John S. Battle High School
|John S. Battle High School|
|School type||Public, high school|
|School district||Washington County School Division|
|Superintendent||Dr. Brian C. Ratliff|
|Principal||Dr. Randy Poole|
|Color(s)||Green and White|
|Athletics conference||Clinch Mountain District
|Rival||Virginia High School Abingdon High School|
|Feeder schools||High Point Elementary and Valley Institue Elementary to Wallace Middle School|
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 Randy Poole, the vice principal is B. J. Lasley, and the Director of Athletics is Tim Sholes. The department chairs, and therefore the curriculum coordinators for their area, are Jennifer Daniel for English, Mike Posey for Social Studies, Teresa Austin for Math, Jane Fleenor for Science, and Angela Hale for Foreign Languages.
John Battle won the state championships for volleyball in 1989 and 1991.
The John Battle Girls' Tennis team won the 2008 state championship.
- "VHSL 2009-2010 Football Divisions Enrollment" (PDF).
- Dent, Bucky. "John Battle Wins State Team And Double Title, Captures Triple Crown". Bristol, VA: Bristol Herald Courier. Retrieved 2008-06-08.
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