Spirit Week and Game Day Information

We are looking forward to the annual fun and traditions of Spirit Week and the excitement of the city’s greatest football rivalry.  To make sure things go smoothly, please take the time to read the following information, which is also posted in myBaylor.


Saturday, Sept. 25, 1-3 p.m. – Sign Painting on Rike (Upper School only)
Tuesday, Sept. 28, 7:45 p.m. – Outdoor movie in The Quad (Upper School students only)
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m., - Baylor vs. GPS (at Baylor)
Thursday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. – Skit Night followed by the bonfire (Upper School students only)
Friday, Oct. 1, 1:30 p.m.- Pep Rally (Middle and Upper School students, all students report to afterschool activities following the pep rally)
Friday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. – Baylor vs. McCallie (at McCallie)

Dress-Up Themes

Monday – Normal chapel dress for all students.
Tuesday – “Jersey Day” - Who is your favorite TEAM…college, professional, high school, middle school?
Wednesday – “Throwback Day” - Choose your favorite days from the past!  Disco, BIG hair, tie dye, poodle skirts & leather jackets…be creative!
Thursday – Baylor/McCallie T- Shirt Day! (T-Shirts will be ordered along with tickets, please read ticket information)
Friday – Red Day!  Who can wear the most red?  There will be a competition, so go all out!


Ticket Price:  $15

Student Tickets & T-Shirt Sales
Thursday, Sept. 23

All Baylor students (Upper School/Middle School) will have the opportunity to purchase a ticket!  An email with the link will be sent in the morning, Thursday, Sept. 23, for ticket and Baylor/McCallie t-shirt purchases. 

  • T-shirt purchases will close the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 27.
  • Students will have through Wednesday, Sept. 29 to purchase tickets. 
  • Any student tickets left unpurchased will be turned over to general sales on Thursday, Sept. 30. 

We will deliver all purchased tickets to students in assembly/advisory on Friday, Oct. 1.

Please read all the information below before purchasing a ticket:

  • This year’s game will be at McCallie.  There is limited parking, so carpooling and arriving early are strongly advised.
  • Day parents/day students are responsible for transportation to the game. 
  • A bus will be provided for boarding students who are interested (more information TBD).
  • While some faculty members will attend the game, parents should be aware that students are largely unsupervised while in the stadium unless they are with a parent.

Ticket Sales:

  • Students may purchase one ticket for themselves.
  • If a student purchases a ticket, their FACTS account will be charged $15 for the ticket, regardless of whether they attend the game.
  • Non-student tickets will be available in very limited numbers through general sales on Thursday, Sept. 30, from 8-9:30 a.m. at the back entrance/soccer complex.
  • Tickets for football players and cheerleaders will be administered through the coaching staff.

Baylor Backer Ticket Distribution:

  • Baylor Backer members who joined the Backers by Thursday, Sept. 23, will be able to pick up tickets Monday, Sept. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the back gate/soccer pavilion; or Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 5 p.m. -7 p.m., also at the back gate/soccer pavilion prior to the varsity soccer game vs. GPS. 
  • These are physical tickets and will not be mailed due to potential delays, however, a friend or family member may pick up for you.   More information will be provided in the coming days by Baylor Backer liaison Jaime Melton.
  • Click here to join: https://www.baylorschool.org/parents/baylor-backers

Can’t make it to the game? 
Watch it live on the CW Chattanooga network through your local cable provider.

Pep Rally Schedule

Middle School and Upper School students will report to their afterschool rolls following the pep rally

Middle School

8:30-9:15 a.m. -  C
9:20-10:05 a.m.  - F
10:10-10:55a.m.  - A
11:00-11:10 a.m. - Adviser (ticket distribution)
11:15-11:45 a.m. - Lunch
11:50-12:35 p.m. -  E        
12:40-1:25 p.m. - B
1:30-2:15 p.m. - Pep Rally in Heywood,report to afternoon rolls afterwards

Upper School Schedule

8:30-9:15 a.m. - C
9:20-10:05 a.m. - F
10:10-10:55 a.m. - A
11:00-11:45 a.m.  - E 
11:50- 12:00 p.m. - Adviser (ticket distribution)
12:05-1:25 p.m. B - (12:05-12:35, first lunch), (12:30-1:05, second lunch), (12:55, third lunch)
1:30-2:15 p.m. - Pep Rally in Heywood Stadium, report to afternoon rolls afterwards

Limited Parking at McCallie
  • In addition to visitor parking areas on their campus, McCallie is offering the First Lutheran Church (2800 McCallie Avenue) as a parking and tailgate area for Baylor School supporters (free of charge).  
  • The lot is located across McCallie Avenue from the football stadium, and a police officer will be at the intersection to help with road crossing. 
  • McCallie will also supply portable toilets at the site.
  • All tailgating items need to be cleaned up before the end of the evening.

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