School District 2

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…
Kasun New SD2 Superintendent
The Gazette reports that Billings school trustees selected Ross Kasun, a superintendent from New Jersey, as the person to take Billings schools “to the next level.” Trustees voted 6-2 to hire Kasun, however, he still needs to negotiate a contract with the city administrat…
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...
Preparing for Student Walkout
School District 2 has released information on how officials plan to handle local participation in a nationwide student walkout planned to protest school gun violence next week.
The walkout is scheduled for 10 a.m. on March 14, one month after 17 people were killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in P…
SD2 Enrollment Report Sees Little Growth
The Billings Gazette reports School District 2 enrollment is expected to barely grow in the next decade, but elementary schools will see a slight decrease, according to updated enrollment projections.
The companies that prepared both the update and original report for the Billings school district, Cr…
Mom Suing Billings West, SD2
The mother of a student athlete at Billings West High School– suspended for violating the school’s code of conduct– has alleged racial discrimination in a lawsuit against School District 2 after her son attended a house party where alcohol was present...
MT Budget Cuts SD2 Middle School Counselors
Budget cuts to Billings School District 2 mean Middle Schools will be without mental health counselors.  KTVQ.com reports that one of the top six actions recommended to the 2017 legislature by the Montana Suicide Mortality Review Team was mandatory depression screening for all school children a…
Tenured Billings Teacher Fired
In an unusual move, a tenured Billings middle school teacher was fired by School District 2 on Wednesday.  KTVQ.com reports that Mark Kramlich, a history teacher in the district since 2008, was terminated by the board of trustees for poor performance...
Results On Billings, Laurel Levies
Billings voters only approved one of two proposed levies for School District 2 on Tuesday.  KTVQ.com reports that the elementary levy passed by 517 votes while the high school levy failed by exactly one percentage point — or 354 votes...

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