Upper School
US Curriculum

Physical Education & Athletics

All students participate in either physical education or athletics in each of three trimesters/seasons throughout the academic year.
Students not participating on a JV or Varsity team have a wide range of physical education options that vary throughout the year, including yoga, hiking, squash, Cross Fit training, rock climbing, and more, with choices varying season to season.

Physical Education & Athletics

List of 2 items.

  • Physical Education

    Students in grades 9-12 not participating on an interscholastic sports team during a particular season are required to participate in Physical Education class. The Physical Education program offers activities in fitness, lifetime, group sports, along with outdoor education. Classes meet for two one-hour sessions per week, from 3:15-4:15. (Off-campus class options that meet once per week meet from 3:15-5:30 p.m.)

    Physical Education Exemption: students in grades 10-12 can request permission to substitute outside athletic participation in lieu of Physical Education. To qualify for this exemption the student must submit a completed permission form by the specified date. A decision will be rendered by the Head of Physical Education based on the following criteria: (1) Participation must be a minimum of 2 hours per week excluding weekends, (2) must take place at an established facility or with an established organization, (3) supervision must be by a coach or certified trainer. (Parents may not fulfill this role unless employed by the facility or as a team coach.) The supervisor must submit a monthly attendance record and summary of instruction and/or competitions participated in by the student to the Head of Physical Education. As to ninth grade students, only those with exceptional qualifications will be considered for exemption.
  • Interscholastic Sports Teams

    FALL
    Sports
    Teams
    JV & Varsity Cross Country
    Girls & Boys
    JV & Varsity Field Hockey
    Girls
    JV & Varsity Football
    Boys
    JV & Varsity Soccer
    Girls & Boys
    JV & Varsity Tennis
    Girls
     
     
     
    WINTER
    Sports
    Teams
    JV & Varsity Basketball
    Girls & Boys
    JV & V. Foil, Epee, Saber
    Girls & Boys
    JV & Varsity Squash
    Girls & Boys
    JV & Vars. Swimming
    Girls & Boys
    Varsity Winter Track
    Girls & Boys
    JV & Varsity Wrestling
    Boys
     
    SPRING
    Sports
    Teams
    JV & Varsity Baseball
    Boys
    Varsity Golf
    Girls & Boys
    JV & Varsity Lacrosse
    Girls & Boys
    JV & Varsity Softball
    Girls
    JV & Varsity Tennis
    Boys
    JV & Varsity Track & Field
    Girls & Boys