• PE - Outdoor

    Physical education plays a large role in the development of motor, cognitive, and social skills.  It is the goal of our department to provide activities in a safe learning environment that promote the development of these skills.  Outdoor Sports will include individual and team sports, recreational activities, and physical fitness activities.

    Course Objective:

    Students will learn the skills required for these activities, teamwork, sportsmanship, acceptance of and respect for others, respect for equipment and property, and the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle.

    Classroom Rules and Procedures: 

    • Get dressed out (6th graders dress first 5 minutes, then 7th/8th)
    • Call Roll
    • Warm-Up
    • Class Activity
    • Closure/Dress Out (10 min) 
    1. Every student is required to dress out every day in a DMS PE Uniform. Clothing worn to school is not allowed to be worn in P.E. and clothing worn in P.E. is not allowed to be worn in regular classes.
    2. Athletic shoes with socks are required. Deck shoes are not athletic shoes.
    3. P.E. clothing should be laundered on a regular basis for proper hygiene.
    4. All personal items should be locked in a locker during class.
    5. All students must change clothing in the dressing room. Changing in the bathroom is not permitted.
    6. Students must wear clothing as it is intended to be worn. All shorts and sweats must be worn at the waist.  Sagging will not be allowed or rolling up of the shorts or shirts.
    7. Students are not allowed into the equipment closet at any time. Equipment must be issued by a teacher.
    8. Students should not use any equipment in the in the gym or on the playing field until given instruction to do so.
    9. NO food or drinks are allowed in the gym.
    10. NO chewing gum at any time.
    11. NO horseplay at any time.
    12. NO one is allowed to enter the dressing room without permission from a teacher.
    13. Students must obtain permission to enter the restroom after the beginning of class.
    14. Students must obtain permission from a teacher before leaving the gym area.
    15. Respect all others and their belongings at all times.
    16. Foul language will not be tolerated!
    17. NO cell phones are to be out for any reason while in the dressing rooms or in gym class.


    Requests for accommodations for this course or any school event are welcomed from students and parents.

    Concerning laptop utilization:                                                                                           

    1. Student laptops should not be hard wired to the network or have print capabilities.
    2. Use of discs, flash drives, jump drives, or other USB devices will not be allowed on Madison City computers.
    3. Neither the teacher, nor the school is responsible for broken, stolen, or lost laptops.
    4. Laptops and other electronic devices will be used at the individual discretion of the teacher. 

    Grade Policy:

    Test grades will account for 60% of the 9-weeks grade, with the remaining 40% being determined by quiz/daily grades.  The grading scale is as follows:  A (90-100), B (80-89), C (70-79), D (65-69), and F (below 65).  Grades will be a reflection of mastery of the standards.  Make sure all absences are excused as class work can be made up and graded for excused absences only.

    • Participation: 25 Points Weekly (5 points daily)
    • Attitude: 25 Points Weekly (5 points daily)
    • Dressing Out: 25 Points Weekly (5 points daily)
    • Behavior: 25 Points Weekly (5 points daily)

    Course Outline:

    • Flag Football
    • Soccer
    • Kickball
    • Wiffleball
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Disc Golf
    • Fitness Testing