Wood-Ridge Junior/Senior High School`
October 24, 2013
On October 16, 2013, the Board of Education approved the physical education regulation #2624.02. The policy clearly states that jewelry will not be permitted to be worn.
As a safety precaution, students will not be allowed to participate in our physical education program while wearing jewelry. Jewelry shall include, but not be limited to: watches, earrings, nose rings, bracelets, necklaces, pins of any type, facial piercings or other visible body piercings. This will reduce the risk of students from being severely injured by falling or making contact with another student.
If a student chooses not to remove his/her jewelry, it will affect his/her grade in a negative way. We do not wish to see your child lose credit in physical education. Therefore it is required that your child bring a lock to school for physical education so that all belongings including jewelry can be secured in a physical education locker. Please ensure that this is taken care of so that your son/daughter will have the opportunity to participate in physical education.
I also want to respectfully inform you that high school aged students (9-12) are required by state law to pass physical education each year. If they don’t, they will not be able to graduate.
Supervisor of Physical Education