New principal at Battle Mountain High School |

New principal at Battle Mountain High School

NWS Battle Mountain SM 8-9

Principal: Brian Hester ”

Assistant Principal: Anthony Barela ”

Athletic Director: Richard Houghton ”

Telephone: 328-2930

Fax: 949-1550


750 Eagle Road, Eagle-Vail


P.O. Box 249, Minturn, CO 81645

2004-05 enrollment: 653

2005-06 projected enrollment: 703

Number of new teachers for 2005-06: 9

There are lots of new faces at Battle Mountain High School this year, starting in the front office. Principal Brian Hester takes over at the school this fall. He comes to Eagle County from Durango. Anthony Barela, also from Durango, is the new assistant principal. And finally, Richard Houghland, formerly a teacher at the high school, is the school’s athletic director.

Eagle County Schools multi-year effort to increase graduation requirements will continue.

– Seniors/Class of 2006 – 24 credits

– Juniors/Class of 2007 – 26 credits

– Sophomores/Class of 2008 – 27 credits

– Freshmen/Class of 2009 – 27 credits

Vail, Colorado

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