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.
HARDIN — The father of an 11-year-old sixth-grader who hanged herself after allegedly being bullied at Riverside Middle School wants a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding her death.
The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees on Thursday was named one of two school boards of the year by the School Administrators of Montana and the Montana Association of School Superintendents.
Children who aren’t ready for kindergarten when they start school sometimes never catch up with their classmates – even with extra help.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County has added Terry Bouck, Billings Public Schools; Todd Buchanan, Buchanan Capital LLC; Todd Heringer, Herco Minerals, and Wayne Erlenbush, US Bank, to its board of directors.
With the objective of addressing Billings’ overcrowded classrooms, about 25 members of the community filed into the Lincoln Center on Tuesday night to begin redistricting conversations.
Amid optimism for the school year ahead, the “imperfect student” took center stage during School District 2 opening ceremonies held Tuesday for nearly 2,000 teachers and staff.
Billings' growth over the past 30 years has created some often-confusing attendance boundaries that end up with some students being bused past their neighborhood schools to far-off schools with more room.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County has joined up with a national campaign to provide its services to more local youth and increase its presence in the Billings area.
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.
Parents of developmentally disabled Montanans probably left a recent legislative forum with more questions than answers.
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.
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.
The Billings Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2014-2015 board of directors, effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
School District 2 will begin redrawing boundaries for its 26 elementary and middle schools this fall and it wants to get the community involved.
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.
Alarmed that United States has fallen behind other nations in student achievement, some American business leaders convinced state leaders to take action. The National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers led the development of new standards, spelling out what …
School District 2 hopes it will find the best people for its committee tasked with redrawing school boundaries.
What do you get when you combine science, technology, engineering and math all in the same lessons and add hands-on exercises that challenge students to think critically and solve problems together?