PHYSICAL EDUCATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR STUDENTS
PHYSICAL EDUCATION LOCKERS
Each student, for safety and security, must have his/her own combination lock and locker. Students must provide their own lock and lockers will be assigned.
LOCKER ROOM/PHYSICAL EDUCATION FACILTIES PROCEDURES
ALL students will dress in the locker room. Books, purses, etc., should be LOCKED in the lockers during the class period. Students should not bring valuable to participation areas.
NO food or drink is allowed in the locker room, track, gym, fitness center, or field house.
NO glass containers are allowed in the locker room.
NO aerosol cans are allowed in the locker room.
Students MUST report to the locker room after class to change clothes and MUST remain in a designated area until dismissed by a teacher.
RMHS is not responsible for items lost or stolen. All lost or stolen items need to be reported to your teacher and the school police counselor.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION DRESS REQUIREMENTS
It is expected that students wear the required PE T-shirt purchased during registration. Name block provided will require first initial and last name of the student written in permanent marker. Lost shirts will be replaced for a $10.00 fee, the purchase of a new shirt. Loaner shirts, shorts and shoes will be provided for students who do not have them for a particular day, details are listed below. It is expected that students will wear gym shorts or sweat pants, PE T-shirt, sweat socks, and gym shoes. During cooler weather, when classes are going outside for activities, appropriate warm clothing required. Sweaters, jeans, street jackets, clothing worn to school, athletic team uniforms, torn clothes or clothes with profanity or beer logos WILL NOT be permitted. For the safety of all students, jewelry should not be worn during class, especially earrings with "hoops".
PHYSICAL EDUCATION LOANER SYSTEM
The physical education equipment room is located at the east end of the lower level. It is understandable that there will be occasions when students will forget their physical education clothes at home. It is important that students attend all classes; therefore the physical education department will provide loaner clothes; shirt, shorts, and shoes at a fine of $0.25, plus ID. These clothes are cleaned after each use. Clothing must be returned at the end of the class period. Students who abuse the "loaner system" who intentionally damage clothes, will be required to pay for them, as well as forfeit borrowing privileges. All students must be dressed appropriately for class.
It is understandable that there are times when a student cannot participate in physical education class due to short term, unexpected illness or injury. Students unable to participate shall bring a note from a parent, guardian, or doctor to the teacher. The teacher may either assign the student to study hall for that time, or require alternative assignment from the student that will not interfere with the student’s medical problem. Students who become ill or injured while participating in physical education class should inform their teacher immediately. When a student’s medical concern will affect physical education for more then three weeks, the student will be placed into the adaptive physical education program.
Student’s medical concern will affect physical education for more then three weeks, the student will be placed into the adaptive physical education program.
Students are expected to be at their specified attendance area (5) minutes after the bell sounds for the passing period. If a student is tardy, he/she must present a pass to the teacher.
1st- unexcused – Teacher will warn student
2nd-unexcused – Teacher will adding one (1) detention to be served with the teacher
3rd- unexcused – Teacher will send student to physical education division head. Student will be assigned two (2) detentions. Teacher will contact parents
4th- unexcused- student will be sent to the physical education division head. Student will be assigned four (4) detentions, a call to the parents and referred to the dean of students
Students will be allowed five (5) minutes after the passing bell to dress and report for attendance. Students will be allowed seven (7) minutes at the end of class period to shower and change clothes. Class does not end when the shower bell rings; their teachers will dismiss students to the locker room ALL STUDENTS MUST GO TO LOCKER ROOM AND REMAIN IN THE "HOLDING AREA" UNTIL DISMISSED BY THE SUPERVISER. STUDENTS WHO "CUT OUT" EARLY WILL BE ASSIGNED DETENTIONS.
Each physical education class period has an overall effect on the fitness, health, and wellness of students. A major portion of a student’s grade will depend on improvement in health related fitness. Therefore, it is very important students attend class daily. When a student misses class and is excused by the attendance office. The teacher may require the student to make-up work that was missed. If a student is unexcused (cut or truant), two (2) make-ups will be assigned for each unexcused absence and must be completed but the last week of the quarter or a failing grade will be issued at the end of the grading period. Each make-up will be 30 minutes in length. The student must sign in the PE office as well as on Fitlinxx. Students should make arrangements with their teachers for the make-up work. After school make-up sessions will be scheduled throughout the grading period.
Sixty percent (60%) of the total grade will based on improvement in health related fitness. Thirty percent (30%) of the total grade will be based on student participation, skill development, and fitness goal accomplishment. Students will be observed and tested on team and individual sports skills. A positive attitude and good effort are very important. Ten percent (10%) of the total grade based on written work and/or tests, and personal fitness profile.
LOST AND FOUND
Physical education clothes and personal belongings left on the floor or in a locker without a lock will be brought to the PE equipment room. It is strongly suggested that students write their names on the inside of their clothes and especially gym shoes with a waterproof marker so the lost clothes, ect. Can be claimed. Student’s SHOULD NOT bring large sums of money, IPODS or expensive jewelry to PE. Although the locker rooms are secured during each class period, occasional thefts do occur. Report thefts to your PE teacher and to the police counselor immediately.