The West High bells rang one last time Friday for John Miller, as his teaching career came to an end 32 years after it began in much the same way.
School may be out, but it doesn't matter to elementary school teacher Clay Herron. He still spends every day with dozens of shouting, laughing children.
Montana taxpayers spend nearly $75 million annually on transporting students to and from public K-12 schools.
A Skyview High School teacher, who was seeking a permanent restraining order against a student, was talked into a less punitive move during a Yellowstone County Justice Court hearing Wednesday.
Contract negotiations between the teachers union and School District 2 officials ended Friday with the agreement that teachers would receive no across-the-board raise for the 2013-2014 school year.
For School District 2 employees, the option of seeing a doctor is now a little closer to the classroom.