In its first official act of the evening, the Billings School District 2 board swore in two new trustees and an incumbent Monday night, ratifying the results of the May 6 elections.
Last month, during the busy final weeks of school, Superintendent Terry Bouck stepped out of his office for the morning and headed down to Senior High School.
Trustee Pam Ellis, who represents the east side of the Heights and downtown Billings on the School District 2 board, offered her resignation Wednesday night.
The School District 2 board unanimously approved the contract deal struck last week between the teachers union and district administration.
School District 2 trustees got a glimpse inside the shuttered Rimrock Elementary School on Thursday afternoon — many for the first time.
In what seems like a bit of buyer's remorse, two trustees on the School District 2 board said Tuesday they had changed their minds on a vote they cast during Monday night's meeting.
Trustees voted to approve the master facilities plan draft report at Monday night's School District 2 board meeting, but questions about how best to move forward with the information were left on the table.
School District 2 officials are looking toward the next step in the master facilities planning process after a vote at Monday night's board meeting cleared the way for new school construction.
Growth in School District 2 — which currently sits at about 16,000 students — will continue to climb each year until it peaks at about 17,600 students in the 2020-2021 school year, according to data presented to the board Monday night by Cropper GIS.
The intent of this section is to increase the flexibility and efficiency of school districts without an increase in local taxes.
I am writing to make area taxpayers aware of a situation happening at School District 2 and how it affects the areas surrounding Billings with independent elementary districts that feed into District 2 for high school.
It's a little like trying to plan a family reunion.
The state board of public education voted Friday morning to allow Billings School District 2 to keep its accreditation and urged the district to continue working to reduce the size of its crowded classrooms.
Frustrated and exasperated, trustees on the School District 2 board wanted to know why they weren’t more involved in the presentation that SD2 leaders will give to state education officials in Helena later this week.
Even in the middle of a blizzard of new job chores Tuesday afternoon, Terry Bouck remained calm and relaxed.
The tax bill for that $14 million in federal bonds voters approved last month may be less than School District 2 officials planned.
Billings School District 2's accreditation status with the state Board of Public Education has been downgraded.
Terry Bouck has already gotten to work.
The two incumbents on the School District 2 board will keep their seats.
School District 2 trustees on Monday night will go through their list of 18 superintendent candidates to decide on the top three or four to interview.