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At Laurel High School, failure is not an option.
A handful of Billings residents showed up at a forum Monday to tell School District 2 officials where the city’s public education system could improve, and the public will have another chance to do so on Wednesday.
How long students will be on the bus is the top concern of Billings families whose children could be impacted by upcoming changes to school enrollment boundaries, survey data collected by School District 2 suggests.
Lockwood schools took a leap of faith when the district started its own preschool program, local officials told Gov. Steve Bullock.
The new middle school to be constructed in the Billings Heights will be named in honor of the Crow war chief Joseph Medicine Crow.
The students and teachers hard at work inside McKinley and Broadwater elementary schools are surrounded by a hive of activity.
Cody Ostwald called his first foul in the third quarter. He dropped the whistle from his mouth and walked calmly to the scorer’s table.
A settlement agreement has been reached between the Northern Cheyenne and St. Labre Indian School that could end a decadelong court battle over allegations that the Catholic mission school reaped millions in fundraising dollars by exploiting the tribe.
After Billings residents weighed in on the identity of the new middle school to be built in the Heights, the group overseeing the process has decided to send all four possible school names to the School District 2 Board of Trustees for consideration.
Allen Halter, chairman for the School District 2 board of trustees, said he won’t seek re-election to the board.
The proportion of Billings students who graduated high school increased again last year, but so did the number of those who dropped out.
Authorities in Carbon County are looking for Michael Phillips, 34, of Edgar who went missing early Friday morning in Joliet.
Montana’s governing body for high school athletics is considering a policy that would create a pathway for transgender student-athletes to compete on the team that matches their gender identity.
Montana ranks 30th in educating its children, according to a national report released this week by Education Week, with a score that was boosted by above-average student achievement and graduation levels but hindered by low enrollment in early childhood programs, stagnant test scores and une…
Montana’s higher education officials said they’re not quite sure what to make of the president’s lofty plan announced Friday to make community college free for any American.
UPDATE: 9:45 a.m. Buses in Billings School District 2 will resume normal routes for Friday afternoon drop off, Superintendent Terry Bouck said.
While the seventh-graders were eating lunch, lecturer and Laurel veterinarian Don Woerner ducked into a large machine shop inside the City College building, where chairs were lined up in front of a life-size bison model that he recently created.
Soon all Billings high school students and staff will be expected to carry identification on campus as part of a district effort to make buildings safer.
Believing that police were shooting at him “from rooftops,” a man who broke a window at Stella’s Kitchen and Bakery early Sunday was charged with two felonies for criminal mischief.
A man accused of kicking in the door to a residence where his girlfriend was and threatening to snap her neck made an initial appearance in Yellowstone County Justice Court on Tuesday.
Should the sixth, seventh and eighth graders who attend the future Heights middle school be known as the Raptors, and their sports uniforms emblazoned in gold and deep red?
The storm that had brought several days of snow to the area and made for treacherous travel is expected to wrap up Tuesday.
A woman was charged with felony theft on Monday for taking $4,400 from a man she claims offered it to her for sex.
The schools on the West End of Billings are growing.
Skypoint has been called many names.
Four of Skypoint's panels can be moved to adjust the amount of shade cast over the intersection — one way the sculpture's design keeps pedestrians in mind.
Light snow arrived across southeastern Montana just in time for the Christmas holiday.
Not long after their gifts were unwrapped on Christmas morning, it was time for some local youngsters to reload.
A man was charged with felony criminal endangerment on Christmas Eve for dropping rifle rounds into an outdoor fire pit at the Rex Restaurant, 2401 Montana Ave., causing them to to explode.
The Crow government wants the world to know the name of its God and has erected a sign along Interstate 90 to declare it.
Kindergartners squeezed onto the class reading mat and sat "criss-cross apple sauce" to listen to a book — a routine activity that is vital for young learners.
You’ve seen it happen.
LaVonda Curley won’t wake up Friday quite as early for a walk to work, where her shift begins at 6 a.m.
A woman with four previous DUI convictions has been charged with her fifth after officers found her sleeping in a running car.
Lines being drawn by 24 volunteers and a consultant will change where more than 1,000 Billings students go to school.
The West End middle school now has the blessing of the School District 2 Board of Trustees, which decided Monday to proceed with the project that voters already approved last year.
A new middle school on the West End, already approved by voters, could get the final go-ahead from School District 2’s board of trustees on Monday.
Families with a stake in where their children go to school can get their opinions on the map Tuesday evening.
A trip to Wal-Mart, a gas card or a fast-food meal with friends can be a welcome holiday gift for high school students without a permanent home.
On Billings’ competitive robotics team, everyone tries her hand at the power tools or the computer code.
All week, the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students at Columbus Middle School have been playing Flappy Bird, a simple computer game that combines the addictiveness of Angry Birds with the game play of Super Mario.
Water is flowing again inside tiny Pioneer School after a contaminated well made one of the area's last country schoolhouses feel more like an outhouse.
Montana has received $10 million to bolster preschool and Head Start programs in high-needs communities.
School District 2 administrators said Tuesday they are confident the district still needs two new middle schools in the Heights and West End — and will have the funds to operate them.
No matter which fill-in legislator is chosen to represent Lockwood and surrounding areas in the Montana House of Representatives in January, he will oppose the governor’s big-ticket initiatives while supporting bills of local import.
Students returned to McKinley Elementary, 820 N 31st St, after being evacuated Friday due to a gas odor.
Superintendent of Laurel Public Schools Tim Bronk was suspended without pay for two days last week after the School Board discovered he had paid himself about $1,000 for driving student activity buses to sporting events.
“I never thought something like that could come out of me.”
The 21st Street underpass may reopen by the end of the week after the bridge was damaged by a vehicle.
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