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7th and 8th PE

7th / 8th Grade Physical Education


Welcome to PE!! We are happy to have your child in our class!!

PE will be a yearlong course.  Objectives this year consist of identifying and describing benefits of regular physical activity and making fitness goals and working toward those goals.

PE Grading Policy:

50% of total grade: PE based on participation

50% of total grade: Dressing out and Skills Assessments


PE Activities:

We are going to participate in a wide variety of activities during the year.  Some of the scheduled activities include:  Volleyball, football, kickball, badminton, soccer, basketball, cooperative games, track, tennis and others…


Supplies Needed:

Each student will need to purchase a PE uniform through the BMS Boys or Girls Physical Education Departments.  This uniform consists of an Eagle PE shirt (with last name on back) and a pair of royal blue shorts (with a 6 inch inseam)…Uniforms may be purchased for $24 during the first week of school. In addition your child will need tennis shoes (shoes that have laces, are tied and are unmarking) and socks each day.  If your child already has a PE uniform from a previous year, a new uniform does not need to be purchased.



PE Rules and Procedures:

  1. Students must be in the dressing room by the tardy bell.
  2. Students must go directly to the locker room. Do not horse play or socialize in the hallway.
  3. Students have 5 minutes after the bell to be dressed. Dress out for class EVERYDAY!
  4. There will be NO HORSE PLAY, OR FIGHTING in the locker room or other PE facilities. Fighting will result in an immediate referral to the principal’s office.
  5. No jewelry can be worn during class- Safety Issue
  6. The use of profanity will not be tolerated
  7. When two whistles are blown consecutively during class, everyone must stop the activity and talking immediately. Please listen for further instruction from the coach.
  8. Courtesy and respect will be shown for classmates and adults at all times.
  9. All district and school rules, regulations and policies will be followed.
  10. Personal items must be locked in the provided lockers. Theft is an immediate office referral and will result in BIC.



  1. Verbal Warning
  2. Loss of Activity Time
  3. Teacher conference with Student
  4. Phone call to parents
  5. Referral to the Principal’s office

Excuse from  PE Participation

For a student to be excused from participation he/she must bring a note from their parent/guardian stating why activity should be limited or avoided.  Their excuse will be honored for a maximum of 3 days if requested (the number of days, maximum of three, must be stated on note).  Anything over 3 days will require a doctor’s excuse.  THE STUDENT MUST STILL DRESS OUT EVEN THOUGH AN EXCUSED NOTE IS PROVIDED.  An alternate assignment will be provided.


The note must include:

Student’s Name

Date or dates to be excused


Phone Number

Parent, guardian or physician’s signature



Students will be assigned a locker and a combination lock for their clothes.  The combination lock must be returned at the end of the course.  If the lock is lost, the student must pay a $5.00 fine.  It is a student’s responsibility to secure their belongings in their lockers! 




GISD has moved into the Bring Your Own Device program we want to make sure all student property is protected while in PE.  Devices will not be used during PE class.  We would prefer students not bring devices into the locker room.  If a student must bring in their device, then it must be turned off and it is the student’s responsibility to secure it in their locker.  The coaching staff and school are not responsible for items left unlocked.



We are looking forward to a wonderful year!  Please feel free to contact us for any reason.






John Crutchfield

Boys PE Teacher  943-5090 x 6994


Elizabeth Graham                       

Girls PE Teacher   943-5090 x 6993                                                 


George Hauser

Boys and Girls PE Teacher 943-5090 x 6994













STUDENT’S NAME                                                                              Class period ___________




                                                            (PLEASE PRINT)



Does your child have any condition(s) that may limit physical activity?



__________ NO







If yes, please describe limitation(s) ______________________________________________________________________________







Please sign and return to the Physical Education Teacher.


____________________________________                                    ___________________________

Parent/Guardian                     (PLEASE PRINT)                       Student Signature



Home Phone #                        Work # (Father)                                              Work # (Mother)