Dress Code 2014-15

DRESS CODE

Student dress and personal appearance shall meet reasonable standards of cleanliness and safety and must show respect for others. Personal appearance and dress that violate reasonable standards, demean, slur, or harass others through symbols, words or images, and/or substantially disrupt the educational process shall not be tolerated.

Unacceptable items

The following items are deemed disruptive and are not acceptable on school grounds, in school district vehicles, or at school functions or activities:

1. Shorts, dresses, skirts or other similar clothing shorter than mid-thigh length

2. Sunglasses, hats or head scarves worn inside a building

3. Inappropriately sheer, tight, loose, or low-cut clothing that bares or exposes the stomach, back, breasts, buttocks, or genitalia. (For example, the following items are prohibited under this section: garments made of fishnet, mesh, or similar material, and midriffs, halter tops, backless clothing, tube tops. Muscle tops, revealing tank tops or sundresses, etc.)

4. Any clothing, paraphernalia, grooming, jewelry, hair coloring, accessories, or body adornments that are or contain any words, symbols, or pictures that:

– Refer to drugs, tobacco, alcohol or weapons

– Are of a sexual nature

– Are obscene, profane, vulgar, lewd or legally libelous

– By virtue of color, arrangement, trademark or other attribute denote membership in gangs, associations or clubs which advocated drug use, violence or disruptive behavior

– Threaten the safety or welfare of any person

– Promote any activity prohibited by the student code of conduct

– Pose a threat or potential threat to the safety or welfare of any person

– Otherwise disrupt the school’s mission in delivering educational services

5. Inappropriate footwear, including rubber sole thongs (flip-flops) or bedroom slippers. Some classes such as Industrial Technology may require that students wear close toed shoes for safety purposes.

6. Athletic wear, such as jogging suits (except that appropriate athletic clothing may be worn while participating in physical educations classes or other athletic activities)

7. Underwear as outer wear

8. Inappropriate grooming or hygiene

9. Any other attire or grooming that is prohibited in the student dress code applicable to the particular school.