Medical Excuse Assignment


MadisonHigh School

Health & Physical Education Department



 Department Policy Regarding Medically Excused Students from Physical Education Class




1.   In the event that a student is unable to participate in physical education class as a result of a medical condition the following procedures need to be followed:

  • In order for a student to be excused from a physical education class as a result of a medical condition the student must provide the assigned physical education teacher and school nurse with a copy of the doctor’s note.
  • Medically excused students will remain with their respective physical education teacher


2.      Assignments

  • Students who are medically excused from PE will be required to complete written assignments to maintain their grade.
  • Students must report to their teacher to receive information on the type and length of their assignment.
  • A student missing a single marking period of physical education will be required to complete the written research assignment which will also be presented to the PE staff. The PE teacher has the final decision on all proposed research assignments

3. Any student found to have plagiarized or downloaded or copied a pre-existing research paper from the internet or any other source will automatically receive a failing grade for the marking period.