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Emergency Alert

November 17, 2017

10:52 a.m. - Students who usually ride Bus # 589 will take Bus #547 this afternoon. All other buses in the District 51 system will operate with their usual bus number.

10:35 a.m. - 
Students who ride Bus Routes 52, 53, 60, and 110 to Mesa View Elementary and Bus Routes 42 and 50 to Orchard Mesa Middle School and Grand Junction High School will be able to ride the bus home at normal time today. Mesa County Sheriff's deputies will be in the Reeder Mesa area during drop-off as a precaution to make sure kids get home safely. Parents can pick up their children after school if they would prefer to do so. D51 security was assigned earlier today to OMMS, GJHS and Mesa View to provide support until the investigation is complete.


7:18 a.m. Bus Routes 52 (Bus #569), 60 (Bus #591), and 110 (Bus #589), all northeast of Highway 50, will not be picking up students today. Student Transportation of America is calling affected parents to notify them.

6:49 a.m. -  Bus #589, the school bus that picks up Mesa View Elementary, Orchard Mesa Middle School and Grand Junction High School students in the Reeder Mesa neighborhood in Whitewater, is out of operation today, Nov. 17, 2017. Parents should drive their children to school, and not go to their usual bus stop. The bus will be back in operation after Thanksgiving Break on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.

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