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Fog Delay Info

Students riding the bus on the following routes…

1. When the Kern High School District calls a district-wide fog delay …

  • Buses will not run, but teachers will still be in their classroom at 7:30am.  If you can safely arrive on campus at that time, you may attend.  Buses WILL return you to your home campus at 10:30am.
  • If you cannot safely arrive at 7:30am, your absence will be cleared with a “W” (see below).  Despite the 2-hour delay, you do NOT need to report to ROC at 9:30am.


2. When the Kern High School District does not call a fog delay,

  • but Arvin High School does, ROC bus route #94 from Arvin/Lamont (A.M.) is canceled.
  • but Rosedale School District does, ROC bus route #97 (A.M.) Liberty School only will be canceled and route #405 (A.M.) Frontier High School only will be canceled.
  • but Shafter High School does, ROC bus route #405 from Shafter is canceled.
  • but Lakeside School District does, ROC bus route #95 (A.M.) from Independence School only will be canceled.


3. Fog delays do NOT affect afternoon classes.  Buses run at regular times and class is held from 11:45am to 2:45pm.


Fog Alerts Online Update: Kern Alert Line


Attendance Information for Fog Delays

When a student is unable to attend classes at ROC as a result of a fog delay, their absences will be cleared with a “W” which stands for Warranted.  This does not affect the ROC monthly Perfect Attendance awards, senior graduation requirements or appear as a part of any truancy reports