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Veterans with physical disabilities and psychological trauma from their time at war may soon have access to support from the horses at Intermountain Equestrian Center.
The guests shuffled past lines of kids sipping from milk cartons, through a hallway that smelled of pancakes and into the gym, where about 50 students danced to hip-hop music.
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.
Zoey Not Afraid was not bullied at Riverside Middle School, a second investigation by School District 2 has found.
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.
Public preschool programs in Montana now will be governed just like K-12 schools as the Montana Board of Public Education adopted new standards Friday in a move that anticipates the upcoming legislative push to expand early childhood education.
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.
The Board of Public Education is set to vote Friday on new rules for public preschool programs.
Ken Finley hasn't been inside a high school classroom since 1942, the year he graduated from Billings Senior High.
Not many kindergartners know how the wheat grown in Montana fields becomes the bread in their peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
Construction of the new middle school in the Heights is poised to start, as construction crews prepare the site and improve adjacent roadways.
A few customers were singed at Umi Japanese Steakhouse on Monday night when a hibachi-style grill flared up.
Students at Will James Middle School gathered Monday to listen to a wounded veteran tell his story of service in Afghanistan.
A month ago, Billings sixth-grader Zoey Not Afraid died after hanging herself in her mother's apartment.
There's just something about Senior High.
This year, teachers in Billings School District 2 have a lab of their own.
No ride to the polls? No problem -- so long as you're not the "1 percent."
Now Megan Jones’ middle school students have what’s probably the best classroom in town.
LAME DEER — Four trailers isn't what anyone in Lame Deer had in mind when the school district inked a deal in 2011 to build a new elementary school.
The Lockwood school board earned its 25th consecutive Golden Gavel award from the Montana School Boards Association last month, an achievement that is considered unparalleled among school districts in the state.
Bullying and discrimination complaints levied by Lame Deer school employees against the district and its superintendent, Bill Parker, are still being reviewed.
One by one, seven Billings teachers explained their ideas to administrators who had dropped by to listen.
Signe Waltenbaugh walked into the room and eyed the tables of caps and mittens in search of the perfect set.
Sue Runkle’s students are everywhere.
Montana has applied for a $40 million federal grant to increase preschool opportunities in high-needs communities.
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.
School District 2 gained a new trustee Monday as Joe Raffiani was appointed to the open seat on the school board.
The number of Montana high school students who take Advanced Placement exams jumped this year, but the state still trails the nation.
Providing preschool for 4-year-olds shouldn't be a partisan issue, Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday, speaking about the $37 million early childhood education proposal he will present to the Legislature this session.
The new battery of Common Core-aligned tests for Montana students will cost the state about $2 million, or $27 per student, according to the Office of Public Instruction.
Students and staff at Riverside Middle School are mourning the death of a sixth-grade student this week.
Members of the School District 2 boundary committee got their hands on three draft scenarios Tuesday night and quickly dissected them.
A paper sign taped to the front door of Del Taco on Monday announced the closure of the Mexican fast-food restaurant.
Chances are high that the local crimes you read about in the newspaper — robbery, assault, theft — have a common root in meth use.
RED LODGE — For the past six months, visitors to this resort town have been greeted by short detours around bulldozers at the city’s north entrance.
Two residents have submitted applications to fill the open seat on the School District 2 Board of Trustees.
Billings schools are leaders in energy conservation and recycling, Lt. Gov. Angela McLean said Thursday during a visit to four of the schools.
Soon Orchard Elementary students with a sore throat or severe anxiety won’t need to wait for a ride to the doctor’s office or their parents to schedule time off work to get medical care.
If a child in Billings can read by the end of third grade, he or she will most likely graduate from high school, community leaders with Graduation Matters Billings said Tuesday, as they launched a long-range campaign to reduce dropouts.
A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving collided with a tree in Laurel Monday evening.
Most of the barbs in the face-off Monday night between U.S. House candidates John Lewis and Ryan Zinke were thrown before the candidates had taken the stage.
Amid the shrieks and shouts and glee coming from all corners of Pioneer Park, 10-year-old Shane Mullowney kept his ear to the backside of the Mystery Doors booth, concentrating, ready for his cue.
Ryan Zinke will participate in a congressional debate Monday with Democratic candidate John Lewis in Billings, his campaign said Friday.
A federal education grant received by Rocky Mountain College this week will fund a three-year effort to support leaders at some of the state’s most struggling K-12 schools.
It takes an entire village to educate a child, goes the original slogan for Saturday Live.