DRESS/ATTIRE In an effort to promote public safety within the school and to discourage disruption of the orderly process of education and the operation of the school, grooming and apparel shall be in good taste. All clothing must meet the enhanced dress code regulations. The decision to allow for temporary exemption from certain guidelines shall be left to the discretion of the administration in situations such as Spirit Week or other school related dress-up days, dances, sports events, etc.
Enhanced Dress Code / P – 12
· Shirts: Short or Long Sleeve
· Collared or un-collared
· Solid Colored: ANY
· Shirts must be correct size.
· Shirts must not fall below the groin area.
· Layering within approved colors is approved as long as all layers are solid colored and dress code appropriate.
· Small logos (the size of a quarter or smaller) are allowed. Logos that show school, district, or community pride are also allowed.
· Pants: Long, Shorts: (at knees) / Female Capri pants are ok as long as meeting the color requirements.
o Colored: Tan, White, Black, Blue Jeans
*Pants and shorts must be worn at waist.
*Pants and shorts must be the correct size.
· Skirts or dresses: length must be clearly at knee length or longer, regardless of what is worn under them.
· All pullovers, sweatshirts, light weight jackets, sweaters, etc. MUST meet color and logo guidelines.
· Heavy winter jackets/coats/sweatshirts that do not meet color and logo requirements must be removed upon entering the school. Jackets or coats must not glamorize gang activity.
· Students may dress up for game days or other days deemed necessary by the administration. The entire sports/group/club/team must adhere to the same dress up standards as predetermined by the head coach or advisor. The coach/advisor must notify the office of intended dress.
· Open-toe style shoes and flip flops are ok.
· Sweatpants or sweat style pants may only be worn on Free Fridays or if a part of a team dress up day.
· “Dressed Up” Minimum Standard:
If students clothing meets the minimum standards (see below) they may over ride the enhanced dress code.
o Male student: wearing slacks with a button up shirt and tie or sweater, or a blazer style jacket.
o Female student: student is wearing a dress either at the knees or longer. Dress slacks, accompanied by appropriate dress shirt/sweater. Shorts are not considered dressed up.
Unacceptable Dress includes (are always unacceptable even on free Fridays):
· Torn or ripped clothing
· Exposed undergarments
· Dress or writing that condones or glamorizes the use of violence, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, or obscenity of any kind.
· Hats, hair nets, hoods, caps or other hair covering
· Clothing that shows cleavage or undergarments
o Halter tops, spaghetti straps, see-through blouses, or blouses that expose midriffs.
· Clothing that implies or glamorizes gang membership or affiliation, written communication, marks, drawing, painting, or design emblems.
o No Dickies brand pants, Southpole clothing, web belts or bandanas
· Skirts, shorts, or dresses that are not clearly at the knee or longer.
· Long belts/web belts
· Sharp jewelry
· Pocket chains
· Pajama bottoms
· Ponchos, trench coats, or other bulky clothing
· Red or Blue shoe laces
· “Leggins” being work as a substitute for pants or shorts.
Seventh – Twelfth Grade P.E Dress Code Requirements. Seventh through twelfth must adhere to the following physical education dress code requirements:
P.E. uniforms will be grey shirt with Property of (Blank Box) Brewster PE Department written in white. Black Shorts with Property of (Blank Box) Brewster PE Department written in white. The only writing allowed on each uniform will be the students first and last name.
OUTERWEAR As a matter of common courtesy and respect, gloves and all head covering, including hats, caps, bandanas, headbands, sweatbands, and scarves, must be removed upon entering the school campus and may not be worn at any time during the school day.