Preserve the Physical Education System

The Observer

February 8, 2016
in Physical Education

When you think back to middle school, gym class is probably one of your best, or worst, memories. Despite your personal experiences, physical education class is one of the most important classes middle schools and high schools offer. Unfortunately, with budget cuts and increasing academic pressures, schools are beginning to explore the option of cutting physical education programs, or at least not making them mandatory. Although schools are trying to prioritize the needs of their students, physical education cannot be undervalued in this assessment. Gym class is imperative for the healthy growth and development of young students.

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