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Student information for School District 2, 2014-15 school year

Student information for School District 2, 2014-15 school year

Registration is open for middle- and high-school students in School District 2 schools and starts Monday, Aug. 11, for elementary students.

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New MSUB classroom to integrate technology, collaboration

New MSUB classroom to integrate technology, collaboration

Montana State University Billings will start holding classes this fall in a new cutting-edge, high-tech classroom that blends new technology and a different approach to student-professor collaboration in its College of Education building.

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Families scramble, look for answers in wake of day care closing

Families scramble, look for answers in wake of day care closing

Like the hundreds of other parents displaced by the unannounced closure of Billings’ largest day care, Julie Dompier is reeling.

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Nonnegotiable deadline: Elder Grove makeover will greet students in time for school year

Nonnegotiable deadline: Elder Grove makeover will greet students in time for school year

When students at Elder Grove Elementary began summer break, they left from any one of five buildings on its campus west of Billings. When they return about a month from now, they’ll enter a pair of unified and transformed facilities.

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SD2 begins elementary, middle school redistricting efforts

SD2 begins elementary, middle school redistricting efforts

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.

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Summer science: YBGR students get hands-on courses

Summer science: YBGR students get hands-on courses

Just a few minutes into Dan Carter’s physics and engineering presentation in Jevon Lulf and Tammy Baldry’s classroom at the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch’s Yellowstone Academy, the kids were already hooked.

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Nearly all area school construction awarded to local companies

Nearly all area school construction awarded to local companies

This summer is a sprint for area schools to complete millions in building upgrades and repairs during the next few weeks.

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In show of trust, SD2 board shuffles committees

In a sign of emerging trust among trustees, members of the School District 2 school board agreed Monday to retool the board's committee structure in an effort to govern more effectively.

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Lincoln Center has shaped education in Billings for 130 years

Lincoln Center has shaped education in Billings for 130 years

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.

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Conference seeks to rally, empower Montana's top teachers

Conference seeks to rally, empower Montana's top teachers

It wasn’t entirely clear whether the wastebasket Billings teacher Shelly Stanton clutched was a receptacle or a shield as she fielded a barrage of crumpled paper hurled by fellow educators during her conference session on Wednesday.

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SD2 board gives preliminary budget approval

School District 2 School Board trustees granted preliminary approval for next year’s elementary and high school budgets Monday.

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State amends rule to require bus driver background checks

State amends rule to require bus driver background checks

Every school bus driver in Montana must now undergo a criminal background check before getting behind the wheel.

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MSUB appoints new vice chancellor

MSUB appoints new vice chancellor

Montana State University Billings announced on Thursday that Joseph Oravecz, dean of student affairs at the University of Nebraska Kearny, will be its next vice chancellor for student affairs.

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State proposes accreditation rules for public pre-K

The state Office of Public Instruction wants to create rules that would govern future public pre-kindergarten programs, should the state legislature allocate funding for early-childhood education, the agency announced Thursday.

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Some school superintendents paid far more than state suggests

Being a school district superintendent is no cakewalk.

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Giuliani to speak at inaugural Montana Business Hall of Fame

Giuliani to speak at inaugural Montana Business Hall of Fame

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be the featured speaker at the MSU Billings Foundation's inaugural Montana Business Hall of Fame ceremony.

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Fundraising continues for new MSUB science hall

Fundraising continues for new MSUB science hall

In about six weeks of fundraising, the MSUB Billings Foundation has raised just a little less than $500,000 for a major, $15 million renovation of Montana State University Billings’ decades-old science hall.

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Laurel hires new middle school principal

The Laurel School District has hired Patrick Cates, K-8 principal in Bridger, as its new middle school principal.

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Phillips 66 gives $750K to SD2's science, technology program

Phillips 66 gives $750K to SD2's science, technology program

The Phillips 66 Billings Refinery pledged on Wednesday to donate $750,000 over three years to support enhanced science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Billings School District 2 elementary and middle schools.

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SD2 gives tentative OK to redistricting group

The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees and the SD2 high school planning and development committee discussed on Monday night the members and general duties of the committee that will recommend new boundaries for elementary and middle schools in Billings.

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UW professor wins Pew scholar grant

Jay Gatlin remembers the look on his mother's face.

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Diocese announces new Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Montana Catholic Schools have a new superintendent.

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'This is a wonderful city': 1st day on the job for MSUB chancellor

'This is a wonderful city': 1st day on the job for MSUB chancellor

Mark Nook started his new job as chancellor of Montana State University Billings on Tuesday.

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Demolition begins at McKinley

Demolition begins at McKinley

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.

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Rogers appointed to SD2 board

Rogers appointed to SD2 board

The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Rob Rogers as its newest member on Monday night, filling a seat that's been vacant since May.

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