Letter from the Principal: Bus Routes for Elm Hybrid Learners

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NOTE: Elm Middle School Principal Ms. Ashley Groeneveld sent the following letter to Elm hybrid learning families on Jan. 14, 2021. To translate the letter into a language of your choice, go to the top right corner of this page where the Google Translate button ("Select Language") is located, and choose from the menu of available languages. Click here for the PDF version of the letter.

Greetings Cougar Families,

Students will only be permitted to ride the bus if they have been identified as a hybrid learner on the specified day and during the specified time of bus pick-up.

This rule is in place for safety and security reasons.

Pick-Up Times

Pick-up times may be adjusted at the beginning of this process. Students should be at their corner by 7:45 a.m. for morning hybrid students and by 11:55 a.m. for afternoon hybrid students.

The exact arrival time of the bus may vary due to traffic or weather conditions, but it will never arrive earlier than 7:45 or 11:55 a.m. Students should dress appropriately for the outside weather.

For morning hybrid students: 

  • Buses will pick up at the bus stops listed below between 7:50 and 8:05 a.m.
  • Students will be brought back home at 11:45 a.m.

For afternoon hybrid students: 

  • Buses will pick up at the bus stops listed below between noon and 12:15 p.m.
  • Students will be brought back home at 3:15 p.m.

Bus Stop Locations

1 George & 76th Avenue 1 75th Avenue & Wrightwood 1 Sunset & Schubert
2 76th Avenue & Barry 2 Wrightwood & 76th Avenue 2 Schubert & 78th Avenue
3 Barry & 77th Avenue 3 76th Avenue & Schubert 3 Schubert & Birchdale
4 Barry & 78th Avenue 4 Schubert & 75th Avenue 4 Birchdale & Diversey
5 Barry & 80th Avenue 5 74th Avenue & Schubert 5 Birchdale & 80th Avenue
6 Elmgrove & 79th Avenue 6 Schubert & 73rd Avenue 6 80th Avenue & Oakleaf
7 Elmgrove & 78th Avenue 7 Altgeld & 72nd Court 7 80th Avenue & Sunset
8 George & 77th Avenue 8 Altgeld & 73rd Court 8 Sunset & 79th Avenue
9 George & 76th Court 9 Wrightwood & 74th Avenue 9 Sunset & Diversey
10 George & 75th Avenue        
11 George & 74th Avenue        
12 George & 73rd Court        
13 George & 72nd Court        
14 Diversey & 73rd Avenue        
15 Diversey & 76th Court        

Please have your student wait at the bus stop that is closest to your home. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly.

Most Sincerely,

Ms. Ashley Groeneveld
Elm Middle School

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