Physical education is state required. If your child is to be excused from class
because of illness or previous injury, please send a signed note given to the physical
education specialist. Students who do not actively participate will still be involved in
class and have an understanding of the day’s activities. After three days of missed
activity a physician’s note is requested.
If a Doctor recommends a rest from P.E., it may be a good idea to ask him/her if
there are any activities your child CAN do. Doctors will frequently write specific
recommendations for what type of exercise is acceptable or unacceptable for a
If your child has any special needs or concerns such as asthma, allergies, etc.,
please communicate with your child’s school administrator and PE specialist.
Shoes should cover the entire foot and allow your child to participate in athletic
activities in the grass or on the blacktop. Sandals are not acceptable. Additionally,
girls should wear "skorts," not skirts or dresses.
The Elementary Physical Education Program follows the PYLUSD guidelines regarding
hot weather. Students are given extra shade access, frequent water breaks, reduced
activity, and indoor P.E. when needed.