Registration for the 2017-2018 OPB Service is here!

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Dear New Eastside Ogden Families  –

We are looking to renew our contract with Ai Bus Service for the 2017-2018 school year to provide bus service from our neighborhood to Ogden East and West campuses.

Ai will provide the same service as last year (depending on # of children enrolling):

  1. A single bus in the morning to drop off West Campus students leaving the neighborhood  at 7:00 AM and returning to drop off East Campus students starting around 8:00 AM.
  2. A separate bus to pick up West Campus students after dismissal, and
  3. A separate bus that will pick up and drop off East Campus students. This bus will also provide a “late” pickup at West campus at 5:00 PM, which proceeds to East campus before heading back to the neighborhood one final time.

As you are aware, the cost per student for this bus service will be determined by dividing the total cost of the service by the number of students who are signed up to ride the bus. The cost per student can range anywhere from $1300 to $1500 per student. This is still the most economical, reliable and convenient means of transporting your children to school and back.

If you are planning to have your child/children ride this bus to school for the upcoming school year:

  1. Print and complete the application form:
    NEW 2017_18 OPB Application Form in PDF Format or NEW 2017_18 OPB Application Form in Doc Format.
  2. Print, read and sign a copy of the rules and regulations, which are pages 2 and 3 of the application form. Please note that a hard copy of the application MUST be turned in. Digital copies cannot be accepted. Parents who fill out this application DO NOT need to fill out the 5pm West Campus After School Activity Shuttle application, too. OPB Students automatically qualify to ride that 5pm shuttle bus.
  3. Submit all three pages of the application along with a non-refundable deposit of $500 PER STUDENT in the form of a cashier’s check or money order made payable to Ai Bus Services. No personal checks will be accepted.
  4. Please drop off completed application, $500 cashier check/Money Order and $10 CASH (please put in envelope and make sure it’s attached to documentation) with the doorman at 450 East Waterside Drive, addressed to to Maya Tatineni, Unit 908 by June 9th.

We need your commitment by June 9th at the latest in order to secure this service for next year. If you know of other families who are considering this service, please pass on this information.

Seats will be reserved on a first come first served basis. Having more families commit early will also help us to lower the total cost per student. Total cost per student will be determined after June 8th. A follow up date to pay the remainder of the fees will be set sometime in August before the start of school.

Thank you for your cooperation!

 

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Registration for the new 5pm After School Activity Shuttle for non-OPB riders…

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A paid bus shuttle service will be offered from Ogden West Campus to East Campus for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. This shuttle will depart Ogden West Campus at 5:00 PM every school day, and proceed to the East Campus for final drop off.

This new Shuttle is part of a bus service organized by parent volunteers from the New Eastside neighborhood and is being offered to any West Campus Ogden student who wishes to ride for $400 for the entire academic year.

Students from the New Eastside neighborhood who are already paying for the OPB (Ogden Pay Bus) service will be automatically eligible to ride the shuttle at no additional fee, so they DO NOT need to fill out this application, too.

THERE ARE ONLY 20 SEATS AVAILABLE on this new 5pm After School Activity Shuttle. The sign-up/payment deadline is June 9th, 2017.

If you have a west campus student who is looking to participate in after school activities for the upcoming school year and would like to avail of this service, please print the Registration Form and follow the directions below:


  1. Print and complete the Registration/Application form linked above.
  2. Read and sign a copy of the rules and regulations, which are pages 2 and 3 of the application form.
  3. Submit all three pages of the application along with a non-refundable payment of $400 PER STUDENT in the form of a cashier’s check or money order made payable to Ai Bus Services. No personal checks will be accepted.
  4. Please drop off completed application and payments with the doorman at 450 East Waterside Drive, addressed to Maya Tatineni, Unit 908 by June 9th.SEATS ON THIS 5PM AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY BUS WILL BE RESERVED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. If you have any questions, please email us at:  Ogdenpaybus@gmail.com

 

 

2017-2018 Application Form – Registration coming soon!

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Here is the 2017-2018 Application Form:

NEW 2017_18 OPB Application Form in PDF Format
NEW 2017_18 OPB Application Form in Word/Doc Format

 


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For Ogden West Campus Families only interested in your child riding on the new
5PM After School Activity Shuttle, your application and registration information can be found HERE.


 If you’re new to our blog and would like to learn more about the OPB routes or other information, click HERE.

We need volunteers or there may not be a bus for the 2017-2018 school year…

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Ogden New Eastside Pay Bus families…

As of the last day of school, our current OPB volunteers will no longer have students attending Ogden International and thus will be stepping away from organizing the neighborhood bus. We appreciate the support of the neighborhood families who have participated with us to provide safe, reliable, daily school transportation for our Ogden students over the past several years.

We would love for this valuable service to continue for next year. We have identified a parent who is familiar with the service and is willing to take the lead in organizing the bus for 2017-18, but she needs volunteers to partner with her in the endeavor.

This volunteer opportunity will require some flexibility and dedication of time during the planning stage and at the beginning and end of the school year, including reading and signing bus contracts, coordinating with East campus administration, assisting in organizing paperwork, answering parent questions, solving problems as they arise, and looking for ways to make the service more efficient and cost effective. This person should also be dedicated to keeping this bus service working for the neighborhood through the school year.

If you are interested in helping to continue the Ogden New Eastside Pay Bus service,  please email us with your name and number and we will contact you to discuss the details:

info@ogdenpaybus.com

While we have initiated tentative plans for next year, please note that the bus service will not be able to continue if we cannot find enough volunteers to operate it.

Thank you!

Important OPB Information…

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HERE IS THE APPLICATION FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR:

2017 2018 Application Form in PDF
2017 2018 Application Form in Doc


Welcome to all of the new visitors interested in the Volunteer-operated OPB Service and Blog! You may find yourself asking:

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