The Tam News

PE department drops uniform requirement

PE department drops uniform requirement

By Katya Wasserman

September 19, 2019

The policy change, a result of recent districtwide budget cuts, requires that students provide their own athletic attire instead.

Sports Opinion: Physical Education: Unnecessary for Student Athletes

Sports Opinion: Physical Education: Unnecessary for Student Athletes

By Arya Guinney & Kennedy Cook

March 31, 2017

Physical Education (P.E.) is a two-year required course for every student that attends Tam. It has two components–one that encompasses the information a student would learn in a health class and a second, composed of the physical exercise itself. Students regularly try to find ways out of P.E. in...

Sophomores Continue to Opt Out of PE

Sophomores Continue to Opt Out of PE

By Marie Hogan

November 5, 2015

Although a policy change this spring made it more difficult to take physical education (PE) online, students continue to forego taking PE on campus this year. Some who were not able to obtain permission for individualized study made the choice to remove PE from their schedule anyway, hoping that a more f...