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Friendly Competition Instills Safe Driving Practices for School Bus Drivers

WHAT: The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is hosting a School Bus Road-eo for bus drivers to showcase their driving skills. The day-long friendly competition requires drivers to demonstrate their safe driving skills in order to walk away from the road-eo as the winner. The public is encouraged to attend to better understand the elements that go into being a school bus driver in order to transport our most precious passengers, our students, to and from school safely. Families are also invited to attend and participate in all activities, including face-painting, games and a raffle and prize drawing as well as to visit a variety of booths. The EGUSD Transportation Department is also hiring and will be available to speak about open career opportunities.  

WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Elk Grove Unified School District Transportation Department; 8421 Gerber Road, Sacramento, CA 95828

WHO: District school bus drivers, community members, EGUSD students and families.

WHY: The friendly competition between school bus drivers will showcase their safe driving practices in order to transport students to and from school safely. The event will also encourage attendees to better understand what it takes for bus drivers to do their jobs safely.

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Eventbrite.

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