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Guest opinion: Farewell to Billings, K-12 schools, board service

I will be resigning my position on the Billings School District 2 board, effective May 19, because I have accepted a position with a company in South Dakota and will be leaving the Billings area.

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Mill levies prevail in SD2 election; Wardell loses

Mill levies prevail in SD2 election; Wardell loses

In a decisive victory, Billings voters approved School District 2's $1 million general fund levy and $1.2 million technology levy.

May 07, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: Let's work together in supporting elementary school levies

Billings School District 2 trustees voted unanimously 7-0 to put an initiative on a May ballot to approve a mill levy for the sole purpose of hiring teachers to address the overcrowding and accreditation issues facing our schools. The Billings Chamber of Commerce/CVB board of directors voted…

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Two SD2 board members intend to reverse vote on building project

Two SD2 board members intend to reverse vote on building project

Reversing Monday night's 4-3 decision to move forward in building two new middle schools and an elementary school, a pair of School District 2 trustees indicated Tuesday they wanted to change their votes.

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RiverStone employees wrap gifts for homeless children, clients in need

RiverStone employees wrap gifts for homeless children, clients in need

RiverStone Health employees gathered on Friday to wrap gifts they've purchased for homeless children and for RiverStone Health’s patients and clients in need.

December 14, 2012 4:16 pm Photos

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Echoes of SD2's enrollment growth seen in outlying school districts

Echoes of SD2's enrollment growth seen in outlying school districts

With October here, school districts across the state are preparing to send their official enrollment counts to the state Office of Public Instruction.

October 17, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Guest opinion: 'Small school' side of the story shows unequal state funding

There are always two sides to every story, and this is especially true of the Sept. 20 Gazette opinion piece regarding how “big schools” are short-changed by the state school funding formula.

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8 new teachers join SD2 ranks

8 new teachers join SD2 ranks

In an effort to tamp down on overcrowded classrooms, School District 2 will have eight new teachers in some of its elementary schools when classes resume this week.

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SD2 maintains permanent records

Billings School District 2 will maintain two sets of school records for each student — a permanent record and a cumulative record.

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Guest opinion: State rules will burden local schools

The regulations governing Montana schools will dramatically increase if the current superintendent has her way, and another four years at the Office of Public Instruction. These regulations, called accreditation standards, determine if a school gets state and federal funding or if high schoo…

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Former NCAA All-American to be in Billings to promote drug-free athletics

John Underwood will be in Billings May 14-16 to train coaches and students, and speak to the community about Pure Performance, a discipline that emphasizes drug-free athletics.  

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Levies fail, bonds pass as SD2 election votes are tallied

Levies fail, bonds pass as SD2 election votes are tallied

Voters on Tuesday approved $14 million in federal bonds for Billings School District 2 facility upgrades in an election that saw strong returns.

May 08, 2012 8:20 pm Photos

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Kids' Run T-shirt features artwork by Broadwater Elementary fifth-grader

Kids' Run T-shirt features artwork by Broadwater Elementary fifth-grader

Mikayla Model, a fifth-grader at Broadwater Elementary, will have her artwork featured on the 2012 Kids’ Run T-shirts.

May 07, 2012 10:18 am Photos

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SD2 board to talk planning and accreditation

The Billings School District 2 board will make another attempt at discussing a growth planning grant at its meeting Monday night.

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Slowly, candidates file for SD2 board race

The list of candidates running Billings School District 2 board has doubled.

March 06, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Kids' Time: Fun and inexpensive things for kids to do in Billings this week

Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:

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Student's death results in claim against Billings SD2

Student's death results in claim against Billings SD2

An attorney for Billings School District 2 is seeking the release of confidential criminal justice records to help the district decide how to respond to a $750,000 claim related to the rape and death of a student.

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Moralez claim letter

Moralez claim letter

The school district recently released a copy of a letter about the claim in response to a request for public records by The Billings Gazette

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Billings SD2 board looks at lengthening superintendent's contract

Billings SD2 board looks at lengthening superintendent's contract

The Billings School District 2 board will meet Tuesday night to decide whether Superintendent Keith Beeman's contract should be extended through 2014.

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Back to school: SD2 digest

Registration open for

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