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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
  • Opt-Out is open to all students, grades 9-12. 
  • Opt-Out is seasonal. If you participate in more than one seasonal sport, you can opt-out of PE each season (fall, winter, spring). 
  • Students who already 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 who Opt-Out will receive a Passing (P) grade for PE.
  • Honors (H) grades will NOT be available to 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!

SPRING Sports Opt-Out, 2019

The application process will open on Monday, March 9 and close on Friday, March 20. If you are on a WHRHS spring sports team and wish to opt out of PE, please do the following:

1. Complete the online OPT-OUT form. (You must use your WHRHS email to access the 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 - 12/6, 2019

Spring:  03/09 - 03/20, 2020

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