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Dress Code (revised 12-22-16)


 

PERSONAL APPEARANCE GUIDELINES - UNIFORM CODE

 

 

FEMALE STUDENTS

 

BOTTOMS -  Solid navy, black or beige/tan jumpers, skirts, dress slacks, skorts and dress walking shorts must be no shorter than three inches above the knee.  All bottom apparel must fit appropriately.  None of the following will be permitted; spandex pants or shorts, jeans, denims, baggy slacks, sagging slacks, sweat pants, jogging suits, mini-skirts, tight-fitting shorts or hip huggers.  Shorts/Pants that are frayed, even if they are manufactured in that manner are not permitted.  Shorts/Pants that have strings (other than drawstring), ropes, bungees or chains are not permitted.  No name brand tags may be larger than 1”X1”.  Khaki green and khaki gray pants are not acceptable.  Leather or leather-like material is not permitted.  Transparent or tight fitting clothes are not permitted. Yoga pants and look-a-likes are prohibited.

 

TOPS – All tops must be solid white, navy, black or beige/tan in color.  Blouses, turtlenecks, and polo shirts with a collar are permitted.  1/4 zip tops are also permitted as long as a crewneck shirt is worn underneath.  Solid white, navy or beige/tan sweaters or sweatshirts may be worn when a collared shirt is worn underneath or if they have a collar attached.  No hoods, V-neck, or low cut style shirts or blouses or shirts with words, pictures, or emblems no larger than 1”X1” of any kind are permitted even if they have a collar.  A 1”X1” logo or the words Lowellville or Lowellville Rockets is permitted.  Cardigan sweaters and vests are permitted when worn along with a collared shirts.    Sleeveless tops are permitted if the edge of the top is in line with the shoulder.  Leather or leather-like material is not permitted.  Transparent or tight-fitting clothes are not permitted.  Accessories should be of uniform color (Blue, Beige, White, Black).

 

*Lowellville spirit / team sport shirts and jeans/jean shorts are only permitted on Friday. 

 

*T – shirts worn under a uniform must be school colors with no patterns.  No pink, turquoise, light blue, orange, etc.   

 

HOSIERY -    All female students must wear solid white, navy or beige/tan socks, pantyhose, or knee-highs.  No student can be without one of the above.

 

FOOT APPARELDress shoes, athletic shoes and sandals are permitted.  All foot apparel must be worn with socks.  All shoes or sandals must have a back or strap around the heel.  If crocks are worn must have a strap and fit appropriately.  There is to be no trading/mixing shoes worn.

 

MALE STUDENTS

 

BOTTOMS – Solid navy blue, black or beige/tan trousers and shorts are permitted.  Dress walking shorts must be no shorter than three inches above the knee.  All trousers and shorts must fit appropriately and be worn at the waist.  None of the following will be permitted; spandex pants, jeans, denims, baggy slacks, sagging slacks, sweat pants, jogging suits, or tight fitting shorts.  Shorts/Pants that are frayed, even if they are manufactured in that manner are not permitted.  Shorts/Pants that have strings (other than drawstrings), ropes, bungees or chains are not permitted.  No name brand tags may be larger than 1”X1”.  Khaki green and khaki gray pants are not acceptable.  Leather or leather-like material is not permitted.  Transparent or tight fitting clothes are not permitted. Sweatpants with pockets are prohibited. 

 

TOPS – All tops must be solid white, navy, black or beige/tan in color.    Dress shirts with a collar, polo shirts with a collar, mock turtleneck and turtlenecks are permitted.  1/4 zip tops are also permitted as long as a crewneck shirt is worn underneath.  Navy, white, beige/tan solid sweaters or sweatshirts are permitted as long as a collared shirt is worn underneath.  No hoods, V-neck or low cut style shirts or shirts with words, pictures or emblems no larger than 1”X1” of any kind will be permitted even if they have a collar.  A 1”X1” logo or the words Lowellville or Lowellville Rockets is permitted.  Optional tops permitted to be worn with any of the above approved shirts are as follows:  Solid white, navy or beige/tan V-neck sweaters or sweatshirts, crew neck sweaters or sweatshirts, cardigan sweaters or vests(these are only permitted when worn along with a collared shirt).  All shirts and tops must have sleeves.  No tank tops or muscle shirts.  Leather or leather-like material is not permitted.  Transparent or tight-fitting clothes are not permitted.

 

*Lowellville spirit / team sport shirts and jeans/jean shorts are only permitted on Friday. 

 

*T – shirts worn under a uniform must be school colors with no patterns.  No pink, turquoise, light blue, orange, etc.   

 

HOSIERY – All male students must wear solid white, navy or beige/tan socks.

 

FOOT APPARELDress shoes, athletic shoes and sandals are permitted, and must be worn with socks.  All shoes and sandals must have a back or strap around the heel. If crocks are worn must have a strap and fit appropriately.  There is to be no trading/mixing shoes worn.

 

 

CODE GUIDELINES FOR DRESS UP OR DRESS DOWN DAYS

 

  1. Choice of clothing should consider good taste, cleanliness and self-respect.  No see-through or provocative clothing should be worn.  Cut-off shorts and blouses with bare midriffs, tank tops, muscle shirts, headbands, and bandannas are not acceptable and are not permitted.  Appropriate undergarments should always be worn.  Ripped or torn clothes are not permitted.  Pants are not to be worn backwards or inside out.  The “baggy” - “saggy” look is not permitted.  (The garment must be worn above the hips). Sweat pants are not permitted.  Shirts must be worn as designed.
  2. Hair (must be a natural color), make-up, jewelry, and shoes must be worn in such a manner as to promote student safety and provide an appropriate environment for learning.  Shoes with laces must be tied for safety’s sake.  Male students are permitted to wear earrings provided that the earrings are small stud or small hoop style only.  Students may not display any other form of body piercing at any time in Lowellville Schools.
  3. Mustaches may be worn.  Beards and other forms of facial hair are prohibited.
  4. Hats, sunglasses, gloves, coats, and outdoor jackets are not appropriate inside the building.  Sport coats and suit coats, however, may be worn.
  5. Spandex bicycle shorts, cut-off shorts, soccer shorts, tennis shorts, lingerie-style shorts and Umbro shorts are not appropriate and are not permitted.
  6. Clothing with advertising or a display of an illegal or immoral nature is not permitted, including, but not limited to, alcohol or tobacco products or controlled substances. Shirts with suggestive, double meaning, and/or profane symbols or pictures are inappropriate and are not permitted.
  7. For physical education courses, shorts, sweatpants, and sweat tops may be worn.  Socks, T-shirts and pants of some kind, and proper footwear must be worn in gym classes.
  8. The Principal may waive parts of this section for picnics, athletic events, field trips, or for other good reasons.  Student should follow these rules at all other school activities unless advised by the Principal.
  9. Teachers are responsible for the initial enforcement of these guidelines, and students who violate them should be sent to the office.  The Principal will make individual decisions in interpreting the guidelines, using his or her own judgment.
  10. Students who do not follow these guidelines may be sent home to change if necessary, and all time missed may be made up in detention.
  11. Each year, if deemed necessary, the Principal shall appoint and chair a committee representing students, parents, and teachers.  The committee shall meet at the call of the Principal to determine the appropriateness of new, different, or unusual styles of dress and/or grooming which are not addressed herein.

 

 

UPDATES for Dress Down Days: Effective 10-10-16

 

This only applies to students in  7th-12th grade: The athletic director will provide the ORIGINAL schedule of all athletic events to the appropriate coaches and the staff on a weekly basis.  The students will be permitted to wear his/her team shirt on the day that they have a game. The coaches will notify the athletes of what he/she wants the players to wear that day.  Students must wear UNIFORM bottoms at all times unless it is a Friday (they may wear jeans on Fridays). This will ONLY apply to the original schedule of events.  Students WILL NOT be permitted to dress down for any make up games or events.  The band and choir  will also be able to participate on days that they are performing at a home basketball or football games.  Mr. Antonucci will provide a schedule of when the band/choir events will occur during basketball season.  

 

Elementary students: No changes were made.  The K-6 students will only be permitted to wear Rocket Spirit wear on Fridays.

 

*If the students begin to abuse dressing down on game days, we will go back to only dressing down on Fridays.  Students will still be held accountable to the dress code infractions and consequences.*

 

 

 

Please be advised that it is impossible to identify or predict all extremes of dress, i.e. type or length of shorts, length or appearance of hair, etc.  The final decision on any questionable types of dress will be made by the Principal.

 

 

INFRACTIONS OF THE PERSONAL APPEARANCE GUIDELINES WILL BE HANDLED AS FOLLOWS:

            1st offense-    warning

            2nd offense-   one detention assigned

            3rd offense-   one detention assigned

            4th offense-    two detentions-conference with the Principal

            5th offense-    Saturday Detention

 

 

**All students will be required to comply with the personal appearance guidelines.  This may include shaving and/or changing their clothing.