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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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MSUB career fair slated for Oct. 30

Montana State University Billings will hold the seventh annual Career Services job fair on Oct. 30.

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District 2 board named 1 of 2 best in Montana

District 2 board named 1 of 2 best in Montana

The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees on Thursday was named one of two school boards of the year by the School Administrators of Montana and the Montana Association of School Superintendents.

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Billings Central's first Muslim student adjusts to life in Montana

Billings Central's first Muslim student adjusts to life in Montana

Fifteen-year-old Suleman Makhani has experienced lots of firsts since he left his home and family 7,543 miles away in Pakistan.

October 14, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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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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Every baby gets a book: Billings club wants to expand its program statewide

Every baby gets a book: Billings club wants to expand its program statewide

Thanks to women like Gayle Carter and Linda Altwine — and maybe four dozen friends and colleagues in the Billings Junior Woman’s Club — Billings’ newest moms and dads are given a touch-and-feel board book upon the birth of their child.

October 13, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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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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Students bring horses to school on Western Day

Students bring horses to school on Western Day

It could be argued that Sean Jones and Kaleb Gnerer took the Billings Senior High School’s Western Day theme a little too seriously when they showed up to school in the saddle.

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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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'Our teachers really help us': Gift helps Billings Educational Academy expand

'Our teachers really help us': Gift helps Billings Educational Academy expand

Tiny Billings Educational Academy is poised to grow, and the private, nonprofit school at 1212 Central Ave. has Sir Jim to thank.

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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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Comedy duo teaches personal finance to Hardin middle school kids

Comedy duo teaches personal finance to Hardin middle school kids

HARDIN — The best way to fatten a child’s wallet may be by tickling his or her funny bone.

October 02, 2014 2:08 pm Photos

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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.

October 01, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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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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Feds give $14.9 million to Montana for health care workforce development

Health care education across Montana got a significant boost on Monday with the announcement that 15 colleges will receive a total of nearly $15 million in federal grants to help train students for health care jobs.

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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.

September 27, 2014 12:13 pm Video Photos

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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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Mentoring program will aid youth at the Billings Library TECH Lab

Mentoring program will aid youth at the Billings Library TECH Lab

An experienced mentor herself, Kersey Voss knows how much one-on-one attention can help a teenager.

September 22, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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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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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.

September 18, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Regents OK 2-year education outline, will vote on budgets Thursday

Regents OK 2-year education outline, will vote on budgets Thursday

The Montana University System Board of Regents approved two-year education plans, discussed new student programs and got updates on grants and other programs from campuses across the system on Wednesday.

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