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Physical Education

Russell High School

Freshman Physical Education





  • Build a foundation in conditioning level, agility, speed, balance, power, and overall strength
  • Improve on exercise form and technique
  • Improve on sport specific movements and skills
  • Become proficient in the participation of different sports and activities
  • Develop teamwork skills
  • Building an understanding of health related issues



  • Students grades will be based on the following:
    • Daily participation in class activities
    • Completion of each day’s activity
    • Proper use of equipment and facilities
    • Application of safety guidelines and training methods
    • Appropriate dress/dressing out
    • Punctuality, conduct, sportsmanship, effort
    • Class projects and assignments


  • Overall Points based grading system. 
    • You will receive 10 points per day
    • If you miss class for any reason (other than a school activity) it will be recorded as a zero.  You can make up those absences for full credit within one week of the absence.
  • Possibility of achieving a negative point balance


  • Be on time and prepared for class
  • Respect our facilities, equipment, instructor, and other students
  • Actively Participate


Class Procedures:

  • Attendance
  • Instructor leaving the room/guests entering room
  • Equipment clean-up
  • Equipment placement


Dressing Out:

  • Must be FAST.  You must be dressed out and lined up in the gym within 5 minutes of class starting.  Tardiness will simply not be tolerated.
  • Students will be expected to dress out every day in appropriate athletic wear
  • Athletic shoes, shorts/athletic pants, appropriate shirts
  • NO hats or jewelry
  • Students that do not dress out will receive a 0%  for the day
  • Non-dressed students will be assigned clean-up work Students that have 5 or more non-dress days a semester will automatically fail

            *These non-dress days can be made-up on Monday & Wednesday mornings at 6:30a.m.



  • If you have an excused absence you will receive a zero for the day (unless it is a school activity).
  • If you have an unexcused absence you will receive a zero for the day.
  • If you have an absence or an injury that will keep you out of training for longer than three consecutive days, you will be given an alternative workout or a written assignment.



Locks/Locker Room:

  • The locker room is not a place for horseplay and must be kept clean.
  • Neither the school nor I will be held responsible for lost/stolen property.  Please secure your belongings in a locker.
  • Each student will be issued a lock to use.  At the end of the year/semester, you will be required to turn in your lock or pay the $6.50 lock replacement fee to receive your grade.


Drinks & Bathroom:

  • You can’t leave the weight room or gym without the consent of the instructor.


Cell Phones/IPods (all electric devices)

  • You will not be allowed to use any personal devices in class unless authorized by the instructor.
    • Violations will result in your device being taken to the office in accordance with school policy.