Physical Education

Washington High School Physical Education

Dressing for Class

  • T-shirt/shorts/athletic pants.  Gym shoes are required. Student will receive a zero for not having appropriate gym shoes.

Locks and Locker Room

  • Per Administration, the locker rooms are closed.  Please use the restroom to change.


  • A certified doctor’s note with a beginning and end date is needed for injured students in order to not participate in class if over one week.  Parent notes exempting student from class for one day and up to six days will be accepted if the student is sick or injured and if the note is turned into Mr. Cramer in a timely fashion.  For example, if a student sits out Monday due to an illness/injury without a note, then that student must turn in a parent note the next day (Tuesday). Late parent notes (unless for extreme situations) will not be accepted and a zero will remain.


  • No technological devices allowed in physical education class including but not limited to cell phones, earbuds, ipads, ipods, speakers, etc.


  • For the safety of all, please refrain from wearing jewelry.

Daily Procedure

  • Be in the lobby 1 minute after the arrival bell.

  • 5 minutes to dress and use restroom and/or water.

  • Do not leave the lobby area until the teacher dismisses class.  You must be visible to the teacher for attendance purposes.

  • Students will be provided 5-6 minutes at the end of class to use the restroom and to get water

  • Teacher will dismiss the class from the lobby area

PE Units and Fitness Days

  • Units may include, but is not limited to: football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, tennis, ultimate frisbee, dodgeball, etc.

  • Fitness days will consist of dynamic or static stretching, running, situps, pushups, planks, wall sits, etc.

Absent Policy

  • Unexcused absences will result in a zero for the day(s) of absenteeism


  • Grade is a combination of 40% tests/quizzes/assignments, 40% participation, and 20% final

Physical Education Grading

10 points per day

Expectations Maximum Points Lost for Violation

No book bags allowed near the Aux Gym area 5

Be on time to the locker room 2

Dressed and “Ready” before the 6 minutes is up 2

Dress in the restroom only 10 + ODR

Leave all personal items in the locker room including technological devices 10 + Possible ODR

Wait until teacher dismisses class to leave the locker room 10 + ODR

Stay in your attendance spot until attendance is over 2

Actively listen to teacher for directions 2

Wear proper PE attire 4

Proper use of PE equipment 2

Good sportsmanship 10

Be actively engaged (best effort) daily (no sitting or laying around) 10

Follow directions the first time given 10

No violations of other school policies 10

No one is allowed to leave the gym without prior teacher permission 10 + ODR

No jewelry is to be worn on the person at any time during class 4

I have read and understood fully the Physical Education syllabus.

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Parent Signature Student Name (Print)

Date _____________________________________

Mr. Cramer

Health and Wellness and Physical Education Department Chair

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