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'This is how witches and wizards cook': Kids learn better living through Halloween chemistry

'This is how witches and wizards cook': Kids learn better living through Halloween chemistry

A Rocky Mountain College associate chemistry professor and three of his students proved on Halloween that anyone can enjoy better living throu…

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Billings educators make pitch for 'teacher-leaders'

One by one, seven Billings teachers explained their ideas to administrators who had dropped by to listen.

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Montana applies for $40 million pre-K grant

Montana applies for $40 million pre-K grant

Montana has applied for a $40 million federal grant to increase preschool opportunities in high-needs communities.

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SD2 trustees set new goals for Bouck

Gradual improvement in student graduation rates and math scores, and preparing to operate new middle schools are among the goals set Tuesday e…

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Runkle wins national award for work with SD2's homeless

Runkle wins national award for work with SD2's homeless

The homeless education liaison for School District 2 earned national recognition this week for her advocacy efforts.

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Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

School District 2 gained a new trustee Monday as Joe Raffiani was appointed to the open seat on the school board.

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MSUB career fair slated for Oct. 30

Montana State University Billings will hold the seventh annual Career Services job fair on Oct. 30.

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District 2 board named 1 of 2 best in Montana

District 2 board named 1 of 2 best in Montana

The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees on Thursday was named one of two school boards of the year by the School Administrators of Mo…

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Billings Central's first Muslim student adjusts to life in Montana

Billings Central's first Muslim student adjusts to life in Montana

Fifteen-year-old Suleman Makhani has experienced lots of firsts since he left his home and family 7,543 miles away in Pakistan.

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State sees another jump in students taking AP exams

The number of Montana high school students who take Advanced Placement exams jumped this year, but the state still trails the nation.

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Every baby gets a book: Billings club wants to expand its program statewide

Every baby gets a book: Billings club wants to expand its program statewide

Thanks to women like Gayle Carter and Linda Altwine — and maybe four dozen friends and colleagues in the Billings Junior Woman’s Club — Billin…

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New Common Core tests to cost $27 per student

The new battery of Common Core-aligned tests for Montana students will cost the state about $2 million, or $27 per student, according to the O…

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Students bring horses to school on Western Day

Students bring horses to school on Western Day

It could be argued that Sean Jones and Kaleb Gnerer took the Billings Senior High School’s Western Day theme a little too seriously when they …

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SD2 group gets first slice of redistricting options

Members of the School District 2 boundary committee got their hands on three draft scenarios Tuesday night and quickly dissected them.

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'Our teachers really help us': Gift helps Billings Educational Academy expand

'Our teachers really help us': Gift helps Billings Educational Academy expand

Tiny Billings Educational Academy is poised to grow, and the private, nonprofit school at 1212 Central Ave. has Sir Jim to thank.

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Attorney, PTA veteran apply for SD2 trustee seat vacated by Aragon

Two residents have submitted applications to fill the open seat on the School District 2 Board of Trustees.

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Comedy duo teaches personal finance to Hardin middle school kids

Comedy duo teaches personal finance to Hardin middle school kids

HARDIN — The best way to fatten a child’s wallet may be by tickling his or her funny bone.

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'Billings Senior has got it going on': Lt. Gov. checks out SD2 conservation efforts

'Billings Senior has got it going on': Lt. Gov. checks out SD2 conservation efforts

Billings schools are leaders in energy conservation and recycling, Lt. Gov. Angela McLean said Thursday during a visit to four of the schools.

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'A dream come true': 1st school-based health clinic to open at Orchard

'A dream come true': 1st school-based health clinic to open at Orchard

Soon Orchard Elementary students with a sore throat or severe anxiety won’t need to wait for a ride to the doctor’s office or their parents to…

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Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

If a child in Billings can read by the end of third grade, he or she will most likely graduate from high school, community leaders with Gradua…

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