School District 2
Contrary to expectations, the final enrollment tally shows the number of students attending Billings School District 2 this year did not rise, but officials say that could lend flexibility to the district in years to come.
As the enrollment boundaries for Billings elementary and middle schools are redrawn, continuity could be restored to a network of special needs classrooms that has been fragmented by space shortages.
The findings of an investigation into bullying allegations made by the father of Zoey Not Afraid, the 11-year-old Riverside student who died by suicide last month, will be announced on Monday, School District 2 Superintendent Terry Bouck said.
Construction of the new middle school in the Heights is poised to start, as construction crews prepare the site and improve adjacent roadways.
This year, teachers in Billings School District 2 have a lab of their own.
One by one, seven Billings teachers explained their ideas to administrators who had dropped by to listen.
Sue Runkle’s students are everywhere.
Gradual improvement in student graduation rates and math scores, and preparing to operate new middle schools are among the goals set Tuesday evening for School District 2 Superintendent Terry Bouck by the board of trustees.
The homeless education liaison for School District 2 earned national recognition this week for her advocacy efforts.
Members of the School District 2 boundary committee got their hands on three draft scenarios Tuesday night and quickly dissected them.
During an August school board meeting, School District 2 Superintendent Terry Bouck asked trustees if they could recite the district’s mission statement, which hangs on a banner behind board members.
Early numbers indicate that enrollment in School District 2 could come up short of projected increases for a second straight year.
The 26 residents charged with redrawing School District 2 elementary and middle school boundaries were encouraged to “take off the parent hat” during the group’s first meeting Wednesday.
The long process of redrawing elementary and middle school boundaries gets underway Tuesday at 6 p.m. with an informational forum for members of the public.
The most veteran trustee on the School District 2 board resigned suddenly Thursday, citing frustration with planning efforts she said have been politically tinged.
Amid optimism for the school year ahead, the “imperfect student” took center stage during School District 2 opening ceremonies held Tuesday for nearly 2,000 teachers and staff.
Superintendent of schools Terry Bouck prepares for the start of a welcome back event for School District 2 staff at the Alberta Bair Theater on Tuesday.
School District 2 school board trustees on Monday ironed out the principles that will guide efforts of the elementary school redistricting committee to signal their desire to increase student diversity.
Registration is open for middle- and high-school students in School District 2 schools and starts Monday, Aug. 11, for elementary students.
Not long after Billings popped up as a bustling railroad town in 1882, a single downtown site has been, in one way or another, a hub for the city's public education.