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Dress Code

 
When the students enter the building, students must be dressed in full school attire and remain in full uniform until they leave the campus. The uniform is worn from the first day of school through the last. Students who are involved in after school sports or activities must change in the gym. The dress code is as follows:
 

GENERAL POLICIES

The final arbiter in all cases as to whether or not a student’s attire is proper will be the Assistant Principal for Student Services.

Shoes – All students are required to wear the brown bucks with a red sole OR tan Sperry Topsiders. Both types of shoes are sold at Flynn & O’Hara.  Socks must be worn at all times.  Shoes are not to be worn as clogs. No boots, sandals, sneakers, slippers or flip flops are permitted.  Sneakers are not permitted to be worn during the school day.

 

Hair Extreme, bizarre, or unusual hair color or hairstyles (for example but not limited to ponytails, any style requiring rubber bands, elastics or clips), and any exaggerated colors are not permitted.  Inappropriate Tattoos must be covered at all times.

Shirts- Shirts, blouses and golf shirts must be completely tucked in at all times. Any t-shirt worn under the dress shirt must be a solid white t-shirt with no writing on the t-shirt. No long sleeve t-shirts are permitted to be worn at anytime with the school uniform.

Sweater – The official school sweater must be worn from October 15 until April 15. For the young men, only green sweaters are permitted to be worn. For young ladies, the maroon school sweater is to be worn.

Golf Shirt - This is worn in the warm weather.  It is optional and be purchased at Flynn and O’Hara.

Formal Attire – The formal attire must be worn for all Masses and other special school events: Shirt and tie for male students and jumper for the females. No golf shirts are to be worn.

School Sweater- The official school sweater must be worn during the cooler months.
This is typically from October 15 until April 15. An announcement will be made in school when this transition happens depending on the weather. For the young men, only green school sweaters are permitted to be worn. For young ladies, the maroon school sweater is to be worn.

 

GENTLEMEN

Slacks – Khaki slacks purchased from Flynn and O’Hara are the only acceptable school pants.  A belt must be worn at all times.  No large belt buckles are permitted. School pants may not be cut or altered in any way.

Shirts –Solid dress shirts, preferably white or blue are the only acceptable shirts to be worn.  A tie must be worn at all times with a dress shirt.

Hair – Hair should be kempt. Sideburns are not allowed below the ear and hair length should be above the collar. Gentlemen are expected to be cleanly shaven.  Special circumstances allow for facial hair to be permitted. Facial Hair is permitted for students who have a Dermatologist note on file in the Student Services Office and must be submitted each year. Notes will not be carried over from year to year. If facial hair is permitted for medical reasons, the expectation is that the hair is not to exceed a quarter inch in length. Students will be expected to be cleanly shaven for their portraits and during Senior Graduation exercises (Awards Night, Baccalaureate and Graduation). No notes will be accepted and failure to be cleanly shaven will result in the student not being able to participate.

Jewelry – NO EARRINGS/GAUGES ARE TO BE WORN IN SCHOOL. Students wearing earrings must remove them before entering the building.  Failure to do so will result in the earrings being confiscated.  The wearing of excessive jewelry is not permitted.  No body piercing will be permitted.

Hats – No hats are to be worn in the school at any time. These will be confiscated and may be returned at a later date.

Tattoos & Make-Up - All inappropriate tattoos must be covered at all times.  Students are not permitted to wear any sort of cosmetics.

Shoes- The school shoe must be worn properly at all times. It may not be worn as a clog. The student may wear brown bucks or tan Sperry TopSiders. Both types of shoes are to be purchased at Flynn and O’Hara.

 

LADIES

Gray Jumper - The official school uniform is the gray jumper bearing the proper emblem on the left side.  A gray skort may be worn with a button down collar oxford blouse. Uniforms and skorts are to be worn at a reasonable length (no higher than 1 inch above the knee). Shorts or boxers shorts, if worn under the uniform, are to be worn above the reasonable length of the uniform.  A kilt waistband may not be rolled at any time.

Shirts- A white blouse with a peter pan collar is to be worn under the jumper.  This is the only uniform that every student must own. No scarves are permitted. Long sleeve blouses may be required for formal events.

Gray Skort- May be worn with burgundy colored crew socks or maroon stockings.  The skort is worn with a button down white blouse and school sweater.  The maroon golf shirt may be worn with the skort in the Fall/Spring weather. The skort must be worn 1 inch above the knee.

Pantyhose or Tights- Maroon pantyhose or tights must be worn year round with the gray jumper.  Stockings with holes may not be worn to school.

Jewelry- No large earrings, ear gauges, multiple chains or bracelets or inappropriate body jewelry/body piercing may be worn with the uniform.   Students are limited to one pierced earring per ear.  Earrings are to be no bigger than a quarter. No dangling earrings are permitted. No visible body piercing is permitted.

Shoes- The school shoe must be worn properly at all times. It may not be worn as a clog. The student may wear brown bucks or tan, plain Sperry Topsiders. Both types of shoe are to be purchased at Flynn and O’Hara.