How to Stay on Track for that A+
How to Stay on Track for that A+
TWIN LAKES ACADEMY MIDDLE SCHOOL
PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
All students will be expected to dress out in the Physical Education Uniform, participate in the activities, put forth their best effort, improve their skills, increase their knowledge of the activities, display good sportsmanship, and cooperate with instructors and classmates. The following is a breakdown of the grading policy:
DRESS OUT REQUIREMENTS
All students are required to dress out completely for class. The Physical Education Uniform is the same in all middle schools throughout the district. All Physical Education clothes must be taken home at the end of the week to be laundered.
Students must change out of their school clothes completely and dress out in their own Physical Education uniform in the locker room. School clothes may not be worn with the Physical Education uniform. Students must also change back into their school clothes completely before returning to class.
LOCKER ROOM PROCEDURES
Lockers and locks will be distributed during the first week of school. A non-refundable fee of $2.00 will be collected at this time for locker rental. There will be a $4.00 fee if the lock is lost or stolen. BOOKBAGS are NOT permitted in the locker rooms. Bring only your Physical Education uniform. Teachers will not be responsible for any items lost or stolen. Students must be in the locker room before the tardy bell and will have five minutes to dress out and report to roll call. All items must be secured in the locker room. NOTHING may be brought out to the Physical Education class except WATER. Locker rooms will be locked during instruction time and will not be opened by the Physical Education teachers until instruction has concluded. DISMISSAL FROM LOCKER ROOM - To ensure a safe dismissal, all students will remain seated on the benches in front of their lockers and will be dismissed by rows at the direction of the teacher. Electronics are not permitted in the Physical Education facilities. Cell phones, cameras, music players, games, etc. must be stored in the school locker.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLASS POLICIES
Food, drinks, gum, candy or any other consumable products may not be brought to class. Points will be deducted from grade. Water is allowed and recommended.
Damage to the facility (locker rooms, gym, outside area) or equipment will not be tolerated. Students are expected to respect their own property, as well as, the property of others.
Students must report to their roll call spots immediately. Horseplay and any other inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Students must be on time and seated in their assigned space as soon as they come out of the locker room. Points will be deducted for tardiness to roll call and a referral written for the horseplay or inappropriate activity.
Students must remain in their assigned area with the instructor during class activity. Students may not leave class without permission.
All injuries must be reported to the Physical Education teacher immediately.
All violations of the student Code of Conduct will be followed by the appropriate action as stated in the discipline plan. Each student is expected to follow all Duval County School’s Policies.
ABSENCES AND EXCUSES
Written permission must be signed by a parent or guardian to excuse a student from participation in class due to medical reasons and must be given to the Physical Education teacher. Students must still out Dress Out for class.
To be excused from physical activity for three or more consecutive days, a written excuse from the doctor must be provided and given to the Physical Education teacher.
Early dismissal from class requires a note from the parent for the Physical Education teacher so that the student can be prepared to leave class. Teachers are not available to leave their class to allow a student in the locker room to dress back in to leave early.