Physical Education Requirements

  • Because the interscholastic program is a direct outgrowth of the physical education program, any student-athlete excused from a physical education class for medical reasons may not participate in a practice, scrimmage, or contest on that same day. Note that Commissioner’s Regulations dictate that a student-athlete is ineligible if he or she is medically excused from participation in a physical education class. Certain medical conditions are exempt from this rule if the legal paperwork has been filed with the nurse’s office and Athletic Directors office. Any contest that an ineligible athlete participates in is deemed a forfeit.  Furthermore, if an athlete is not participating in physical education class they can be held from participation in practice or games on that day.