Buses depart at 12:10pm;
  • Christmas/Winter Break: Monday, December 23, 2019 - Friday, January 3, 2020 - All Schools Closed;

2019-2020 Transportation Information

Student bus transportation information for next year is now available for viewing for all returning students by visiting the 'Parent Portal' section of our website. You will need your student's Ontario Education Number (OEN) and date of birth to access this information. The OEN can be found on any report card or by contacting your school. Please note that the Ministry of Education issued 9 digit OEN is different than the school board issued 9 digit Student ID Number. Only the OEN will work for accessing transportation details.

On The Bus Newsletter

On The Bus Spring Edition now available with important information on busing for next year.

Click on the image below to view PDF.

MEDIA RELEASE

22-May-2019

For immediate release

Local School Bus Road-eo Announced

Following a successful first outing last year, Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay has announced that the School Bus Road-eo will return once again this year to the CLE grounds.

Members of the public are welcome to stop by on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to watch local school bus drivers from First Student Canada and Iron Range Bus Lines compete in a skills competition for the title of top school bus driver.

At the Road-eo, drivers compete against each other using their skills in precision driving and knowledge of laws and regulations. Each event is either timed or measured to determine the score. The events consist of an obstacle course, which includes backing, parallel parking, right and left turns and student loading/unloading. Volunteer representatives of Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay, local law enforcement and the Ministry of Transportation will conduct the judging.

This year’s event is made possible through the financial contributions of CSDC des Aurores boréales, Lakehead Public Schools and Thunder Bay Catholic DSB along with the generous donation of the grounds and bleachers by the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition and the support of First Student Canada and Iron Range Bus Lines.

STSTB Manager Craig Murphy says that this will be a “great opportunity to showcase the skills and high level of training required to be a school bus driver to the general public while engaging in a friendly competition between area school bus operators”.

Ever wonder what it is like to drive a full size school bus? Here's your chance! Murphy says there will be a separate area set up for anyone with a minimum G license to drive a school bus in a controlled environment alongside a qualified instructor.

Request for 2019-2020 Senior Student Transportation Now Open

MEDIA RELEASE

27-March-2019

Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay is requesting online registration for eligible students requiring transportation who are attending any senior elementary or secondary school next year. In effort to provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation, this process assists in determining bus routes for the new school year.

The online Application for 2019-2020 Senior Elementary School (grades 7- 8) and High School (grades 9-12) is available at: www.ststb.ca.

Students attending the following schools (below) in September 2019 are required to have the application completed by April 30, 2019.

Lakehead Public Schools:

  • Hammarskjöld High School
  • Westgate Collegiate & Vocational Institute
  • Superior Collegiate & Vocational Institute

Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board:

  • Bishop E.Q. Jennings Senior Elementary School
  • Bishop Gallagher Senior Elementary School
  • Pope John Paul II Senior Elementary School
  • St. Ignatius High School
  • St. Patrick High School

Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales:

  • École catholique de La Vérendrye
  • École secondaire catholique de La Vérendrye

For Consideration:

  • Senior Elementary school and Secondary school students must reside greater than 1.6 kilometers away from their board-designated school to qualify for busing.
  • School bus stops are farther away for senior elementary and secondary school students – students are expected to walk up to 800 meters to access a bus stop in residential areas.
  • Eligibility is determined solely by STSTB’s software. The current years eligibility tool can be found under the “Eligibility” link found at: www.ststb.ca
  • A student whom chooses to register at a school other than his/her Board designated school, transportation will not be provided.
  • Assigned students who do not ride the bus at least once in any 20 consecutive school day periods are subject to removal from busing, and must reapply in order to be reinstated.
  • Individual student transportation information for all returning students in the 2019-2020 school year will only be available online through the “Parent Portal” found on: www.ststb.ca by the end of June 2019. An announcement will be made when this information is available.

Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay (STSTB) is the transportation consortium for the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, Lakehead Public Schools and Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales.

For further information, please visit www.ststb.ca or contact Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay at (807) 625-1660

COMMINQUÉ DE PRESS

27 mars 2019

Les Services des transports scolaires de Thunder Bay demandent l'inscription en ligne des élèves admissibles qui ont besoin de transport et qui fréquenteront une école primaire ou secondaire de deuxième cycle l'année prochaine. Dans le but d'assurer un transport sûr, fiable et efficace, ce processus aide à déterminer les itinéraires d'autobus pour la nouvelle année scolaire.

La demande d'inscription en ligne pour les écoles primaires (niveaux 7- 8) et secondaires (niveaux 9-12) est disponible au : www.ststb.ca.

Les élèves qui fréquenteront les écoles suivantes en septembre 2019 doivent remplir le formulaire de demande au plus tard le 30 avril 2019.

Écoles du Lakehead Public Schools :

  • Hammarskjöld High School
  • Westgate Collegiate & Vocational Institute
  • Superior Collegiate & Vocational Institute

Écoles du Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board :

  • Bishop E.Q. Jennings Senior Elementary School
  • Bishop Gallagher Senior Elementary School
  • Pope John Paul II Senior Elementary School
  • St. Ignatius High School
  • St. Patrick High School

Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales:

  • École catholique de La Vérendrye
  • École secondaire catholique de La Vérendrye

Éléments clés :

  • Les élèves de la 7e à la 12e année doivent résider à plus de 1,6 km de leur école désignée par le conseil scolaire pour être admissibles au transport par autobus ;
  • Les arrêts d'autobus scolaires sont plus éloignés pour les élèves de la 7e à la 12e année - on s'attend à ce qu'ils marchent jusqu'à 800 mètres pour accéder à un arrêt d'autobus dans les zones résidentielles ;
  • L'admissibilité est déterminée uniquement par le logiciel du STSTB. L'outil d'admissibilité de l'année en cours se trouve sous le lien "Admissibilité" au www.ststb.ca
  • Si votre élève choisit de s'inscrire dans une école autre que l'école désignée par le conseil scolaire, le transport ne sera pas assuré ;
  • Les élèves assignés qui ne prennent pas l'autobus au moins une fois au cours d'une période de 20 jours de classe consécutifs peuvent être retirés de l'autobus et doivent présenter une nouvelle demande afin d'être réintégrés ;
  • Les renseignements sur le transport individuel des élèves pour l'année scolaire 2019-2020 ne seront disponibles qu’en ligne sur le "Portail des parents" au www.ststb.ca à la fin juin 2019. Un avis sera affiché lorsque cette information sera disponible.

Les Services des transports scolaires de Thunder Bay (STSTB) sont un consortium de transport inter-conseil formé par le Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, Lakehead District School Board et le Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales.

Pour de plus amples renseignements, veuillez consulter le site www.ststb.ca ou communiquer avec les Services des transports scolaires de Thunder Bay au (807) 625-1660.

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Student Transportation Services de Thunder Bay est un consortium étudiant de transport par ces trois commissions scolaires:

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