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All boarding, grades 9-12 in Alexandria, Virginia

Afternoon Options

Episcopal's goal is for every student to experience interscholastic athletic competition, no matter what his or her ability and talent. Thus, physical education requirements are usually met through participation on an interscholastic team. This is the reason that the few intramural and conditioning programs offered are usually limited to older students.

Episcopal’s Afternoon Activities Program is designed to provide each student with a quality structured experience that, through athletic and/or artistic pursuit, imbues values such as teamwork, sportsmanship, creativity, and competition, while encouraging students to develop and pursue special school-sponsored activities each afternoon during the School year.

List of 6 items.

  • Dance (Fall, Winter, Spring)

    Prerequisites: Varies
    Class size: Varies; boys and girls
  • Sports Media (Fall, Winter, Spring)

    Prerequisites: None
    Class size: Varies; boys and girls
    Students will learn skills ranging from basic camera work, writing scripts, producing segments, editing video, and calling live games. This option meets daily in the main athletics offices in Hershey Athletics Center.
  • Maroon & Black Soccer (Fall)

    Prerequisites: Seniors only, boys and girls.
    Class Size: Approximately 20-30 students.
    The Maroon & Black afternoon option is for boys and girls in the 12th grade only. This program is geared toward incorporating physical fitness while working with teammates and classmates in a competitive environment. The Maroon & Black soccer activity does not compete against other schools but has various inter-squad matches and tournaments throughout the fall season. This option is held outdoors on the Front Drive Fields.
  • Weight Room Monitor (Fall, Winter & Spring)

    Prerequisites: 10th, 11th or 12th grade, boys and girls. Experience working in the Free Weight Room or involvement with a sports team that has spent ample time learning relevant lifting technique and safety precautions.
    Class size: 2-4 students, boys and girls.
    Student-athletes are expected to attend this afternoon option in athletic issue five days a week. The daily schedule for each weight room monitor may vary as the head strength coach works to staff the fitness area between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Monday – Friday.
  • Equipment Room Assistant (Fall, Winter & Spring)

    Prerequisites: None.
    Class Size: 10-14 students depending upon season, boys and girls.
    Equipment room assistants work directly with the head equipment manager. Responsibilities are related to the everyday operations of the athletic department and are not exclusively related to tasks in the equipment room. Specific responsibilities for game-day operations include scoreboard operations for all home games, field set-up, home-contest video-taping, and official score-book keeping. Also included in daily responsibilities are uniform preparation and issue window assistance. Equipment room assistants are required to maintain a personal fitness plan at least 3 days per week.
  • Cross Training (Winter & Spring)

    Prerequisites: Juniors and seniors only.
    Class Size: Approximately 12 girls and 12 boys.
    This afternoon option will focus on using a variety of activities to incorporate elements of muscular strength, muscular endurance, aerobic fitness, and flexibility. This program is geared toward the student who is looking to improve or enhance his or her overall fitness level. Activities will include, but will not be limited to, walking, running, lifting weights, playing team sports, core training, and stretching. Many activities will be performed outdoors.

    Students will work closely with EHS faculty members who, in cooperation with the head strength coach, will develop comprehensive and varied personal fitness programs designed to achieve personal strength and conditioning goals.

    This class will meet every day at a different location as announced by faculty supervisors. Students will be expected to be fully capable and medically cleared to participate in the class for the duration of the winter season both indoors and outdoors.

Kevin Coale '04

Remember that when it comes to athletics, Episcopal supports a broad spectrum. If you are looking for a more traditional athletic curriculum, EHS offers a proud tradition; however, there is an equally strong focus on more alternative sports such as rock climbing, kayaking, and dance—so don’t hesitate to take advantage of these opportunities as well.
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