Cy-Fair ISD Seeks Bus Buddies for the First Week of School

Cy-Fair, TX - (July 23, 2013)—The CFISD transportation and Partners in Education (PIE) departments will collaborate with the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce for the seventh annual Bus Buddies program, scheduled for the first three days of the 2013-2014 school year.

0723 Bus BuddiesSeveral employees of district partner H-E-B previously volunteered
their time to serve as Bus Buddies for students at Gleason Elementary School.

Volunteers in the community can sign up to become Bus Buddies, riding CFISD school buses on Aug. 26-28 from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. to put new riders at ease and ensure the students are delivered to their proper drop-off points.

Interested volunteers can register to be a Bus Buddy through the PIE web page at http://www.cfisd.net/dept2/pie/busbuddies.htm.

Three hour-long Bus Buddies training sessions will be offered at the Berry Center (8877 Barker Cypress Road). Prospective volunteers must attend one of the three training sessions in order to serve as a Bus Buddy:

  • Aug. 19, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.;
  • Aug. 20, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; and
  • Aug. 21, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

For more information regarding registration, please contact the PIE office at busbuddies@cfisd.net.