Noting well over 100% growth in the school district in the last decade, Big Sky School District (BSSD) Superintendent Dustin Shipman credited the forward thinking members of the school board for helping position the district.
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The sun was shining on Wilson View on Oct. 30 during a day of celebration. Ophir Elementary School teachers John Hannahs and MacKenzie Caldwell were able to see their new home.
Big Sky School District (BSSD) is now accepting construction bids for its expansion after approval of the $23.5 million school bond. BSSD superintendent Dustin Shipman said the district would like the project completed as soon as possible.
At the emergency Big Sky School District #72 board meeting on July 30 there were no final decisions about fall, but one thing was made clear: The board would like school to be in person. “The community would like us to be back in person, and we would like to be back in person to some capacity,” said Board Chairman Loren Bough.
Big Sky School District (BSSD) facilities will close to students effective Monday, March 16 as the district transitions to online learning, per unanimous approval by BSSD board of trustees at a special meeting this evening. Montana Gov.
The Big Sky School District facilities are closed effective Monday, March 16. Students will transition to online learning until further notice.
Dr. Dustin Shipman, superintendent of Big Sky School District (BSSD) said the district has taken a ton of proactive steps already to address coronavirus.
On May 5, voters decide on a $23.5 million school bond that should nicely position the Big Sky School District (BSSD) for the next 10 years of growth. “Our obligation [to educate students] is too important to be reactive all the time,” BSSD superintendent Dustin Shipman said.
Big Sky is set in one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems and live classrooms within which mysteries of the natural world can be studied.
Six or so months ago the Big Sky School District board of directors met in the Ophir Elementary cafeteria for their regular monthly meeting – a fresh batch of teachers was just settling in to the new school year.
This week's Miner of the Week is kindergartner Wylie Brunner. "She greets me with a smile every morning and afternoon, and doesn't walk off the bus without saying, 'Have a good day Mr. Brad'. She is always very kind and sweet," said her bus driver Mr. Brad.