Dress Code

Dress and Grooming Code Guidelines

1. Grubby clothing which is worn-out or holey is not permissable. Deliberate attempts to appear "grubby" are not acceptable.
2. Immodest dress such as exposed underwear, tank-tops, unbuttoned shirts and/or blouses and clothing worn too tight or so loose as to be revealing is not permissible.
3. Clothing which leaves the midriff exposed when arms are lifted to shoulder level while sitting or standing is prohibited.
4. Sheer blouses are permissable only if the clothing underneath meets dress code standards.
5. Sleeves will be worn and shoulders will be covered.
6. Clothing with inappropriate printing such as, but not limited to, anything that shows disrespect to the educational process by advertising sex, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, illegal activities, racial statements, profane language,vulgarity, nude or lude content and sexual inuendo is prohibited.
7. Spandex, biker shorts, and cut-off sweats are not permissable.
8. Dresses, shorts, split skirts and other short-like fashions should be long enough to come within 4" of the floor when in a kneeling position.
9. Appropriate undergarments are to be worn by girls and boys.
10. Shoes and/or sandals are to be worn at all times to ensure personal safety and hygiene.
11. Pajamas are not permissable.
12. Hair must be kept clean, well groomed and of a natural color.
13. Students should come to school clean and well groomed.
14. Facial piercing can be no more than a single stud with no more than a 1/8th inch diameter on the ends. Jewelry, acccessories, tattoos and piercings which are so conspicuous or extreme to interfere with or pose a health or safety issue to the learning atmosphere at the school, shall not be allowed.
15. All head coverings such as bandannas, hairnets, hats, hoodies and sweatbands are not allowed within the building except as part of an approved activity or for religious or mediacal purposes.
16. Wearing, possessing, using, distributing, displaying, or selling any clothing, or hats displaying gang names, initials or nicknames, jewelry, emblem badge, symbol, sign colored rags or handkerchiefs, or other things which evidence membership in a gang is prohibited.

1st Offense: Student will be asked to change into appropriate attire.

2nd Offense: A letter of discipline will be given to the student indicating that the student will be suspended from school if there is another violation of the school dress code. The student will be asked to have a parent/guardian sign the letter and then return the letter to the office so it can be placed in the student's file.

3rd Offense: The student will be suspended from school for two days for insubordination. A parent/guardian conference will be requested in order for the student to return to school.

4th Offense: Suspension from school until a meeting is held with the student, a parent/guardian, and the district superintendent.