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Old Billings Catholic School building could have new owner

Posted: 4:37 PM, Jan 10, 2019 Updated: 12:50 PM, Jul 17, 2019 By: Samantha Sullivan BILLINGS – The century-old St. Francis School building in downtown Billings will likely have a new owner. Harrison Fagg, who developed the Granite Tower across the street, and his son, Russ, a former Billings district judge, plan to purchase the building on North

Billings Catholic Schools reflect on long journey at first day of new St. Francis Catholic School

By MATT HOFFMAN Matt Hoffman Aug 23, 2017 Outside the new St. Francis Catholic School, teachers held placards signaling their grade level to students — kindergarten through eighth-grade. It’s the first time the grade levels will be under one roof for Billings Catholic Schools. Students streamed through the school’s doors for their first day Wednesday

Salute to Valedictorians — Class of 2017

Central Catholic High School — Aubrey Walter Parents: Kevin and Beth Walter Middle School: St. Francis Upper Elementary School: St. Francis Primary and Intermediate Future Plans: While I am unsure of the college that I will be attending at this time, I am looking forward to studying business next year. Most challenging or Rewarding Class: My AP Calculus class is

Salute to Valedictorians — Class of 2017

Central Catholic High School — Johnny Elliott Parents: Dr. Jim Elliott and Mrs. Laurie Stergar Middle School: St. Francis Upper Elementary School: St. Francis Primary and Intermediate Future Plans: Accepted to multiple universities, decision forthcoming. I plan to study architecture or Chemical Engineering with plans to pursue a medical degree. I would like to become a radiologist, along

Billings in the midst of a Catholic construction boom

By: ED KEMMICK In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a Catholic construction boom underway in Billings. The new St. Francis School at Colton Boulevard and Woody Drive, which will serve K-8 students and is expected to open next fall, has an $18 million price tag. Just west of the new school, St. Thomas the Apostle

Central Grad Reshapes Reality with Microsoft

By JORDON NIEDERMEIER Jordon Niedermeier Feb 7, 2017 Microsoft plans to unveil its next-generation three-dimensional experience sometime this year, and two Billings high school graduates left their mark on the project. The HoloLens uses three microprocessors and a series of mirrors to project holograms into its user’s eye. The result is high definition interactive

BCS Awards of Excellence

By MIKE KORDENBROCK Mike Kordenbrock Feb 3, 2017 When it comes to their art teacher Lisa Fine, Billings Central Catholic High seniors Faith Williams and Morgan Lee emphasized the unwavering support she offers her students. “She’s so open and kind,” Lee said. “Every time you walk through those doors, you’re family.” In the words

Simply Family Featuring Billings Catholic Schools

Click this link to read the online version of Simply Family, February 2017 edition.  

Lights up, new turf next for Rocky Mountain College football field

By: Joe Kusek Sports writer for The Billings Gazette. Bruce Parker estimates he goes out and looks at least twice a day. “To watch the progress,” Rocky Mountain College’s athletic director said. On Wednesday, Parker and other members of the athletic department watched as four 72-foot light poles were installed. It was a historic moment at

Chocolates chip in for Billings Catholic Schools fundraising

 by:  Mike Kordenbrock Billings Gazette It took about all of two days last week for Brockel’s Chocolates to sell its entire 15-pound supply of Nun Better, an almond and caramel cream-filled dark chocolate drizzled with white chocolate that was created in an effort to raise money for the K-8 school being built for Billings Catholic


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