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Bus tour reinforces safety essentials
Dasha Friedl is lifted onto the school bus at Haw Creek Elementary as students practice safety excercises. - photo by Jennifer Sami
Every day, thousands of Forsyth County children ride a bus to school, but it’s not often they get to jump out of the emergency exit at the back. Yet that’s exactly what students at five elementary schools got to do this week during the local school system’s second annual bus safety tour. “This is step by step where they actually walk through what they’re supposed to do,” said Garry Puetz, the district’s transportation director.