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Career Center students fix, donate car to local woman

Career Center students fix, donate car to local woman

LaVonda Curley won’t wake up Friday quite as early for a walk to work, where her shift begins at 6 a.m.

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Public scrutinizes latest SD2 school boundary options at forum

Public scrutinizes latest SD2 school boundary options at forum

Lines being drawn by 24 volunteers and a consultant will change where more than 1,000 Billings students go to school.

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West End middle school gets SD2 board's blessing

West End middle school gets SD2 board's blessing

The West End middle school now has the blessing of the School District 2 Board of Trustees, which decided Monday to proceed with the project t…

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West End middle school to get OK from SD2 board

A new middle school on the West End, already approved by voters, could get the final go-ahead from School District 2’s board of trustees on Monday.

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Public can comment on latest school boundary options at Tuesday forum

Families with a stake in where their children go to school can get their opinions on the map Tuesday evening.

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30% of students in School District 2 participate in a music program

30% of students in School District 2 participate in a music program

For every parent who dreads the first squawks from a fifth-grader’s trumpet, there's a proud parent whose kid made honor band or stayed in sch…

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Gift card drive next week for homeless Senior High students

A trip to Wal-Mart, a gas card or a fast-food meal with friends can be a welcome holiday gift for high school students without a permanent home.

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Lockwood students earn $18K for new playground, get healthy tips from former NFLer

Lockwood students earn $18K for new playground, get healthy tips from former NFLer

As a reward for raising $18,000 for a $230,000 project to get new playground equipment for their school, Lockwood elementary students on Frida…

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Billings all-girl robotics team, in its 4th year, still stands out

Billings all-girl robotics team, in its 4th year, still stands out

On Billings’ competitive robotics team, everyone tries her hand at the power tools or the computer code.

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R&B star Usher encourages Columbus students to try computer programming

R&B star Usher encourages Columbus students to try computer programming

All week, the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at Columbus Middle School have been playing Flappy Bird, a simple computer game that …

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SD2 piloting new science-based curriculum, Project Lead the Way

SD2 piloting new science-based curriculum, Project Lead the Way

The instructions were simple.

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New cistern brings water back to Pioneer School

New cistern brings water back to Pioneer School

Water is flowing again inside tiny Pioneer School after a contaminated well made one of the area's last country schoolhouses feel more like an…

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MSUB committee will look for ways to retain students

MSUB committee will look for ways to retain students

Montana State University Billings has taken the first steps to identify what its students need to succeed and find ways to improve student ret…

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Lackluster enrollment won't derail middle school plans, SD2 administrators say

Lackluster enrollment won't derail middle school plans, SD2 administrators say

School District 2 administrators said Tuesday they are confident the district still needs two new middle schools in the Heights and West End —…

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MSUB projects $4.4M budget gap for next school year

MSUB projects $4.4M budget gap for next school year

Montana State University Billings could face a $4.4 million budget shortfall for the 2015-2016 academic year, and school officials said Monday…

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From dropping out to doctorate

From dropping out to doctorate

Even as a kid, Kevin Majewski had always known that he wanted to go to college.

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West High student credits Upward Bound with love for science

West High student credits Upward Bound with love for science

Going into high school, Billings West High senior Erica Noble thought she knew the career she wanted to pursue but that quickly changed with h…

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Upward Bound helped actress find college, career

Upward Bound helped actress find college, career

To date, 2005 Billings Skyview High graduate Marie Burke has been featured in a trio of national commercials, three television shows and two films.

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Upward Bound celebrates 50 years of helping at-risk youth

Upward Bound celebrates 50 years of helping at-risk youth

As Marissa Henthorn and Alice Zeeb — both seniors at Billings Senior High — tapped away on laptops, Michelle Watson offered advice and tips on…

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After a history of ups and downs, Billings Catholic Schools flourishing

After a history of ups and downs, Billings Catholic Schools flourishing

With enrollment on the rise and plans for a new multimillion-dollar West End facility in the works, the Billings Catholic Schools system is fl…

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