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Illustration showing greetigns written in many languages.

A decades-old "World Language Day" at the University of Montana is now reaching more high school students across the state in a new online format during the pandemic.


A report of a possible gun threat at Billings Senior High School Tuesday put the school on lockdown and drew a massive police response, which highlighted challenges in communication and resources.

Updated 5 P.M. Oct. 22, 2019

The Billings Police Department detained two juveniles Tuesday afternoon after a report of a person with a gun sent Billings Senior High School into lockdown for over an hour.

This Saturday, athletes from Billings’ three public high schools will work together to raise money and awareness for a group of their fellow students.

Billings Senior High School saved taxpayers $85,000 in energy costs over a 4-month period.

Governor Steve Bullock applauds the effort and awarded the school $1,000 for its efforts under the SMART (Saving Money and Resources Today) Schools Challenge. 

During a visit to Billings Senior, Bullock recognized the school for providing a learning environment that’s also energy sustainable.

Senior High School to Offer a Varsity Letter In Science

Feb 29, 2016

Billings Senior High School will soon award a varsity letter in Science.

Several school officials say the letter in science is the first of its kind in the state.

There are several components to earning that letter. “Part of that is tied to their grades, classes that they take, and their community involvement in STEM related things,” says Craig Beals, chemistry teacher and faculty advisor to the Senior High STEM Society.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. 

'STEM Saturdays' Get Billings Students Excited About Science

Feb 18, 2016
'March For Science' Events Planned Across Montana

200 elementary school children are signed up to learn more about energy and engineering this Saturday in Billings. Industry representatives will be leading hands on activities, and members of Billings Senior High’s STEM Society will also be there.