So Ashley normally gets off the bus around 3:15pm. Just in time for her piano lessons on Thursdays at 3:30pm and enough time for Ray to get her off the bus and go get Audrey from school and then to Audrey's dance class at 4:00pm on Tuesdays. Yes, it's cutting it close, but it works.
Until yesterday. The bus didn't come until after 4:00pm. Not only does this screw us up, but I am pissed for the fact that we literally live less than a mile from the school, and Ashley sat in her classroom and then in the office when her teacher left for 45 minutes after the final bell.
The problem is the traditional calendar schools started yesterday here in Wake County, and our bus driver has a middle school route prior to our route. And she said that her middle school route takes her an hour. WTF? So my kid sits in school for almost an hour waiting for the bus to come get her? She could walk home faster than that.
So I have called the school and emailed and called transportation. Hopefully this will get changed, otherwise I am screwed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Plus, it makes for a long day for Ashley. She gets on the bus at 7:45am. So if she doesn't get home until after 4:00pm, that's over 8 hours.
GAH! This stuff stresses me out. We were on a perfect schedule for the past 6.5 weeks that we have been in school.