School District 2
Lines being drawn by 24 volunteers and a consultant will change where more than 1,000 Billings students go to school.
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.
Families with a stake in where their children go to school can get their opinions on the map Tuesday evening.
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.
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.
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.
The committee assigned to redraw Billings elementary school enrollment boundaries will hold its fourth monthly meeting on Tuesday.
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.