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    Transportation Department Web Page

    The Transportation Department of Grass Lake Community Schools is committed to providing safe and efficient transportation to all qualifiying students for regular school days and all extra-curricular and athletic runs. Please feel free to call the department at 517-867-5540 any time with questions or concerns.

    Grass Lake Community Schools Transportation Mission Statement -
    The mission of the Grass Lake Community Schools Transportation Department is to provide safe, efficient and professional transportation service for our students while supporting the district's educational mission.

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Transportation Department Announcements

  • Guidelines for Approaching a School Bus with Overhead Lights Activated

    These guidelines are meant to provide drivers with information for how to respond when a school bus is in view. Essentially when a school bus is in view, treat the overhead lights like a traffic signal that only has amber lights and red lights. When you see a bus be prepared for the amber lights to be activated. When activated be prepared to stop in a safe manner. When the overhead red lights are on, all traffic must be stopped. Click on the heading of the announcement for a color diagram of what to look for when a bus is preparing to make a student stop.

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  • School Transportation Information Packets Are On the Way

    Packets containing information on bus assignments, bus stop locations, bus stop times, and expectations of students are in the mail and should be arriving during the weekend of August 11. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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    Misunderstanding of our 8-light overhead flashing light system on our buses is one of the most prominent concerns we have from drivers who we share the roads with. Click on the heading of the announcement to read a detailed explanation of our bus stop processes and why we suggest treating the amber and red lights as stop lights to judge whether you should prepare to stop, or not.

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  • Substitute Bus Drivers Need

    Join our team of caring, professional drivers. Our substitute drivers have the potential of becoming permanent drivers on regular runs and opportunities for extra runs with extra income. Click on the heading for more information.

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  • Grass Lake Community Schools Driveway Restrictions

    ​In the interest of safety for our students, the following school driveways are restricted to use by authorized school district vehicles only during the morning hours of 7:15-7:45, and the afternoon hours of 3:00-3:30.Restricted Area #1 - The entire east side ​​of the elementary west parking lot closest to the sidewalk​​.​ ​This is the area designated as ​having ​one-way traffic …

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  • Treat School Buses Like Traffic Lights

    Remember: It is the law that vehicles cannot pass a bus while it alternating overhead red lights are activated. Click on the heading of this announcements to learn the stopping process of a school bus and how you can recognize the proper procedures.

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Department Contacts

  • Doug Moeckel - Director

    Business:  517-867-5540
    Email:  doug.moeckel@grasslakeschools.com
    Address:  899 S. Union Street
    Grass Lake, MI 49240

    Jr. Ambs - Bus Mechanic

    Business:  517-867-5602
    Email:  junior.ambs@grasslakeschools.com
    Address:  899 S. Union Street
    Grass Lake, Michigan 49240