Contact us

19900 S. 80th Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60487
Phone:  (815) 464-2285
Fax:  (815) 464-2160


Principal: Maura Carroll
Assistant Principal: Marianne Hourihan

  School Hours

Office Hours: 8:00 AM-3:55 PM
Staff Hours: 8:10 AM-3:10 PM
Student Hours: 8:10 AM-2:50 PM
Activity Dismissal: 3:55 PM
Half-Day Hours: 8:10 AM-11:30 PM






Welcome to Hilda Walker Physical Education

Mr. Leonard, Miss Crick, Mr. Conrad,
Mr. Radostits, Mr.  Chrusciel

Our Philosophy - The goal of the Hilda Walker Physical Education program is to provide students with developmentally appropriate learning opportunities with meaningful content and instruction. All students will develop health-related fitness, physical competence, cognitive understanding and positive attitudes about physical activity that promotes a healthy and physically active lifestyle.
Our Vision Statement - Inspire every student to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Our Mission Statement - We believe that physical education is essential to the education of the whole child. The physical education program provides opportunities for students to attain the skills, knowledge and attitudes essential for a healthy lifestyle.

Our School Physical Education Purpose - To introduce our students to a variety of wellness related activities so that they have the ability to develop a physically active lifestyle for a lifetime.

PE and Health
IL State Standards
State Goal 19: Acquire movement and motor skills and understand concepts necessary to engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity. 

State Goal 20: Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness based upon continual self-assessment.

State Goal 21: Develop skills necessary to become a successful member of a team by working with others during physical activity.

State Goal 22: Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury. 

State Goal 23: Understand human body systems and factors that influence growth and development.

State Goal 24:  Promote and enhance health and well-being through the use of effective communication and decision-making skills.

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Units of Instruction
Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Kickball, Bowling, Pickleball, Badminton, Circus Skills, Yard games, Fitness Activities, Team Games

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Class Expectations

  • Be Responsible - wear proper shoes and attire, complete assessments, and participate to the best of your ability
  • Be Respectful – listen to teachers and students, follow directions, and display good sportsmanship
  • Be Safe – keep your hands and feet to yourself, and use equipment properly, Walk safely when entering and leaving the gym
Disciplinary Procedure   On occasion student disruption can effect the learning environment. Teachers will do their best to manage disruption with verbal warnings, and student redirection. If a students behavior becomes a constant interruption students may face the following consequences. 
  • Conference with a Teacher
  • Time Out to Redirect Behavior
  •  Parent Phone Call or Email Major or Minor Referral
  • Conference with Principal

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Dress Code

  • Athletic footwear (non-marking soles) with shoelaces or Velcro is required for to participate in class. Refrain from wearing shoes that are backless, platform sneakers, boot-like shoes, sandals, heeled shoes, flip flops, crocs or other unsafe footwear. 
  • Please dress appriopriately for activity and weather conditions.
  • Students should not bring electronic devices or wear jewelry during PE. These items can interfere with class safety, activities, and limit participation.


  • If you need to be excused from physical education activities have your parent or guardian write an excuse note. A note from a parent/guardian will excuse a student from class participation for a maximum of 3 consecutive days (a note is valid for one day unless otherwise stated in the note)
*Parent note should including:  student’s name, date, number of days to be excused, reason for the excuse, parent or guardian signature, contact number, and any modifications that can be made or ways in which the student can still participate
(i.e. – Right arm is injured, but still able to walk and use left arm).

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Doctor's Notes:

  • If you are unable to participate for more than three (3) days, a physician’s note is required. The student should bring the note to the school nurse or PE teacher. 
  • Doctor’s notes should include: Student’s name, student’s condition, limitations, modified activities, or restrictions allowed (i.e. can bounce ball right handed, but not with the left), and the duration of the limitations, as well as when they are able to again fully participate in class.

*If a student gets ill or hurt during the school day, the student must see the school nurse for a note in order to be excused from participation. A school nurse’s note is only good for one school day. 
*Injuries during class must be reported to the teacher immediately, so that proper treatment can be given.

Walker Physical Education Grading Policy 
  Formative Assessments:

  • 25% of Grade
  Summative Assessments:
  • 75% of Grade
Refer to Parent/Student handbook for additional questions.

Parent and Student Communication


Teacher Web Pages

      Mrs. Leonard -

      Miss Crick -

      Mr. Conrad -

      Mr. Radostits -

      Mr. Chrusciel -


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