• Briar Woods High School
    HPE/DRED Syllabus Contract


    • Follow Directions
    • Use the fitness and sport equipment appropriately
    • Be on Task
    • Be Safe
    • Be Respectful and Cooperative
    • Practice Good Sportsmanship
    • You are responsible for your own actions; behave in a way that you can be proud of!
    • Come to class prepared and ready to participate.
    • Keep valuables locked up in locker room.
    • Absolutely no phones, electronic devices, or headphones are permitted in the gym during class.


    Grading for Physical Education:

    There will be a daily physical education grade of 20 points based on the tenth-grade physical education standards of learning. Any additional assignments such as quizzes, tests, or class work given during Physical Education will be separate from the daily grade and given its own value of points. Please note: students who are absent are required to earn their points for the day of their absence. This applies to both excused and unexcused absences from school. Please see your teacher for makeup assignments/activities.

    The Daily Physical Education Grade is based on the standards of learning listed below:

    Motor Skill Development and Anatomical Basis of Movement (15 points) Standards: 10.1, 10.2
    a) The student will demonstrate skill attainment of lifetime activities during physical education.
    b) The student will demonstrate appropriate and proper use of equipment in daily physical education activities.
    c) The student will demonstrate movement activities in each plane of movement. (frontal, sagittal, transverse)
    d.) The student will design and implement a program for strength and conditioning

    Social Development (5 points)
    Standard: 10.4
    a.) The student will demonstrate appropriate behaviors in all physical activity settings and the social skills needed to be a contributing member of the classroom environment.
    b.) The student will demonstrate communication skills in physical activity settings.
    c.) The student will identify and avoid potentially dangerous situations in physical activity settings.

    Requirements for Physical Education Attire are as follows….

    - School appropriate short or long sleeved t- shirt (no cut-offs or tank tops)
    - Athletic shorts or sweatpants (mid-thigh or below—no short shorts or spandex)
    - Athletic shoes with laces which can be tied for appropriate support during activity.
    - Socks
    Attendance Policy:
    - A makeup activity is required for absences; otherwise a loss of points will occur. Please see your teacher upon your return for instructions on how to make class up.

    **for medical excuses please see your teacher for a restricted activity form.
    Physical Education Locker Room Policies and Procedures:

    Students are not permitted in the gymnasiums unless there is a teacher or staff member present. Please report to the designated area instructed by your teacher.
    Students are expected to behave responsibly while in the locker room always. Once a student is dressed they are expected to report to the designated area as instructed by their teacher. Students are not allowed to hang out in the locker room. Any vandalism, fighting, unsafe conduct or other inappropriate behavior in the locker room will not be tolerated and will be dealt with in accordance to the school's discipline policy. If someone in the locker room is behaving inappropriately or someone is in the locker room that does not belong, notify a PE teacher immediately.
    Students are expected to keep the locker room clean always.
    No food or drinks are permitted at any time in the P.E. locker room.
    No video or audio recording devices are permitted in the locker room at any time.
    In season athletes are not allowed in the team locker room during regular school hours. Those athletes who wish to use the locker room during the season may do so before or after school.
    Each student will have his/her own gym locker. Each student must know his/her own combination daily. Students should never share their combination with another student. Students should not share lockers. No one can use another's locker for storage in any way. Should there be a problem with a lock or locker, notify a physical education teacher immediately.
    Students are responsible for making sure their locker is closed & locked before leaving the PE locker room. Students should never leave items unsecured in the locker rooms. Students are responsible for their own belongings. Students are expected to secure all their clothes and personal items in a locked locker during Physical Education class. The school is not responsible for missing or stolen items left unsecured.
    Lost or damaged PE locks must be reported to your teacher and a replacement lock will be issued. Students may be required to pay for lost or damaged PE locks.
    Teachers will clear out the locker room five minutes after the tardy bell. It will remain locked until the physical education classes are dismissed to get dressed. Tardy students must report to the gym for attendance.


    Grading for Classroom:

    Students will be graded on tests, quizzes, projects, classroom assignments, and presentations.
    Late work:
    If an assignment is not complete at the beginning of class a student has the option of turning it in late.
    Students may retake any assessment that they score below 80%. The retake allows them to raise the grade no higher than an 80%.