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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.

December 15, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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.

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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.

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Teacher tech: Lab introduces SD2 educators to cutting-edge tools

Teacher tech: Lab introduces SD2 educators to cutting-edge tools

This year, teachers in Billings School District 2 have a lab of their own.

November 04, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Billings educators make pitch for 'teacher-leaders'

One by one, seven Billings teachers explained their ideas to administrators who had dropped by to listen.

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SD2 trustees set new goals for Bouck

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.

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Runkle wins national award for work with SD2's homeless

Runkle wins national award for work with SD2's homeless

The homeless education liaison for School District 2 earned national recognition this week for her advocacy efforts.

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SD2 group gets first slice of redistricting options

Members of the School District 2 boundary committee got their hands on three draft scenarios Tuesday night and quickly dissected them.

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SD2's dual planning efforts: $84k, 100s of hours and even more ideas

SD2's dual planning efforts: $84k, 100s of hours and even more ideas

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.

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SD2 gets first glimpse at enrollment, announces vacancy

SD2 gets first glimpse at enrollment, announces vacancy

Early numbers indicate that enrollment in School District 2 could come up short of projected increases for a second straight year.

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SD2 boundary team doffs "parent hat," as no other parents show up

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.

September 10, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…

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