CASPER, Wyo. — A former Natrona County High School student accused of burglarizing his alma mater in August pleaded not guilty in district court Wednesday.
Innovative programs for Billings students young and old were spotlighted Thursday as part of a back-to-school tour by Gov. Steve Bullock and state Superintendent Denise Juneau.
The next time I begin a sentence, "What's wrong with kids today," I give you permission to knock me upside my fat, bald little head.
A program that uses iPads as teaching tools in Billings schools is being expanded to three more classrooms this year.
First-grader Blayze Mockel shows his teacher, Courtney Niemeyer, something he was reading on his iPad in class at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School on Thursday.
Tom Wardell looks at first-grader Eric Kibler's iPad as he visits Courtney Niemeyer's class at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School on Thursday.
First-grader Tanner Tingey reads a book on an iPad during class at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School on Thursday.
After reading books on their iPads, first-graders in Courtney Niemeyer's class at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School watch a video with hand signals for fiction and non-fiction Thursday.
First-graders in Courtney Niemeyer's class at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School use a MimioVote devices to test their knowledge during class Thursday.
A first-grader in Courtney Niemeyer's class at Eagle Cliffs Elementary School uses a MimioVote device to test his knowledge during class Thursday.
Starting this fall, teachers and administrators with Billings Catholic Schools are testing the effectiveness of using iPads as classroom teaching tools.
Tim Lowe, the director of education for Billings Catholic Schools, about the plan to bring 100 iPads into the Catholic schools next year.
Eagle Cliffs Elementary School kindergartners Treven Newman, left, and Tatem Bradley study on their iPads on Friday. Their teacher, Courtney Niemeyer was awarded a grant from the Education Foundation for Billings Public Schools that allowed her to buy iPads for her classroom.
Montana Energy 2012, the first exposition of its kind in Billings, sold out quickly as more than 350 people came seeking a piece of the oil riches flowing out of the Bakken shale formation.