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Ponderosa School Uniform Code – 2019-2020

Student Dress Code

It is the responsibility of every staff member to enforce the dress code. All faculty members should make a concerted effort to “notice” student dress.

UNIFORMS

Ponderosa Elementary School is a uniform school, approved by the Cumberland County School Board. Uniforms must be worn at all times, except for Fridays. On Fridays, students may wear jeans if they have on a Ponderosa School shirt, which can be purchased at the school store.

Persistent  violation of our dress code policy may result in a referral to the administration.

Parents, who are experiencing difficulty in getting uniforms, should see the school social worker.


Male Uniform Code of Dress

Shirts   

white, red or black (long or short sleeves with collar), oxford style (button-down collar) or turtleneck or polo style (golf); NO LOGOS unless it is a school logo. No blue uniform attire will be allowed. Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

Slacks/ Shorts

must be solid khaki, tan, or black color (no jeans). No CARGO, drawstring, bell bottoms, hip huggers or pockets in the sides of the leg. NO denim or jeans. No blue uniform attire will be allowed.

Shoes             

all shoes must be closed toe. Student heel and toes must be completely closed in. No sandals, crocs, sneakers that light up or flip flops.

Socks              

students may wear socks of any color as long as they are not a distraction to the learning environment.

Sweaters/ Sweatshirts

solid black, white, or red pullover, cardigan or vest. Hoodies on sweaters will be allowed as long as they are tucked in the back of the sweater. Uniform shirt must be worn underneath the sweaters. No blue uniform attire will be allowed.

Ponderosa Elementary School logo sweatshirts preferred; solid color black, red, or white sweatshirts with no logos will be allowed. Hoodies on sweatshirts will be allowed as long as they are tucked in the back of the sweatshirt. Uniform shirt must be worn underneath the sweatshirt. No blue uniform attire will be allowed.

* School sweatshirts may also be purchased at the school.

Belts                

A belt must be worn with those garments having belt loops- skirts, shorts, dresses, pants, etc.

Jewelry           

Large chains, medallions, charms, or other jewelry items that interfere with instruction are not allowed.


Female Uniform Code of Dress

Shirts              

white, red or black (long or short sleeve with collar), oxford style (button-down collar) or turtleneck or polo style (golf); NO LOGOS unless school logo. No blue uniform attire will be allowed. Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

Slacks, Shorts, Skirts, Skorts or Jumpers

must be solid khaki, tan, or black color (no jeans). Must be to the knee in length. No CARGO, drawstring, bell bottoms, hip huggers or pockets in the sides of the leg. NO denim or jeans. No blue uniform attire will be allowed.

Shoes            

All shoes must be closed toe. Student heel and toes must be completely closed in. No sandals, crocs, sneakers that  light  up  or  flip flops.

Hose/ Tights   

plain flesh tone (nude), white or black no multi colored tights.

Socks              

students may wear socks of any color as long as they are not a distraction to the learning environment.

Sweaters        

solid black, white, or red pullover, cardigan or vest. Hoodies on sweaters will be allowed as long as they are tucked in the back of the sweater. Uniform shirt must be worn underneath the sweaters. No blue uniform attire will be allowed.

Sweatshirts

Ponderosa Elementary School logo sweatshirts preferred; solid color black, red, or white sweatshirts with no logos will be allowed. Hoodies on sweatshirts will be allowed as long as they are tucked in the back of the sweatshirt. Uniform shirt must be worn underneath the sweatshirt. No blue uniform attire will be allowed.

*School sweatshirts may be purchased at the school.

Jewelry     

Large chains, medallions, charms, earrings and/or bracelets or other jewelry items that interfere with instruction are not allowed. Large and dangling earrings will not be allowed at all.

 

Additional Guidelines

No open-toed or open-heeled shoes, will be allowed. Shoes must cover the foot. For safety reasons, heels should be no higher than 1.5 inches.

  • No sandals, crocs, shoes that light up or flip

  • Shirts may only have one button

  • Skirts, shorts, jumpers and skorts must be knee length

  • Sweaters must be totally solid in color

  • If a sweater is not being worn, it must be stored and not tied around a student’s waist

  • On School Spirit Days, students may wear a Ponderosa T- shirt or sweatshirt with jeans on Fridays

  • Belts must be worn with pants, shorts, skorts and skirts that have belt loops, and belts must be brown or black

  • Shirttails will be worn in at all times

  • No “sagging” of pants, over sized pants, or over ballooning of shirts well past the belt line will be permitted

  • No drawstring, bell bottom, hip-hugger slacks

  • No jeans or any type of denim may be worn even if it is of the black or tan color; casual dress slacks only. (Except on Friday for School Spirit Days)

  • No overalls are permitted

  • No bandannas

 

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Published by Alice White on September 3, 2019