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A great ride

Original post made on Jan 12, 2011

Janice King, a school bus dispatcher and driver for the Mountain View Whisman School District has been driving buses since 1979. "It's been a great experience," she says -- one that has given her the opportunity to have a positive impact on thousands of children.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 10, 2011, 12:01 PM

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Posted by Laura Macias
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Jan 12, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Janice, thanks for your great service as bus driver. Recently, I visited with a cousin in rural Arizona who just retired from her >20 years as a bus driver. I am in admiration of the patience and daily instruction that you provided to students everyday! Enjoy your retirement!!


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Posted by Great Story
a resident of Waverly Park
on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Thank you for such a heart-warming story. It is so nice to hear that this bus driver can enjoy that job. She has much more patience than I do.

Thank you to her for a job well done and to the Voice!


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Posted by joyce
a resident of Waverly Park
on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Er.. who's retiring Ms. Macias? Did you even read the story?


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Posted by Marti
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Jan 12, 2011 at 5:41 pm

Nice story.... All the bus drivers in the MVWSD are great... I see them everyday at Landels Elementary School as I supervise the parking lot and ride along on some field trips... Jose, Liz, Jackie and Theresa... They care about their job and they care about the kids... Thanks for doing what you do... and do it very well...


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Posted by STL Terry
a resident of another community
on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm

As far as heart goes Janice really has the corner on the market. Reading the article sounds just like her in her private life. Her public face is the same person she is in private. Warm, caring, bubbly. Her outlook is one that most of use could only hope to carry with us.