Dress Code

Student Handbook Uniform Information

Uniforms

Please refer to the Parent Handbook for detailed information regarding school uniforms. A sale of gently used uniforms is held in the fall and spring and is coordinated by the Parents Club. Watch for announcements in the Wednesday Letter for the dates and time. New uniforms can be purchased from:

Parker School Uniforms
9912 Business Park Dr. # 165
Sacramento, CA 95827
916-344-9510
www.parkersu.com

Dress Code

The school uniform is worn by all students in grades K-8. Clean, neat and well-fitting appropriate clothes are worn by the children in the Early Childhood program.

Students are to be in the correct uniform at all times. The uniform is always to be neat and clean and must fit properly. Shirttails and blouses are to be neatly tucked in at all times. Hair must be clean and combed, and fingernails should be trimmed. For girls, nail polish, makeup and loop or dangling earrings may not be worn at any time. Girls with pierced ears may wear one small post per ear. For boys, hair must not fall over the eyes or ears, or below the shirt collar. Hair that is dyed, (including bleached, lightened, or otherwise chemically altered) is not permitted for boys or girls. Comfortable shoes, appropriate for P.E., are to be worn at all times. Shoe laces must be tied at all times. Sandals, boots, or hiking shoes are never to be worn. Hats should never be worn or brought to school.

Accessories: shoe laces, hair ribbons, scrunchies (which must be worn on the hair only) must be school colors, white or navy blue. Only ONE "Special Cause" bracelet may be worn.


Note: For 4th grade P.E. boys and girls are required to have a white T-shirt and blue shorts. (This T-shirt may not have writing or emblem on either side.) Boys are permitted to wear the uniform khaki shorts in the summer and spring. Boys and girls may wear blue sweatpants in the winter.  5th-8th grade boys and girls are required to wear a St. Michael's PE uniforms (shirt and shorts) that can be purchased through the school.

Free Dress Days

Students must still appear neat and clean. It should be remembered that free dress is not considered "Just Any Dress!" On free dress days, shirttails and blouses must still be neatly tucked in.

GIRLS

What to wear

  • Age appropriate and knee-length dresses/skirts/shorts
  • Appropriate pants, blouses, sweaters, vests

What NOT to wear

  • Cut-offs, ill-fitting or tattered clothing or Tee-shirts with inappropriate sayings (alcohol, drugs, tobacco, suggestive, etc.)
  • Plunging necklines or backlines
  • Halter tops or midriff tops
  • Sports Teams shirts and jerseys
  • Skin-tight dresses/blouses/pants/shorts/yoga pants/leggings
  • See-through dresses/shirts/blouses or cover-ups
  • Cargo pants/shorts
  • Flip-flops or sandals of any type
  • Spiked, sharp accessories or thick heavy chains

BOYS

What to wear

  • Pants or shorts
  • Appropriate collared shirts or Tee-shirts

What NOT to wear

  • Cut-offs, ill-fitting or tattered clothing or Tee-shirts with inappropriate sayings (alcohol, drugs, tobacco, suggestive, etc.)
  • Sagging pants or shorts
  • Sports teams shirts and jerseys
  • Cargo pants/shorts
  • Flip-flops or sandals or any type
  • Spiked, sharp accessories or thick heavy chains

Violation of the Dress Code

Violation of the dress code for the uniform or on free dress days may result in the student being sent home.

“The faculty expected the best from us, so we went on believing we could do great things.”

— Jill Gajkowski, St. Michael's Alumni

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