Physical Education Expectations and Grading System
The Dallastown High Schoolphysical education staff is committed to educating your son/daughter. Our mission is to enhance knowledge, improvephysical fitness, and increase support for high quality Physical Education,sport, and promote lifelong physical activity. As we do this, our program stresses these aspects of integrity: personal responsibility, respectfor self and others, honesty and self control. Because you, as parents, are an invaluableasset in our program, please review the following information with yourson/daughter to assure their success this school year.
Outside activities are imminent. In order to aid both students and physicaleducation staff, any sweatshirt whichis navy or grey may be worn IN PLACE OF, OR IN ADDITION TO the SCHOOL APPROVEDGYM SHIRT OR SHORTS. No other sweatshirts or sweatpants ofother colors will be accepted. Studentsmay always wear the original gym uniform. However, no other apparel may be wornin place of, underneath, orover the gym suit for warmth. The clothing you wear to school may not beworn underneath your physical education uniform. Sneakers must be wornin PE class. All sneakers must have a tie or Velcro.
The gym uniform may be purchased in the school store, located in room306 beginning September 9th. The schoolstore will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday before and after school. The cost of the uniform is as follows, shortsleeve shirt - $7.00, long sleeve shirt - $10.00, cotton shorts - $8.00, meshshorts - $12.00, and sweat pants - $18.00. (All items are from the high quality, Russell label.)
Gymsuits will also be available in the front lobby of the high school on August 28th and 29th and September4th beginning at 7a.m.to 7:40 a.m. If a student wishes topurchase a gym suit at this time, please make checks payable to Reb Sports. .
All students are provided a lock and locker at the beginningof the school year. It is the responsibility of each student tosecure all clothing and valuables at all times, including during their physicaleducation class. Students may, at anytime prior to their physical education class, further secure their valuables byrequesting their instructor lock them in the office during class.
Cognitive:15 points (pre-test, post-test, article/s)
Absences:25 points (loss of 5 points) Note: All students will be permittedto miss one class per marking period due to a school function without a loss ofclass points.
Participation: 30 points (actively engaged in their respective activity to the bestof his or her ability)
Uniform:30 points (No gym shirt/shorts/shoes– loss of 5 points for each, max. 10 per class)
Note: ALLPHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENTS RECIEVE 5 POINTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN CLASS.
ALL CLASSES MAY BE MADE UP IN STUDY HALLS (5 points)OR MONDAY AFTER SCHOOL (10 points for 60 min.) FOR LOSS OF POINTS DUE TOABSENCES or DEMERITS.
Students must get a pass fromphys. Ed teacher before or after school for study hall make up
Outstanding grade (O) – 90 - 100 points
Satisfactory grade (S) – 55 points minimum
Unsatisfactory grade (U) –50 points or below
Three points are needed to pass the year in physicaleducation class. An S has avalue of one point, an O, two points. Those desiring an O for a yearly average must accumulate seven pointsduring the four marking periods.
4. Physical Education Detention
Thisdetention is non-negotiable. Each student accumulating 40 points will be required to complete twodays of physical education detention which will nullify a total of 10demerits. If a student misses or does not participate in the assigned detention,it is the responsibility of thestudent to meet with theirinstructor to reschedule thedetention. If they miss a second detention, a call will be made home to verify theproblem. Detention will again bescheduled, if they miss a third, they will be assigned to ISS (Internal SchoolSuspension) where they will be assigned a written assignment which will nullify5 points.
5. Doctor/Parental Notes for excuse from class.
Physical Education isa participation class.
Five points of creditis given to each student during participation in each physical education class.
6. Swearingis unacceptable and will not be allowed. All students are asked to demonstrate respect of others and self controlat all times.
7. Misuse of equipment is not tolerated. Replacementcost will be assessed to students if misuse is detected.
8. Due to safety, gum chewing is not acceptable. Jewelry which may interfere withyour son/daughter’s or others personal safety is also not acceptable. (This is at the discretion of theirinstructor, students may check with their instructor prior to class.)
We look forward to asuccessful and productive year with your son/daughter. If you have any questions, please contactmember of the Dallastown High School Physical Education staff at 244-4021.
Mr.Patrick Good Mrs. Lowery
Mrs.Shannon Werner Mr. Troy Smeltzer
Mr.Greg Thoman Mrs.Patricia McKinney (Dept. Chair)