Physical Education Program

East Shore Middle School  

The following information is provided so that both students and parents may become better acquainted with the Physical Education Program, how it is run and what is expected of each student.

Accountable for their own actions in the gym, on the field, and in the fitness room

Respectful to fellow students in their class as well as their teacher

Safe at all times by keeping hands and feet to themselves, using the equipment the way it was intended, and following the safety rules clearly stated at the beginning of each lesson

ACTIVITIES:

  • Fall:  Football, Fitness Testing, Soccer, Pickleball
  • Winter:  Basketball, Cooperative Games, Floor Hockey, Volleyball, Badminton
  • Spring:  Team Handball, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Softball/Baseball                

CLASS PROCEDURES:

-Students should place all of their belongings on the shelf outside the gym.

-Anyone who needs to change into sneakers may do so.

-Upon entering the gym, students will sit in their rows for attendance and instruction. 

-At the end of class, students should take their belongings from the shelves, and line up near the water fountain (outside the cafeteria). 

-When the bell rings, students may proceed to their next class.

GRADING:

-50% of your trimester grade will be based on SKILLS (how well you perform the activity -did you improve your skills by practicing?) 

-25% of your trimester grade will be based on PARTICIPATION/EFFORT (how hard you try during class time is extremely important).

-25% of your trimester grade will be based on TESTS/QUIZZES (you will be tested on the rules of the game, court dimensions, scoring, and proper technique.)

*Not all units include a test/quiz.  Grading for those units will be 50% skills - 50% effort*

MEDICAL EXCUSES:

-Students MUST have a written note from a parent or nurse

-Students MUST have a doctor’s note for long term excuses (over 1 week).  In these cases students must have a note stating when they are cleared to participate again

GENERAL RULES:

 -Report ALL injuries (minor or major) to your P.E teacher

 -DO NOT leave valuables (money, jewelry, etc.) on the shelves

 -Stay off stage at all times unless instructed to sit there

 -Must ASK permission to use the lavatory or get a drink of water

-DO NOT enter the storage room unless instructed to do so

The following behaviors will not be tolerated:

-FIGHTING

-DISRESPECT (to teachers or classmates)

-SWEARING

-GOING BEHIND THE STAGE CURTAIN

-PHYSICAL CONTACT

Any of the above violations can result in:

- “0” for the day

-Behavior reflection assignment

-Suspension from P.E. class

-Office referral 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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