Julie Whitworth, left, from the Education Foundation for Billings Public Schools and Karen Moses, an original organizer of Saturday Live, reminisce as they look over old maps, photos, news articles and diagrams from early Saturday Live events.
The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.
Looking out over the group of 32 valedictorians from Billings' four high schools, Superintendent Terry Bouck predicted the future.
Over the next several weeks, Billings residents will hear a lot about their K-8 public schools. They should know that the high schools also are getting community attention.
Fourth-graders in Alissa Gray's class get excited about geometry. Math lessons in her Orchard Elementary classroom resemble a game show more than a routine class.
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:
Alexis Schantz, a 2011 West High graduate, has designed the winning logo that will be used to help publicize Saturday Live, the daylong family carnival held each fall in Pioneer Park.
When Billings businesses go to school, the children of our community learn great things: