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MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT DRESS CODE:

Any student not complying with the dress code will be sent to the office and given alternate clothes to put on over the inappropriate clothing. Suspenders will be distributed to students whose pants are too low. Recurring dress code violation will result in a parent meeting. *When not specifically addressed in the criteria below, the administration will make the determination of the appropriateness of clothing.

Shirts/Blouses/Tops -

    • Must be long enough to completely cover the stomach/back when standing w/ arms at side.

    • - Sleeveless shirts need to have material extending from near the base of the neck to the tips of the shoulder. Arm openings need to reasonably cover the armpits and not leave hair and/or undergarments excessively exposed. Spaghetti-straps and tank-tops may only be worn w/ an appropriate shirt (NOT see-through) over or under them.

    • A good rule of thumb is for necklines to be no lower than the width of the palm of the hand from the collarbone. (Parents, please help us monitor!)

    • - Hooded garments must be worn with the hood down on the bus and inside of school. Shorts/Pants

    • - Baggy pants are permitted if worn on the hips with the undergarment fully covered. A belt is required if the pants will not remain on the hips and/or drag excessively on the floor.

    • Skirts/shorts should extend to the end of the student’s finger tips or farther.

    • “Low-Ride” pants may be worn only if the shirt is long enough to completely cover the lower back when seated and/or will remain tucked into the pants.

  • Miscellaneous Dress Code Guidelines

Coats are not allowed to be worn in the classroom.

Clothing with rips/holes, and/or designed openings in inappropriate locations must have proper coverage under the openings.

Clothing/jewelry with an offensive message and/or promotes drugs/alcohol, sex, tobacco/chew, satanic practices, violence, racism, hatred, discrimination, or gang affiliation is not appropriate school attire.

Hats, bandanas, headscarves and sunglasses must be removed while at school.

Students should refrain from writing upon their clothing or themselves and others, with the exception of accepted special events shirts.

Jewelry items that are either deemed dangerous and/or disruptive to the school environment may be prohibited by the Administration during the year as situations arise.

 

Personal Appearance Items/Guidelines -

Restrict Use and/or Banned Personal Hygiene Items Application of perfume, cologne, deodorant, and hairspray is strictly restricted to the locker rooms only. Aerosol cans, nail polish, polish remover, nail glue, hair dyes, and body glitters should not be brought onto the bus and/or school property.

Hair Dyes Parents are asked to help minimize classroom distractions by limiting the application of hair dyes to natural shades/colors.

Writing on Skin - Students should refrain from writing and/or drawing upon their skin.

Physical Education Dress Attire6th through 8th Grade

Students are required to change into separate clothes for Physical Education, and change back into their street clothes before going to their next class.

    • Shirts - Short-sleeved solid colored t-shirts compliant with Dress Code Guidelines; MVK extra-curricular shirts are also permissible.

    • Shorts - Red or black shorts compliant w/ Dress Code Guidelines.

    • Gym Shoes - Must be kept clean w/ non-marking soles.

Enforcement Statement Dress Code expectations are enforced at all school functions whether it is a home or away event and are applicable to both student spectators and participants. 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENT DRESS CODE

  • Shirts/Blouses/Tops

      • Shirts need to cover the pant’s waistline when standing by at least two inches.

      • Halter-tops, spaghetti-straps, open back, and strapless tops are not acceptable school attire. Tank-tops may only be worn w/ an approved shirt under them. Straps on tank-tops must be at least 2 inches wide.

      • The material on a sleeveless shirt needs to extend from the base of the neck out to where the shoulder meets the arm. The arm opening needs to reasonably cover the armpits and not leave undergarments exposed.

      • No more than two buttons from the top may be left open on a button down shirt.

      • Hooded garments are to only be worn with the hood down.

      • Necklines should not be too revealing. Students may be required to change into a shirt provided by the office.

Shorts/Pants

      • Baggy pants are permitted if worn on the hips with the undergarments fully covered. A belt is required if the pants will not remain on the hips and/or drags excessively on the floor.

      1. Skirts/shorts should extend to the end of the student’s finger tips.

Miscellaneous Dress Code Guidelines

      • See-through and/or mesh materials are not appropriate school attire.

      • Clothing with rips and/or holes in inappropriate locations must have something underneath for cover.

      • Clothing/jewelry with a message that is offensive and/or promotes drugs, sex, tobacco, chew, alcohol, satanic practices, violence, racism, hatred, discrimination, or gang affiliation is not appropriate school attire.

      • Hats, bandanas, scarves and sunglasses must be removed while in the school building

      • Heelies, shoes with wheels, are prohibited.

      1. Jewelry items which are either deemed dangerous and/or disruptive to the school environment may be prohibited by the administration during the year as situations arise.

Physical Education Dress Attire

* Gym Shoes - Must be kept clean w/non-marking soles. Velcro is preferred for students in younger grades who are unable to tie.

Enforcement Statement Dress code expectations are enforced at all school functions whether it is a home or away event and are applicable to both student spectators and participants.