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Learning, plus breakfast, hip hop and a side of drama: Billings leaders become educators for a day

Learning, plus breakfast, hip hop and a side of drama: Billings leaders become educators for a day

The guests shuffled past lines of kids sipping from milk cartons, through a hallway that smelled of pancakes and into the gym, where about 50 …

November 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
SD2 enrollment flat as more families migrate to suburbs, choose private school

SD2 enrollment flat as more families migrate to suburbs, choose private school

Contrary to expectations, the final enrollment tally shows the number of students attending Billings School District 2 this year did not rise,…

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School District 2: No evidence of bullying in 11-year-old's suicide

School District 2: No evidence of bullying in 11-year-old's suicide

Updated Zoey Not Afraid was not bullied at Riverside Middle School, a second investigation by School District 2 has found.

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MSUB rolls out new pre-engineering program

MSUB rolls out new pre-engineering program

You won’t find anyone with an engineering degree from Montana State University Billings, but there’s a good chance that in a few years, there’…

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SD2 eyes less travel, fewer transitions for special education students

As the enrollment boundaries for Billings elementary and middle schools are redrawn, continuity could be restored to a network of special need…

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'Always a Bronc': Grads from years past shadow Senior High students

'Always a Bronc': Grads from years past shadow Senior High students

Ken Finley hasn't been inside a high school classroom since 1942, the year he graduated from Billings Senior High.

November 12, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Frigid temperatures don't hinder medicine wheel ceremony at MSUB

Frigid temperatures don't hinder medicine wheel ceremony at MSUB

As she used a bowl filled with smoldering tobacco to smudge rocks adorned with the names of American military veterans, Montana State Universi…

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Ag accuracy: Young Canyon Creek students learn where lunch comes from

Ag accuracy: Young Canyon Creek students learn where lunch comes from

Not many kindergartners know how the wheat grown in Montana fields becomes the bread in their peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

November 11, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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SD2 wants Heights residents to help name new middle school

SD2 wants Heights residents to help name new middle school

Construction of the new middle school in the Heights is poised to start, as construction crews prepare the site and improve adjacent roadways.

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YelCo52: 'A classic American school': For 75 years, Senior High embraces diversity

YelCo52: 'A classic American school': For 75 years, Senior High embraces diversity

There's just something about Senior High.

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Teacher tech: Lab introduces SD2 educators to cutting-edge tools

Teacher tech: Lab introduces SD2 educators to cutting-edge tools

This year, teachers in Billings School District 2 have a lab of their own.

November 04, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Everything moves in upgraded special education classroom

Everything moves in upgraded special education classroom

Now Megan Jones’ middle school students have what’s probably the best classroom in town.

November 04, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Fixing, finishing botched Lame Deer school will take time

Fixing, finishing botched Lame Deer school will take time

LAME DEER — Four trailers isn't what anyone in Lame Deer had in mind when the school district inked a deal in 2011 to build a new elementary school.

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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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Lame Deer staff complaints still under investigation

Bullying and discrimination complaints levied by Lame Deer school employees against the district and its superintendent, Bill Parker, are stil…

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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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