Blue Creek School
By Friday, nearly a foot of new snow had piled up in Billings, and it still wasn't enough for School District 2 to break its 25-year record of keeping classes open in inclement weather.
Yellowstone County sheriff's deputies stand watch over Blue Creek School after a bear was sighted in the area Thursday morning.
Children whose families live outside the School District 2, Laurel and Lockwood boundaries, may attend one of several rural school districts, which are preparing to open for the 2012-13 academic year.
Standing in the front of the fifth-grade class at Blue Creek Elementary on Friday morning, Sen. Max Baucus explained simply that he was there to see their classmate Jake Wittak.
Jacob Wittak, a fifth-grader at Blue Creek Elementary in Billings, was all smiles on Friday after he got a surprise visit from Sen. Max Baucus. Wittak has biliary atresia, a condition that forced doctors to give him a liver transplant as a baby. The visit from Baucus is a part of Jacob’s wis…
Sen. Max Baucus says goodbye to Jacob Wittak on Friday after visiting Jacob at Blue Creek Elementary. Baucus’ visit was part of a wish of Jacob’s from the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Children whose families live outside the School District 2 boundaries — but not in Lockwood — may attend one of several rural school districts, which are preparing to open for the 2011-12 academic year.
For residents on Aviemore Court in Blue Creek, living on the high side of the road was the worst place to be Tuesday when the neighborhood flooded after heavy rains swelled ditches, canals and Blue Creek itself.
Dan Nelsen, former superintendent at Blue Creek School in Billings, shows the temporary patches on the school’s roof. The damage was caused by a hail storm.
The parking lot at Blue Creek School in Billings was filled with mud and water after Wednesday's rain and hail storm.