Dress Code

The goal of the Dress Code is to assist students in developing the skills needed to present themselves as Christian witnesses in the world, with an outward appearance that reflects modesty, neatness, and simplicity.

General Guidelines

OBJECTIVE

The goal of the Dress Code is to assist students in developing the skills needed to present themselves as Christian witnesses in the world, with an outward appearance that reflects modesty, neatness, and simplicity.

GENERAL GUIDELINES

Tops: must be solid color with collar and sleeves; a small logo or monogram is permitted; solid color, long-sleeved shirts may be worn under short-sleeved shirts; shirts should be buttoned appropriately and bare midriffs are prohibited.

Bottoms: slacks, capri's, shorts in khaki, navy, brown, gray, or black; skirts and skorts must be fingertip length or longer and may be plaid; skirts must have athletic shorts or leggings underneath; bottoms should be solid in color; cargo pants and jeans are not permitted; pants should be neither form-fitting nor extremely baggy; leggings are only permitted under a skirt and can be any color.

Footwear: traditional dress, casual, or athletic shoes; shoes must be closed toed and have a strap in the back; socks or hosiery required; no heelies, crocs, sandals, flip flops.

Jewelry: should be worn in moderation; only ear piercing is permitted and limited to a single pair of earrings

Hair: natural color; no extreme styles; boys hair must be above the eyes, no longer than collar length in the back or beyond the bottom of the ear on the sides; no facial hair

Outerwear/Sweater/Vests: sweaters and vests worn during the school day are to be solid in color; monograms are acceptable; Jackets and coats worn to and from school can be any style as long as they are appropriate (see Visual Guide for clarification for in class); The CCS hooded sweatshirt for this year may be worn as part of dress code.

Casual Days

Casual Days are scheduled to allow students the opportunity to wear clothing that is out of dress code. T-shirts, shirts and/or sweatshirts displaying artwork, slogans, or messages are permitted as long as they are in good taste. Students may wear jeans, sweat pants, track/wind pants, shorts, skirts, or skorts. Shorts, skirts, and skorts must be fingertip length or longer. Pants that are distressed (torn, ripped, etc.) cannot show skin through the distress. Pants should not be form-fitting (no yoga pants, workout pants, or jeggings). Leggings are only permitted under a skirt. No jeggings, or workout pants.

Violations

Parental support is vital to the success of the Dress Code. Final decisions regarding proper dress code attire will be made by the principal. Students out of dress code may need to call home for a change of clothes if no appropriate clothes are at school.

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