ALL UNIFORM CLOTHING IS TO BE PURCHASED THROUGH DENNIS UNIFORMS. UNIFORM CLOTHING MAY NOT BE REPLACED FROM OTHER SOURCES. THESE ARE TO BE OF UNIFORM STYLE AND COLOR. SHIRTS ARE TO BE TUCKED IN AT ALL TIMES.


UNIFORM DRESS CODE

A generally neat, clean, unfaded and untorn uniform is expected for all students and must be purchased exclusively through Dennis uniform with the exception of socks, hosiery, shoes and belts. All clothing is to be marked with the student’s name.

UNIFORMS

GIRLS GRADES K-4
Navy blue or red orlon cardigan sweater with school patch (*SRL sweatshirt – optional)
Navy or red fleece jacket (optional) with school patch (cannot be worn in the classroom in place of a sweater or sweatshirt)
White, red, navy blue knee socks or white crew socks may be worn. Opaque tights in white,
navy, red, or black color may be worn with the crew or knee socks. Sport (ankle) socks are not permitted.
Hamilton plaid A-line jumper** (Kindergarten students do not need to purchase jumper.)
White dacron/ cotton blouse with collar or white, red, or navy knit collared, short orlong
sleeved polo shirts. Red and navy polo shirts must have the school patch
Navy blue uniform walking shorts with cuff**
Navy blue cotton twill slacks (girls’ cut)
Dark colored belt (black, brown or navy only with no decorations) is to be worn with shorts and slacks. The wearing of belts for students in grades K-2 is optional.
Polo shirts and blouses must be tucked in shorts or slacks.

GIRLS GRADES 5-6
Navy blue or red orlon cardigan or v-neck long-sleeved sweater with school patch (*SRL sweatshirt – optional)
Navy or red fleece jacket (optional) with school patch (cannot be worn in the classroom in place of a sweater or sweatshirt)
White, red, black, or navy blue knee socks. White crew socks may be worn. Sport (ankle) socks are not permitted.
Opaque tights in white, navy, red, or black color may be worn with the crew or knee socks or by themselves.
Hamilton plaid skirt**
White, red, or navy knit collared short or long sleeved polo shirts or white, short-sleeved over-polo shirt. Red and navy polo shirts must have the school patch
Navy blue uniform walking shorts with cuff**
Navy blue cotton twill slacks (girls’ cut)
Dark colored belt (black, navy, or brown only with no decorations) is to be worn with shorts and slacks. Polo shirts and blouses must be tucked in shorts or slacks.

GIRLS GRADES 7-8
Navy blue or red V-neck long-sleeved or sleeveless navy vest sweater with school patch (*SRL sweatshirt – optional)
*On “church dress days,” sleeveless navy vest sweater with school patch must be worn with
French cuff white blouse or polo. The sleeveless vest sweater can be worn with a polo shirt on non “church dress days.”
Navy or red fleece jacket with school patch (cannot be worn in the classroom in place of sweater or sweatshirt)
White, red, or navy blue knee socks. White crew socks with no logo must be worn with tennis/athletic shoes with no logo. Sport (ankle) socks are not permitted.
Opaque tights in white, navy, red, black, or a neutral color may be worn by themselves.
Hamilton plaid skirt**
White, red, or navy knit collared short or long sleeved polo shirts or white, short sleeved over-polo shirt. Red and navy polo shirts must have the school patch.
Navy blue and/or khaki uniform walking shorts with cuff**
Navy blue and /or khaki cotton twill slacks (girls’ cut)
Dark colored belt (black, navy, or brown with no decorations) is to be worn with shorts and slacks.
Polo shirts and blouses must be tucked in shorts or slacks.

*Sweatshirt and fleece jacket may be worn on days not designated as “uniform church dress”
**All skirts and jumpers are to be no shorter than 3-1/2 inches above the knee in a kneeling position. Shorts must be at least mid thigh in length and must have a cuff.

GIRLS GRADES 1-8
Navy blue shorts are to be worn by girls in grades 1-6 on their P.E. days. Girls in grades 7 and 8 may wear navy blue or khaki shorts. These may be worn under the jumper or skirt.

BOYS
Navy blue or red orlon cardigan sweater with school patch (Grades K-6) (*SRL sweatshirt – optional) Navy blue or red V-neck (long sleeved) sweater with school patch (Grades 5-8)
(*SRL sweatshirt – optional). Boys may not wear the sleeveless vest sweater.
Navy or red fleece jacket (optional) with school patch (cannot be worn in the classroom in place of a sweater or sweatshirt)
Navy blue cotton twill slacks. Boys in grades 7-8 may wear navy and/or khaki cotton twill slacks.
White, red, or navy knit collared short or long sleeved polo shirts (must be tucked inside pants). Red and navy polo shirts must have the school patch.
Navy blue uniform walking shorts. Boys in grades 7-8 may wear navy and/or khaki uniform walking shorts. Dark-colored belt (black, navy, or brown with no decorations).
The wearing of belts for students in grades K-2 is optional. Metal initial belt buckles are not permitted.
Slacks, shorts, and belts must be the correct size for the waist and length no longer than mid-knee, not over-sized.
White crew socks with no logo with tennis/athletic shoes (no logo). Solid colored (navy or black dress) socks with leather “dress” shoes and slacks. Sport (ankle) socks may not be worn. Socks cannot be rolled down inside the shoe or under the heel.

SHOES

GRADES K-6

All leather or canvas tie or buckle shoes. No slip-on shoes. No patterned shoes.
Leather dress shoes in black, dark brown, or navy are to be worn with the “church dress”
uniform.
No boot-like or platform shoes.
No slip ons or sandals. All shoes must be tied or buckled.
No motion activated light shoes.
No Velcro or zippered shoes.
Girl’s “Mary-Jane” styled shoes may have Velcro or buckle for straps.
High tops and ¾ tops tennis shoes may be worn. Tennis/athletic shoes must be black or white. They can have white or black trim They must be laced to the top and tied. Tie must be visible on outside of shoe. For both boys and girls, laces must be a matching solid color (no pattern), and must match the predominant color of the shoe.
Sketcher tennis soled shoes cannot be worn on Mass days or special “dress” uniform days.
Girls may not wear high tops or ¾ tops with uniform jumper or skirt on Mass days or special dress uniform days.
Girls’ dress shoes are to have a heel height limitation of one (1) inch to be measured at the back, outer side of the heel.

For P.E.
Regulation athletic shoes are to be worn. No Keds, skate, oxford style, Vans, lug-soled, or platform tennis shoes. Laces must be a solid color matching the predominant color of the shoe (solid black or white).


COLORS FOR BOYS:

Tennis and/or athletic shoes, combination BLACK or WHITE. Dark brown, black, or navy for leather dress shoes. Shoe laces must be the same color as the shoe (solid colored). Dark colored leather tennis shoes are not acceptable for dress shoes.

COLORS FOR GIRLS:

Tennis and/or athletic shoes, combination BLACK or WHITE. Dark brown, black, or navy for leather dress shoes. Shoe laces must be the same color as the shoe (solid colored). Dark colored leather tennis shoes are not acceptable for dress shoes.

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GRADES 7-8

All leather or canvas shoes
No boot-like or platform shoes
High tops and ¾ tops tennis shoes may be worn. Tennis/athletic shoes must be black or white. They can have white or black trim. They must be laced to the top and tied. Tie and laces must be visible on outside of shoe (no zippers/no velcro). For both boys and girls, laces must be a matching solid color (no pattern), and must coordinate with the predominant color of the shoe (black or white).
Girls may not wear high tops or ¾ tops with the uniform skirt on Mass days or special dress uniform days.
No slip-ons or sandals without a back strap. Leather, solid colored ballerina-styled shoes are permitted.
Sketcher tennis soled shoes cannot be worn on Mass days or special “dress” uniform days.
No motion activated light shoes
Girls’ dress shoes are to have a heel height limitation of 1-1/2 inches to be measured at the
back, outer side of heel.

FOR P.E.
Regulation athletic shoes are to be worn. No Keds, skate, oxford style, Vans, lug-soled or platform tennis shoes. Shoes must have laces (no zippers/no velcro). Laces must be a solid color matching the predominant color of the shoe (solid black or white).

COLORS FOR BOYS:

Tennis and/or athletic shoes, combination BLACK or WHITE. Dark brown,
black, or navy for leather dress shoes. Shoe laces must be the same color as the shoe (solid
colored). Dark colored leather tennis shoes are not acceptable for dress shoes.

COLORS FOR GIRLS:

Tennis and/or athletic shoes, combination BLACK or WHITE. Dark brown,
black, or navy for leather dress shoes. Shoe laces must be the same color as the shoe (solid
colored). Dark colored leather tennis shoes are not acceptable for dress shoes.

GENERAL


Non-uniform jackets, sweatshirts, or other outer clothing may be worn outside the classroom over the school uniform sweater or sweatshirt. The red or blue fleece jacket is considered an outerwear jacket and may not be worn in the classroom. Only the school sweater and sweatshirt, may be worn in the classroom.

NON-UNIFORM DRESS CODE


Students have the privilege of appropriate non-uniform dress on various occasions. A student’s birthday is one such occasion. If a birthday falls on a Mass day, non-uniform dress may be worn on the following school day. Halter tops, bare midriff-type blouses/shirts (no skin is to be seen) and oversized, baggy, wide-legged slacks, leggings with tunic style top or dress and oversized tops are not considered acceptable clothing for this non-uniform privilege. Team sport clothing may not be worn. Dresses, skirts, or shorts must be an appropriate* length. Blue denim jeans and skirts are acceptable. Boys must wear socks. Girls must wear either socks, tights, or nylons. Flip-flops, backless shoes, and sandals may not be worn.

All clothing must reflect the Christian values taught in the school.

SPECIAL “DRESS” OCCASION


For grades 1-8, the regular uniform consisting of the Hamilton plaid skirt or jumper and white blouse with collar or white, red, or navy knit collared polo shirt for girls and navy blue cords or twill slacks (or khaki for boys in grades 7-8) and white, red, or navy knit collared polo shirt for boys. All students must wear the school cardigan or V-neck sweater with the school patch and dress leather shoes. Girls in grades 7-8 must wear the sleeveless V-neck sweater with the white, French cuff white blouse only. This uniform must be worn at any “all-school” Masses (entire student body attends) and on other special occasions as deemed by the principal.

GENERAL REGULATIONS FOR UNIFORM AND NON-UNIFORM DRESS CODE


1. NO tattered/torn, dingy, stained or untidy clothing or shoes. Jeans with frayed or torn (holes) material are not permitted.

2. NO jewelry with the exception of a watch. Girls ONLY may wear stud-type earrings (one per ear – ear-lobe size to be worn in the ear lobe). THIS RESTRICTION ON JEWELRY IS A SAFETY PRECAUTION. Kindergarten students may not wear watches.

3. NO face or eye make-up at school or school related activities e.g. cheerleading, dances, unless permission is given by the principal.

4. Only clear fingernail polish is acceptable. Acrylic, or any form of “false” nails are not to be worn.

5. Fad haircuts/styles, (no less than #2 clipper is allowed, no excessive gel, no spikes) bleaching , or coloring is inappropriate for elementary school students and not allowed. Hair is to be of one color (natural color). For boys, the length of the hair should be no longer than the top of the shirt collar and should not cover the ears or eyes. Girls are not to wear an excessive number of hair adornments (discretion of principal).

6. No permanent or temporary body tattoos are permitted.


VIOLATION OF DRESS CODE REGULATIONS

(THIS APPLIES TO UNIFORM/NON-UNIFORM DAYS AND P. E. CLASSES)

Any student in Grades K-8 who chooses to violate St. Rose of Lima’s dress code regulations will be subject to one of the following consequences:

First Time: Dress code violation will be sent home for the parent/guardian to be signed. A copy is given to the principal.
Second Time: A second dress code violation will be sent home. The same procedure will be followed by the first violation.
Third Time: The same procedure will be followed as the first and second infraction with the exception that the principal will discuss the situation with the student. It will be considered an oral warning.
Fourth Time: The same procedure as infractions. A letter from the principal will be sent home to the parents/guardian informing them of a mandatory half hour detention to be attended by the student. Detentions will be served after school on the Friday after receiving the letter. Detentions will be from 3:10-3:40 pm following pick-up.

The cycle will repeat itself on subsequent violations.