Upper School physical education supports Nueva’s core educational goals and helps students capture the social, emotional, and physical benefits of fitness and healthy competition, leading to lifelong enjoyment. A variety of physical education classes and interscholastic sports is offered each year.

Graduation Requirement: Participation in two out of three seasons per year for all four years of high school.

  • Fall (September–November)
  • Winter (November–February)
  • Spring (February–May)

Students have the following options to fulfill their graduation requirement:

OPTION #1: Participation on a Nueva Interscholastic Team

We value and encourage student participation on Nueva athletic teams. Due to the significant commitment required by a Nueva team, students can fulfill their yearly two-season requirement through a single season of an interscholastic sport.

Interscholastic Offerings for 2015–2016, by season:

FALL

  • Girls' Volleyball
  • Girls' & Boys' Cross-Country

WINTER

  • Girls' & Boys' Basketball
  • Girls' & Boys' Soccer

SPRING

  • Boys' Tennis
  • Girls' Softball
  • Girls' & Boys' Track & Field
  • Co-ed Golf

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OPTION #2: Enrollment in a Physical Education Class

Students may sign up for a physical education class held before or after school. These classes meet twice a week for 1–1.5 hours per session.

Physical education offerings for 2015–2016: Yoga, Dance, Climbing, Sports Conditioning, Fencing, and Squash.

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OPTION #3: Outside Activity Credit

In order to be eligible for PE credit, a supervised outside activity must meet a minimum of two days during the school week, for at least one hour per session. Students are responsible for maintaining an activity log to track their participation. An adult supervisor, other than a parent, must sign off on a student’s activity log for each session. Logs must be submitted at the end of every month and at the conclusion of the season.

 
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Resources

GRADES PK-8

HILLSBOROUGH
CAMPUS

6565 Skyline Blvd.
Hillsborough, CA 94010

650-350-4600

GRADES 9-12

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BAY MEADOWS
CAMPUS

131 E. 28th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403

650-235-7100