Uniform Dress Code 2016-2017

Varsity Lakes Middle School Uniform Dress Code

2016-2017

 

    Shirts::  Solid color, polo style collared shirts or Varsity Lakes t-shirts –

- Polo shirts must have a maximum of 3 buttons (not cap sleeve).

                                - All shirts must be tucked in and fit appropriately.

                                - A single brand logo (approximately the size of a quarter) may appear on the shirt’s chest 

  or sleeve area.

- Students are only allowed to wear a plain white t-shirt/camisole/long sleeve shirt underneath the polo shirt.

    Pants/Shorts/Capri’s/Skirts: Acceptable colors –Navy, Khaki, & Brown

- All uniform bottoms must be a solid color listed above.

        - Uniform bottoms must be worn at the waist, above the hip/pelvic bone.

      - Uniform bottoms must fit appropriately (No tight pants).

                        - All pants, skirts and shorts must have belt loops; length of skirts and shorts must be

                                  at or below the knee in the standing position.

- ALL ONE COLOR ATTIRE IS NOT ALLOWED. SHIRTS MUST BE A DIFFERENT COLOR FROM PANTS.

The following items may not be worn:
- Jeans, Denim of any Color, Cargo shorts/pants, Carpenter pants Low rise bottoms, Hip hugger bottoms, Clothing that drags on the ground (ex. pant legs), Torn clothing, Extra zippers, Extra pockets, Ties and/or strings, Non-functional buttons, Grommets, Ornamental stitching, Lycra, Spandex, Stretch fabrics, Corduroy, Ribbons, Ruffles, Bows, Slits on the pants legs and Tied waist bands.

    Belts:  Belts must worn at all times

                         - Belt buckles should not display names, logos, flags, or other emblems.

                                 - Belts must be plain, solid color, and unadorned (no studs or grommets).

                                 - Over-sized buckles are prohibited.

    Jackets/Sweaters:  Plain solid color

- Jackets/sweaters may be worn on cool days and must not be buttoned or zipped up. The jacket/sweater must be worn with a shirt that meets dress code requirements and cannot be tied around the waist. Pullover sweaters, Pullover jackets, Pullover sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts/jackets, Jean jackets, and vests are not allowed.

    Footwear:  Closed toe shoes

-No sandal, slipper-type shoes or beach-type shoes, including shoes made out of mesh or plastic, and no “Croc” style shoes are allowed                              

                                -No Boots

                                   -No high heels or wedges

                                -Only one pair of socks showing (may be multicolored)

    Misc.:  Bandanas/designs in eyebrows or hair, are not allowed (single line is allowed in hair/exaggerated hairline)

                          - Hats, caps, headgear, gloves and sunglasses are NOT permitted in the

                           building. There may be exceptions for medical conditions (with a doctor’s note) and/or

                           physical education classes being held outside which permit sunglasses and hats.

                                  The administration will determine these exceptions.

                        - Any necklace should be worn under the shirt

                        - No purses or handbags larger than 8X8 in.

- Hair must be a natural color

- Hair style and accessories that may cause a disruption to the educational environment are prohibited

- Earrings must be no bigger than quarter size

- No medically unnecessary accessories

    Backpacks:  Students must rent a locker to store their backpacks/backpack purses.      

      Backpacks/Back purses will not be allowed in the classrooms.                   

* ALL OTHER DRESS CODE REQUIREMENTS ALREADY IN THE STUDENT HANDBOOK AND ALIGNED WITH THE  

                            LEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT.

*The principal and staff will designate special event days and provide the students with information on how 

                          the dress code may be altered for those days.

*All uniform dress code issues not addressed above will be subject to administrative discretion.  

                1st Dress code Violation = Citation/Warning (Student receives the white copy for parent contact)

            2nd Dress code Violation = 2nd Citation/Warning (Student receives the white copy for parent contact

                      3rd Dress code Violation = 3rd Citation/Warning and student will receive a morning or afternoon detention