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.
The most veteran trustee on the School District 2 board resigned suddenly Thursday, citing frustration with planning efforts she said have been politically tinged.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As Senior High turns 75, faculty and alumni are planning a yearlong jubilee to celebrate one of the city’s cornerstones.
Back-to-school photos and fist bumps mingled with construction tape Wednesday as students in SD2 returned to classrooms.
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.
Montana State University Billings and Japan’s Prefectural University of Kumamoto (PUK) extended by three years on Monday a long-running agreement that includes exchange student programs, immersive language programs and faculty education opportunities.
Mark Nook, Montana State University Billings’ newly hired chancellor, laid out on Thursday morning his vision and goals for the upcoming school year, citing a desire to focus on student issues, strategic planning and fundraising for a massive renovation of the science building.
This year marks the second year that iPads will be used in classrooms across Billings Catholic Schools as the school system continues to march toward its goal of a computer for every student.
The annual budget approved Monday by the School District 2 Board of Trustees takes advantage of new provisions approved by the state Legislature while putting more money into the district’s reserves.
Before sophomores, juniors and seniors at Central High can lace up their shoes or polish their instruments for practice this year, many will have to take a drug test for the first time.
Last spring’s practice run of a new statewide exam has shown that Montana schools are ready to test students online, state K-12 education officials say.
Twins Ty and Alec D’Aigneau each fingered sets of colored tiles into five-letter words, then counted off each sound as they spoke it, slowly, to their tutor.
School District 2 school board trustees on Monday ironed out the principles that will guide efforts of the elementary school redistricting committee to signal their desire to increase student diversity.
From the time he was 10 years old, Tyler Reed knew he wanted to be an airplane pilot.
College officials know how critical freshman orientation is.
A calendar hangs on the wall in a corner of Dr. Tasneem Khaleel’s office in Montana State University Billings’ Sciences Building. It’s opened to the month of February 2004.
Institutions of higher learning offer everything from two-year associate degrees on up in a wide range of fields.
Children whose families live outside the School District 2, Laurel and Lockwood boundaries, may attend one of several rural school districts, which are preparing to open for the 2014-15 academic year.
Clothes on the floor, papers strewn across the room and pencils hiding so they can never be found. The tools are there: Closets, dressers and desks. But they aren’t utilized. Organization is lacking.
Craig Bartholomew grew up not having much. Other families in the community helped his family. And the mentality to help others has been ingrained in his mind ever since.