PES students should be neat and clean. Student dress and appearance should neither disrupt nor distract from the educational environment of the school. The faculty and staff will determine appropriate dress.
Examples of appropriate dress include:
· Mid thigh (finger tip rule) or longer shorts/skirts/dresses
· Pants/jeans without holes (above the knee)
· Shirts with sleeves that fully cover the front, sides and back
· Shoes (including flip flops)
Tennis shoes must be worn during PE and during kick ball.
Examples of distractive or inappropriate dress include:
· Shirts showing midriff or revealing necklines (cleavage should not be seen)
· Tank tops skinnier than 3 finger rule
· Sagging pants
· Clothing with offensive messages or logos
· Clothing that advertises alcohol, tobacco, etc.
· Hats, bandannas, caps, sweatbands, sunglasses, long chains hanging from the pants pockets, and other improper items that disrupt the educational environment
· Extreme hair dyes
· Ripped or torn clothing (holes in jeans must be below the knee-clothing underneath the hole above knee does not meet dress code. Holes below the knee must be no larger than a silver dollar)
Pajamas and house slippers
When a student is informed of a distractive or inappropriate dress, the student will be asked to make arrangements to change into appropriate clothing. Specifically, the student can:
1) wear clothing provided by the school
2) parent bring in appropriate clothing.
A student may be placed in office to work until appropriate clothing is obtained. Infractions for dress code are referred to the office.
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