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CEH Dress Code
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Monday, August 06, 2018

 DRESS CODE (5th – 12th grades) Good grooming and personal appearance are essential elements in the teaching and learning process. Therefore, it is expected that students dress in such a manner that will ensure health and safety, and not distract other students nor detract from the learning environment. Furthermore, dress and personal appearance are not to be disruptive or interfere with the educational interest and welfare of the students or the purposes of public school education. Areas affected include: Use of make-up Hair styles and/or lengths, Jewelry or ornamentation,or Clothing choices. If the areas above are a disruption or hinder the learning process, occurrences will be handled promptly by the CEH administration.

1. Students must be neatly dressed, clean and well groomed while at school.

2. Shoes must be worn at all times by all students. Open-toed shoes are permitted, but spiked-heels are prohibited. Shoes must be tied and have straps fastened at all times.

3. Shirts and blouses should have modest and appropriate necklines, arm openings, and closures; such as crew neck, jewel neck, or boat neck. Bare midriff tops, open backed tops, halters, and transparent garments should not be worn. Tank tops or spaghetti straps can only be worn with a cover shirt that meets the dress code. Cut-off garments are not permitted, and undergarments must be worn. Male students cannot wear sleeveless garments.

4. Clothing or paraphernalia related to or associated with gang or cult affiliation or activity are prohibited. Belongings and garments must be void of controversial writings, drawings, and decals. This includes, but is not limited to, those which show firearms, alcoholic beverages or tobacco products; have obscene or suggestive statements and/or illustrations, portray controversial and/or extremist groups, or which otherwise create a hostile and/or offensive learning environment. Clothing worn backwards or in an unconventional manner is not permitted.

5. Dresses or skirts may be no shorter than 4 inches above the middle of the kneecap. Shorts shall be not shorter than 17 inches in length along the outside seam beginning at the waistband or not shorter than 4 inches from the middle of the kneecap.

6. Pants must cover the pelvic girdle (hip bones). “Slacking” will not be permitted and belts must be worn if pants/shorts have belt loops. Form fitting garments and any type of underwear are not permitted as outerwear. Sweat pants, wind pants, warm-up pants, gym or basketball shorts, or pajama pants are not permitted. No oversized pants and shirts are allowed.

7. Sunglasses, hats, caps, bandannas, curlers, picks or other head covering may not be worn to school. Metal chains, spiked apparel, or accessories are prohibited.

8. Garments with holes, rips, or tears must be properly repaired at all points above dress/short length.

9. Facial jewelry, visible tattoos, ear stretchers, and anything that draws attention to oneself in a manner that may be disruptive to the educational process are prohibited.

10. Shirts, tee shirts, athletic jerseys, and blouses must be tucked in pants or skirts.

11. Hair shall be clean, well groomed, and an appropriate length. Students are not allowed to wear hair in eyes nor can they have any extreme hair colors.

12. Only mesh or clear backpacks are allowed. Totes, oversized purses, or any other bags that are not mesh or clear cannot be used to carry books or other school supplies.

13. Coats may not extend below the knee.

14. The principal or his/her designee will make the final judgment as to whether or not a student’s appearance or clothing is appropriate for school.

Attire for special days and after school activities must be pre-approved by the administration.

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