Transportation Announcements

  • What is SOAR?  It stands for “Safe, Orderly, and Respectful”.

    Watch the training video to find out more.

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  • Marietta City Schools Receives the 2015 School Bus Driver Training Award

    Marietta City Schools received the 2015 School Bus Driver Training Award at the National Association for Pupil Transportation Conference in Richmond, VA. The award is sponsored by the IC Bus Corporation, a division of Navistar and is awarded annually to one school district in the United States or Canada. Marietta offers the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving courses, Transportation University, and for its K-8 students, SOAR, a program that emphasizes the tenets of Safe, Orderly and Respectful.

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  • MCS' S.O.A.R. Program Keeps Students Safe

    Marietta City Schools bus drivers take the Safe, Orderly, and Respectful (S.O.A.R.) program to schools teaching students critical safety topics such as school bus evacuation, the danger zone around the bus, and crossing the street safely. Schoolbus Fleet featured MCS' S.O.A.R. program, read the full article here.

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  • Clay Smith Places 3rd Overall in the State Technician Competition

    Clay Smith, a technician for the Transportation Department of Marietta City Schools, finished 3rd overall in the State Technician Competition in Dahlonega, Georgia during the state’s Technician Workshop. Smith has finished in the Top Ten for 10 years and has been with Marietta City Schools for 12 years.

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