PE Waivers

 
All MHHS students must take PE in 9th grade. Students may only waive PE if they pass the Fitness Gram (except medical waivers). 
*2020 through 2021 school year the Fitness Gram may be waived due to inability to provide test.

10 units (1 Year) are the maximum that can be waived using options 1-4 below.
 
A Physical Education Waiver may be requested for the following:
 
 
 
1) MHHS Sports:
2 seasons of any school-sponsored sport waives 5 credits (1 semester) of PE.
4 seasons of any school-sponsored sport waives 10 credits (1 year) of PE. 
 
*3 seasons will waive 10 credits, if the student attended MHHS during the Spring of 2020-June 2021 and were unable to complete a planned season
 
2) MHHS Marching Band/Winter Percussion/Winter Guard: 
2 seasons (semesters) of participation in any of the following: 
Marching Band, Winter Percussion and/or Winter Guard participation can waive 5 credits (1 semester) of PE.
 
4 seasons (semesters) of participation in any of the following: 
Marching Band, Winter Percussion and/or Winter Guard participation can waive 10 credits (1 year) of PE. 
 
*3 seasons will waive 10 credits, if the student attended MHHS during the Spring of 2020-June 2021 and were unable to complete a planned season
 
3) MHHS Dance Course:
1 semester of enrollment in any of the following courses at MHHS: 
Beginning Dance, Intermediate Dance, Advance Dance or any other MHHS dance course can waive 5 credits (1 semester) of PE.
 
2 semesters of enrollment in any of the following courses at MHHS: 
Beginning Dance, Intermediate Dance, Advance Dance or any other MHHS dance course can waive 10 credits (1 year) of PE.
 
 
Student is responsible for obtaining qualifying coach/teacher and counselor signatures on their PE Waiver Form.
 
 
 
4) Out of School Physical Activity:
Students engaged in an approved out-of-school physical activity sponsored by a non-school group which meets criteria and objectives listed for the physical education program may be exempted from physical education. 
 

Students must complete an Out of School Physical Activity Waiver form and submit to their counselor for approval.
5) Illness or Injury (Medical Waiver): 
Student suffering from a short-term disability shall provide a written statement to that effect from his/her physician and may postpone PE to a later semester or year. Students who cannot participate in PE due to medical reasons for their entire high school career can submit a doctors note saying that PE needs to be waived for all 4 years.