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Physical Education “Opt-Out” for Sports and Physical Activities


Morristown High School offers students the opportunity to “Opt-Out” of Physical Education if they participate in a school sport or other approved activity.  The purpose of this Opt-Out program is to provide athletes with the opportunity to devote more time to academic study while their sport is in season.  Physical Education Opt-Out is provided along specific guidelines and dates and it is extremely important that all deadlines are met.  Forms must be turned in no later than the last day of the enrollment period in order to be considered.  Upon submission of the application along with athletic department verification of participation, any students who choose to Opt-Out of PE will be scheduled for a study hall where they are expected to focus on academics.  Students requesting to Opt-Out of Physical Education for outside activities, also referred to as Option II, will be considered on a case-by-case basis after appropriate application is approved by the Supervisor of Health and P.E. 

Strength and Conditioning program for MHS out of season athletes.

Morristown High School Athletes will now be eligible to participate in an Off-Season Training program with Coach Izsa that will allow our athletes to apply for Opting Out of Physical Education. This program will be very limited in size and will not be able to accept every MHS athlete. Student must fill out the MHS Athlete application and have Coach Izsa's signature under Head Coach. This is being done on a first come/first serve basis. The student-athlete must be in attendance and actively participating for a minimum of 150 minutes per week. Athletes not complying with the state guideline will be removed immediately to make room for another student that will. This program will not be available to seniors that have already participated in his or her sport.

Here are the two form sets that you will need to choose from:

If you have any questions Please contact your Guidance counselor or Mr. Horton.

Contact: Smitty