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  • Jun 1, 2015

    Happiness Starts with Yellow.®

    The big yellow bus - it’s not just a big vehicle; it’s the beginning of so much: the school day, friendships and the future. The yellow bus is the vehicle by which First Student employees and drivers care for students, today, tomorrow, together.
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  • May 11, 2015

    Celebrating the First Student Way

    We recently celebrated Employee Appreciation Day at all of our locations throughout North America. This was a wonderful opportunity to thank our team for delivering on our promise — Caring for students today, tomorrow, together.®
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  • Mar 12, 2015

    Being a School Bus Driver is More Than a Part-Time Job

    Being a school bus driver is a part-time job, but it carries full-time responsibility. As an industry leader, First Student doesn't just hire drivers; we employ people with compassionate attitudes who want to help students.
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  • Feb 23, 2015

    Operation Cold Kidz: Your Kids are Our Kids

    A heartbreaking winter morning, with temperatures below 0°, inspires a First Student bus driver to take on a massive effort to warm the hearts, hands and bodies of the students and people in her community.
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  • Dec 29, 2014

    First Student Winter Coat Drive in Cincinnati

    Stories of our bus drivers and monitors going above and beyond for their students aren’t rare - but they are special. While their actions are oftentimes small, the impact is great. Our school bus drivers and monitors make a difference every day, but it’s during the holidays when they can really see the impact they make on the lives of “their kids.”
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  • Dec 16, 2014

    First Student Suits Up for Safety

    Safety is an integral part of our First Student culture and we are committed to incorporating safety into all aspects of our service for both our riders and our staff. We are proud of the measures we've taken to protect our riders, and we are equally proud of those we take to protect our staff.
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  • Nov 10, 2014

    View from the Driver’s Seat: Thriving Through Privatization

    Hear from two First Student drivers who recently completed the transition from district-run operations to contracted service. They share their insight into the transition, lessons learned from the process and advice for other drivers whose district is considering privatization.
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