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Terry Bouck finishes first year at helm of SD2 in the win column

Terry Bouck finishes first year at helm of SD2 in the win column

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. 

June 15, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Bullock best choice for Montana kids

This highly contentious political season is strenuous, especially on families who have a close connection to the candidates. Our family is no exception. My wife, Penny, and I are the proud parents of Steve Bullock, a candidate for governor of Montana. In my case, I am more accurately Steve's…

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SD2 keeps its state accreditation for now

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.

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Gazette opinion: Welcome Terry Bouck, thanks Jack Copps

Gazette opinion: Welcome Terry Bouck, thanks Jack Copps

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.

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Bouck starts superintendent's job on the run

Bouck starts superintendent's job on the run

Even in the middle of a blizzard of new job chores Tuesday afternoon, Terry Bouck remained calm and relaxed.

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SD2 community says goodbye to 'hall of fame' superintendent

SD2 community says goodbye to 'hall of fame' superintendent

Jack Copps is preparing to say goodbye. Again.

June 06, 2012 7:57 pm Photos

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Jack Copps visits with Susan Plath

Jack Copps visits with Susan Plath

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.

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Fond farewells

Fond farewells

Outgoing interim School District 2 superintendent Jack Copps visits with friends at his going-away party at Yellowstone Valley Cellars and Winery on Wednesday.

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Thank you salute

Thank you salute

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.

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Gazette opinion: Billings needs plan now for growing student body

Gazette opinion: Billings needs plan now for growing student body

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.

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SD2 looks to get right with OPI, address growing class size

SD2 looks to get right with OPI, address growing class size

Billings School District 2's accreditation status with the state Board of Public Education has been downgraded.

May 25, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Signs of good stewardship in Billings Public Schools

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.

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New superintendent will have big to-do list

Terry Bouck has already gotten to work.

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SD2 bond projects will probably begin this fall

SD2 bond projects will probably begin this fall

School District 2 has $14 million burning a hole in its pocket.

May 09, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
SD2 bumps some 6th-grade classes to Lewis and Clark, Will James

SD2 bumps some 6th-grade classes to Lewis and Clark, Will James

They're excited about the lockers. Really excited.

April 26, 2012 6:05 pm Photos

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Discrimination complaint filed against SD2 for interim superintendent hire

Discrimination complaint filed against SD2 for interim superintendent hire

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.

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Guest opinion: Bonds for school maintenance will provide tremendous return

Guest opinion: Bonds for school maintenance will provide tremendous return

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.

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SD2 makes progress on budget, moves forward with EPA grant

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.

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Police respond to false report of shooting at Senior High

Police respond to false report of shooting at Senior High

Billings police responded to Senior High on Saturday afternoon after dispatch received a confusing call with an automated message about a shooting on campus.

April 14, 2012 3:57 pm Photos

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SD2 aligns its curriculum to match the rest of the nation

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.

April 11, 2012 12:15 amLoading…

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