John S. Battle High School

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John S. Battle High School
Address
21264 Battle Hill Drive
Bristol, Virginia, 24202
USA

36°38′33.9″N 82°6′14.5″W / 36.642750°N 82.104028°W / 36.642750; -82.104028Coordinates: 36°38′33.9″N 82°6′14.5″W / 36.642750°N 82.104028°W / 36.642750; -82.104028

Information
School type Public, high school
Founded 1959
School district Washington County School Division
Superintendent Dr. Brian C. Ratliff
Principal Mr. Jeff Hawkins
Assistant principals Mr. Randy Poole
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 655[1] (2009)
Language English
Color(s)           Green and White and Gold
Athletics conference Clinch Mountain District
Region D
Mascot Trojans
Rival Virginia High School
Newspaper 'Trojan Voice'
Feeder schools Wallace Middle School
Website

John S. Battle High School is a high school located in the Southwest portion of Virginia in Washington County. Built in 1959, the school was named after former Virginia Governor John S. Battle. There have been many additions. The Mason building is in the Northwest quadrant of the school. In the 1970s, it was added to accommodate more than 1000 students. For the 2006-2007 academic school year, the school accommodates over 650 students. The principal is Jeff Hawkins, the vice principal is Randy Poole, and the Director of Athletics is Tim Sholes. The department chairs, and therefore the curriculum coordinators for their area, are Dr. William Phelps for English, Mike Posey for Social Studies, Teresa Austin for Math, Jane Fleenor for Science, and Teresa Moss for Foreign Languages.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Baseball[edit]

John Battle won the state championships for baseball in 2000 and 2001.

Volleyball[edit]

John Battle won the state championships for volleyball in 1989 and 1991.

Tennis[edit]

The John Battle Girls' Tennis team won the 2008 state championship.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "VHSL 2009-2010 Football Divisions Enrollment". 
  2. ^ Dent, Bucky. "John Battle Wins State Team And Double Title, Captures Triple Crown". Bristol, VA: Bristol Herald Courier. Retrieved 2008-06-08.