Grooming and Dress
Students are encouraged to take pride in their dress and conduct. All students are expected to dress neatly. Clothing should be appropriate, comfortable and not embarrassing or distracting to others.Students must observe and maintain healthy personal hygiene. Grooming is discouraged during class time. Students shall be required to dress appropriately in accordance with the following requirements to maintain social standards appropriate to a proper learning atmosphere. The following are minimal expectations for dress:
No student shall wear sunglasses indoors unless proper medical certification is presented. Sunglasses not medically required may be confiscated. Jewelry should be kept to a minimum. For safety reasons it is strongly recommended that long dangling earrings not be worn to school.
The following guidelines apply: Attire advertising drugs, alcohol, sex, signifying gang involvement or affiliation are prohibited. Attire should neither be excessively loose or tight-fitting. Shorts, skirts, skorts and dresses must reach the end of the wearer's finger tips when arms are straightened loosely along sides or no higher than mid-thigh. Cropped/halter tops (no bare midriffs), sheer and spaghetti-strap clothing that reveal an excess amount of bare skin is prohibited. Tank tops and other revealing types of athletic shirts should not be worn. Clothes should be neat and clean.
Uniforms are required daily for students in middle school. Parents will be notified when their student is out of the required uniform. There may be days when the uniform requirement will be suspended for special events or other occasions; however, there will be a school announcement made regarding those special events.
Shoes must be worn at all times. Only closed toe shoes should be worn. Zories, flip flops, slippers, and steel-toed shoes are not allowed for safety reasons. Sandals may be worn provided they are safe and will not pose a hazard for the student.The heel on footwear should be no more than a half-inch high. Students should plan to wear tennis shoes or other athletic footwear when possible on Physical Education days. We strongly recommend that tennis shoes/athletic footwear be worn at all times.
Hairstyles must not impair sight or prevent adults from seeing the student's eyes. Dyed hair is prohibited (i.e., green, red,yellow, purple, etc.). In addition, hairstyles may not be outrageous or excessive.
Hats and Head wear
No hats or head coverings are permitted in the building or classrooms. This includes head wear such as bandannas. Hats are permissible on the playground. Students should hand carry hats for wear during recess to the cafeteria. Exceptions are to be approved by the principal or the designee.