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Heights school to be named after Crow historian, veteran

Heights school to be named after Crow historian, veteran

The new middle school to be constructed in the Billings Heights will be named in honor of the Crow war chief Joseph Medicine Crow.

January 20, 2015 8:20 pm Photos

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Committee puts forth 4 names for new Heights middle school

After Billings residents weighed in on the identity of the new middle school to be built in the Heights, the group overseeing the process has decided to send all four possible school names to the School District 2 Board of Trustees for consideration.

January 15, 2015 7:00 pm Related Loading…

Forums to gather input on SD2 needs

Billings residents may contribute to the planning process that will direct School District 2 into the future during meetings Jan. 26 and 28. 

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SD2 board chair Halter says he won't seek re-election

SD2 board chair Halter says he won't seek re-election

Allen Halter, chairman for the School District 2 board of trustees, said he won’t seek re-election to the board.

January 13, 2015 7:15 pm Photos

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SD2 increases its graduation rate but still trails state average

SD2 increases its graduation rate but still trails state average

The proportion of Billings students who graduated high school increased again last year, but so did the number of those who dropped out.

January 13, 2015 12:45 pm Related Loading…
UPDATE: Afternoon school buses to run normal routes

UPDATE: Afternoon school buses to run normal routes

UPDATE: 9:45 a.m. Buses in Billings School District 2 will resume normal routes for Friday afternoon drop off, Superintendent Terry Bouck said.

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ID cards, security system to tighten protection at SD2 high schools

ID cards, security system to tighten protection at SD2 high schools

Soon all Billings high school students and staff will be expected to carry identification on campus as part of a district effort to make buildings safer.

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Rattlers or Raptors? Survey lets public weigh in on Heights middle school name, colors

Should the sixth, seventh and eighth graders who attend the future Heights middle school be known as the Raptors, and their sports uniforms emblazoned in gold and deep red?

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Public scrutinizes latest SD2 school boundary options at forum

Public scrutinizes latest SD2 school boundary options at forum

Lines being drawn by 24 volunteers and a consultant will change where more than 1,000 Billings students go to school.

December 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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West End middle school to get OK from SD2 board

A new middle school on the West End, already approved by voters, could get the final go-ahead from School District 2’s board of trustees on Monday.

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Public can comment on latest school boundary options at Tuesday forum

Families with a stake in where their children go to school can get their opinions on the map Tuesday evening.

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Entrepreneurs: After job loss, lifelong hobby turns into new business

Entrepreneurs: After job loss, lifelong hobby turns into new business

At about the same time Kevin Woods had his customer service job outsourced to another country, he realized he had a house full of Lego bricks and Minifigs.

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30% of students in School District 2 participate in a music program

30% of students in School District 2 participate in a music program

For every parent who dreads the first squawks from a fifth-grader’s trumpet, there's a proud parent whose kid made honor band or stayed in school because music mattered.

December 14, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Lackluster enrollment won't derail middle school plans, SD2 administrators say

Lackluster enrollment won't derail middle school plans, SD2 administrators say

School District 2 administrators said Tuesday they are confident the district still needs two new middle schools in the Heights and West End — and will have the funds to operate them.

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SD2 enrollment flat as more families migrate to suburbs, choose private school

SD2 enrollment flat as more families migrate to suburbs, choose private school

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.

November 18, 2014 6:00 am Related Loading…

SD2 eyes less travel, fewer transitions for special education students

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.

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Findings of bullying investigation released at press conference

Findings of bullying investigation released at press conference

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.

November 14, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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SD2 wants Heights residents to help name new middle school

SD2 wants Heights residents to help name new middle school

Construction of the new middle school in the Heights is poised to start, as construction crews prepare the site and improve adjacent roadways.

November 11, 2014 6:00 pm Related Loading…

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