Athletic P.E. Exemption/Waiver 

Important Things You Need To Know
Athletes must attend a mandatory lunch meeting with the Athletic Director (AD) or administrative designee to be eligible for a PE waiver. All documents are handed out during the meeting and can’t be issued by coaches or counselors. Contact the AD for individual questions (
2020-2021:  Due to Covid-19 and the changes to sports, the PE Exemption process will change for this school year.  More info to come, please stay tuned!
  • Seniors cannot request a PE Waiver for Tri-3.  Unfortunately, these are the sports that fall in Season 2 (Tri-3) this year only:  Boys & Girls Basketball, Baseball, Comp. Cheer, Boys & Girls Golf, Boys & Girls Lacrosse, Boys & Girls Soccer, Softball, Swim & Dive, Boys & Girls Tennis, Track & Field and Wrestling
  • ​TBD - You must attend a mandatory meeting during one of the in-season dates listed below to receive your P.E. exemption form.
  • You must fill out your P.E. exemption form correctly and return it to the Athletic office by 3:45 p.m. on the designated due date. Any late forms will NOT be accepted under any circumstance.
  • You do not qualify for an athletic exemption form if you are:
    • C​urrently in a P.E. class
    • Currently in OCIS-PE
    • Currently a Freshman
    • Currently a Senior applying for Trimester 3
  • Academic ineligibility, excessive absences, and/or injury may disqualify the exemption.
  • Minimum requirements:
    • Participate in 6 hours per week of practice and/or games
    • Participate for 12 weeks
    • Attended 90% of all practices and activities based on coach's attendance records
  • It's the student’s responsibility to fulfill the sport’s requirements and to return completed paperwork by deadline dates.​

Mandatory Athletic Exemption Meeting/Due Dates for 2020-2021: TBA
Meetings are at the beginning of lunch in the Nighthawk Center and will start promptly 5 minutes after the lunch bell. If you are late, you will not be given a form.

Fall Sports
  • Meeting Dates:  TBA
  • Form Due Date:
    • TBA
    • NO late forms will be accepted!
Winter Sports
  • Meeting Dates: N/A
  • Form Due Date: N/A
Spring Sports 
  • Meeting Dates: TBA
  • Form Due Date: TBA
    • NO late forms will be accepted!
If you have any additional questions, please call (858) 487-0877 ext. 6318
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