Just before we wrapped up our conversation with School District 2 Superintendent Greg Upham in Billings, I figured I better ask him a couple more quick questions. Will there be a prom, and will there be a graduation this year? Graduation yes. Prom no.
From Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), to Billings School District 2 Superintendent Greg Upham, former KULR8 reporter Mary Beth Dickson, to Montana Budget Director Kurt Alme, and the chairman of the Montana GOP Don "K". All of those were uploaded to our "Montana Talks with Aaron Flint podcast" page today alone.
They'll get to see their kids walk across that stage and be handed their diplomas. Parents in Billings, Montana are celebrating the news that graduation ceremonies will now move forward at the Metra arena in Billings. This, as parents elsewhere across the state are wondering why they can't do the same for their 2020 high school seniors.
Billings School District 2 is asking voters for a mill levy increase to help fund new textbooks and other digital curriculum in the high schools, including career-focused programs. SD 2 Superintendent Greg Upham gave his pitch to the voters ahead of the May 7th mail-in ballot, and took questions from listeners on the radio.
Supt Upham: "After consulting with the National Weather Service and giving sincere consideration regarding the weather, Billings Public Schools will be cancelling school tomorrow, Wednesday, February 27. "
Q2 reports that Billings School District 2 introduced new superintendent Greg Upham on Monday. The career educator from Helena, who brings 31 years experience to Billings, said he wants to improve college readiness and career readiness through CTE, adding those are two areas he’s very passionate about...