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Busing returns to pre-pandemic levels

Busing returns to pre-pandemic levels
Busing returns to pre-pandemic levels

As the new school year begins this fall, transportation to and from school will be restored to our pre-pandemic levels:

  • Elementary (preK-5) = Student living .5 miles or further from school can ride a bus
  • Secondary (grades 6-12) = Students living 1 mile or further from school can ride a bus
  • GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)  = Students living 1 mile or further from Stillwater Middle School can ride a bus

Bus routes will be drawn in the coming weeks, and all families who are eligible for transportation will receive their route information prior to the start of school.

  • All eligible students in grades K-8 will automatically be scheduled to a bus route. (Click here if your child requires transportation from a location other than your home address, or if you wish to decline transportation).
  • High school students in grades 9-12 will need to register for transportation. (Note: If you already registered for busing this spring, there is no need to re-register at this time.) 

We know how important safe and reliable transportation is to our families and we are committed to working with our new vendor, Schmitty & Sons, to ensure quality service for the new school year.

Questions about transportation?

Contact our Transportation Office at or 651-351-8377. You can also contact Schmitty & Sons directly at 651-309‐4601 to report any issues with busing.

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In Other News

Calendars approved for next two years

The district will implement a new early start, early end calendar beginning in the 2025-2026 school year, while next year's calendar will maintain the status quo.

SMS Principal camping

Dr. Joshua Krebs told students if they reached their food drive goal he would camp out in front of the building.