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Lincoln Center has shaped education in Billings for 130 years

Lincoln Center has shaped education in Billings for 130 years

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.

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Kids get free summer meals at Boys and Girls Clubs

Kids get free summer meals at Boys and Girls Clubs

As dozens of youngsters lined up in the cafeteria at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County’s Bair Family Clubhouse on the South Side, the smell of freshly cooked French toast and sausage wafted through the room.

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SD2 gives tentative OK to redistricting group

The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees and the SD2 high school planning and development committee discussed on Monday night the members and general duties of the committee that will recommend new boundaries for elementary and middle schools in Billings.

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Demolition begins at McKinley

Demolition begins at McKinley

By late Tuesday morning, the annex building at McKinley Elementary School was little more than heaps of rubble and a few support beams, marking the next step in a major renovation of the 100-plus-year-old school.

July 01, 2014 12:48 pm Photos

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Rogers appointed to SD2 board

Rogers appointed to SD2 board

The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Rob Rogers as its newest member on Monday night, filling a seat that's been vacant since May.

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SD2 board agrees to look into health center at Orchard

Billings School District 2 will begin working with RiverStone Health and Billings Clinic to look into and begin early planning and design work on a school-based health center at Orchard Elementary.

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West students begin setting up hate speech museum exhibit

West students begin setting up hate speech museum exhibit

The culmination of months of hard work and research came to a head Tuesday for a group of Billings West High students as they began setting up a museum exhibit they created on hate speech and hate crimes in Billings.

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Former SD2 administrator pleads guilty to theft

Former SD2 administrator pleads guilty to theft

A former School District 2 administrator pleaded guilty Friday to four charges, including felony theft, for stealing and pawning thousands of dollars worth of school electronics.

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Documents shed light on Riverside Middle School principal's departure

Documents shed light on Riverside Middle School principal's departure

The Riverside Middle School principal who was removed from her job in March has negotiated a financial deal with School District 2 that will allow her to retire.

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High school juniors take ACT for free

High school juniors take ACT for free

Every public high school junior in Billings — and across the state — took the ACT college entrance exam Wednesday free of charge.

April 23, 2014 4:56 pm Photos

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Ballots go out Monday for school races

Ballots go in the mail on Monday for the school election. Ballots must be returned by May 6. Only voters who live in the affected districts will receive ballots.

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SD2 board moves forward on superintendent evaluations

SD2 board moves forward on superintendent evaluations

School District 2 trustees will be busy over the next three days as they fill out their evaluations of Superintendent Terry Bouck. 

April 07, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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'Slow down and pay attention': Cyclists, walkers and drivers need to be aware of one another

'Slow down and pay attention': Cyclists, walkers and drivers need to be aware of one another

It might not seem like it now, but eventually spring weather will hit Billings and kids will start regularly walking to school again.

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Billings Public Schools, union reach 'tentative' contract agreement

Billings Public Schools, union reach 'tentative' contract agreement

Billings Public Schools and the Billings Education Association agreed Wednesday afternoon on a two-year labor contract that would increase the district’s salary scale by 2 percent both years and make changes to the language used in the prior contract, according to a press release from the di…

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SD2 holds Common Core Q&A session

School District 2 will host an information meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss the new Montana Content Standards and answer questions from the community about the initiative.

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Career Center students gear up for competition in Havre

Career Center students gear up for competition in Havre

Students from the Career Center's SkillsUSA Club are headed up to Havre next month to compete with other Montana high schools with a little assist from some friends. 

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Local high schools, colleges pushing for more dual enrollment

In 2013, Billings claimed fewer high school students also enrolled in college courses than any other comparable community in Montana.

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Lagging behind rest of Montana, SD2 looking for ways to boost dual enrollment

Lagging behind rest of Montana, SD2 looking for ways to boost dual enrollment

School District 2's struggles to launch a successful college credit dual-enrollment program for high school students is probably best illustrated by Mikayla Burpee. 

March 02, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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SD2 board and city council discuss levies and pedestrian safety

City and school leaders are looking at ways to make it safer for pedestrians to walk to downtown and midtown schools.

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Sherman Alexie to read at Rocky Mountain College in October

Sherman Alexie to read at Rocky Mountain College in October

Renowned author Sherman Alexie is coming to Billings in October to give the 2014 Common Read Lecture at Rocky Mountain College.

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