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Lockwood school board earns 'Golden Gavel' for 25th straight year

The Lockwood school board earned its 25th consecutive Golden Gavel award from the Montana School Boards Association this month, an achievement that is considered unparalleled among school districts in the state.

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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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Volunteers give mittens to keep Head Start students warm (and cute)

Volunteers give mittens to keep Head Start students warm (and cute)

Signe Waltenbaugh walked into the room and eyed the tables of caps and mittens in search of the perfect set.

October 28, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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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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October 21, 2014 5:13 pm
Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

School District 2 gained a new trustee Monday as Joe Raffiani was appointed to the open seat on the school board.

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Heights MS naming committee application

Heights MS naming committee application

October 20, 2014 10:31 pm

State sees another jump in students taking AP exams

The number of Montana high school students who take Advanced Placement exams jumped this year, but the state still trails the nation.

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Bullock promotes pre-K initiative as nonpartisan

Bullock promotes pre-K initiative as nonpartisan

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.

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New Common Core tests to cost $27 per student

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.

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School officials address death of 11-year-old Riverside student

School officials address death of 11-year-old Riverside student

Students and staff at Riverside Middle School are mourning the death of a sixth-grade student this week.

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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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Del Taco restaurant on West End closes

Del Taco restaurant on West End closes

A paper sign taped to the front door of Del Taco on Monday announced the closure of the Mexican fast-food restaurant.

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Meth 'comeback' brings big fallout locally, panel says

Meth 'comeback' brings big fallout locally, panel says

Chances are high that the local crimes you read about in the newspaper — robbery, assault, theft — have a common root in meth use.

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'This has been an absolute disaster': Construction delays rankle Red Lodge businesses

'This has been an absolute disaster': Construction delays rankle Red Lodge businesses

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.

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Attorney, PTA veteran apply for SD2 trustee seat vacated by Aragon

Two residents have submitted applications to fill the open seat on the School District 2 Board of Trustees.

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'Billings Senior has got it going on': Lt. Gov. checks out SD2 conservation efforts

'Billings Senior has got it going on': Lt. Gov. checks out SD2 conservation efforts

Billings schools are leaders in energy conservation and recycling, Lt. Gov. Angela McLean said Thursday during a visit to four of the schools.

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'A dream come true': 1st school-based health clinic to open at Orchard

'A dream come true': 1st school-based health clinic to open at Orchard

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.

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Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

Graduation Matters Billings to rally resources around young students

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.

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Driver dies after collision with tree in Laurel

A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving collided with a tree in Laurel Monday evening.

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Muted House debate draws fine-grained reactions

Muted House debate draws fine-grained reactions

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.

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Saturday Live: Newcomers, veterans find fun at annual event

Saturday Live: Newcomers, veterans find fun at annual event

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.

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Zinke will attend Billings debate, campaign says

Zinke will attend Billings debate, campaign says

Ryan Zinke will participate in a congressional debate Monday with Democratic candidate John Lewis in Billings, his campaign said Friday.

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Rocky gets $1.5 million to train leaders at reservation schools

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.

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Treasured map: illustrations lend magic to Saturday Live

Treasured map: illustrations lend magic to Saturday Live

It takes an entire village to educate a child, goes the original slogan for Saturday Live.

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Heights middle school plan reviewed, concerns raised at forum

Heights middle school plan reviewed, concerns raised at forum

Construction of a new middle school in the Heights will give residents more than just a school building, an architect told about 45 people gathered Tuesday night for a forum on the project.

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Billings Senior science teacher named Teacher of the Year

Billings Senior science teacher named Teacher of the Year

Craig Beals, a teacher at Billings Senior High with a knack for making science relevant, was selected Monday as the 2015 Montana Teacher of the Year.

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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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Suspicious liquid leads to lockdown in Hardin schools; sheriff's office investigating

The Big Horn County Sheriff’s office on Friday was still investigating an incident at Hardin High School involving a suspicious liquid substance that sent all schools into lockdown for 90 minutes Thursday.

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Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Student fighting Skyview yoga pants policy

Principal Deb Black said she didn’t think it would be a big deal.

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Governor's office releases price tag, details of pre-K proposal

Governor's office releases price tag, details of pre-K proposal

Gov. Steve Bullock’s plan to expand access to preschool will cost an estimated $37 million over the next two years, officials said Tuesday.

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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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Freak flood darkens harvest for farmers

Freak flood darkens harvest for farmers

MILK RIVER BASIN — The round hay bales in the Saco flats have turned dark with mud and mildew.

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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.

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Family, friends hold vigil at bar where Martinez killed

Family, friends hold vigil at bar where Martinez killed

Around 75 family, friends and neighbors of Ruthie Martinez lit candles of prayer and remembrance Monday evening outside the bar where she was slain.

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SD2 redistricting, strategic planning get underway

SD2 redistricting, strategic planning get underway

The long process of redrawing elementary and middle school boundaries gets underway Tuesday at 6 p.m. with an informational forum for members of the public.

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Telemedicine bringing pediatric ICU to rural clinics

Telemedicine bringing pediatric ICU to rural clinics

An infant breathes rapidly, and his lips are blue — urgent symptoms that could be a sign of congenital heart disease. Whether the infant’s life is in danger depends on the specific defect present.

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Dual-credit, iPads featured in Bullock school tour

Dual-credit, iPads featured in Bullock school tour

Innovative programs for Billings students young and old were spotlighted Thursday as part of a back-to-school tour by Gov. Steve Bullock and state Superintendent Denise Juneau.

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Aragon resigns abruptly from SD2 board of trustees

Aragon resigns abruptly from SD2 board of trustees

The most veteran trustee on the School District 2 board resigned suddenly Thursday, citing frustration with planning efforts she said have been politically tinged.

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Study: Montana is No. 1 ... at missing school

Study: Montana is No. 1 ... at missing school

Student absenteeism in Montana is the worst in the nation, and it’s off the charts among the state’s American Indian students, according to a new national study of student attendance and test scores.

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Comedian gives lip to bullying at Riverside peformance

Comedian gives lip to bullying at Riverside peformance

Riverside Middle School students listened Tuesday as comedian and motivational speaker Keith Deltano told them to embrace their “inner weirdness” and reminded girls in the audience that they’re beautiful just the way they are.

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'Slow down and pay attention': Dozens nabbed for speeding in school zones

'Slow down and pay attention': Dozens nabbed for speeding in school zones

The Billings Police Department is reminding drivers to slow down in school zones after one officer issued 29 citations and warnings on the first day of school last week.

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Bond election in Roundup seeks new elementary school

For the fourth time in as many years, Roundup school officials are asking voters to approve a pair of bonds that would replace the town’s century-old elementary school.

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Year of festivities to mark Senior High's 75th anniversary

Year of festivities to mark Senior High's 75th anniversary

As Senior High turns 75, faculty and alumni are planning a yearlong jubilee to celebrate one of the city’s cornerstones.

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Can-do attitude helps under-construction schools on first day

Can-do attitude helps under-construction schools on first day

Back-to-school photos and fist bumps mingled with construction tape Wednesday as students in SD2 returned to classrooms.

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SD2 staff rings in another school year with pep rally at Alberta Bair

SD2 staff rings in another school year with pep rally at Alberta Bair

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.

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Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

The Lame Deer school board is investigating a bullying complaint against superintendent Bill Parker.

August 21, 2014 10:30 pmLoading…
IHS interim director says agency needs 'skeleton of quality'

IHS interim director says agency needs 'skeleton of quality'

The Billings Area Indian Health Service can’t offer a full range of services, its new interim director says. But the services it does provide must be up to snuff.

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