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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.
The committee assigned to redraw Billings elementary school enrollment boundaries will hold its fourth monthly meeting on Tuesday.
The man who died Wednesday on a commercial flight that was diverted to Billings Logan International Airport has been identified as 70-year-old Charles Blackwell.
Expect warm, sunny weather for Black Friday shopping today in Billings. Temperatures will climb from the 40s this morning to a high of 55 degrees today.
They knew Dusty was getting better when she started singing again.
About 30 residents gathered in front of the Yellowstone County Courthouse to show their discontent Monday evening after the announcement came that the Ferguson, Mo., officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown would not face criminal charges.
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.