Uniform Policy

ST. CECILIA MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DRESS AND UNIFORM POLICY

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The primary responsibility for students being in the proper uniform rests with the parents. However, students are mature enough to accept this responsibility and are asked to exercise their school spirit by adhering to the Student Dress and Uniform Policy. The Administration and individual classroom teachers have the discretion to determine whether a student is in full compliance with the Student Dress and Uniform Policy. Students will be asked to remove any accessory that is distracting to learning. A student may be removed from class until such time as they are in compliance if the uniform infraction is not easily corrected. Detention may be assigned.

Exceptions to the Student Dress and Uniform Policy are as follows:

Uniform Dress-Up First Friday of each month and special events such as the Bishops Mass. Refer to the section titled General for specific information about required dress for Uniform Dress-Up days.

Out Of Uniform Dress-Up Students are expected to dress as follows on designated out of uniform dress-up days:

Girls: dress or outfit consisting of a skirt or slacks and blouse. Low cut dresses/blouses or dresses/blouses that have a portion of the back cut out are not permitted. Dresses and skirts must be modest in length and no shorter than 2-3 inches above the top of the knee. Teachers and the administration have the discretion to determine if a dress or skirt is of appropriate length.

Boys: button down shirt or polo with dress pants. A tie may also be worn.
Students may also dress in school uniform on designated out of uniform dress-up days.

Jeans Day - Students may wear any St. Cecilia t-shirt or St. Cecilia sweatshirt with blue jeans. The blue jeans must be made of denim, be clean and neat, without holes, and worn-thin areas. Skinny jeans, jeggings, and leggings which are made of spandex or Lycra or very stretchy knit fabric are not allowed. Students wearing skinny jeans, jeggings, or leggings will be expected to change. Beneficiaries of jeans day collections will be announced by the principal on or before the day the funds are collected.

BOYS 6-12

PANTS: Navy blue or beige-toned khaki dress pants only. Pockets must be inside the pants. Look-alike jeans, cargo pants, and jogger pants (elastic around the ankle) are not permitted. Pants must be hemmed. At the discretion of a teacher or Administration, a belt may be required to be worn.

SHORTS: Navy blue and beige-toned khaki shorts only. Cargo shorts are not permitted. Shorts must be hemmed and within 2-3 inches of the top of the knee. Shorts may be worn April 1st through October 31st.

SHIRTS: White oxford cloth dress shirt or white or royal blue polo shirt must be worn. White and blue polo shirts must have the school logo embroidered on the upper left chest and must be purchased through Lands End(white only), The Shirt Shack, or the One Stop Shop. Plain white polos may be purchased from another vendor, but they must be taken to The Shirt Shack to be embroidered with the school logo. Shirts may be long or short-sleeved and must be free of any non- school insignia. A plain white unprinted T-shirt may be worn under the white or royal blue polo or white oxford shirt. The sleeves of the uniform shirt must be longer than the sleeves of the t-shirt worn underneath the white or royal blue polo or white oxford shirt. Students wearing an excessively short or long shirt will be asked to change.

SOCKS: Socks must be worn at all times and must be solid navy, black, or white in color.

SWEATSHIRT / FLEECE: Only the St. Cecilia navy sweatshirt, St. Cecilia navy fleece pullover, or St. Cecilia navy jacket purchased through the school may be worn in the classroom. Students are required to wear a white or royal blue polo shirt or white oxford dress shirt under the STC navy sweatshirt, STC navy fleece pullover, or STC navy jacket.

TIE: Predominantly blue in color (high school boys only)

SHOES: Dress shoes or athletic shoes.

GENERAL: On designated uniform dress-up days, boys will be required to wear navy blue slacks, a belt, a white oxford cloth dress shirt, and a tie (the tie is for grades 9-12 only). The tie is to be appropriately worn at all times during the day. Shirts are to be tucked in at all times.

Grooming: Boys must be clean shaven. Hair may be no longer than the top of the shirt collar and must be off the ears and out of the eyebrows. No bright coloring or carved styles. No visible tattoos or body art. No earrings or body piercings are allowed during school or whenever a student represents STC as a member of a club, team, or extra-curricular activity.

GIRLS 6-12

SKIRTS/SKORTS: Skirts or skorts must be purchased from Dennis Uniform Company. Middle and high school skirts/skorts are solid navy blue or Blackwatch plaid. The skirt/skort must be modest in length and no shorter than 2-3 inches above the top of the knee. Teachers and the administration have the discretion to determine if a skirt/skort is of appropriate length. Skirts/skorts may not be rolled at the waist. Boots may not be worn with a uniform skirt/skort.

BLOUSES/POLOS: White oxford cloth blouse or white or royal blue polo shirt must be worn. White and blue polo shirts must have the school logo embroidered on the upper left chest and must be purchased through Lands End(white only), The Shirt Shack, or the One Stop Shop. Plain white polos may be purchased from another vendor, but they must be taken to The Shirt Shack to be embroidered with the school logo. Shirts may be long or short-sleeved and must be free of any non-school insignia. A plain white unprinted T-shirt may be worn under the white or royal blue polo or white oxford cloth blouse. Brightly colored sports bras should not be visible under the white polo shirt or white oxford cloth blouse. The sleeves of the uniform shirt must be longer than the sleeves of the t-shirt worn underneath the white or royal blue polo or white oxford shirt. Students wearing an excessively short or long shirt will be asked to change.

PANTS: Navy blue or beige-toned khaki pants only. Pockets must be inside the pants. Skinny pants, jeggings, leggings, look a-like jeans, cargo pants, and jogger pants (elastic around the ankle) are not permitted. Pants must be hemmed. At the discretion of a teacher or Administration, a belt may be required to be worn.

SHORTS/CAPRIS: Navy blue and beige-toned khaki shorts or capris. Cargo shorts/capris are not permitted. Shorts/capris must be hemmed and the length of the shorts must be within 2-3 inches of the top of the knee. Shorts/capris may be worn April 1st through October 31st.

SHOES: Dress shoes or athletic shoes. Boots may not be worn with a skirt or skort.

SOCKS: Socks must be worn at all times and must be solid navy, black, or white in color. Navy or black tights or navy leggings purchased through the school may also be worn.

SWEATSHIRT/FLEECE/JACKET: Only the St. Cecilia navy sweatshirt, St. Cecilia navy fleece pullover, or St. Cecilia navy jacket purchased through the school may be worn in the classroom. Students are required to wear a white or royal blue polo shirt or white oxford dress shirt under the STC navy sweatshirt, STC navy fleece pullover, or STC navy jacket.

GENERAL: On designated uniform dress-up days, girls in grades 6-12 will be required to wear the Blackwatch plaid uniform skirt/skort and a white oxford cloth blouse. Black or navy tights, navy leggings purchased through the school, or solid navy, black, or white socks may be worn. Boots may not be worn on uniform dress-up days.
Grooming: bright or unusually colored hair, visible tattoos, or visible piercings other than the ears (no more than two piercings per ear) are not permitted, light or minimal make-up may be worn.

 

ST. MICHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENT DRESS AND UNIFORM POLICY

The primary responsibility for students being in the proper uniform rests with the parents. The administration and individual classroom teachers have the discretion to determine whether a student is in full compliance with the Student Dress and Uniform Policy. Students will be asked to remove any accessory that is distracting to learning. A student may be removed from class until such time as they are in compliance if the uniform infraction is not easily corrected.

Exceptions to the Student Dress and Uniform Policy are as follows:

  •  JEANS DAY - Students may wear a shirt of their choice with blue jeans. Jean skirts ofappropriate length are also permitted. The blue jeans must be clean and neat, without holes and worn-thin areas. Skinny jeans or jeggings are not allowed. During shorts season, student may wear walking length jean shorts or capris. Beneficiaries of jeans day collections will be announced by the principal on or before the day the funds are collected.
  •  ST. MICHAEL T-SHIRT DAY On occasion, students will be permitted to wear Saint Michael t-shirts with uniform bottoms. These t-shirts can be ordered through the school. If students do not own a St. Michael t-shirt, they wear a uniform shirt.
  •  SCHOOL PICTURE DAY- Students are permitted to wear any modest clothing on school picture day, dress or casual.

BOYS K-5

  •  PANTS: Navy blue or beige-toned khaki dress pants only. Pants should not have more than four pockets. Look-alike jeans and cargo pants are not permitted. Pants must be hemmed. Belts are recommended, but not required to be worn.
  •  SHORTS: Navy blue and beige-toned khaki shorts. Cargo shorts are not permitted. Shorts must be hemmed. Shorts may be worn April 1st through October 31st.
  •  SHIRT: White oxford cloth dress shirt, white or royal blue polo shirt. Royal blue polo shirts must be purchased through Shirt Shack and have the school logo. Shirts may be long or short-sleeved and free of any company insignia. Plain white unprinted T-shirts may be worn under the white or royal blue polo or white oxford shirt. The sleeves of the uniform shirt must be longer than the sleeves of the t-shirt worn underneath the white or royal blue polo or white oxford shirt. Students with excessively short or long shirts will be asked to change.
  •  SOCKS: Socks must be worn at all times. Socks must be logo free and solid white, black, beige or navy.
  •  SWEATSHIRT/FLEECE/JACKET: Only the Hastings Catholic Schools navy sweatshirt, navy fleece pullover, or navy jacket purchased through Shirt Shack may be worn in the classroom. Students are required to wear a white or royal blue polo shirt or white oxford dress shirt under the HCS navy sweatshirt, navy fleece pullover, or navy jacket.
  •  SHOES: Dress shoes or athletic shoes.GENERAL:
     Grooming: Hair may be no longer than the top of the shirt collar and must be off the earsand out of the eyebrows. No bright coloring or carved hairdos. No visible tattoos or body art. No earrings or body piercings are allowed during school.

GIRLS K-5

  •  SKIRTS/SKORTS: Skirts, skorts, and jumpers must be purchased from Dennis Uniform Company. Elementary school skirts/skorts/jumpers are solid navy blue or Dunbar plaid. The skirt/skort/jumper must be modest in length. Teachers and the administration have the discretion to determine if a skirt/skort/jumper is of appropriate length. Skirts/skorts may not be rolled at the waist.
  •  BLOUSE: White oxford cloth dress blouse or white or royal blue polo shirt. Royal blue polo shirts must be purchased through Shirt Shack and have the school logo. Shirts may be long or short-sleeved and free of any company insignia. Plain white unprinted T-shirts may be worn under the white or royal blue polo, or white oxford shirt. The sleeves of the uniform shirt must be longer than the sleeves of the t-shirt worn underneath the white or royal blue polo or white oxford shirt. Students with excessively short or long shirts will be asked to change.
  •  PANTS: Navy blue or beige-toned khaki pants only. Pants should not have more than four pockets. Skinny pants, jeggings, look a-like jeans, and cargo pants are not permitted. Pants must be hemmed. Belts are recommended, but not required to be worn.
  •  SHORTS/CAPRIS: Navy blue and beige-toned khaki shorts or capris. Cargo shorts/capris are not permitted. Shorts/capris must be hemmed. Shorts/capris may be worn April 1st through October 31st.
  •  SHOES: Dress shoes or athletic shoes.
  •  SOCKS: Socks must be worn at all times. Socks must be logo free and solid white, black,beige or navy. White, navy or black tights may be worn.
  •  LEGGINGS: Elementary girls are permitted to wear navy leggings. These leggings must be purchased through Lands End.
  •  SWEATSHIRT/FLEECE/JACKET: Only the Hastings Catholic Schools navy sweatshirt, navy fleece pullover, or navy jacket purchased through Shirt Shack may be worn in the classroom. Students are required to wear a white or royal blue polo shirt or white oxford dress shirt under the Hastings Catholic Schools navy sweatshirt, navy fleece pullover, or navy jacket.GENERAL:
    Grooming: bright or unusually colored hair, visible tattoos, or visible piercings other than the ears(no more than two piercings per ear) are not permitted.