Last month, during the busy final weeks of school, Superintendent Terry Bouck stepped out of his office for the morning and headed down to Senior High School.
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The state board of public education voted Friday morning to allow Billings School District 2 to keep its accreditation and urged the district to continue working to reduce the size of its crowded classrooms.
Terry Bouck started his new job as Billings Public School superintendent last week with a big to-do list. It’s only seven weeks till classes start again Aug. 22.
Even in the middle of a blizzard of new job chores Tuesday afternoon, Terry Bouck remained calm and relaxed.
Jack Copps is preparing to say goodbye. Again.
Outgoing interim School District 2 Superintendent Jack Copps visits with Susan Plath at his going-away party at Yellowstone Valley Cellars and Winery on Wednesday. Copps is retiring after eight months at the head of SD2. He was SD2 superintendent from 2006 to 2010.
Outgoing interim School District 2 superintendent Jack Copps visits with friends at his going-away party at Yellowstone Valley Cellars and Winery on Wednesday.
Karen Moses, left, and Teresa Stroebe hang a sign for a salute to outgoing School District 2 interim Superintenent Jack Copps at Yellowstone Valley Cellars and Winery on Wednesday. Copps is retiring after eight months at the head of SD2. He was SD2 superintendent from 2006 to 2010.
The overcrowding in Billings elementary schools is no longer limited to the fast-growing West End. Students from Arrowhead, McKinley, Washington, Newman and Burlington are scheduled to be bused next year because their assigned schools don’t have room for all K-6 students.
Billings School District 2's accreditation status with the state Board of Public Education has been downgraded.
Billings Public Schools has a balanced budget and workable operating plan for next year, thanks to interim Superintendent Jack Copps, a flexible, hard-working staff and majority agreement on the school board.
Terry Bouck has already gotten to work.
School District 2 has $14 million burning a hole in its pocket.
They're excited about the lockers. Really excited.
One of the candidates who applied for the School District 2 interim superintendent position last November has filed a discrimination complaint with the state against SD2, alleging the school board passed her over because she is black.
As the city of Billings voters are aware, the Billings Public Schools Board of Trustees has voted to place two federal bonds on the May ballot. The bonds, totaling over $14 million, would be used toward resolving the $111 million of deferred maintenance on our schools.
The Billings School District 2 board began the process Monday of deciding what would be a part of the next school year’s budget and what would be left out.
Billings police responded to Senior High on Saturday afternoon after dispatch received a confusing call with an automated message about a shooting on campus.
Over the next three years School District 2 will spend massive amounts of time and effort to adopt a set of nationwide curriculum standards for its schools.
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