Here Comes the Bus
Dear Western School Corporation Parents and Caregivers,
Western School Corporation is happy to announce the adoption of an innovative mobile device app and website entitled, Here Comes the Bus®.
Here Comes the Bus is a bus tracking software tool that helps to keep you informed and your children safe as they travel to and from home and school on the school bus. Here Comes the Bus gives you real-time bus location and alerts to help you get your children to the bus stop at just the right time.
This easy-to-use technology is free to you! Simply download the Here Comes the Bus app, create a secure account, add your students, and you’re all set!
What will you see with Here Comes the Bus?
· Real-time location of your child’s bus on a map
· Scheduled and actual bus arrival times at home
· Confirmation that your child’s bus has arrived at the bus stop
Push notification* and email alert when:
Bus has entered the radius around the home stop
Bus has been substituted
Here Comes the Bus is powered by Synovia Solutions™, makers of the GPS-tracking technology used by Western School Corporation to increase safety and cost savings as it relates to our school bus fleet.
Available in three languages (English, Spanish and French), the Here Comes the Bus app can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.
How to get started:
1. Download the Here Comes the Bus app** or visit herecomesthebus.com
2. Click the "Sign Up" button
3. Enter school code 76803 and click “Next” followed by “Confirm”
5. Under “My Students,” click “Add.” Enter your child’s last name and student ID number (this
number can be found on your Skyward Family Page under “Other ID”)
6. Once you confirm your information, you’re ready to begin using Here Comes the Bus.
Dr. Heather Hendrich
Western School Corporation
*Push notifications only available on iPhone & Android devices.
** App only avaliable on iOS and Android devices