Superintendent Terry Bouck was given mostly high praise in his first performance evaluation by the Billings School District 2 board at its Monday night meeting.
If you are coping with the first day of your student’s Christmas vacation, you probably aren’t thinking about Billings school board elections.
It’s not often that a Billings school board meeting attracts a standing-room-only crowd to comment on English literature. Rarer still are meetings when everybody leaves feeling that they have triumphed.
The Billings School District 2 board voted 5-2 to place a $122.3 million construction bond on the November ballot.
Tonight the Billings school board will consider the recommendations gleaned from more than a year of careful planning and research. The time has come for trustees to endorse a sound solution to the overcrowding that has affected students in all of our 22 elementary schools.
The Billings School District 2 board welcomed new Trustee Kevin Toohill at Monday night's meeting, while bidding farewell to Trustee Connie Wardell.
In a decisive victory, Billings voters approved School District 2's $1 million general fund levy and $1.2 million technology levy.
Ballots returned in the all-mail school board and mill levy elections topped 40,000 Tuesday afternoon, a new record, said Bret Rutherford, Yellowstone County elections chief.
It's Election Day and ballots in the all-mail election are due to the Yellowstone County Courthouse by 8 p.m.
The future of our local public schools is in voters’ hands today. School election ballots arrived in the mail Saturday.
April is the busiest month for off-year elections. Montana law requires that public school districts elect school board members on the first Tuesday in May. Generally, school boards also put levy questions to voters at the same May election.
Of the three races for seats on the School District 2 board open this May, only one will be contested.
They were sitting in Billings making custom topographical maps and minding their own business when a global positioning system giant out of California came courting.
Billings has topped 50 competitors as the best small city in which to start a business, according to a cover article in the November issue of Fortune Small Business magazine.
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