BOULTER MIDDLE SCHOOL

DRESS CODE

2007-2008

 

Boulter Middle School has adopted a standard mode of dress for all students for the 2007-2008 school year.  Students will be expected to be in compliance on the first day of school in August.  Please review the information given in order to make clothing selections that will comply with standards.

 

ALL CLOTHING ITEMS ARE TO BE THE APPROPRIATE SIZE FOR THE

STUDENT.  BAGGY AND OVER-SIZED CLOTHING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.

 

Pants:

-         Khaki, navy blue or black

-         Capri pants (khaki, navy blue or black)

-         twill, poplin or cotton

-         straight legs – no baggy or oversized allowed

-         cuffed or hemmed

-         pants must fit at the natural waistline and not

touch the ground.

-         no denim, spandex or tight fitting material

-         no slits or cut in the ankle

 

Shirts:    

-         red, white or navy blue

-         all undershirts must be red, white, or navy blue

-         no trims on shirts or undershirts

-         short or long sleeve polo-style knit with collar

-         short or long sleeve button up oxford

-         long sleeved turtlenecks

-         cotton

-         shirt must be a solid color; logos are permitted

but cannot exceed a half-dollar in size

-         shirts must be long enough to be tucked in at all times

-         no denim material

 

Shorts/Skorts/Jumper/Capri (no more than 3” above the knee / front to back)

-         cuffed or hemmed

-         twill, poplin or cotton

-         khaki, navy blue, or black

-         must be worn at a length long enough to

maintain dignity and modesty

-         no denim, spandex or tight fitting material

 

Sweaters/Sweatshirts

-         long sleeve no hood

-         solid ( red, white or navy blue) color; logo no

larger than half- dollar

-         must be worn over school dress code shirt

Overalls

-         khaki or navy blue

-         not oversized

-         cuffed or hemmed

-         no denim material

   

Belts

-         must be appropriate style and length

-         no chain, metal belts, or  oversized belt buckles

-         no ribbons, or sequins

-         must be worn at the natural waistline

   

Shoes

-         athletic shoes, tennis shoes may be worn

-         no flip flops, slides or sandals

-         no back-less shoes allowed

-         socks must be worn with shoes at all times

 

**ALL STUDENTS MUST WEAR UNIFORMS ON FIELD TRIPS AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS UNLESS THERE HAS BEEN A SPECIAL APPROVAL PROVIDED BY THE PRINCIPAL.

 

 

DISTRICT CONDUCT:

DRESS CODE

Students dress reflects the quality of the school and affects student conduct and class work.  All students are expected to dress and groom themselves neatly in clothes and accessories that are appropriate for school activities.

 

Any article of clothing, jewelry, body decoration or hairstyle extreme enough to create a distraction or disturb the normal routine of school shall be deemed inappropriate.

 

Final decisions on the appropriateness of school dress rest with the campus administration.

 

Examples of inappropriate and unapproved choices of clothing, jewelry, body decorations or hairstyle include:

·       Hats, caps or bandannas

·       Tank tops or low-cut clothing (neck and underarm)

·       Clothing that exposes bare midriffs, i.e., crop tops

·       Exposed body piercing jewelry

·       Thongs designed for beach or bath wear

·       Excessive or distractive makeup.

·       Obscene language or symbols, provocative pictures, advertising of tobacco or narcotics on clothing, jewelry or exposed body parts.

·       Symbol on clothing or jewelry that would distract or cause undue attention.

·       Racially related symbols, emblems, pictures, words or slogans.

·       Exposed tattoos.

·       Symbols, words or slogans cut in hair

·       Excessively loose clothing that results in “sagging”

·       Dark glasses (unless prescribed by a physician).

·       See-through, provocative or excessively tight clothing, i.e., spandex tights, shorts, pants or excessively tight dresses and skirts.

·       Excessively torn clothing.i.e, jeans.

·       Excessively torn clothing worn in a manner for which it was not intended…i.e. backwards or inside out.

·       Any accessory or clothing article deemed gang related as determined by the school administration.

 

 

Dresses, skirts, all split garments and shorts must be worn at a length appropriate for the school environment while maintaining dignity and modesty.

 

Shirts should be tucked in at ALL times.

 

Pants shall be worn at the true waist of the student.

 

Shorts must be hemmed or cuffed garments designed for outerwear.  Walking shorts, skorts, jams and culottes are examples of styles that are normally permitted.

 

Worn cut-offs, wind-shorts, short shorts, boxer shorts, P.E./athletic, jogging shorts, bicycle shorts or pants are not to be worn.

 

Students must wear appropriate undergarments.

 

 

The district discourages the wearing of expensive jewelry and other apparel and is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

 

Teachers/Coaches/Sponsors may define appropriate dress for school sponsored trips and extracurricular activities.

 

The campus administration with input from the Campus Performance Objectives Council (C. P. O. C.), may implement a stricter dress code for their campus, and may render clothing worn by a student inappropriate.

 

 

VIOLATIONS:      

                            

HABITUAL VIOLATIONS OF THE DRESS CODE SHALL RESULT IN A CAMPUS DISCIPLINARY ACTION.