Students are expected to come to school in attire that promotes a positive learning environment. Furthermore, students are encouraged to be as clean and neat in appearance as possible. Clothing should fit in an appropriate manner. Students should refrain from extremes of dress or appearance, which are disruptive to class or school or might endanger the safety of the individual.
Headgear is not to be worn in the building during school hours.
Clothing that has references to tobacco, alcohol, drugs, obscene or questionable language or depictive lewd, gruesome or violent material is not permitted.
Mini-skirts and short shorts are not permitted. The general guide is that shorts or skirts should be mid-thigh or longer. Pants, shorts and skirts will be worn at the waistline.
Halter tops (no exposed shoulders/backs), spaghetti straps, and racer backs are not permitted.
Muscle shirts (where sleeve hangs below armpits) are not permitted.
Tank tops must be at least one inch at the shoulder.
Clothing that exposes undergarments, cleavage, or midriffs are not permissible.
Jewelry that consists of spiked choker necklaces, bracelets, long chains, etc. are prohibited. Body piercing that pose safety risks are not permitted.
Spandex, sheer clothing or holes in clothing in inappropriate areas are not allowed.
Dress of a questionable nature that may not fall within these guidelines will be referred to the administration for a decision.
While it may be appropriate for a swim team to wear swimsuits at practice and meets, it is inappropriate for school day attire. The same reasoning applies to other activities and events. Coaches and sponsors are responsible for the clothing regulations regarding their groups in practice and performance (see WVASC guidelines for some of these).
DRESS CODE VIOLATIONS will result in the following:
1st Offense: Student must change clothes; 2 days of noon/lunch detention will result.
2nd Offense: Student must change clothes; parent notified and 1 day of ISS will result.
3rd Offense: Student must change clothes; parent notified and 8 hrs of ASD will result.
If a student refuses to abide by these rules, the parent will be contacted and asked to pick up their child from school immediately. Failure to abide by the dress code constitutes insubordination and may result in suspension.
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