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SD2 redistricting team narrows options as others lobby for more diverse schools

SD2 redistricting team narrows options as others lobby for more diverse schools

Tension between student diversity and their time on the bus came became apparent Tuesday night as the committee redrawing Billings school enro…

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Laurel graduation rate spikes as students get 'intensive care'

Laurel graduation rate spikes as students get 'intensive care'

At Laurel High School, failure is not an option.

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Few attend SD2 planning forum; another to be held Wednesday

A handful of Billings residents showed up at a forum Monday to tell School District 2 officials where the city’s public education system could…

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With Early Edge, Lockwood preschool could build on successes, educators tell Bullock

With Early Edge, Lockwood preschool could build on successes, educators tell Bullock

Lockwood schools took a leap of faith when the district started its own preschool program, local officials told Gov. Steve Bullock.

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Heights school to be named after Crow historian, veteran

Heights school to be named after Crow historian, veteran

The new middle school to be constructed in the Billings Heights will be named in honor of the Crow war chief Joseph Medicine Crow.

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West class preps teens for hardest test of all: the basketball court

West class preps teens for hardest test of all: the basketball court

Cody Ostwald called his first foul in the third quarter. He dropped the whistle from his mouth and walked calmly to the scorer’s table.

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Committee puts forth 4 names for new Heights middle school

After Billings residents weighed in on the identity of the new middle school to be built in the Heights, the group overseeing the process has …

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'Representing Poly Drive beautifully': Student honored for raising more than $19,500

'Representing Poly Drive beautifully': Student honored for raising more than $19,500

Unlike Biblical strongman Samson, Gavin Stichman has gained more power since his haircut.

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Forums to gather input on SD2 needs

Billings residents may contribute to the planning process that will direct School District 2 into the future during meetings Jan. 26 and 28. 

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Billings second-grader eager to head to Disney World

Billings second-grader eager to head to Disney World

Peytyn Christensen wanted to share her good news Wednesday with about 65 of her fellow second-graders at Big Sky Elementary.

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Billings Education Academy to hold school choice open house

The Billings Educational Academy invites the public to celebrate National School Choice week during an open house at the school Friday, Jan. 3…

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SD2 board chair Halter says he won't seek re-election

SD2 board chair Halter says he won't seek re-election

Allen Halter, chairman for the School District 2 board of trustees, said he won’t seek re-election to the board.

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SD2 increases its graduation rate but still trails state average

SD2 increases its graduation rate but still trails state average

The proportion of Billings students who graduated high school increased again last year, but so did the number of those who dropped out.

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UPDATE: Afternoon school buses to run normal routes

UPDATE: Afternoon school buses to run normal routes

UPDATE: 9:45 a.m. Buses in Billings School District 2 will resume normal routes for Friday afternoon drop off, Superintendent Terry Bouck said.

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19th century know-how inspires curiosity for students at Lewis and Clark event

19th century know-how inspires curiosity for students at Lewis and Clark event

While the seventh-graders were eating lunch, lecturer and Laurel veterinarian Don Woerner ducked into a large machine shop inside the City Col…

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ID cards, security system to tighten protection at SD2 high schools

ID cards, security system to tighten protection at SD2 high schools

Soon all Billings high school students and staff will be expected to carry identification on campus as part of a district effort to make build…

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Rattlers or Raptors? Survey lets public weigh in on Heights middle school name, colors

Should the sixth, seventh and eighth graders who attend the future Heights middle school be known as the Raptors, and their sports uniforms em…

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As West End grows, so have private, outlying schools

As West End grows, so have private, outlying schools

The schools on the West End of Billings are growing.

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