Billings Public Schools

Yellowstone Ballots Due Tonight
Ballots cast in school issues are due at the Yellowstone County Elections Office by 8 p.m. tonight. Voters in School District 2 have no elections, but in Lockwood, voters are considering a $49.9 million bond that would expand Lockwood to a Kindergarten through grade 12 school district...
Upham Accepts SD2 Task
Q2 reports that Helena’s assistant superintendent Greg Upham has accepted the job as Billings School District 2 superintendent after New Jersey’s Dr. Ross Kasun declined the position for personal reasons on Wednesday. Greg Upham was approached and agreed on Thursday t…
SD2 Superintendent Pick Says No
Q2 reports that, just as with Billings’ top choice for city administrator, the man selected as Billings Public School Superintendent has declined the job after originally agreeing to take the helm at School District 2.
In a letter to the Board of Trustees, Dr...
Superintendent Selection Next Week
The Billings School District 2 Board of Trustees will reportedly select a new superintendent next weekend.
In closed meeting, the Board officially voted to approve the three finalists. They are; Freehold New Jersey superintendent Ross Kasun; Greg Upham, the assistant superintendent in Helena; and chi…
Skyview Going Solar
Q2 reports that solar panels will be installed over the summer on the Skyview High School campus. The total cost of the project is $148,000. Skyview– the largest energy consumer in School District 2 — secured a $50,000 grant from NorthWestern Energy to install the system...
School Closures
Q2 reports late-season winter weather is forcing some schools across south-central Montana to cancel or delay classes. Closures include; Lodge Grass schools, St. Charles mission school in Pryor, St. Labre Catholic Schools in Ashland, Pretty Eagle School in St...
Billings Super Finalists Selected
The Gazette reports that School District 2 Trustees picked their top three candidates for Billings Public Schools superintendent on Tuesday night. Greg Upham, who is Helena’s assistant superintendent, education consultant Rebecca Salato and Ross Kasun, a superintendent of schools in …
Student March Saturday
Q2 reports that students will rally in Billings this Saturday in response to the 17 victims killed in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day, as part of the “March for Our Lives” movement. It is expected that more than 800 similar events will take place nati…
Billings Teachers Unarmed
Q2 reports that it’s unlikely Billings Public School will arm teachers amid a national discussion to protect students, but instead will continue adding student resource officers to patrol schools.
SD2 Superintendent Terry Bouck told the Board of Trustees that a company would help trai…
Officers at Billings Schools
The Gazette reports that Billings Public Schools will add an armed school resource officer next school year, in addition to other safety upgrades. Superintendent Terry Bouck announced changes at the School District 2 trustees meeting Monday...
Nationwide School Walkout in Billings
Q2 reports that School District 2 officials say they will support students’ right of freedom of expression today during a planned walkout at 10 a.m. Students will stand outside in designated areas for 17 minutes, commemorating the 17 people murdered in the Parkland, Florida Massacre …

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