Standards of Excellence in Physical Education and Fitness
Course Description: EMS-ISD supports health and physical education and fitness for all students. Lifetime benefits are derived from an active lifestyle and knowledge of the importance of nutrition, hygiene, and healthy choices made at a personal and interpersonal level.
Mission Statement: To teach students the benefits of an active and healthy lifestyle and provide tools to achieve lifetime wellness. This will be developed per class with student involvement.
All students must “DRESS OUT” each day in workout clothes
Appropriate workout clothes:
T-shirt and shorts
No cleavage showing
Absolutely NO sagging is allowed
Shorts should be slightly above the knee… 1” inch
No hats, doo rags, etc.
Students must wear athletic shoes at all times
Each student must be in the gym by the end of the tardy bell and report immediately to his or her proper roll call seat. IF NOT, he/she must sign the Tardy Log and will be counted tardy.
Detention and CALL HOME
Students must remain in designated areas of the gym and may ONLY visit the water fountain and restroom if GRANTED PERMISSION BY THE TEACHER
Students must follow teacher to the specified location of each daily activity. Venturing off the path to each location (cutting through the building, stopping at vending machines, etc) will be seen as leaving class without permission and will result in disciplinary action.
Students must dress out and participate in daily activity
FOOD – DRINKS- GUM WILL NOT BE TOLERATED OR ALLOWED IN THE GYM AREA, WEIGHT ROOM ETC.
Equipment must be used as instructed by the teacher
All rules apply in class (NO CELL PHONES OR MUSIC DEVICES ALLOWED DURING CLASS)
Participation, dress out, journal writing……….. 40%
TESTS – written/physical skills tests – 60%
If a student misses for any reason it is his/her responsibility to get what he/she missed. The student will have one day for everyday of absences to complete the work.
Students will have 5 days, after notification of a failing grade, to attend tutorials to redo/retake a failed test or assignment to earn a passing grade of up to a 70. The student is responsible for making arrangements with the teacher to redo/retake the test and/or assignment. The student may have one opportunity to redo/retake each test/assignment
Tutorials: will be handled on a case by case basis. Most of the time, it will be done at the first of class.
1st six weeks: Focus on Lifetime Fitness (weightlifting, endurance, flexibility, aerobic capacity)
2nd six weeks: Unit on basketball (two days a week; fitness 2 days a week, writing one day per week)
3rd six weeks: Mini-Units on games: (kick ball, soccer, mini-tennis (opt. per equipment availability)