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2019-2020 Dress Code

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Girls’ Formal Dress Code

    A sleeved, collared blouse or two visible layers which consist of a dress shirt/sweater and one additional layer

    Dress pants, corduroys, or khakis (jeans, denim, pants with rivets, sewn-on pockets, or frayed bottoms are prohibited)

    Skirts or dresses that extend to the knee or if shorter accompanied by leggings or dark tights

    Dress shoes or Vans-style shoes (athletic or sport shoes, sneakers, and beach/bath sandals are prohibited)

    Sweatshirts and hooded attire are prohibited

    Please Note: 
    Sweatshirts, including hoodies, are not part of formal dress code. 

    Stretch pants, cargo pants, pajama pants, yoga pants, leotards, and denim jeans are not part of our formal dress code. 

    Exam Dress Code: 
    During exam periods or other announced times, the dress code is relaxed to include jeans, shorts, sneakers, athletic shoes, and short-sleeved or long-sleeved collared and polo shirts for both boys and girls. It is important, however, that all clothing is clean, neat, and not torn or skin tight. Please note that cotton t-shirts are not acceptable.
  • Boys’ Formal Dress Code

    A tucked-in dress shirt, belt, and visible necktie (blazers are optional)

    Dress pants, corduroys, or khakis (jeans, denim pants with rivets, sewn-on pockets, or frayed bottoms are prohibited)

    Dress shoes or Vans-style shoes (athletic or sport shoes, sneakers, and beach/bath sandals are prohibited)

    Hats worn in buildings are prohibited

    Sweatshirts and hooded attire are prohibited

    Please Note:
     
    Sweatshirts, including hoodies, are not part of formal dress code.

    Stretch pants, cargo pants, pajama pants, yoga pants, leotards, and denim jeans are not part of our formal dress code.

    Exam Dress Code: 
    During exam periods or other announced times, the dress code is relaxed to include jeans, shorts, sneakers, athletic shoes, and short-sleeved or long-sleeved collared and polo shirts for both boys and girls. It is important, however, that all clothing is clean, neat, and not torn or skin tight. Please note that cotton t-shirts are not acceptable.
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