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Give athletes a break: sports should substitute for gym credit

Give athletes a break: sports should substitute for gym credit

October 4, 2018

Emma Van Riper ’20   Due to the countless hours of practice and games after school, athletes should be able to use their sports towards their gym credit so that they can accomplish more in school. Student athletes already have a lot to balance, so if they had the option to use their gym peri...

Don’t sweat it: gym classes require athletic clothing for second quarter

Don’t sweat it: gym classes require athletic clothing for second quarter

Maddie Phelps '19 and Chelsea Fox '19

January 15, 2018

  As of the second quarter of the 2017-2018 school year, all students participating in physical education classes are required to change from their normal school clothes into workout attire. In the previous quarter, teachers required all students to at least wear sneakers in order for them to ...

Paddling through P.E.

Molly Liebergall, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014

The Staples pool is associated with swimming laps and playing water polo, but the new addition of kayaking to the P.E. program has changed students’ opinions of the infamous quarter-long course. The idea to add kayaking to the P.E. curriculum originated from the Physical Education Department Chair,...

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