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Dress Code

According to the Code of Conduct, rules concerning student dress are established to ensure cleanliness, healthfulness, safety, and preservation of a positive learning environment. Not all current fashion trends can be worn to school. If you are in doubt as to whether clothing will be acceptable for school attire, please check these lists:

YES: When dressing for school, wear this:

  • Clothing that is clean and neat in appearance
  • Clothing that promotes a positive, safe, and productive learning environment
  • Clothing that covers the shoulders, chest, and torso (shoulders to waist)
  • Tops that fall comfortably to the belt line or buckle of the pants
  • Clothes that allow students to move comfortably and stretch in all directions without exposing undergarments or skin
  • Clothes that allow students to focus on learning and promote a positive self-image
  • Leggings, tights, yoga pants, etc. with a covering garment

NO: When dressing for school, do not wear these:

  • Halter tops, bare midriffs, shoulder straps less than 2 inches, see-through shirts, mesh shirts, tube tops, or any top without a back
  • Clothing with obscene language and/or pictures
  • Excessively short skirts and shorts are inappropriate for school
  • Leggings, tights, yoga pants, etc. without a covering garment
  • Clothing which advertises or advocates the use of drugs, alcohol or tobacco or makes reference to gangs, including bandannas and tattoos
  • Hats and/or coats should be placed in student lockers during the school day. Hats, hoods, or caps may only be worn outside of the building. If worn inside, hats will be confiscated on the first offense and held until the end of the day. On the second offense, hats will be held until the student’s parent/guardian picks it up.
  • Sagging pants (pants must be worn at the hips or waist)
  • Tank tops unless a t-shirt is underneath
  • Dog chain necklaces, spiked bracelets, or wallet chains
  • Costumes
  • Hanging belts or belt buckles with letters/insignia on them
  • Pajamas, slippers, slipper boots, or bedroom attire
  • Clothing that shows underwear, the midriff, chest, or buttocks

Dress Code Violations: Dress Code violations will be handled by the staff and/or administration at Lesher. Warnings, supplying appropriate clothes, parent notification, sending a student home, detentions, parent/teacher conferences, ISS, and OSS are options for inappropriate dress.