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2021-2022

Information Packet for Off-Campus Physical Education

(Physical Education Substitutions)

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Off-Campus Physical Education (OCPE) program offered by Westlake Academy is to accommodate students in grade 9 who are involved in high level athletic programs that require a significant amount of individualized training.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The OCPE program is a cooperative arrangement between Westlake Academy and an approved off-campus sponsoring facility/provider.  Activities are defined as those in which a student works with a single teacher/coach/team at an approved agency during the regular school year.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Students in grade 9 will be eligible for consideration for the off-campus program.  
  2. Students will receive a maximum of one half (.5) credit per semester.
  3. Students applying for OCPE require a minimum of fifteen (15) hours per week for highly intense, professionally supervised training.  
  4. Students qualifying at this level may be dismissed from school one period of eight for such participation.  

OCPE COURSE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Documentation (LOG SHEET) of attendance and OCPE activity must be submitted by stated deadlines.  This should be completed by the student, and signed by the OCPE Provider (coach/trainer) for each session.  The log sheet form is located in the OCPE packet.
  2. Documentation (GRADE REPORT FORM ) must also be submitted by stated deadlines.  The Provider will assign a PASS/FAIL grade and sign the form.
  3. Students are responsible for turning in all documentation to their counselor.
  4. If a student fails to meet program requirements (i.e. documentation on logs, turning logs and grade sheets in by due date), students may lose the option of participating in OCPE.
  5. Providers must be approved by the student’s assigned counselor.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q         Do I need approval for an OCPE provider?

A        Yes.  Please see your assigned counselor.

Q        Who changes the student’s schedule to reflect OCPE?

A        After the application is approved by the Programme Principal, the counselor will change the schedule.

Q        Is travel time included as part of the time requirement?

A        No, the student should not include travel time as part of the time requirement.  Also, if a student works at the facility they may not count work hours towards the time requirement.

Q        Can the student include tournament play/competitions as part of the time requirement?

A        No, a student may only count weekly practice hours.

Q        May the student enroll in the OCPE program for part of the semester?

A        No, participation must run concurrent with the school semester.

Q        Can the student have more than ONE Provider/Activity?

A        No, only 1 Activity/Provider may be selected for OCPE.  Credit will not be given for a combination of hours for 2 separate activities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

WA Off-Campus Physical Activity Application

Application is for (check one) : 𝤿both semesters       𝤿1st sem. only    𝤿 2nd sem. only

This application is to be completed by the parent or guardian.  Please provide all information requested.

Students Full Legal Name (please print):__________________________________________

                                                   FIRST                     MIDDLE                LAST NAME

𝤿The OCPE activity is:___________________PROVIDER is:____________________

𝤿The name of the trainer/coach is______________________________________ and the training will take place at ____________________________________training facility.

𝤿I am requesting my student be released from either periods:  1      4        5      8  (circle one)

𝤿I UNDERSTAND THAT ACTIVITY LOGS/GRADE SHEET FORMS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SPECIFIED DUE DATES OR MY STUDENT WILL RECEIVE A FAILING GRADE AND MAY LOSE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN OCPE.

𝤿I understand that I am responsible for transportation to and from the physical activity program and that the school district is not responsible for any contractual agreements with the trainer or coach.

𝤿I understand that my student MUST have a current Permission and Release form on file.

For office use only:

Provider approved:_________or                      

Letter from new provider:________ & Date______

Provider agreement________

Supervisory Approval:______Date_______

Parent contacted:_________ Date______

_______________________________

                  Parent Signature

_______________________________

                 Student Signature

_______________________________

    Parent Contact Phone Number

_______________________________

              Parent E-mail address

Westlake Academy

2600 JT Ottinger Rd

Westlake, TX 76262

Phone (817) 490-5757, Fax (817) 490-5759

http://www.westlakeacademy.org

WA PROVIDER AGREEMENT FORM

To Whom It May Concern:

This letter is to inform you that ______________________________________________

                                  (Print student’s full legal name: First, Middle, Last)

Has submitted an application to receive Off-Campus Physical Education credit through your program.  In order for this student to qualify for this program, you must agree to the parameters set forth by Westlake Academy.

As a provider of Off-Campus Physical Education, you must comply with the parameters identified below.  Please place a checkmark in each box below to indicate acknowledgement.

𝤿I agree to structure my teaching in a manner that fulfills the guidelines as developed in the Texas Education Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum.

𝤿At the request of the student referenced above, I will provide a letter on business letterhead about my program along with contact information for myself.

𝤿I will confirm, with my signature, practice activities and dates fulfilled by the student.

𝤿I also am aware that it is the student’s responsibility to have the activity log sheet completed at each session and delivered to the Counselor at the specified deadlines.

𝤿I agree to give each of my students a Pass/Fail grade on the grade report provided to me by the student on the specified date of each grading period.

I ______________________________________ understand Westlake Academy’s expectations

   (please print your full legal name on line above)

for the Off-Campus Physical Education Program.  I also understand my responsibility as a supervisor/coach.

Provider’s Signature___________________________________ Date_____________

Provider’s facility address:________________________________________________

Provider’s E-mail address:_________________________Phone__________________

PERMISSION AND RELEASE

I understand that my child _________________________________________, a student at Westlake Academy, is receiving physical education credit for participating in an off campus PE activity.  I understand that my child’s participation in these physical activities is wholly voluntary and the Academy does not require my child to participate in these types of physical activities.  I understand that the Academy provides opportunities for physical education credit at the Academy, but I choose to allow my child to participate in an outside physical activity instead of participating in Academy run physical education.

I understand that my child must comply with the Academy’s Student Code of Conduct and any rules and standards of conduct at the physical activity location.  I understand that my child’s failure to adhere to these rules and standards of conduct may result in discipline in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct.

I understand that the Academy has no control over the operations or premises of my child’s particular activity.  I further understand that my child will not be under the supervision of an Academy employee but will be under the supervision of a representative of the assigned activity while participating in the activity.

I give permission for my child to obtain their own transportation to the activity location.  I agree that I am not entitled to any reimbursement for mileage or transportation costs from the Academy in transporting my child to the physical activity.

My signature below indicates my understanding of this Permission and Release and indicates my permission for my child to participate fully in the physical activity.  I have carefully read this Permission and Release before signing it.   This agreement shall become effective only upon receipt by the Academy and shall be governed by the laws of the state of Texas.

______________________________________________________  

Parent’s Signature

_______________________________________________________

Name (printed)

_______________________________

Date

OFF-CAMPUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

IMPORTANT DATES

September 13, 2021                (Activity logs due)

October 12, 2021                (Grades and activity logs are due)

November 8, 2021                (Activity logs due)

December 6, 2021                (Grades and activity logs are due)

February 7, 2022                (Activity logs due)

March 7, 2022                        (Grades and activity logs are due)

April 19, 2022                        (Activity logs due)

May 16, 2022                        (Grades and activity logs are due)

OCPE

Required Paperwork

Forms

*Blank Log and Grade Forms are provided.

Make extra copies for the year.

**Students must submit paperwork by due dates to receive credit for the semester.

ACTIVITY LOG SHEET

For every day of physical activity, please put the date, specific activity and time.  The provider must also initial each date.

________________________     _________________________     ____________-____________

Student’s Name (please print)                     Campus                                  Grading Period Dates

________________________     _________________________     _________________________

             Activity Site                              Provider (please print)                    Provider’s Signature

Westlake Academy Off-Campus Physical Education

 Grade Reporting Form

________________________________________

Student’s Name (please print)

________________________________________

School

________________________________________

Activity Site

Below are the dates that Grade Reporting Forms are due to the school campus.   Forms MUST be received no later than 4:00 PM on the dates specified below.  Remember to check the appropriate grading period as follows and indicate “P” or “F” for Pass or Fail:

GRADING PERIOD                                *DATE FORMS DUE TO:

(Please check one)                                

𝤿1st Grading Period                                October 12, 2021

𝤿2nd Grading Period                        December 6, 2021

𝤿3rd Grading Period                                March 7, 2022

𝤿4th Grading Period                                May 16, 2022

**Dates listed on the Grade Reporting Form coincide with school calendar

Activity Grade ______                        (P/F) pass/fail

______________________________                        _____________________

Provider’s Name (please print)                                Date

______________________________                        ______________________

Provider’s Signature                                                Student Signature

For

Providers

Guidelines for Trainers and Coaches of Students applying for Physical Education Programs for P.E. Substitute Credit

(Please give to Provider)

For a student to receive P.E. Substitute Credit for participating in your training program the following must be submitted to the Academy’s Off-Campus Physical Education Provider or designee:

  1.  A letter on Business Letterhead stating: (if new provider)

Name, address, email address, phone number of trainer and training facility.

  1.  A signed Provider agreement accepting responsibility for the grading procedure.

  1.  A grade report (Pass/Fail) for each grading period.  This must be submitted to the school counselor for placement on the student’s report card.

  1.  An activity log verifying that you monitored the activity (due on specific dates).  The log is to be maintained by the student.  This is not designed to produce more work for you, the provider.  It should reflect:

For further information please contact the student’s school counselor.

TEKS for Physical Education:   (FOR PROVIDER)

§116.55. Individual Sports (One-Half Credit).

  1. General requirements.  The recommended prerequisite for this course is Foundations of Personal Fitness.
  2. Introduction.

  1. In Physical Education, students acquire movement knowledge and skills that provide the foundation for enjoyment, continued social development through physical activity, adn access to a physically-active lifestyle.  The student exhibits a physically-active lifestyle and understands the relationship between physical activity and health throughout the lifespan.
  2. Students in Individual Sports are expected to participate in a wide range of individual sports that can be pursued for a lifetime.  The continued development of health-related fitness and the selection of individual sport activities that are enjoyable is a major objective of this course.

(c) Knowledge and skills

  1. Movement. The student develops the ability to participate  confidently in individual sports.  The student is expected to:

  1. Consistently perform skills and strategies and follow rules at a basic level of competency.

      (2) Movement. The student applies movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills.  The student is expected to:

  1. Use internal and external information to modify movement during performance:
  2. Describe appropriate practice procedures to improve skill and strategy in a sport:
  3. Develop an appropriate conditioning program for the selected sport:
  4. Identify correctly the critical elements for successful performance of a sport skill.

(3) Social development. The student understands the basic components such as strategies, protocol, and rules of individual sports.  The student is expected to:

  1. acknowledge good play from an opponent during competition;
  2. Accept the roles and decisions of officials;
  3. Demonstrate officiating techniques; and
  4. Research and describe the historical development of an individual sport.

(4) Physical activity and health.  The student exhibits a physically-active lifestyle that improves health and provides opportunities for enjoyment and challenge during individual sports. The student is expected to:

  1. Select and participate in individual sports that provide for enjoyment and challenge;
  2. Analyze and evaluate personal fitness status in terms of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition;
  3. Analyze and compare health and fitness benefits derived from participating in selected individual sports;
  4. Establish realistic yet challenging health-related fitness goals for selected individual sports;
  5. Explain the interrelatedness between selected individual sports and a personal fitness program;
  6. Describe two training principles appropriate for enhancing flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, adn cardio respiratory endurance; and
  7. Explain the effects of substance abuse on personal health and performance in physical activity such as side effects of steroid use.

(5) Physical activity and health.  The student understands and applies safety practices associated with individual sports.  The student is expected to:

  1. Evaluate risks and safety factors that may affect individual sport preferences;
  2. Identify and follow safety procedures when participating in individual sports; and
  3. Describe equipment and practices that prevent or reduce injuries.

(6) Social development. The student develops positive personal and social skills needed to work independently and with others in individual sports.  The student is expected to:

  1. evaluate personal skills and set realistic goals for improvement;
  2. Respond to challenges, successes, and failures in physical activities in socially appropriate ways;
  3. Accept successes and performance limitations of self and others;
  4. Anticipate potentially dangerous consequences of participating in selected individual sports; and
  5. Demonstrate responsible behavior in individual sports such as playing by the rules, accepting lack of skills in others.

Source: The provisions of this §116.55 adopted to be effective September 1, 1998, 22 TexReg 7759.

§116.56. Team Sports (One-Half Credit).

  1. General requirements.  The recommended prerequisite for this course is Foundations of Personal Fitness.
  2. Introductions.

  1. In Physical Education, students acquire the knowledge and skills for movement that provide the foundation for enjoyment, continued social development through physical activity, and access to a physically -active lifestyle.  The student exhibits a physically-active lifestyle and understands the relationship between physical activity and health throughout the lifespan.
  2. Students enrolled in Team Sports are expected to develop health-related fitness and an appreciation for team work and fair play.  Like the other high school physical education courses.  Team Sports is less concerned with the acquisition of physical fitness during the course tha reinforcing the concept of incorporating physical activity into a lifestyle beyond high school.

(c)Knowledge and skills

  1. Movement Skills.

  1. Demonstrate consistency using all the basic offensive skills of a sport while participating.
  2. Demonstrate consistency using all the basic defensive skills of a sport while participating.

(2) Movement Skills. The student applies movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills.  The student is expected to:

  1. Use internal and external information to modify movement during performance;
  2. Describe appropriate practice procedures to improve skill and strategy in an activity;
  3. Develop an app[ropriate conditioning program for the selected activity;
  4. Identify correctly the critical elements for successful performance within the context of the activity; and
  5. Recognize that improvement is possible with appropriate practice.

(3) Social development. The student understands the basic components such as strategies, protocol, and rules of structured physical activities.  The student is expected to:

  1. Acknowledge good play from an opponent during competition;
  2. Accept the roles and decisions of officials;
  3. Demonstrate officiating techniques; and
  4. Research and describe the historical development of an individual sport.

(4) Physical activity and health. The student exhibits a physically-active lifestyle that improves health and provides opportunities for enjoyment and challenge through team sports.  The student is expected to:

  1. Select and participate in individual sports that provide for enjoyment and challenge;
  2. Analyze and evaluate personal fitness status in terms of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition;
  3. Describe the health and fitness benefits derived from participating in selected team sports;
  4. Establish realistic yet challenging health-related fitness goals;
  5. Develop and participate in a personal fitness program that has the potential to provide identified goals; and
  6. Describe two training principles appropriate for enhancing flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, adn cardio respiratory endurance.

(5) Physical activity and health.  The student knows the implications and benefits from being involved in daily physical activity.  The student is expected to:

  1. Discuss training principles appropriate for enhancing flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, adn cardio respiratory endurance;
  2. Explain the effects of eating and exercise patterns on eight control, self-concept, and physical performance; and
  3. Explain the effects of substance abuse on personal health and performance in physical activity.

(6) Physical activity and health.  The student understands and applies safety practices associated with team sports.  The student is expected to:

  1. Evaluate risks and safety factors that may affect sport preferences;
  2. Identify and apply rules and procedures that are designed for safe participation in team sports;
  3. Identify team sports that achieve health-related fitness goals in both school and community settings; and
  4. participate regularly in team sports.

(7) Social development.  The student develops positive self-management and social skills needed to work independently and with others in team sports.  The student is expected to:

  1. Evaluate personal skills and set realistic goals for improvement:
  2. Respond to challenges, successes, and failures in physical activities in socially appropriate ways;
  3. Accept successes and performance limitations of self and others and exhibit appropriate behavior/responses;
  4. Anticipate potentially dangerous consequences of participating in selected team sports; and
  5. Display appropriate etiquette while participating in a sport.

Source: The provisions of this §116.56 adopted to be effective September 1, 1998 22 TexReg 7759.