2018 Event Listing for "Love the Bus"

For more information on Love the Bus 2018 in North Carolina, contact:

Kevin Harrison, Section Chief
Transportation Services
NC Dept. of Public Instruction
(919) 807-3579
Email: kevin.harrison@dpi.nc.gov

Event Date(s) County School Contact Person, Title Event Details
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Buncombe Barnardsville Elementary School Michele Riggs, Secretary Bus driver breakfast Tuesday 2/13, appreciation cards from students and treats throughout the week, Bus driver luncheon Friday 2/16
2/13/2018 Caswell Oakwood Elementary Jennifer Coeburn, Principal Our students will make cards for our bus drivers. These will be given to drivers at a breakfast held in appreciation for them. 
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Columbus Tabor City Elementary School Shonna Garrell, Assistant Principal Throughout the week bus drivers will be showered with cards of appreciation from staff and students. Each bus driver will be assigned to a group of teachers who will provide a token of appreciation to the bus driver each day (candy, snacks, etc). Drivers will be provided with a delicious sit-down breakfast.
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Craven Oaks Road Elementary Kimberly Scott, Assistant Principal We will celebrate our bus drivers for the entire week. Since they are a vital part of our school community, we want to recognize them and show them our appreciation and support. We will be giving them shout outs on our social media accounts - @oaksroadowls (Facebook, Twitter and Insta). Bus drivers will receive breakfast one morning and small tokens of appreciation throughout the week. Students will make cards showing appreciation. On the final day, bus drivers will receive a t-shirt.
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Currituck Currituck County Middle School Virginia Arrington, Assistant Principal The students will assist the staff in celebrating bus drivers and monitors all week. We will have something everyday for the week that will include cards, certificates, and treats. 
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Henderson Atkinson Elementary Cindi Hipp Each day the week of Feb. 12 we will honor our drivers with one of the following, breakfast, lunch, ice cream social. They will also receive goodie bags each day with thank you cards from students and staff.
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Iredell Coddle Creek Elementary School Amy Johnson We will be celebrating our bus drivers all week! The school administration will be providing hot coffee and the drivers favorites donuts on February 12th. Then throughout the week all grade levels will be celebrating drivers through treats, banners, cards, etc! 
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Iredell Harmony Elementary Kathey H Campbell, Data Manager/Transportation Coordinator Breakfast will be provided , along with grab bags and various other activities during the week
2/12 - 2/16 2018 New Hanover International School @ Gregory Stephanie Smith, Assistant Principal The event will be throughout the week- breakfast and goodies at various times to thank our drivers for their support and hard work throughout the year.
2/16/2018 Pender West Pender Middle School Crystal Hall , Assistant Principal Bus Drivers Appreciation Gifts and Recognition
2/12 - 2/16 2018 Pitt Belvoir Elementary Deirdre Ingram, Assistant Principal We will serve our bus drivers breakfast, have students prepare Valentine cards, highlight our bus drivers during morning announcements, share bus facts during morning announcements, make gift bags, and present certificates to our drivers.
2/14/2018 Rowan Bostian Elementary Mike Mobley, Assistant Principal Administrative staff will provide breakfast for all assigned and substitute drivers. Drivers will be presented to the school on the morning news show. They will be presented with student made posters and cards: grades K-2 make them in classrooms and grades 3-5 make in art classes.
2/13/2018 Wilson Beddingfield High School Kelly Carter, Assistant Principal Students will make a banner of appreciation. Our bus drivers will be provided biscuits and goodies and individual cards of appreciation from staff and students.