Spartan Sparklers make debut performances and name Kadee Dempsey as first team captain.
The students at Battle High School call it the "Battlefront," the section of bleachers on the 50-yard line, closest to the field. Spartan fans in the Battlefront pounded their feet on the bleachers as they cheered their team to its first win.
Ten girls auditioned for the Battle High School dance team, the Sparklers, on Tuesday at the Battle High School Performing Arts Center.
As it was throughout Columbia Public Schools, Tuesday was the first day of fall classes at Battle High, the district's newest high school. (See a video.)
Classes start Tuesday at Battle High School, but students had the chance to get acquainted with the school Monday during Jump Start Day. Principal Kim Presko greeted students as they arrived and helped hand out lunches.
For the first time, Battle High School students and parents had a chance to mingle. They were entertained Friday by student performances, games and even a hot-dog-eating contest.
The Battle High School competition cheerleading squad practiced Tuesday.
Battle High School doesn't hold its first class until next week, but athletes are already practicing, teachers are preparing and kickoff activities are in the works.
With one week left in band camp, the marching instructors for the Battle High School marching band say they are confident in the band’s ability to pull the show and fight song together by their first performance.
The Family and Consumer Sciences Department will have 10 late model RealCare Baby Infant Simulators for students to learn about the responsibilities of child care.
Rising Battle High School sophomore is spending the summer as a lifeguard and plans on joining the school's swim team.
Every year before the start of classes, the floors of the new Battle High School will be waxed.
Students participated in a tornado drill, learned cooking and practiced football skills during Battle High School's first week of classes.
On the second day of classes at Battle High School, some students played Ultimate Frisbee and some teachers received lessons on technology.