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Watchung Hills Regional High School

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Opt-Out

Physical Education Opt-Out

Please read the following guidelines and procedures before printing the Opt-Out form provided at the bottom of the page.

Opt-Out Guidelines
  • Students who have a scheduled study hall are not eligible for Opt-Out.
  • Seniors are not permitted to use “Early Leave” during their Opt-Out study hall.
  • Students are required to take health as per state mandate.
  • Students cannot opt out of health class.
  • Students who opt out will receive a Passing (P) grade for PE.
  • Honors (H) grades will NOT be available to opt out students.
  • There will be no essay requirement for Opt Out students.
  • Students assigned to study halls are expected to follow all study hall procedures.
  • In the event of separation from the team, the student will inform Mr. Commerford (bcommerford@whrhs.org)  the following day for PE placement or risk receiving a grade of No Credit.
  • Daily attendance in the PE Opt­ Out study hall will be taken for accountability. Students choosing not to attend the Opt­ Out study will be given appropriate consequences and/or lose the Opt Out privilege.
  • ANY VIOLATIONS OF THE PROCEDURES COULD RESULT IN REVOKING THE PRIVILEGE OF PE OPT­ OUT.
  • BE PREPARED TO CONTINUE PARTICIPATION IN CLASS UNTIL STUDY HALLS HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED!

FALL Sports Opt-Out, 2019

The application process will open on Wednesday, September 4. If you are on a WHRHS fall sports team and wish to opt out of PE and attend a study hall, please do the following:

1. Complete the online OPT-OUT FORM
2. Download, complete and return the OPT-OUT REQUEST AND SIGNATURE FORM.
3. Drop off the completed form to Mr. Commerford's mailbox in the main office. 

Opt-Out Form Timelines


Fall:      9/4- 9/13, 2019

Winter:  11/11 - 11/22, 2019

Spring:  03/09 - 03/20, 2020

Your guidance counselor will confirm your study hall once your application is processed.