RSU 10
Mnt. Valley Region
BUS 19:
DRIVER Duayne Jodrey, PPROXIMATE START TIME 6:50 AM; FIRST STOP HOLYOKE/SPRUCE,THEN HOUSE TO HOUSE UP SWAIN RD., LEFT ON TO EATON HILLRD.,ISTHMUS RD.TAGGET RD.,ISTHMUS RD.BELIVEAU RD., FONTAINE AVENUE, MVHS, RES, ST. JOHN’S, MVMS
PM RUN
STARTS AT AT M.V.M.S. AND GOES IN REVERSE ORDER MS STUDENTS GET OFF BUS 19 @ HS AND THEN BUS 24 TO MS / AFTER SCHOOL BUS 5 OVER TO HS FOR BUS 19.
BUS 11:
DRIVER WALTER HAMMOND, PPROXIMATE START TIME 6:45 am, TARTING POINT KNOX GARAGE TURN AROUND RTE-108 ALL GRADES TO SPRUCE ST. GRADES 6-12 FOR FOLLOWING STOPS SPRUCE / PROSPECT ST.,SPRUCE/PLYMOUTH, MAINE ST./MAPLE ST., MAINE ST. / KNOX, PLYMOUTH/FRANKLIN, MEXICO STOPS– RIVERSIDE DR./MAIN ST., OXFORD/GRANTIE ST., M.S.,RES., H.S. PM RUN REVERSED FROM AM
BUS 22:
DRIVER SANDY HAMMOND, PPROXIMATE START 7AM ONLY K-5 FOLLOWING STOPS, ENLY ST./ROX. RD., CHARLES ST./ROX. RD., CHASE ST./ROX. RD., CHASE/ORCHARD ST., SUMMIT ST., CHASE/KIMBLE, MIDDLE AVE./MEADOW, ST. MARY’S, ROX. /WORTHLEY, GLEASON/OSGOOD, OSGOOD/BROWN, K-12 SWETT AVE TO SWETT AVE./LEDGEVIEW INTERSECTION, MS, MES,RES, ST. JOHNS. PM RUN IS REVERSED
BUS 4: DRIVER Steve Jannace, APPROXIMATE START TIME 7:15 STUDENTS K-5 ONLY ON FOLLOWING STOPS, MEXICO POST OFFICE FENCE, FROSTY DELITE, NAPA AUTO PARTS, MAIN ST./GRANITE / GRANITE/ PLEASANT ST.,GRANITE/ MITCHELL, PARKER/BUCKNUM, TUCKER/PARKER,MES, K-12 HOUSE TO HOUSE BACKKINGDOM, MS, MES, ST. JOHNS. PM RUN REVERSED
BUS 12: DRIVER DAVID BRIGGS, APPROXIMATE START TIME 6:50, ENTRANCE TO TRAILOR PARK BEHIND WAL-MART, DUNTILE ST., BIG APPLE, RTE-2 TO LEAVITT ST. RH SIDE OF RTE-2,LEAVITT ST. HOUSE TO HOUSE, RTE-2 TO HIGHLAND TERRACE RH SIDE, RICHARD AVE./HIGHLAND TERRACE, RICHARD AVE.TO RTE-2, RTE-2 TO LaBONNIVILLE’S, BACK TO HIGHLAND TERRACE, HIGHLAND TERRACE TO PINE ST., MVMS ,K-5 ONLY ,PINE ST./ ANGIE LANE,FOURTH/FIFTH ST.,  MES, THEN RANGELEY AND ESSEX, MVHS. PM RUN REVERSED
BUS 9:
DRIVER AM ALAN BOUDREAU PM BILL O’DONNELL, THIS BUS IS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS AND THE ROUTE IS DETERMIND BY THE STUDENTS NEEDs.
BUS 1: DRIVER,
APPROXIMATE START TIME 6:25, RTE-232 HOUSE TO HOUSE, SOUTH RUMF. RD.TO MILTON PLANTATION RD. BACK TO SOUTH RUMF. RD., ST. JOHNS, RES, MS, HS, PM RUN IN REVERSE
BUS 7: DRIVER Richard Blodgett, APPROXIMATE START TIME 6:35, JED MARTIN RD., WHIPPOORWILL RD., RTE-2 TO ROYAL AVE., SUNNY SIDE TERRACE, RAYMOND STREET, ST. JOHNS , MES , MS , HS. PM RUN REVERSED.
BUS 8: DRIVER Richard Briggs, APPROXMATE START TIME 6:50, 
HALL HILL ROAD, WYMAN HILL TO FRANKLIN ANNEX RD.,  WYMAN HILL RD. TO BURGESS HILL, CONGRESS STREET, ST. JOHNS, RES, HS, MS. PM RUN IN REVERSE
BUS 3: DRIVER David Lamarque, APPROXIMATE START TIME 6:30, BYRON VILLAGE RD.,RTE-17 SOUTH TO POPLAR HILL, RTE-17 SOUTH TO THOMPSON HILL, FOLLOWING STOPS ARE 6-12 ONLY, MES, MS, PICK-UP HS ONLY AT ROXBURY RD/BROWN ST. PM RUN IN REVERSE
BUS 24: DRIVER RICHARD DUGUAY, APPROXIMATE START TIME 6:35, RTE-5 TO THE TURN AROUND, EAST ANDOVER RD. BACK TO ANDOVER ROAD,
TO RTE-2, GRADES 6-12 AT FOLLOWING STOPS, PROSPECT/FREE ST.,ST. JOHNS, MES, MS, HS. AT 8AM TAKE REGION-9. STUDENTS FROM HS TO REGION-9. PM RUN IN REVERSE
BUS 21: DRIVER AM ALAN BOUDREAU PM JOE GABRIEL, THIS BUS IS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS AND THE ROUTE IS DETERMIND BY THE
STUDENTS NEEDS.
BUS 17: DRIVER JIM DURGIN, APPROXIMATE START TIME 6:45, HANOVER/NEWERY TOWN LINE ,RTE-2 EAST TO HOWARD POND RD.,
BACK TO RTE-2, THRU RUMF. CENTER, CORNER OF LINNELL AND PROSPECT AT INGILS, CORNER OF LINNELL AND PROSPECT AT THE STOP SIGN, VIRGINIA CAR WASH GRADES 6-12,
STUDENT ONLY, ST. JOHNS, HS , MES, MS. PM RUN IS REVERSED.
BUS 16: DRIVER RICHARD STICKNEY, APPROXIMATE START TIME 6:40, ROXBURY POND., RTE-120 SOUTH TO HORSESHOE VALLEY , BACK TO RTE-120 , SOUTH TO FONTAINE AVE./RTE-120, RTE-120 TO HS ,HS, ST. JOHNS , MS , MES. PM RUN REVERSED.
BUS 5: DRIVER Pauline Jamison, APPROXIMATE START TIME 7:00 STUDENTS K-5 ONLY, PENNACOOK LEARNING CENTER, VIRGINA CAR WASH, FREE ST./PROSPECT, GRADES 6-12 AT FOLLOWING STOPS ORCHARD ST/ROX. RD, ST. MARY’S, ROXBURY / WORTHLEY, AVE MES,.MS,HS. PM RUN REVERSED
BUS 23: DRIVER Terry Volkernick, APPROXIMATE START TIME 7:10 STUDENTS K-5 ONLY, PROSPECT / SPRUCE ST., SPRUCE / PLYMOUTH ST., MAINE / MAPLE ST., MAINE /KNOX ST., KNOX / PLYMOUTH ST., PLYMOUTH / FRANKLIN ST., RES, RANGLEY / ESSEX ST., OMERSET / PORTER W. , SOMERSET / TASKER, SWIFT / PENNOBSCOT ST., PENNOBSCOT / HALL ST. PENNOBSCOT / PORTER W. STAFFORD/ FRANKLIN ST., LINCOLN / PINE ST..RES , PICK-UP GRADES 6-8 ON YORK ST., MES ,MVMS, PM RUN REVERSED
Dirigo Region
(Canton, Carthage, Dixfield and Peru)
RSU #10 announces its bus routes for Dirigo Region (Canton, Carthage, Dixfield and Peru) for the 2009-2010 school year. The Director of Transportation Kenny Robbins, telephone 562-7460. Mr. Robbins and his mechanics have the buses in tip-top shape and ready to transport students on the opening day of school, September 2, 2009.
Bus #2 (Franz Luce)-Transports elementary and middle school students from the Dixfield area. Leave bus lot at 7:00. First pick up from Spring St. 7:03. Abbott Hill 7:05, Hall Hill 7:08, Lower Main St. 7:10, Mill and Third St. 7:12, Lower Weld Street 7:15, Highland Ave. 7:18, Park Ave. 7:20, Nash St. 7:25, Newton Ave. 7:28, Fairbanks 7:30, Upper Weld St. 7:32,Holt Hill 7:35, Meadow Brook 7:38, 165 Weld St. 7:40, DMS 7:45, DES 7:55.
Bus # 3 (Jim Hanmer) – Transports elementary and middle school students from the Dixfield area. Leave bus lot 7:10, High St. to North St. 7:15, High St. to Lower Pine St. 7:20, North St. (Sara Pepper) 7:25, Lower Kidder Ave. 7:28, Ellis St. 7:30, Coburn Ave. Turn 7:33, Dix Ave. 7:35, Bracket St. 7:38, Bradley St. to Beedy Brook 7:40, Sugarloaf to Bullrock Lane 7:43, Webb River Lane 7:45, DMS 7:50, Main Street 7:55 to DES 8:00.
Bus #4 (Linda Hamel)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Canton area. Leave bus lot at 6:40. First pick up on Jewett Hill at 7:03; Campbell Rd. at 7:10; School St. at 7:15; Pinewoods Rd. at 7:21; River Rd. at 7:25. Arrive at DES at 7:45; DHS at 7:50; DMS at 7:55.
Bus #5 (Marlene Dubois)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the East Dixfield area. Leave bus lot at 6:50. First pick up on East Side Morrison Hill at 7:00; East Dixfield Church at 7:10; Rt. 2 to Rt. 17 turn at 7:12; West Side Morrison Hill at 7:18; Tainter Hill at 7:20; Rt. 2 Holman Rd. at 7:30; Twin Rivers at 7:35. Arrive at DHS at 7:45, DMS at 7:50; DES at 7:55.
Bus #6 (Nate Storer)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Carthage area. Leave bus lot at 6:20. First pick up on Carthage-Weld line at 7:00, Bradbury’s Market at 7:15, Cemetery Rd. at 7:20, Averill Hill at 7:30, DMS 7:45, DHS 7:50, DES 7:55.
Bus #7 (Betty Dolloff)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Canton Point/Dixfield area. Leave bus lot at 7:00. Canton Pt. Rd. starting at Coolidge Rd. 7:10, Canton Trailer Park 7:15, Jay/Canton Line 7:20, Dorry Rd. 7:25, Rt. 140 (School St.) to Rt. 108 7:30, Rt.108 (Pleasant St.) to Worthley Pond Rd. (including Knox Rd.) 7:35; arrive at DES at 7:40; DHS at 7:43; DMS at 7:45.
Bus #8 (Tom Therriault)-Transports elementary, middle and high school students from the Carthage area. This bus accommodates exceptional students. Leave bus lot at 6:20. First pick up at Bradbury’s Store at 6:46; Goodwin Mill Rd. at 6:56; West Side Rd. at 7:07; Storer Hill at 7:13; River Rd. at 7:15; Berry Mills Rd. at 7:17, Grover Bridge Rd. at 7:23. Deliver students to DMS at 7:35; DHS at 7:40, DES at 7:50. Second pick up on Pine St. at 8:00; 165 Weld St. at 8:10. Canton pickup 8:30. For more information regarding the transportation of exceptional students, contact Transportation Supervisor, Kenneth Robbins at 562-7460 or Special Education Director, Clarissa Brown at 562-4301.
Bus #9 (Tina Beaulieu) – Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Peru and Dixfield area. Leaves bus lot at 7:15. First pick up at Peru Town Garage at 7:30; Route 108 North at 7:32; Arrive at DES at 7:45; Arrive at DHS at 7:55; DMS at 8:00.
Bus #10 (Clint Dolloff)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Canton area. Leave bus lot at 6:40. First pick up on Turner St. South at 6:55; Farren Hill at 7:00; Dearborn to Staples Hill at 7:05; Lake St./ Main St. at 7:30. Arrive at DES at 7:45; DHS at 7:50, DMS at 7:55.
Bus #12 (Mark Gould) – Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Dixfield area. Leaves bus lot at 7:00 First pick up on Canton Point Rd. at 7:10; Coolidge Rd. turn at 7:30; Common Rd. at 7:35; Arrive at DHS at 7:40; DMS at 7:45, DES 7:55.
Bus #14 (Peggy Masalsky)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Peru area. Leave bus lot at 7:00. First pick up on Peru Center Rd. at 7:05; Sicotte Rd. at 7:10; Valley Rd. at 7:15; Gammon Rd. at 7:20; Ridge Rd. at 7:30, Pleasant St. 7:35. Arrive at DES at 7:40; DHS at 7:45; DMS at 7:50.
Bus #15 (Barbara Vaughn)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Peru area. Leave bus lot at 6:55. First pick up on Worthley Pond at 7:10; Greenwoods Rd. at 7:15; East Shore Rd. at 7:20; Packard Hill at 7:30; Worthley Pond Rd. 108 North 7:40. Arrive at DES at 7:45; DHS at 7:50; DMS at 7:55.
Bus #16 (Jeff Dolloff)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the East Dixfield area. Leaves bus lot at 6:20. First pick up on Severy Hill- High Rd. at 6:45; Cemetery Rd. at 6:56; Valley Rd. at 7:05; Route 17 at 7:08; Science Hill at 7:13; Norton Rd. at 7:23; Holman Rd. at 7:27; Merrill Rd. at 7:30; Porter Rd. at 7:35. Arrive at DHS 7:40, DMS 7:45, DES 7:55.
Bus #17 (Julie Carlow)-Transports elementary, middle, and high school students from the Peru area. Leave bus lot at 7:00. First pick up on Dickvale Rd. to Mary Turner Rd. at 7:15; Dickvale Rd. to Mineral Springs Rd. at 7:20; Byron Road turn at 7:25; Main St. at 7:40. Arrive at DES at 7:45; DHS at 7:50; DMS at 7:55.
Kindergarten
Kindergarten students will attend school all day. The kindergarten students will ride the same buses as the older students. Parents that have questions for pick up times for a kindergartner may call either the Transportation Supervisor, Mr. Kenneth Robbins at 562-7460 or Elementary Principal, Ms. Kathy Richard at 562-4207 or 562-7223.
BUS PICK UP TIME
During the first week of school, bus pick up times may vary up to fifteen (15) minutes. Students should be at their pick up points on time. If parents have any questions regarding the bus schedule, information can be obtained by calling the transportation supervisor, one of the building principals, or the superintendent’s office.
Activity Bus Runs
The District provides an activity bus for the transportation of students during non-school hours. These runs will depart from the high school and middle school at approximately 5:00 pm in the fall and spring and approximately 6:00 pm in the winter. Students are dropped off at their homes if they are located along one of the designated routes. Otherwise, they are dropped off at the designated location in each community.
Away Activities
Students who participate in sports or other activities are returned to Dixfield following the activity. These students may be dropped off if their homes are along the bus routes as they return to Dixfield. The Board has a policy that allows parents or legal guardians to take their children home with them following away activities
Buckfield Region

John Ackley’s Run: Ackley begins picking up students at
approximately 6:50 a.m.on Paris Hill Road. Bus
proceeds down Streaked Mountain, bus continues picking up students on Route 117.
Returning tot he village, Ackley turns right onto Loring Hill, then a left onto
Lower North Hill Road. Ackley resumes picking up elementary students on Turner
Street, picks up students on Morrill Street and proceeds to the high school.
From the high school he travels to Jordan Road, taking a right onto Swan Pond
road, returning to Sam Annis Road, then Ricker Hill Road, turning right onto
Route 140. Ackley picks up elementary students from the Ricker Hill/Route 140
intersection until he reaches the elementary school.
Lynda Bell’s Run: Bell begins picking up
students at 6:50 a.m. on the Upper Summer Hill Rd., then Lower Sumner Hill. She
proceeds left onto Labrador Pond Road, right onto Greenwoods Road, turns around
at the Varney Road proceeds right onto Black Mountain Road, turning at Coles
turn around, travels back to Labrador Pond Road onto Field Hill Road. Bell makes
a left onto Gammon Road and turns around at Adams then proceeds to the
elementary school. She then travels to Sumner Village, onto Route 140 and
proceeds to the high school picking up secondary students.
Donna Knowles Run: Begins picking up at 6:40
a.m. on Route 140, turning left onto Tucker Road, turns back onto Route 140. Bus
continues on Rt. 140 turning around on side of Canton lake with a right onto
Darlington Road turning around at Josh Jaspers and proceeding back with a right
on Stetson Road. Left turn onto Town Farm Road where bus takes a left onto
Tucker Road, turning at 229 Richard Tucker’s, returning to Town Farm Road and
the elementary school. Now picking up only secondary students. Bus continues
down Route 140, turning left onto Ricker Hill and right onto Sam Annis Road,
continues to Town Line Road and proceeds down Jordan Road tot he high
school.
Mike Caron’s Run: Mike begins at
approximately 6:45 a.m. going down North Hill with a right onto Rt. 124 left on
Bryant Rd. down South Hill, Hanning turns right onto Roundabout Road, takes a
right onto Route 117 turning around at Buckfield Turner Line and proceeds back
to the high school. Now picking up only elementary students, Hanning travels up
High Street and onto Bonney Road, continues onto Bradeen Road, picking up all
students turning around at Abbott’s and proceeds to the Elementary
school.
John Lee’s Run: Lee begins picking up
students on the Redding Rd. at 6:50 a.m. turning at David Bragg’s road. He
proceeds to Tuell Hill, picking up at Rousseau’s. He proceeds with a right onto
Rt. 219 turning around at the Birons turn around and taking a right ontot he
Allen Road turning at Daley’s and returning to the village, Lee turns right onto
Barrows Road, turning around. he returns to Rt. 219 after going back up Front
St. and takes a right, picking up students and continues onto he elementary
school. Lee’s bus then travels on Old Rt. 140 and Carry Hill, picking up only
secondary students and dropping off at the high school.
Merriel Perry’s Run: Perry begins picking up
students at approximately 6:40 a.m. on the North Buckfield Road, turns around on
Old River Rd., proceeds along the Darnit Road, left onto the Warren Rd. right
onto the Jack Road. Returning tot he Darnit Road, Perry turns right onto Benson
Road, turning around and proceeding onto the Tucker Road, turning around at Sw
eetser’s. Perry returns to Shedd Hallow Road and takes a left on Brock School
Road turning at Boucher’s and proceeding with a left on the Keene Road turning
at Millett’s and returning to the Brook School Road and resumes picking students
upon the Paris Hill Road followed by Buck Hill. Perry proceeds to high school,
dropping off secondary students, and continues back to high street, picking up
elementary students only then onto elementary school.
Jim Bennett’s Run: Bennett begins picking
students up at approximately 6:43 a.m. on the Pratt Hill Road going across onto
Bear Mt. Rd., turning around and proceeding along Berry Road behind Bear Pond
with a left onto Route 219, then turns left onto Route 4, and takes another left
onto Route 108. Bennett proceeds with a left onto Ferrand Road, returns to Route
108, then a left onto Dearborn Road. he continues with a left onto Church Street
and then a right back onto Route 219. Bennett continues to pickup on Rt. 219 and
proceeds to the elementary school, arriving at approximately 7:30 a.m. he then
travels south on Bonney Road, picking up secondary students only and proceeds to
the high school.
Tom Adam’s Run: Tom begins picking up at
6:45 a.m. on the Mahoney Rd. continues with a left onto Church Street, turns
left onto Route 219, then right onto the Perry Rd., continues along Perry Rd.,
onto East Backfield Rd. Right onto Gammon Road turning where Gesner Rd. and
Gammon Rd. intersect and returning to the East Buckfield Road taking a left onto
Bean Road, turning around at the turnaround. He returns to East Buckfield Road,
taking a right onto Route 117. Bus picks up elementary students on Turner
Street, until North Hill Road meets Route 117. Bus continues to the high school,
proceeds to old Route 140 and Cary Hill, only picking up elementary students
before it proceeds tot he elementary school.
Bus #3 Run: Bus #3 begins picking up
students at approximately 6:50 a.m. on Gesner Road, turns left onto Gammon Rd.,
turning around at Wilkinson’s. Tammy continues on Gammon Road, taking a left at
the four corners onto Bear Pond Road, takes a left onto Purkis Road and then
returns to the four corners. Tammy makes a left onto Bryant road, turns left
onto Back Bryant Road, turns around and proceeds across Route 117 traveling onto
Roundabout Road. She turns right onto North Hill road then proceeds to the high
school, dropping off secondary students and continues on Rt. 140 picking up
elementary students only until Rt. 140 intersects with Ricker Hill.


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