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A 2018-2019 teacher/staff directory is available on our school website at:
     Graduation caps, gowns, and announcements were delivered on February 26th. If your senior missed the delivery date, please have them stop in the Activities Office to pick up their order. 

     On May 1st each senior will receive a Senior Information Packet in their English class. This packet  contains important information regarding graduation. The graduate’s original immunization record is included with the packet. Since this is the original copy, it is important that this document is kept in a secure place. If the student doesn’t receive their packet during their class, it can be picked up after May 2nd in the Main Office by the designated student or custodial parent. NOTE: Student ID or custodial parent ID is required for Main Office pick up.

     The Masterlube wall mural/fundraiser for the Class of 2019 is scheduled for Saturday, May 11th. Student and parent volunteers are needed. If you are available to help with this fundraising event please contact Nicole Morrow at 406-598-2207.

     The Falcon Finale is the all night "seniors only" party. The Finale committee will host a "parents only" open house on Saturday, May 25th from noon until 2:00pm to give parents an opportunity to  preview the fun in store for their seniors.
     Just a reminder ... if your senior hasn't paid for their admission to Falcon Finale, they can pay for it in the Activities Office. The cost is $45.00

     Parents of Seniors! Join @2019 Falcon Finale Facebook page to stay informed on the Falcon Finale. Text your name and email to Nicole Morrow at 406-598-2207 to get information on events and how you can help.

     Skyview's own, Kerry Gruizenga has been named the Steve Reardon AA Speech Coach of the Year.  The honor is voted on by the AA forensics coaches across Montana and is awarded by the Montana Forensics Educators Association.     
     Congratulations to Ms. Gruizenga!  

Yearbooks are on sale!
Time is running out!

Yearbooks are still on sale. 
There are only about 100 copies still available ... it’s best to order now.
We will continue to sell until we run out or until the end of
the year, whichever comes first.
Name stamps are no longer available.

Prices have increased. The cost is  $75 

Click this link to go to Skyview's yearbook website,
or order in the Main office or room 206.
Registration For Both Sessions Is 
April 1, 2019- April 12, 2019

SESSION 1:  Students must be born on or before November 20, 2004 and be enrolled in grades 9-12 for the 2019/2020 school year

When:  May 20, 21, 23 & 28, and June 3 – 28, 2019

Where: Senior, Skyview, and West

Time: 8:00am or 10:00am at the high schools.  On May 20, 21, 23, 28 and June 3,4, & 5 classes will all meet at  4:00 pm at the high schools. On May 20, 21, 23 & 28, 8th grade students will be bussed from Billings Public Schools middle schools to the high schools.  Transportation after class and in June is the responsibility of the student/parent.

Fee:  $265.00 must be paid by April 30, 2019

     All classes will meet for 2 hours each day.  On May 20, 21,23 & 28 classes will meet after school from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm and 8th graders at Ben Steele, Castle Rock, Lewis & Clark, Medicine Crow, Riverside and Will James will be bussed from their middle school to the high school for class.  Students who attend schools outside of Billings Public Schools are responsible for their own transportation to the high schools for the May classes. Due to teacher training, classes on June 3rd, 4th & 5th will also be held from 4:00 – 6:00pm.  From June 6 – June 28, class will meet at 8:00am or 10:00am, whichever time you chose at registration.

SESSION 2:  Students must be born on or before January 8, 2005 and be enrolled in grades 9-12 for the 2019/2020 school year.

When:  July 8 – August 8, 2019

Where:  Senior, Skyview and West

Time:  10:00am – 12:00pm Monday - Friday

Fee:  $265.00  must be paid by April 30, 2019

     For both sessions there are 6 drive times outside of class time during the course.  These are scheduled by the instructor. Students are allowed up to 3 absences but those absences must be made up at a time scheduled by the instructor.  Anyone missing more than 3 days or failing to attend the make-up days will automatically fail the course.  NO EXCEPTIONS!
Registration is done online at

     The registration fee of $265.00 is due by April 30, 2019.  It may be paid online using the payment link under the school  for which you are enrolling at or by mailing or bringing a check/money order/cash made payable to Billings Public Schools to Billings Public Schools, Attn: Drivers Ed, 1470 Industrial Ave., Billings, MT 59101. CARD PAYMENTS ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE!

     No refunds will be issued so please make sure Drivers Ed fits your schedule and that you won’t have more than 3 absences before registering and paying for it!

Music Notes

     Congratulations to all our music students who participated in the District Solo/Ensemble Festival! Great job on your hard work and bravery in sharing your music! Special congratulations to the students listed below, who received a Superior rating! They are eligible to move on to the State Solo/Ensemble Festival in May.

Shelby Anderson, Rylynn Baker, Joseph Barrett IV, Sarah Bartholomew, Toni Bird, Ben Bonner, Buddy Boucher, Hailey Carlson, Isabelle Carroll, Alina Cazier, Matthew Corey, Nichole Davies, Olivia DeBoer, Felicia Dye, Madison Ecker, Noah Elliott, Emily Erger, Alli Frank, Grace Fry, Caleb Gilliam, Kade Haidle, Kaidyn Harris, Lauren Haskell, Carrick Hayes, Tanner Hofferber, Coralynn Hunt, Hannah Jeppesen, Isabella Johnson, Kayla Kay, Jeremiah Kelly, Jessica Klein, Bella Kouba, Jack Ladd, Hayley LaRoque, Lindsey Larsen, Anna Light, Kain Little Coyote, Alyssa Logan, Jacob Logan, Tiann Lubkeman, Sydney Luderitz, Caleb Lyda, Ben Marchant, LeeRoy Maxwell, Holly McEachron, Malay Mengote, Briana Mills, Sydie Newell, Meagan Norbury, Seth Norby, Karson Nordstog, Johannah Orendorff, Thomas Popiel, Bethany Rippeon, MacKayla Romero, Hannah Schwartzkopf, Jordan Shawver, Katie Shroyer, Domminick Skavland, Emma Spoonemore, Chevie Stahl, Skyy Staton, Katie Thompson, Persephone Ulrich, Emma Ulrichs, Libby Vickery, Anna Waldorf, Madisson Wallman, Erin Watson, Alyssa Wellard, Blyth Wilson, Tess Wilson, Kaylee Wood, Megan Zimmerman.

     Congratulations to Madi Ecker and Jacob Logan for being selected as outstanding students by Arts Without Boundaries! Each received recognition and a scholarship for their contribution to Skyview’s arts community. Great job!
     Skyview Band’s annual Jazz Dance will be held Friday, May 17, in the Skyview Commons. This is a dance you won’t want to miss! FREE swing dance lessons, and LIVE swing music by some of Billings’ best local artists, as well as Skyview’s own musicians! Kids, students, and adults of ALL AGES are invited to join us at 6:30pm for swing lessons, and 7:30 pm – 9:30pm for dancing and entertainment. Tickets are available at the door, $5/each.

Upcoming Events:

Friday & Saturday, May 3-4: 
State Solo/Ensemble Festival.
All Day, Senior High School.
Admission is free.

Tuesday, May 7:
Spring Band Concert, 7:00pm, Skyview Theatre.
Tickets: $5/adults, $3/students, passes are valid.

Friday, May 10:
Big Band Dance, in Skyview Commons
 6:30pm Dance lessons, 7:30pm, Dance,
Tickets: $10/adults, $5/students, passes are NOT valid.

Tuesday, May 14:
Spring Orchestra Concert, 7:00pm, Skyview Theatre. Tickets: $5/adults, $3/students, passes are valid

Monday, May 20: 
Pops Concert I, Chantrelles, Cantus, Concert Choir, 6:30pm, Skyview Theatre
Tickets: $5/adults, $3/students, passes are valid

Tuesday, May 21:
Pops Concert II
Chorale, Chamber Choir
6:30pm, Skyview Theatre
Tickets: $5/adults, $3/students, passes are valid

Operation Save A Life Tour

     Skyview will be hosting the Operation Save A Life Tour on May 17th! It will be an all day event in the gym!
     The tour will start by doing a whole group presentation to discuss the facts of distracted driving and how it is rapidly becoming an epidemic. Then, the remainder of the day we will have different groups of students come in and use one of the two distracted driving simulators. They will get to experience the dangers of distracted driving through the simulators. Then, all the students that participate will sign their name on a pledge banner that will hang in the school. This fundraiser is being put on thanks to Operation Save A Life Tour and our donors with BPPA and the Billings Fire Department

Counselors' Corner

All Students: 
     Website - Please go to the Counseling Center website, on Skyview’s site under departments.  You will find ACT/SAT test dates, Open House presentations, important dates, and MUCH more  information.

Career Cruising:
     Please visit this career exploration program for our students. Here you can find a list of available scholarships, college information, career assistance, suggested timelines, information on ACT, SAT, NCAA and so much more.

Registration For 2019-2020:
     Students are registered for courses!  Students will receive a copy of their course requests mid-May.  It is important that students check these requests! If there is an error or course changes, students need to put in for an appointment with their counselor ASAP. Course schedules will be mailed out the second week of August. Any changes to student schedules must be made by 3 pm. Aug 20th.
Seniors -- Scholarships:
     If you wish to be recognized for a scholarship that you are accepting, please bring your counselor documentation that you have received the scholarship and we will recognize you at the Senior Night Awards Ceremony. May 13 from 7-8:30pm in the theater.

Attention:  Students and Parents

     School sports physicals are required yearly and only for those students participating in middle school (including 6th grade) and high school sports. Physical examinations conducted before May 1st are not valid for participation for the following school year. The pre-participation physical exam form, which must be completed and accompany the student at the time of the physical, can be downloaded from the MHSA website under Resources/Forms/Miscellaneous. The website is .  
     Starting May 20th, you will be able to register your student and pay in advance at If these dates or times are not convenient, students may have the physical done by their own physician or at any other medical center. This examination must be certified by a licensed medical professional acting within the scope and limitations of his/her practice. Please note: Physical exams must be completed prior to the first practice. Completed forms should be turned in to the school where they will be participating/attending.

Summer Football Camp Information

Grades 3-8 Football:
  • Go Blue 3rd-8th Grade Football Camp will run from 9-11am on June 3rd-June 5th.
  • Cost is $50 - payment due by June 3rd.
High School Football Summer Plans include:
Summer Training Program:
  • Workouts begin from 6-8am throughout the summer starting June 3rd. (Skill work will follow our workout every Tuesday and Thursday from 8-9am
  • Summer training fee is $50.00 and due by June 3rd.

MSU Bobcat Football Camp (for grades 10-12) June 17-19:
  • We will leave as a team on the bus on Monday, June 17th at 9:00am. The team will return on the bus on Wednesday at around 3:00pm.
  • Cost is $285 and includes camp fee, room and board, bus and snack fees. Completed MSU camp form and Payment needs to be turned in by May 1st.
  • Camp forms available in the Activities Office.

Go Blue High School Football Camp July 22-25:
  • We will have two sessions at Skyview on Monday and Tuesday and at Daylis Stadium/Wendy's field on Wednesday and Thursday. Campers will receive camp t-shirt.
  • Cost is $50 and due by June 3rd.

We are currently collecting payments for these camps. Please make checks payable to Heights Football.
Need extra help?
Consider National Honor Society Tutor Center
This happens every Wednesday after school
in room 244 from 2:05 to 3:05.


Foreign Language Club
The Foreign Language Club meets every other Tuesday after school in room 120.
We explore various cultures, eat food, make friends, and have fun.
We have a board in the lower hallway where we post positive messages.
     The two Delta classrooms at Skyview High School went to the Petroleum Club at the end of March. They were able to eat lunch and check out the city of Billings from 22 stories up! They had an amazing time and were able to enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity!

One Montana Teenpreneur

     Skyview FCS instructor Cindy Bergum is pleased to announce that Kate Brower's entry of 406 Lips won first place in the Teenpreneur contest that was sponsored by One Montana.
      She will be attending an awards ceremony with Governor Bullock and will have the opportunity to attend a three day seminar this summer at MSU for entrepreneurship.

The Montana Hope Project came to Skyview on April 4th to resent Anthony Martell
with a check and a trip to Disneyland!
Students came to the commons to celebrate his big surprise!

     FCCLA finals! Skyview's Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Chapter competed at the State Competition in Bozeman at Montana State University earning 2 gold medals and 3 silver medals (left to right) Terra Honaker, Alyssa Pearce, Rachel Clayton, & Autumn Harris.

     Skyview's Culinary 3 students participated in the Montana ProStart Competition Invitational at Montana State University. We received our rankings from our Culinary/Management Competition that we attended at Montana State University in Bozeman. Our students are excited to say we beat West in both categories and Senior in Management! 
     Our students took 4th out of 11 teams in the Management competition. Students had to fully create a business plan for a restaurant. This included a concept, floor plan, interior decorations, a full menu, and costs, along with pictures of those food items and profits. Many hours were spent on this throughout the last few months and we couldn't be more proud of our students! 
     Pictured: Terra Honaker, Josh Clark, Joseph Reid, Braedon Jones, and Dylan Grotto. 

     These girls represented Skyview and danced hard in Orlando. They were so close to making finals, and just missed it in the small varsity team division. 
     This was Skyview Dance’s first ever competition, and it was a HUGE National one!  Congratulations ladies!
     Pictured: Stayce Mockel, Ashley Feller, Halle Harrison, Anna Waldorf, Kennedi Ferdig.

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