Uniforms and Dress Code

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Uniforms & Dress Code


Students are expected to come to school neatly dressed, clean and well-groomed.  Students are to wear their uniforms each day unless otherwise stated.  Uniform checks will be conducted on a daily basis. Parents are responsible for making sure their children come to school dressed appropriately each and every day.   The Principal is the final judge on the acceptability of students’ appearance.

Girls


girls-uniform2a.     Girls are to wear either skirts, pants, or jumpers of solid color navy blue or khaki
tan.  Skirts and jumpers may be no more than three inches above the knee.  Leggings, lycra, tight knit, and colored denim are not acceptable.  Black or brown belts with buckles are to be worn for all students in grades 3-8 with shirts tucked in.  No sashes or scarves can be worn as belts.

b.     Girls are to wear plain, solid white, yellow, or royal  (no chambray or denim), polo-type shirts with a fold over collar.  The polo shirts may be either long or short sleeved. T-shirts may be worn underneath the polo shirt.  No long sleeve t-shirts may be worn except when wearing a long sleeve polo.

c.     Polo shirts with an embroidered school logo will be introduced during the 2010-2011 school year.

d.     Socks are to be worn at all times including out of uniform days.

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a.     Boys are to wear solid color blue or khaki tan pants.  Colored denim may not be worn, corduroy is acceptable.  Black or brown belts with buckles are to be worn for all students in grades 3-8 with shirts tucked in.  “Slouching” of pants is not permitted.


b.    Boys are to wear plain, solid white, yellow, or royal  (no chambray or denim)  polo-type shirts with a fold over collar. The polo shirts may be either long or short sleeved. T-shirts may be worn underneath the polo shirt.  No long sleeve t-shirts may be worn except when wearing a long sleeve polo.

c.    Polo shirts with an embroidered school logo will be introduced during the 2010-2011  school year.

d.    Socks are to be worn at all times including out of uniform days.

3.   Sweaters may be worn year round.  They must be plain, solid colors of white or navy blue.  A solid color uniform shirt or blouse with a fold-over collar must be sworn underneath (with the collar visible).  Sweater jackets are not acceptable as part of the uniform.  Coats, jackets, or sweatshirts may not be worn during class time.

dress2524.    Students are to wear solid back, sturdy shoes or tennis shoes.  Tennis or gym shoes must be available or worn on PE days.  No crocs or look a like crocs or sandals are permitted.

5.    On out-of-uniform days blue jeans, colored jeans, flannel shirts, denim or chambray shirts, t-shirts, and sweatshirts may be worn.

6.    During the months of August, September, May, and June students may wear “walking” shorts in navy blue or khaki tan.  These may not be more than three inches above the knee.  Girls may wear “skorts” during these months.  Capri style or cargo style shorts are also acceptable

7.    Body suits; crop tops; tank tops; leggings; shirts that advertise alcohol, drugs, cigarettes, rock groups, or have offensive language or symbols, miniskirst; short shorts or cutoffs, sweatpants, and muscular shirts are not permitted even during out-of-uniform days..

8.    Extreme hair styles, make-up or jewelry which draw undue attention or are disruptive are not permitted.  Hair length for boys should not exceed beyond the collar of a shirt.  The administrator is the final judge of appearance.  Boys are not permitted to wear earrings.

Violations




Violations of the uniform regulations will be addressed as follows:

First violation: Student will be reminded of uniform regulations and asked not to come to school in violation of those regulations.  Reminder notes will be sent home.

Second Violation:  Student will be required to call parent to make them aware of the situation and a note will be sent home.

Third Violation:  Principal will call a parent and require that the violation be taken care of immediately, the student will be removed from the classroom until the violation is corrected.  A detention will be given.

Uniform Exceptions and Out-of-uniform Days


1.    Eighth grade students may wear their class shirt (t-shirt) as part of their uniform on Mondays.  Students in grades 5-8 may wear a yellow polo type shirt or button-up dress shirt (either should have fold over collars).

2.    On Wednesdays, the school children are permitted to dress up for School Mass.   This can include dresses for the girls and button up shirts with ties for the boys.

3.    On the first Thursday of each month, there will be St.Joseph School out-of-uniform day.  This day, students will be allowed to wear St. Joseph t-shirts and sweatshirts or other permitted casual attire.  

4.    On the third Thursday of each month, students who choose to participate in out of uniform for Missions Days.  There is a monetary contribution  to our mission project that the school is supporting.  Failure to bring missions funds in out-of-uniform will result in a disciplinary referral for the student.

5.    In addition, throughout the year, there will be various dress-up , jeans,  out-of-uniform, or “special” dress days determined by the school Principal.

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