Wednesday was the first day of classes for School District 2 and at Castle Rock Middle School Principal Shaun Harrington was most excited about four black carts of shiny new silver Chromebook laptops.
School District 2 is one step closer to placing on the November ballot a $120 million bond question and an option to buy a 17-acre property in the Heights.
In a decisive victory, Billings voters approved School District 2's $1 million general fund levy and $1.2 million technology levy.
School District 2 trustees have voted 4-3 to place on the May ballot a technology levy for SD2's elementary and middle schools.
School District 2 trustees will meet Wednesday night to vote again on plans to build new schools and update aging buildings.
Toward the end of a seven-hour meeting Monday, Billings trustees voted 4-3 to support $135 million in future K-8 school construction and expansion.
School District 2 trustees voted Monday night to place on the May ballot a general fund mill levy and a technology levy for the elementary school district.
Billings Public Schools is asking voters to consider seven spending questions on the May 8 ballot, which will arrive in our mailboxes around April 19.
Billings School District 2 board trustees have decided to place on the May 8 ballot a $1.2 million technology levy for its elementary and middle schools and will seek nearly $14 million in federal bonds.
The first Montana elections of 2012 will be on May 8. That's the day that Montana statute says public school districts must hold trustee and general fund levy elections.