way a student dresses has direct impact upon how (s)he behaves. To
help ensure student safety and to assist in maintaining a positive
educational environment, the following rules apply to all
school-sponsored activities and events:
- Students must
wear shoes at all times while on campus. Flip-flops, slippers, and high
heels are not permitted for safety reasons. In addition, students are
not permitted to have nails in their shoes to fasten their pants to
- Sunglasses are not to be worn indoors at any time.
hairnets, hats, bandanas, or headware (including jacket hoods) of any
kind may be worn on campus. Failure to comply will result in the
confiscation of these items for the remainder of the school year.
Clothes must be in good taste and must adequately cover the body
(including the stomach area when the hands are raised or when a student
is seated). Non-permitted items include, but are not limited to:
rolled-up pant legs, short shorts or skirts; torn, cut, or unhemmed
shorts, pants or shirts; tights; bathing suits; bicycle pants or shorts;
pajamas; bare chests or midriffs; halter, tube tops or tank tops;
muscle shirts; spaghetti straps or off-the-shoulder items; low-cut tops,
blouses and dresses; and see-through or mesh garments. Students may
not wear a sweater or jacket to cover a shirt which is out of dress
code. In addition, skirts/shorts must be as long as the end of the
fingertips when the arms are hanging at your sides.
make-up or jewelry or coloring hair out of natural coloring (examples
include, but are not limited to green, blue, and red) which may disrupt
the classroom will not be allowed. Make-up purses are not to be brought
to class. Hair spray, perfume and cologne are not permitted anywhere on
- Pictures and/or words displayed on any garment must be
in good taste with nothing which is obscene or vulgar, gang-related or
which promotes anything illegal for minors such as cigarettes, alcohol,
tagging, or drugs. Officially sanctioned clothing bearing the name or
logo of a professional sports team may be worn provided it is not
customized in any way. In all of these cases, students may not be
permitted to attend class until their parents bring a change of
- Markings on shoes, colored shoelaces, bandanas,
sagging pants, hanging belts and any other type or style of dress or
possession of articles that may have gang-related implications are not
- Clothing is to be appropriate for a student's
physical size. "Sagging" is not permitted (pants must fit around the
waist and are not permitted to sag). Students may not wear extra large
shirts to cover the fact that their pants are sagging (shirts may not be
longer than a students fingertips when the arms are hanging at your
sides. Belts should be worn when appropriate, and should also be of an
appropriate length to fit the student's physical size. "Hanging" belts
or suspenders are not permitted. Students are permitted to wear one
buckle with their belt, and a buckle with an initial must designate the
student's first or last name.
- Students are permitted to have
pierced ears. Piercings are not permitted in other areas. In addition,
for safety reasons, large earrings are also not permitted.
- No tattoos will be permitted and must be concealed while on campus. Students are not permitted to write on themselves or others.
are to comply with the school dress code. Logos, initials, nicknames,
insignias and hand signs representing anything illegal, immoral,
inappropriate, or gang-related are not permitted (Examples of prohibited
dress include shirts which say sexy, playgirl, playboy, and AZ 602 or
LA in old English writing (see "Dress Code," page 14).
Costumes : No costumes are to be brought or worn for Halloween .
Health and Safety
: Grooming and dress which prevent the student from doing his/her best
work because of blocked vision or restricted movement are discouraged,
as are dress and hair styles that create, or are likely to create, a
classroom disruption. The final decision on what dress is inappropriate
or disruptive will rest with the administration. Violations may result
in disciplinary action.